The Role :
We are looking for a Solutions Architect in a dynamic Consulting environment : -
Responsible for the overall application systems design, balancing requirements against resource utilisation and architectural factors.
Is knowledgeable in all aspects of designing and constructing application systems and comfortable in developing requirements and design specifications for new and existing applications.
Focuses primarily on the end to end application solution to guide the solution towards the long term needs of the organisation.
Skills and Experience :
Bachelor degree in either Information Systems, Informatics or Computer Science or Engineering (or equivalent work experience)
Honours or Masters in Information Systems, Informatics, Computer Science or Engineering is preferred
TOGAF / Zachman Certification
8 -10 years and / or relevant industry and experience in relevant discipline of which at least 5 years within the solution design or architecture sphere
Software Development experience an advantage
Cloud services experience
Azure or AWS experience
Migration from on premise infrastructures to cloud environments
Methodologies and Ontologies : SDLC, Togaf, Zachman, SOA, Object Orientation and Webservices / ESB / Middleware
Technical Competencies : Microsoft Office Products , IT Architecture , Project management, Unified Modelling Language (UML) and Sparxsystem Enterprise Architect
Other Competencies :
Ability to adapt to constantly changing environment and quickly build understanding of the business and IT context / landscape
Ability to work under pressure in terms of strict deadlines and complex work environments
Drive own delivery of projects to meet deadlines
Ability to professionally present Architecture to various different forums (for example at Exco and Technical Governance Forums)