MichPooky

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  • Location: Pretoria
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Salary: R45,000.00 - R60,000.00 per month CTC


RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • The role of the enterprise solution architect (ESA) addresses the conceptual/planning level of the application architecture in collaboration focused on the needs of the technology, business and information architectures
  • Be able to model business operations and the systems and databases that support them
  • System Architect must be able to build architectures using various frameworks including TOGAF, DoDAF, MODAF and NAF
  • Design a breakdown of the system components, how these components interact together, and generally what technologies they employ
  • Review, develop and maintain the organisations IT architecture
  • Review and evaluate the current state of the organisations architecture (as-is) in order to identify duplications , what is working, what is not working and measure the health of key business processes that are supported by the current architecture
  • Build the transition architecture to connect the current to the future state by creating an iterative roadmap to get to the desired state
  • Recommend and provide changes to the business in easily digestible iterative changes
  • Interface with multiple stakeholders in a company in order to understand requirements, domain, viable technology, and development
  • Determining multiple design alternatives, assessing such alternatives based on given or self-defined criteria, and selecting the most suited option to refine to a final design
  • Work in liaison with business stakeholders to develop Business Architecture Roadmaps containing tactical and strategic initiatives to reach target business capabilities
  • Identify and resolve dependencies and impacts across the architecture landscape
  • Interfacing with the user(s) and sponsor(s) and all other stakeholders in order to determine their (evolving) needs

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR THE POSITION:

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems
  • Equivalent experience required TOGAF certification

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR THE POSITION:

  • 10 years experience in a related field
  • 5 years experience in an Enterprise/Solution Architect role
  • Knowledge of the relevant Information Technology governance and legislative framework (such as COBIT, ITIL, TOGAF, SDLC, ASAP, SOA)

COMPETENCIES REQUIRED FOR THE POSITION:

  • Analytical thinking
  • Negotiation
  • Organisational alertness
  • Leadership
  • Driven to make a difference
  • Drives accountability and is a high performer
  • Fosters teamwork and collaboration
  • Business acumen
  • Role models customer focus and customer service
  • Innovative
  • Quality focused
  • Confident with hands-on, can-do approach
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • High attention to detail, self-motivated, creative and flexible
  • A good problem solver

TO APPLY: send CV and skills matrix to michelle@compuways.com with the title of this post in the subject line.
 
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