Our client a Global Tech firm is seeking a Senior Technology Architect to join their team in Cape town on a Contract basis for 12 months. Our client offers great benefits, stability, growth and an attractive salary.
- Seven (7) - fifteen (15) years of technology architect experience;
- Relevant qualification; and
- Experience in at least two (2) of the following areas, but with knowledge of all:
- Technology architecture;
- Data architecture;
- Computer hardware;
- Operating systems;
- Security architecture;
- Platform applications; and
- Azure Cloud.
Responsibilities and Job Function
- Design the high-level structure of new technology solutions, including emerging technologies, to fulfil the customer needs and requirements, within the Government Motor Transport IT department framework;
- Manage and review the technical solution design including technical drawings, specifications and equipment required;
- Manage the proof-of-concept if required;
- Review and manage all technical deliverables for a successful technical solution delivery;
- Define the applications required to operationalise the business;
- Ensure all applications integrate intelligently, as required;
- Manage the alignment of application components with the application architecture and performance goals; and
- Analyse and review the application and data issues that would impact application integrity.
Knowledge and Skills
The general skills required for this position are:
- Proficient in Microsoft Office suite;
- Excellent written and facilitation skills; and
- Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, quickly changing and sometimes unstructured environment.
The technical skills required for this position are:
- Solid ability to transform customer requirements into application requirements and to recommend the appropriate technologies;
- Solid experience in a variety of technologies including cloud technologies;
- Solid knowledge of the Oracle ERP and Apex environments;
- Detailed knowledge of the Azure Cloud environment; and Solid knowledge of information technology infrastructure library (ITIL) and information technology service management (ITSM) frameworks.
- Solid knowledge of information technology infrastructure library (ITIL) and information technology service management (ITSM) frameworks.
Qualifications and Experience
- Appropriate and recognised formal computer science and / or related qualification
- Experience of seven (7) - fifteen (15) years within a technology architect role.