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Senior Manager of Platform Architecture – Information Technology job – Market related salary – Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Permanent
  • Johannesburg
  • Sep 3, 2018

We have an exciting job opportunity for a Senior Manager of Platform Architecture to join a leading telecommunications company in Johannesburg. The Senior Manager of Platform Architecture will collaborate with Enterprise Business managers to translate product requirements to system level architecture and high- level designs that can be re-used across multiple applications and solutions.

Your key job responsibilities as the Senior Manager of Platform Architecture in Johannesburg will include:

  • Maintain and develop a three-year Internet of Things (IoT), Cloud and Unified Communication Platform Architecture and Services roadmap
  • Deploy platforms in line with the architectural blue prints and enterprise business plan
  • Evaluate IoT applications and Cloud Services in different vertical sectors and Cloud segments and determine applicability
  • Set up application onboarding criteria for any GEBU vertical application partners
  • Develop relationships with strategic ICT vendors
  • Responsible for developing in-depth business cases to support technical recommendations
  • Define architecture and standards for complex global platform infrastructures
  • Drive continual improvement in processes, cost effectiveness
  • Drive identification, assessment and communication of next generation platform trends and conduct research in terms of best practice platform technology and trends
  • Guide the operating companies on Platform and Services Architecture to align with the group strategy
  • Ensure and drive strong integration with all relevant Technology and business stakeholders to enable the highest quality platform architecture requirements
  • Define and maintain the technical architecture associated with the underlying platform infrastructure and integration to back-end systems

Requirements for this Senior Manager of Platform Architecture job in Johannesburg:

  • Minimum of 4 year tertiary degree
  • MBA or Masters advantageous
  • Relevant Platform Architecture certification
  • Minimum 5 years with Managerial level experience
  • Minimum 3 years Platform Architecture experience managing multiple large scale (e.g. enterprise-wide) projects
  • Worked across diverse cultures and geographies advantageous
  • Experience working in a medium to large organisation

If you meet the above requirements for this Senior Manager of Platform Architecture job in Johannesburg, please send your CV through to If you do not receive any feedback within 7 days of your application, please be advised that you were not successful in making the shortlist

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