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Systems Architect (Sandton)

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Date Added 14 Nov 2017
Expiry Date 12 Dec 2017
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Role details:
Company in Sandton is looking to expand their Architectural team working under the supervision of the CIO and Corporate Services Executive, the ideal candidate would be in charge of Architecture, Strategic Planning, Technical Reviews, Analysis and Design, Development, Risk Management, Resources in SQL, .Net, WCF.
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Salary: R 900 K per annum or R 75 000 per month, negotiable on skill.

• Related Degree or Diploma
• Certified TOGAF Architect

• Minimum 8 years’ experience of relevant IT Experience
• Management of Software Developers including the following:

• Develop and maintain a model of company’s’ current and future web architecture and design a structure that is stable, resilient and preformat.
• Develop and own the technical architecture guiding principles.
• Re-design company’s’ integration architecture to follow best practice and comply with industry standards.
• Assess and evaluate the solution-, business- and data architecture of any new and existing projects.
• Set the future direction and develop the migration plans for the applications to meet the business and architectural objectives of the organization.
• Develop entity relationship diagrams where required.

• Interpret company strategy and model its effect on the related architectural domains (business, technologies, information, application, data and security)
• Asses company change in relation to the documented architectural roadmap and update roadmap if required.

• Perform software reviews (COTS and bespoke).
(TFS vs Source Safe, company’s’ Website Upgrade, iMIS CRM)
• Perform code reviews on new development projects.
• Review technical standards and procedures to align with company’s’ IT architecture.
• Review functional and technical specifications to align with company’s’ IT architecture.
• Perform Cobit Reviews in areas that touch on IT Architecture.
• Ensure that the project requirements from an architectural point of view conform to the enterprise architecture.

• Lead in designing, specifying and selecting information system solutions, considering functionality, data, security, integration, infrastructure and performance.
• Participate in technical analysis and design sessions in support of development team.
• Understand business requirements and translate into a workable, integrated, sustainable architecture solution.
• Integrate strategic thinking into the formulation of solutions and capabilities to ensure that long-term objectives and impacts are factored into the design process.
• Participate in process flow analysis and process redesign along with the business analysts.
• Understand and support software architecture design and support development team in developing solutions.

• Perform code reviews with software developers.
• Formulate and enforce the SDLC policies and procedures.
• Formulate a policy for managing company’s’ code repository to ensure that source code is safe and secure.
• Standardize company’s’ reporting platforms (standards, procedures, technologies).

• Business Intelligence implementation
• Solutions implementations
• IT Architecture
• Service oriented architecture
• Web Services
• Microsoft Stack (MS SQL, .Net Framework, WCF)
• Database administration
• Management of staff
• Project Management
• IT Security
• Report writing skills (Crystal Reports, MS Reporting Services)

Specific Skills
• Management of IT momentum
• Control, standards, performance, planning, organizing, getting it done
• Reporting
• Organised
• Analytical
• Ability to manage projects and people
• Diplomacy and good communication skills
• Ability to motivate others
• Ability to work alone but to be a team player
• Prepared to travel (Nationally & Internationally)
• Must be time and deadline driven
• Ability to appropriately prioritise projects

• Only South African Citizens may apply
• CV & Salary slip to lea@ictrecruit.co.za
• NB!! Use Reference in Subject line: Systems Architect (Sandton)
• 4 – 5 contactable references must be provided