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Application and SolutionsArchitect

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Recruitment Agency
Date Added 24 Jan 2019
Expiry Date 10 Mar 2019
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South Africa



Role details:
Our external clientis currently in a process in recruiting for an Application and Solutions Architect too be based inPretoria.
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KeyPerformance Areas

 Propose and drive the implementationof Applications Architecture for the client in consultation with other architecturedisciplines.
Devise and implement IT innovations or methodologies that achieve efficienciesand reduce cost based on time, risk and process.
Reduce cost by identifying inappropriatetechnologies for the organization and provide guidance in architecting solutions that yield thehighest return on investments.
Deliver a service, which builds rewarding relationships,proposes innovations and allows others to provide exceptional client service. Maintain close workingrelationships with key stakeholders including end-users, SME’s, project managers and seniorstaff members ensuring appropriate IT solutions are developed and providing input to businessrequirements.
Collaborate with and transfer knowledge with internal and externalteams.
Provide functional expertise to troubleshoot highly complex problems, and / orpresent or market new technology or solutions for business.
Establish architecturalstandards and frameworks and assess functional and process risks on projects by collaborating withother architects to translate the customer’s requirements. Identify, justify and design aspecific solution that meets business requirements.
Provide guidance to operations teamsand other architects on the design, development, and testing of a new solution, and work withassigned project teams to ensure a smooth implementation of changes to existing systems.
Implement all technical support request escalated and ensure effective resolution within theService Level Agreement.
Support the creation, maintenance and oversight of testenvironments with appropriate data to support unit testing from end to end to ensure testing yieldsan acceptable level of performance for the changes being delivered and the application is notadversely affected.
Analyse and estimate all approved development and configuration itemsthrough delivery of the best technical solutions to deliver the required functionality.
Provide input and assist business to achieve efficiencies through optimized processes.
Assess process and business risks relating to systems to ensure minimal risk to theorganisation. Comply, understand and implement all steps within IT development and meet governancein terms of legislative and audit requirements for IT Solutions.
Analyse and/or identifyproblems/requirements to determine impact, patterns and trends, best fit alternatives and bestpractice IT solutions. Determine the estimated resources and timelines required to deliver therequired functionality
Review proposed solutions and provides quality assurance on ITsolutions. Provides expertise and guidance on the best method to ensure quality and costeffectiveness.

Experience and Qualifications

 BSc ComputerScience.
TOGAF Certification
10 years plus IT experience.
Previousprogramming experience in Enterprise Java/ C# and knowledge of programming principles isnecessary.

This is a contract role
To apply email your CVto: nradebe@datacentrix.co.za