Solutions Architect Contract 6 -12 month's (negotiable) Rate: Depending on experience and qualifications Gauteng
Has experience between 12 - 15 years in IT and 10+ years in design and architecture areas.
A graduation or equivalent formal education in Computer Science/IT
Is preferably TOGAF9 certified and have implemented at least one EA framework in one or more projects/assignments.
Is well versed with Digital technology transformation trends such as APIs, Hybrid integration, Microservices, Mobile-Channels, Cloud and analytics and carries a high level understanding and is able to craft solutions aligning to digital technology.
Has a working knowledge and well-rounded experience in as many architecture domains such as business architecture, applications architecture, data architecture and technology/infrastructure architecture.
Has domain knowledge and experience in one or more verticals such as BFSI, retail, manufacturing, Insurance etc.
Has demonstrated experience in pre-sales, techno-commercial proposals including presentation skills
Possesses experience in one or more areas such as , setting up design-architecture best practices, architecture governance & repository, gap analysis, application portfolio rationalization, IT asset assessments, architecture maturity assessments and enhancements
Has demonstrated experience in Solution design and architecture including areas such as Integration, SOA, Security etc.
Should have used one or more EA modelling tools.
Is a team player, knows stakeholder management and can effectively communicate to non-technical executive audience the technically complex and design authority issues. Has experience of preparing business cases, budgeting and estimation of large scale enterprise solutions. Is capable of conducting solution design workshops etc.
Has demonstrated experience in one or more areas of latest IT trends such as Cloud, DevOps, Micro services, Mobility and digital transformation
Although this role is technology agnostic, the candidate should come from a strong development background in either Java or Microsoft and aware of object oriented software development processes.
Is aware about Statutory/Compliance needs such as HIPPA, Insurance Regulatory Framework, BSA/AML etc.