Digital Media & Advertising Solution Architect
O'Brien Recruitment
Cape Town, Western Cape, ZA
2d ago

Digital Media & Advertising Solution Architect

Location - Brackenfell, Cape Town

Purpose of the Job

As a recognized authority in Digital Media & Advertising solutions, covering data management platforms, demand side platforms, advertising exchange, paid- and social media etc.

the solution architect strategically advises and shapes requirements for media solutions and creates high-quality data, application and technology architectures in support of the business requirements and leads the realization of the design into the final solution implementation.

Deep subject matter knowledge of advertising technologies and marketing technologies, campaign management, master data and big data as applicable to the retail industry is essential.


  • Degree in Information Systems / B Sc Computer Science (or similar)
  • Experience

  • 7 - 10 years Working experience within the IT industry.
  • 5 - 10 years Experience with Campaign Management, Data Management Platforms, Demand Side Platforms, and Customer Data
  • 5+ years experience in architecting Advertising Technology programs with an understanding of the Marketing Technology world in the context
  • of personalisation - preferably Google platform (Big Query, SA360, DV360, Google Campaign)
  • 5 years experience with MDM (Master Data Management) and Big Data
  • 3 years of Proficiency in marketing automation systems (SAP Marketing Cloud, Google DoubleClick / DV360, SA360, and GA) and integrating those systems with other technologies - desirable
  • 5+ years Worked on projects across multiple applications, SAP and non-SAP
  • 5+ Experience with all aspects of IT projects from business analysis, architectures, system analysis, and design through development,
  • testing, implementation, and production support (SDLC).
  • 2 - 3 years Lead a team through an architectural development process and collaborate with application development teams, architects and other members of the software development team.
  • Knowledge and Skills

    Architecture and solution design (UML, OO, SOA, etc.)

  • S / W frameworks and methodologies (Agile, TOGAF, etc.)
  • Solid track record in the successful delivery of scalable solution architectures
  • Develop proposals and excellent written communication & presentation skills
  • Excellent organization and facilitation skills
  • Strong conflict management skills
  • Commercial & business understanding of the retail industry
  • Knowledge and experience in the design and use of (multi-dimensional) Data Warehouses, and the use of ETL software to provide these with information
  • Experience using RDBMS as well as NoSQL databases
  • Must have Solution architecture experience (TOGAF knowledge)
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