Solution and Integration Architect – Investment Management
Rory Mackie & Associates
Cape Town, South Africa, Western Cape, ZA
2d ago

We are looking for an innovative Solutions and Integration Architect to develop and implement systems architecture that will meet business needs.

The Solution Architect’s responsibilities include gathering requirements and functional specifications, assessing the current software systems in place in order to identify areas in need of improvement and overseeing development teams.

You should also be able to regularly update the company on any developments in systems architecture projects.

The Architect should be able to integrate any updated specifications and requirements into the systems architecture. An outstanding Solution Architect should be able to explain complex problems to management in layman’s terms.

Key responsibilities :

  • Building and integrating information systems to meet the company’s needs
  • Assessing the systems architecture currently in place and working with technical staff to recommend solutions to improve it
  • Resolving technical problems as they arise
  • Providing supervision and guidance to development teams
  • Continually researching current and emerging technologies and proposing changes where needed
  • Informing various stakeholders about any problems with the current technical solutions being implemented
  • Assessing the business impact that certain technical choices have
  • Providing updates to stakeholders on product development processes, costs, and budgets
  • Assisting Solution Architects, and Project Managers in matching technology services to specific business service and application development projects to ensure consistent use throughout the enterprise.
  • Identifying and leveraging opportunities across IT departments to ensure a consistent and efficient infrastructure framework

    Minimum requirements :

  • 5 8 years’ relevant experience
  • Relevant tertiary degree
  • Proven experience in engineering and software architecture design
  • In-depth understanding of coding languages (.Net Core, Java, JavaScript)
  • Containerized platforms (OpenShift, Kubernetes)
  • Experience in Integration Platforms (RabbitMQ, Kafka)
  • DevOps Tooling and Process
  • AWS / Azure knowledge advantageous
  • Sound knowledge of various operating systems and databases (SQL)
  • Efficient communication skills
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills
  • Self-Starter
  • Investment and financial industry experience will be an advantage
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