POSITION: SOLUTION ARCHITECT

JOB DUTIES

  • Requirements Qualification – Produces a detailed functional design document to match customer requirements.
  • Participates in process flow analysis and redesign along with the Business analyst and IT team.
  • Solution Development – Responsible for the construction of solution designs, cost estimates and implementation plans spanning all systems involved.
  • Compiles and co/implements a configuration workbook.
  • Partners with Technical Architect to produce a technical specification for custom development and systems integration requirements.
  • Provides current best practices and 3rd Party solution alternatives as part of the functional design document.
  • Leads the UAT (User Acceptance Testing) efforts.
  • Identifies Scope of Effort – Business consulting, systems integration and development efforts are determined and quantified.
  • Solution Validation: Develops, reviews & redefines solution and timeline with the client and internal/external teams.
  • Develops scripts and automation tools used to build, integrates and deploys software releases to various platforms.
  • Control and Monitors implementation.

 

QUALIFICATION AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Degree in Engineering/ICT and minimum of 4 years work experience
  • Abilty work within different cultural¬†environments
  • Fluent English
  • Strategic business acumen and understanding of organisation strategy and ability to design information systems to delivery that strategy
  • Experience in assessing a broad range of information solutions and products particularly document management, collaboration and content management.
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to explain technical concepts to lay audiences.
  • Some experience of with working with board level stakeholders.
  • Self-starter with the ability to appropriately prioritise and plan complex work in a rapidly changing environment
  • Results oriented with ability to produce products that deliver organisational benefit
  • Strong critical thinker with problem solving aptitude.
  • Team player with experience leading and collaborating cross-team to ensure successful delivery of solutions
  • Strong conceptual and analytical skills – demonstrating outside-the-box problem solving skills
  • Ability to develop solution architecture designs
  • Experience of developing Services Orientated Architectures (SOA)
  • Knowledge of Enterprise Architecture methodologies such as TOGAF or the equivalent
  • Working knowledge of infrastructure including servers, storage, firewalls, load balancers, routers, etc
  • A minimum of four years in a professional senior technical role such as technical lead, team lead, architect, or other hands on leadership role ideally for a major consultancy or system integrator.
  • Ideally formal qualification in Enterprise Architecture (e.g. TOGAF) or formal qualifications in technology.

 

To apply, send CV to hr@swifta.com Message title: Solution Architect [your full name]