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Senior Data Architect

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Date Added 29 Oct 2019
Expiry Date 26 Nov 2019
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Realm Digital

Western Cape

Market related


Role details:
Realm Digital is looking for an experienced Senior Data Architect to join our dynamic team on a 12 month contract.

As the Senior Data Architect, you will be responsible for producing a comprehensive technical specification that offers a technical viable solution and addresses the business requirements. Design and provide guidelines to facilitate projects within the Innovation Team. Continuous business and industry research to guide the critical evaluation of architectural and design patterns & principles.
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Day-to-day responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:
Work on-site at a corporate client as part of a mixed Realm Digital/client team
Design and implementation of Innovation applications
Analyse the industry and technology to identify projects that can be of value to the company
Consult with Business Analysts on functional design handovers
Approve and participate in the development of product architecture and design,usually in the form of a proof of concept (POC)
Present documentation according to agreed standard and format including:
Data sources
Web services
Web sites rolled out to users
Interchange user exist
System architecture design and documentation
Participate in architecture activities between various development areas
Quality assurance of the Innovation team
Ensure the team adhere to the SDLC
Workshop functional requirements with the Business Analysts to ensure full understanding of the business requirements
Set quality design standards for development/architecture
Provide guidance and direction in choice of tools and technical architectures
Drafting and maintaining of all technical specifications related to the environment
Assist developers with compilation and execution of unit test plans and integration testing
Working with the UAT and EBF team to ensure the smooth transfer of code from Development to UAT
Continuous monitoring and evaluation
Review the quality of code produced by the team – ensure the team delivery meets business critcal requirements
Ensure on-time delivery of code
Coordinate the investigation and fixing of production issues
Ensure that technologies are employed with best practice
Responsible for the overall stability of the production environment
Pro-actively detect performance issues
1st level standby and support during daily production runs
Research and continuous improvement
Critically review/evaluate new technologies / security principles
Ensure that trends in IT market are known and ensure that strategies are in place to react to these new trends

Qaulifications & Experience
Grade 12
A relevant 3-year degree/diploma in IT or relevant experience
Ideally a Post-graduate degree/diploma
Machine Learning Techniques

Must have detailed knowledge of:
System architecture (technical design and implementation processes), Database analysis and design, Technical Test plan design
IT systems development processes, Application development
Standards and governance

Solid understanding of:
Best practices for Quality Assurance (QA)
Object Orientated Development environment (i.e. Java, Spring Framework, JBoss)
Machine Learning Techniques
Agile development life cycle
Microsoft Appliance (APS)

What’s in it for you?
Competitive, market-related salary
You’ll enjoy being part of our strong team culture
Working in a team who is passionate about technology and delivering an excellent end product
An opportunity to work on exciting projects that will challenge you
Free Friday lunch, enough said!