Systems Architect
Stellenbosch, Western Cape
3d ago
source : findojobs-za

Systems Architect We are the largest fixed wireless internet service provider in South Africa, and were looking for a Systems Architect to join our team.

About the job : The Systems Architect is responsible for leading the technical design of the OSS / BSS system. This includes collaborating with business analysts to turn functional designs into technical design documentation and guiding developers through the design so that they can execute the system design.

Further the systems architect is responsible for reviewing current architecture and suggesting improvements to achieve efficiencies.

Key Responsibility Areas : Conducting system design activities and reviews of detailed application and software components across a variety of technology stacks.

Ensuring that architectural solutions meet technical and functional requirements.Reviewing existing system architecture and recommending improvements and participating in engineering reviews to determine any ambiguities.

Investigate and scope change requests to determine the scale of work to be done and estimate the timeframe and input required.

Determining system loads and volumes as input into infrastructure requirements.Documentation : Technical systems specificationsDiagrams Process flows, System Context Diagrams, ERDsProduction of Development instructions translation of functional requirements and technical specs into development tickets for development and testing purposesEnsure that proposed and existing systems architectures are aligned with company goals and strategies.

Exprience and Skills needed : SQL Data management and analysisJavaScript (basic to intermediate)HTML / XML understanding of style sheets, web development concepts and HTTP requestsAPIs and JSON (Particularly RESTful APIs but also SOAPUnderstanding of the OSI ModelBasic Security / Infrastructure knowledge (System design to align to security and infrastructure requirements)Experience with software development lifecyclesStrong communication and organisational skillsBe able to work well in teamsStakeholder Management2 Years Project Management experience will be advantageous3 to 5 Years proven experience working as a Systems Architect is requiredRelevant BCom or similar degree will be advantageousThis role has a remote work option, with travel to Stellenbosch from time to time.

This person will report to the Head of Digital Innovation.

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