Digital Solutions Architect (2 years/ Up to $6,000)

Location: Central Region
Job Type: Temporary / Contract
Reference: JO-2010-9433

Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical expertise and establish the direction for the IT architecture, standards, design and implementation approaches

  • Create, evaluate and implement plans and design proposals for high impact IT solutions

  • Translate business requirements, including application resiliency requirements, into application architectural specifications

  • Evaluate and recommend the use of leading-edge technologies and methods, considering factors, from long-term effectiveness (service delivery and cost), practicality, technical limitations to criticality

  • Design the system architecture blueprint of the organisation's business, information and ICT assets, by using multiple architectural models.

  • Use, govern and enhance the system architecture blueprint to ensure that the business and ICT are in alignment

  • Manage overall project delivery

  • Evaluate solution design changes and work with respective teams to ensure compliance with policies

  • Collaborate with vendor to resolve technical challenge

  • Analyse and determine performance tuning and scalability improvements of code and queries

  • Provide architecture and technical support during production incidents

Background Requirements:

  • Background in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent.

  • A solid software development background with relevant industry certifications

  • Minimum 7 years of design/implementation/consulting experience with distributed applications

  • At least 3 years hands-on experience as a system or solutions architect (i.e. system design, performance tuning, and system prototyping & maintenance) will be required.

Technical Requirements:

  • Design and implement .Net and/or J2EE applications

  • Excellent data modelling and SQL skills

  • Solid understanding of Server-side, .Net and/or Java development, Service Oriented Architectures, web services, RESTful API and public web sites / e-services development

  • Technical proficiency in Databases - Microsoft SQL/Oracle Databases, OS - Windows 2012/16, RHEL etc. XML, JavaScript/CSS/HTML 5.

  • Working knowledge of software development tools and methodologies

  • Experience in Digital Asset Management Systems, OpenText software product is an added advantage

Additional Requirements:

  • Able to independently analyse and identify comprehensive solutions considering all functional implications while developing a workable solution

  • Team player with strong organization and people handling skillsets

  • Strong in writing, presentation and stakeholder management