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Solution Architect – Cloud

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Brief Description

The main purpose of this position is to develop and implement the architectural design of solutions to support business goals and to ensure alignment of business and information technology (IT) at a solution level within the company.


  • Develop solution architectures for different projects and govern the end-to-end delivery of solutions to business.
    • Combine various domain (business, data, application and technology) architectural as-is (baseline) and to-be (target) models with road maps to create an overall solution architecture and road map with the supporting transition architectures.
    • Collaborate with the Lead Solution Architect and ensure alignment between the enterprise architecture, solution architecture, architecture principles as well as information and communication technology (ICT) standards to ensure standardisation and reduce risk.
    • Ensure that the solutions implemented match the architectural designs (quality control).
    • Contribute to the development of evaluation criteria for product evaluations, requests for information (RFIs) and requests for a proposal (RFPs).
    • Assist the Lead Solution Architect in evaluating products and partners based on evaluation criteria, RFIs and RFPs.
    • Contribute to advancing ICT standards and the optimisation of the ICT facilities in the company.

Job Requirements

  • To be considered for this position, candidates must be in possession of:
    a BCom degree in Informatics, a BSc degree in Computer Science or Engineering as well as industry-specific qualifications; and
    at least 6–8 years’ experience in application analysis, architecture, design, enterprise architecture and/or solution architecture.
    The following would be an added advantage:
    • post-graduate qualification in the relevant field.
    Additional requirements include:
    • knowledge of ‘infrastructure as a service’ model;
    • knowledge of platform as a service’ model;
    • cloud and information security knowledge and skill;
  • system integration knowledge and skill;
    • ICT industry standards knowledge and skill;
    • cloud virtualisation knowledge and skill;
    • containerisation knowledge and skill;
    • architecture principles design knowledge and skill;
    • architecture views and viewpoints design knowledge and skill;
    • the use of architecture frameworks and methods, such as the open group architecture framework… (TOGAF), application data management (ADM);
    • architecture notations knowledge and skill, such as ArchiMate 3, unified modelling language (UML) and business process model and notations (BPMN);
    • the population of architecture repository knowledge and skill;
    • continuous improvement knowledge and skill;
    • knowledge of building blocks and architecture principles design;
    • architecture tools knowledge and skill; and
    • solution modelling and benefits analysis knowledge and skill.


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