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Discovery Vacancies – Systems Architect

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Job Description:

Define the systems architecture, standards, and methodologies in accordance with industry best practices. Ensure the good functioning of the System Architecting Process. Serve as the high-level designer of the systems to be implemented. Establish the basic structure of the system, defining the essential core design features and elements that provide the framework for all that follows. Provide the architects view of the users’ vision for what the system needs to be and do, and the paths along which it must be able to evolve, and strive to maintain the integrity of that vision as it evolves during detailed design and implementation.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to enterprise architecture standards, procedures, policies.
  • Balance stakeholder needs with system context, during the entire system life cycle.
  • Produce documentation for systems architectures, making sensible use of both text and graphics (UML).
  • Match system requirements with IT strategy and objectives.
  • Monitor high-level system performance
  • Manage consistency across the various organizational and design boundaries.
  • Develop systems architectures containing logical models of the components and interfaces involved.
  • Maintain a good knowledge of current practice and awareness of current developments within own area(s) of expertise.
  • Balance system properties with internal design properties.
  • Translate component specifications into detailed designs for implementation using selected products.
  • Establish policy for the selection of systems architecture components. Co-ordinate design activity between the systems architecture, application development and service delivery functions to ensure consistency.
  • Produce detailed component specifications from systems architectures, taking into consideration the intended uses of the architectures as a whole.
  • Demonstrates awareness of areas outside own specialism, as appropriate. Lead architecture developments for small systems.
  • Maintain repository of systems architecture artefacts
  • Data Security Management

Job Requirements:

  • Able to multitask
  • Able to work independently
  • Structured and analytical problem solver: Obsessive about finding solutions to problems: action oriented problem solver.
  • Action orientated go-getter, hungry to learn and add real value
  • Able to plan, organise and prioritize own work

Qualification & Experience:

  • B. Sc (Informatics or Mathematics) beneficial
  • At least 1 to 2 year’s experience in an architectural role with at least 6 – 7 years exposure to software development in Java and J2EE

Job Details:

Company: Discovery

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location:  Sandton, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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