South Africa

Solutions Architect

Company Assupol Life
Reference # SA
Published 17/12/2020
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Menlyn, Gauteng, South Africa
To co-ordinate the architectural design and implementation of a solution in alignment with Enterprise Architecture vision.
Job Functions Information Technology
Industries Insurance
Duties & Responsibilities:
1.Responsible for Solutions Architecture
•Develop the solution architectures for the different projects
•Combine various domain (business, data, application and technology) architectural as-is and to-be models, with roadmaps to create an overall solution architecture and roadmap with the supporting transition architectures
•Accountable for the end to end delivery of the solution to the business
•Alignment between the EA and the SA to manage project risk and compliance
•Drive optimization of legacy applications for increased efficiency and reduced costs
•Reduce IT environment complexity and cost through consolidation and rationalization
•Consider re-using of existing asset and cost saving in all roadmaps and designs (Driving cost down) to support the IT Departmental objectives
•Drive digitization and modernization by leveraging new technologies and architectures
2.Responsible for IT Governance decisions
•Member of the IT Governance Committees
•Make joint decisions based on the IT needs of the organisation
3.Responsible for development for complex components in IT Solutions
Formal Education:
•BEng Software Engineer / BSc Computer Science / Relevant IT Degree
Technical Certification:
•TOGAF Certification (advantage)
•Microsoft AZURE Architect Technologies Certification (advantage)
•4 years’ experience in Cloud architecture
•5 years’ experience in IT application architecture
•4 years’ experience in project management
•5-8 years’ experience in the following:
oapplication design
odata design
osystem integration
oICT industry standards
oservices design
osolutions modelling
oapplication development
•8 years’ experience in long term insurance industry
Technology: Microsoft Tech Stack (SQL, .Net, C#, VB.NET (advantage), Azure Tech Stack, Angular 7.x+ and Bootstrap 4.x+,HTML5 and CSS3 , JavaScript
WCF Restful / Web API Entity Framework (.NET and .NET Core) .NET Core Micro Services
WCF, WPF, ASP.net; MVC, OOP,.NET Framework,
MVC Web Applications
IT Governance: COBIT, ITIL, ISACA, Kanban, Scrum, DevOps
Development: Scripting, Programming, Interfacing, Object- Oriented Programming, Design Patterns
Infrastructure: Network, Server, Workstation, Peripherals, Security
Frameworks: TOGAF, Zachman, ACORD or related
Digital: Understanding digital and emerging technologies
Operational Awareness: Designing solutions taking operability, cost, and business processes into account
Business Knowledge & Contributions: Understands the broader business environment in which they work from an industry, organisation, Business Unit and role perspective.
Job Closing Date 14/01/2021
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