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Solutions Architect – Information Technology job – Market related salary – Cape Town, South Africa

  • Permanent
  • Cape Town
  • Sep 3, 2018

A leading multinational telecommunications company have a great job opportunity for a Solutions Architect to join their team in Cape Town. You will be responsible for the development of the technology solutions and for mapping the business requirements to systems/technical requirements to ensure they are in line with the enterprise architectural plan.

Your key job responsibilities as the Solutions Architect in Cape Town will include:

  • Provide input to the strategic direction of technology investments to assist in the development of the enterprise architecture and maximise the return on technology investment
  • Review, interpret and respond to detailed business requirements specifications to ensure alignment between customer expectations and current or future ICT capability
  • Translate business requirements into technical architecture specifications and models, solution design, process diagrams and concepts of operation
  • Estimate costs and build a business case to justify the ROI for the solution, considering infrastructure, licenses, development and support
  • Present business cases to Senior Management (ICT and Commercial) for approval, funding and prioritization
  • Gain organisational commitment for all technology and software plans, as well as evaluate and select all technologies required to complete those plans considering functionality, data, security, integration, infrastructure and performance
  • Work in cross functional teams to define, deliver and support the design and development of technology solutions that are fit for purpose, meet the business requirements and objectives and are in alignment with the agreed enterprise architecture, corporate ICT standard and business operational standards
  • Keep abreast of Solutions architecture current and future trends and innovations

Requirements for this Solutions Architect job in Cape Town:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Software Engineering or related field
  • Relevant certification / accreditation
  • Fluent in English. Knowledge of French and Arabic will be advantageous
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in network administration or information technology systems
  • Prior professional services / consulting background
  • Worked across diverse cultures and geographies advantageous
  • Experience working in a small to medium organization
  • Experience in global/multinational enterprise, coupled with working in emerging markets
  • Proven track record of business improvement and strategy development

If you meet the above requirements for this Solutions Architect job in Cape Town, please send your CV through to jhb@initiateinternational.co.za. 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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