Standard Bank is a firm believer in technical innovation, to help us guarantee exceptional client service and leading edge financial solutions.
Our growing global success reflects our commitment to the latest solutions, the best people, and a uniquely flexible and vibrant working culture.
To help us drive our success into the future, we are looking for an experienced Solution Architect to join our Infrastructure & Ops IT team at our Johannesburg offices.
Standard Bank is a leading African banking group focused on emerging markets globally. It has been a mainstay of South Africa's financial system for more than 150 years, and now spans 17 countries across the African continent.
Job Purpose To develop and maintain the solution architecture and in some instances design for specific business functional / technical areas as well as to be actively involved for the full duration of the programme to ensure implementation on the evolving solution of an application.
To participate in the definition of the higher-level functional and Non-functional Requirements, analyse technical trade-offs, determine the major components and subsystems, and define the interfaces and collaborations between them.
To ensure the strategic alignment of IT architecture (functional, application, data and integration architecture) with the agreed business outcomes.
Key Responsibilities / Accountabilities - Render daily support aligned with a model of Continuous Delivery, promoting a Dev Ops culture - Develop and Contribute to Reference Architectures - Develop and Contribute Domain / Segment Architectures - Develop Solution Architectures / Designs - Contribute and define architectural guardrails for cloud - Deliver Architectural Assessments of technology solutions and or Proof of Concepts - Ensure Architecture Collaboration and Review - Provide Solution and Specialist Consulting - Monitor Requests for Information and Proposals (RFI / RFP) - Adhere to Agile methodologies and follows Agile principles through work outputs and behaviours Preferred Qualification and Experience Qualifications : - Bachelor’s Degree Information Technology, Engineering, Commerce - Relevant Architecture Certification Experience : - 5 7 Years experience in multiple IT disciplines e.
g. Dev Hardware, analysis, design, service management, architecture - 5-7 Years experience across all application areas of IT Knowledge / Technical Skills / Expertise - Benefits Management - Emerging technology monitoring - IT Application - IT Architecture - Development - Solution Assessment