Solution Architect
OpenText Corp
Johannesburg, South Africa
1d ago


As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital.

Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management.

The opportunity :

A Soltuion Architect performs the technical leadership role in projects with customers and partners. His / her Open Text Process Suite product knowledge and infrastructure knowledge enable the Senior Consultant to design and successfully implement the solution architecture for the customer.

The consultants in this role will possess a mix of strong interpersonal and communication skills, a solid technical and consulting background, and proven ability to mentor and grow team members.

Senior Consultants / Technical Architects lead the technical implementation of Open Text Process Suite solutions.

You are great at :

  • Capable of working on complex Business Process implementation projects while being client focused. Analyse customer's business requirements, and objectives and capable to transform them into technical solutions
  • Analysis of existing systems and design validation
  • Overall solution and system design
  • Design of application and solution architecture, interface to customer and partner Lead Architect
  • Implementation of Business Process solutions using Open Text BPM products and integration with other OpenText products like Content Server, WEM and Portal.
  • Provide solution management / leadership on assigned projects
  • Consult customers in Go Live scenarios
  • Estimate time frames and resource expertise required and develop a project plan
  • Performance optimization, testing and tuning
  • Responsible for managing customer satisfaction of the technical solution
  • Provide mentoring of other consultants.
  • Assures quality of individual and team deliverables
  • Active knowledge management and Lessons Learned preparation
  • Perform End of Project reviews for team members when required
  • What it takes :

  • Degree in MIS, CS, Business or Engineering.
  • Knowledge in building management information systems
  • A minimum of five (5) years work experience in a solution architect and project leadership / consulting role.
  • A minimum of five (5) years experience with Open Text Process Suite based solutions.
  • Possibly strong knowledge of Open Text and competitors' products
  • A minimum of two (4) years development experience with Java and related technologies
  • A working knowledge of delivering web applications using JavaScript, Web Services, XPath, XML, HTML 5 and XHTML
  • Programming knowledge / background Java , C# and knowledge of Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Relational database experience and a knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server as well as Oracle.
  • Working knowledge of Unix would be an advantage
  • Scripting knowledge Jscript and VBscript an advantage
  • Experience with ERP, CRM or E-Commerce solutions an advantage.
  • Experience with OpenText Process Suite / Cordys is essential.
  • At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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