Payment Architect
Knotion Consulting
Gauteng, South Africa
3d ago
source : findojobs-za

1. General Information Information pertaining to the general requirements of this position are detailed below : Job Title Payments Architect Job Category Technical Preferred Highest Education Degree in Business Management, Computer Science, Engineering and / or IT Sciences Monthly Remuneration Market-related Reports to CEO Type of Employment Full-time and contracting Duration of Employment Contract Start Date To Be Arranged 2.

Description of Business Knotion is a South African-based consulting company specialising in Enterprise Architecture consulting and training.

Passionate about the African continent and about EA, we have a vision to inspire positive change in African countries and organisations by making a difference in the lives of individuals.

We take pride in our ethical principles and embrace IMPACT, SERVANT LEADERSHIP, JOY, TRUST and EXCELLENCE as corporate values.

To maintain our leading edge, Knotion plays an active role in the international EA community. Knotion is a member of the Open Group, and takes pride in our impeccable reputation as a first class TOGAF® training provider.

We have a widely recognised track record of success in tailored TOGAF® and ArchiMate® implementations. 3. Organisational Culture / Work Environment Knotion is all about consulting with heart'.

The company is passionate about making a difference in the lives of our clients and colleagues, and we achieve this through the dedication and compassion of the bright minds and colourful personalities we employ.

While we support individualism, we also strongly believe in the power of effective teamwork. Our working environments are highly collaborative and energised, all with a view to stimulate creativity and promote a shared purpose to serve our clients with excellence, professionalism, and care.

At Knotion, we recognise that the world of work is changing around us. We also believe that each person that engages with us is an individual with unique qualities, strengths and goals for their life.

We understand that traditional employment structures may not be what everyone is looking for, which is why we find creative ways to work with those talented individuals who have what it takes to be part of the Knotion community.

4. Academic and Work Requirements The following qualifications and work experience are required for this position : Qualifications A Degree in Business Science, Engineering, Computer Science and / or IT.

Preference would be given to a candidate certified in TOGAF / ArchiMate. or a similar Framework. Work Experience The Candidate needs to have a minimum of 5 years' experience in a Payment Architecture role, ideally in the Banking industry.

5. Skills TOGAF 9 / Zachman / FEAF Modelling experience in EA tools Business acumen Holistic thinking Analytical thinking Problem solving Demonstrated leadership EA Tool experience 6.

Beneficial skills business change design business process optimisation business strategy benefits analysis systems behaviour solution modelling SOA system integration application design data design ICT industry standards service design architecture principles design architecture views an viewpoints design building block design project management 7.

  • Duties and Responsibilities Design, build and deploy payment services projects as per the roadmap of the different business units;
  • Deliver the most recognized payment methods in each market & innovative payment methods working closely with technology providers;
  • Analyse different technical options to deliver the payment projects, in alignment with the global payments roadmap, functional constraints and the e-commerce solutions landscape defined as part of the company strategy;
  • Perform workload estimation and prototype development together with the development teams; Coordinate in some projects the development activities to ensure consistency between as-built solutions and their design;
  • Delivery of Solution Designs taking into account timeline and budget constraints; Engage and collaborate with technical stakeholders (Architecture, Security, Infrastructure) to get the solution design approved and in line globally with IT strategy;
  • When applicable, assist the development manager in the coordination of development activities to get a solution in line with technical design documentation;
  • Provide appropriate documentation and coaching to the project team and provide assistance during installation / deployment phase;
  • Ensure efficient knowledge transfer and ramp up time for new on- and off-shore developers; Industrialisation is integrated in the design of the solution when possible to be easily rolled out in other context without major developments;
  • Work to assure Online and Offline international payment acceptance for all brands and markets; Use continuous improvement methodologies to grow revenue, reduce costs and mitigate risk;
  • Work to mitigate risk when it comes to payments acceptance. Assure PCI and ISO principles. Work with Fraud / Risk business teams and prepare plans for data breach response plans and DRP related to payments acceptance;
  • Advocate the adoption of best practices to ensure standardisation across the organisation in processes and solutions and collaborate with cross functional business units and other functional teams to drive end-to-end process consistency, maturity & effectiveness.

    8. Benefits and Remuneration Salary is market-related and all benefits will be discussed in with the candidate during the interview phase.

    9. Application Requirements Should you meet the above requirements, you can forward your CV and a letter of motivation to the company.

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