Technical Architect - SBC Payroll International
Sage
Johannesburg
2h ago

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Job Description

Want to immerse yourself in solving complex business problems?

We are seeking a Technical Architect who will define and set the backend technical architecture roadmap that enables the Small Business Cloud Platform supporting our products.

You will be working within the architecture team and a partner with the Business Cloud Payroll team to provide ongoing support.

You’ll be a hands-on technologist, with the ability to work on proof of concepts and partner with the engineering and product teams on successful design and implementation of the software.

This is a highly functional role with a technical pathway for career development focusing on the engineering and mechanical aspects of Cloud Computing, leading the build and support of our Business Cloud products.

You’ll be working together with our product teams to translate business requirements in the design of Domain Service components.

We want everyone sharing our values and interested in aiding us with their technical skills

Key Responsibilities

What will I be working on?

You would be extending and accelerating the Sage Small Business Cloud, its Core Component Library, Reference Architecture, Domain Services, and deployment pipelines to ensure consistency, efficiency, simplicity and throughput while passing on experience and engineering ethos to our engineers.

Your main focus will be to extend and assist with implementation of these Core Libraries into the Payroll domain.

Main Tasks and Duties

Translate commercial priorities and customer requirements into a compelling solution for the technologies that enable the products in scope.

Create technical plans that deliver against the vision and architecture strategy.

Own the technical solution design, architecture decisions and governance for the technology in scope.

Drive the adoption of the Sage Business cloud model.

Deep customer empathy and ability to quickly translate learnings into solid, scalable architecture with a mobile first approach.

Design core components in our Reference Architecture.

Code using primarily C#.

Conduct code reviews.

Complete medium to large features (each with many tasks) independently without guidance.

Proactively identify improvements and drive changes as needed for the assigned codebase, product area and / or systems.

Analyze and improve Domain Service’s efficiency, scalability and stability.

Provide 3rd tier support and / or expertise for the area of responsibility.

Be an active and enthusiastic team player. Partner effectively with all team members to deliver against commitments.

Commitment to team success and positive team dynamics.

Updates job knowledge by studying state-of-the-art development tools & techniques.

Minimal Qualifications

Experience : 5+ years in a Technical Architecture position.

Deep knowledge of modern, loosely coupled software architectures (multitier architectures, event-driven architectures, distributed architectures) and modern software development patterns like CQRS, Event Sourcing, Change Data Capture, Publish & Subscribe, Distributed Tracing, etc.

Experience in either C#, Java, or other relevant coding language.

Experience building large-scale cloud enterprise applications or similar experience in a corporate or start-up environment.

Experience designing and completing medium to large features independently without guidance.

Experience designing Rest APIs and data designs for large scale applications.

Experience identifying and driving changes to applications as needed.

Experience in cloud computing (AWS, Azure, etc.).

Experience in in containerization and container orchestration in a private or public cloud (e.g., AWS ECS, AWS EKS, Azure AKS).

Your experience is highly valuable for us and we expect you mentor other engineers to grow to similar levels of expertise and effectiveness.

Communicate effectively in English.

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