Deloitte Africa Consulting - Core Business Operations: Cloud Engineering – Solutions Architect Jobs in South Africa

Deloitte Africa Consulting - Core Business Operations: Cloud Engineering – Solutions Architect Jobs in South Africa

About Deloitte

  • Deloitte is a leading global provider of audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax and related services. Our global network of member firms and related entities in more than 150 countries and territories (collectively, the “Deloitte organization”) serves four out of five Fortune Global 500® companies. Learn how Deloitte’s approximately 312,000 people make an impact that matters at

    About the Cloud Engineering Team

  • Deloitte is an industry leader in our clients Digital transformations. We recognize that the backbone enabling our clients highest aspirations for analytics and cognitive solutions is next-gen Cloud infrastructure. From cloud consulting, to implementation, and ongoing managed services we offer a full scope of Cloud services and solutions. We want talent who is ready to innovate cloud services and empower our clients to leap frog forward in their technical capabilities.

  • Building your career at Deloitte offers the opportunity to work with cutting-edge Cloud technologies to deliver next-Gen Cloud solutions. We embrace the tech pioneer mindset and always enable our talent to keep their skills evolving at the speed at which the technology marketplace is evolving.

    Main Purpose of Job

  • The Solution Architect is responsible for designing and leading the implementation of a solutions and capability architecture for a particular business capability / user journey, according to the overall digital vision and target architecture. This role is responsible for the technical analysis and holistic solution design of future capabilities and features, including external dependencies, cross-domain APIs, and technical enablers / stories.

  • This role is responsible for reviewing the target architecture vision and roadmap, evaluating and prioritizing roadmap items, and translating them into designs and non-functional requirements. This incumbent is responsible for providing support to engineering to ensure development of technical stories are aligned to defined architecture paradigms, principles, and patterns.

    Key Accountabilities

  • Translate the overall digital vision and target architecture into corresponding solution designs and change requirements

  • Design end-to-end solutions and cross domain integration and APIs

  • Define non-functional, operational, and quality requirements for solutions

  • Define technical stories to enable business capabilities, fostering re-use of existing components, and accept technical features following demos

  • Collaborate to plan the release of technical stories

  • Provide guidance to delivery teams to ensure alignment

  • Facilitate
    solution compliance to security, privacy, and regulatory needs


    Must have technical/professional qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Systems Analysis, or other related field

  • Five to seven years of experience in at least three disciplines, such as business, information, solution or technical architecture, application development, middleware, information analysis, database management or operations in a multitier environment

  • Extensive exposure to multiple, diverse technologies and processing environments

  • Extensive experience in business capability modelling and technical and solution architecture development in a digital business context

  • Experience working with agile methodologies

    Core competencies, knowledge and experience

  • Solution architecture and design.

  • Feasibility analysis.

  • Business capability / customer journey architecture governance in agile software delivery.

  • Technical enablers, integration APIs, and detailed technical and operational story design.

  • Infrastructure design.

  • Estimation techniques for scaled agile.

  • Technology Innovation: scouting, screening and evaluation.

  • Cost of ownership of technology, application portfolio management.

  • Web-scale cloud-native architectures including IaaS, PaaS and SaaS.

  • Design of web-scale architectures and systems of innovation and engagement.

  • DevOps practices and automation tools.

  • Artificial intelligence, machine learning and big data technologies and architectures.

  • Excellent analytical, technical, and problem solving skills, with high-levels of creativity.

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, with both technical and business audiences.

  • Excellent relationship building, teamwork, and collaboration skills that enables the provision of effective support and guidance across multiple DevOps teams.

  • Ability to quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies, with natural intellectual curiosity and integrity.

  • Sound business understanding and market awareness.

  • Ability to understand long-term (‘big picture’) and short-term perspectives of events and change and how they relate to achieving business outcomes.

  • Strong time-management skills, with the ability to juggle multiple balls.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Deloitte Africa Consulting - Core Business Operations: Cloud Engineering – Solutions Architect Jobs in South Africa

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