Standard Bank Solution Architect, Finance Data & Process Jobs in South Africa

Standard Bank Solution Architect, Finance Data & Process Jobs in South Africa

Job Purpose

  • To define, develop and maintain the domain architectures and designs for specific business functional/technical areas and provide high-level roadmaps for the implementation of the solutions, aligning to a common technical direction ensuring accomplishment of the roadmaps. To guide architects delivering on projects/initiatives within focus area (domain) and provide thought leadership throughout the programme.

    Key Responsibilites

    • Manage technology complexities and conflicts relevant to the domain/segment architectures and manage deviation and exceptions of domain/segment architectures and or solutions that vary from the reference architectures, client segments and domain architectures and/or architecture principles.

    • Coordinate activities across areas and domains to facilitate and deliver relevant artefacts in achievement of relevant domain/segment architectures. Investigate, research and deliver relevant domain/segment artefacts.

    • Align the team in a common technical direction toward accomplishment of the solution architecture roadmaps, in cooperation with the Product Manager. Play a critical role in helping team achieve a common technical direction.

    • Provide subject matter expertise on planning and analysis, design, build, test and deploy, identification of opportunities and enablement and risk and impact analysis for Solution execution.

    • Guide, validate input and evaluation criteria applied during the requests for information and requests for proposals (RFI and RFP) processes and advise on weightings.

    • Observe sound risk management practices and implement validated and aligned architecture patterns to be consumed in Client Solution, Client Segment or Domain Architectures

    • Articulate solution risks and impacts to relevant stakeholders in Client Solutions, Client Segment and Domain Architectures.

    • Safeguard the strategic alignment of technology architecture (functional, platform, application, information and data, security, and integration architecture) with the agreed business outcomes.

    • Define the architecture of a specific domain, combining information from business, technical sources, and through ideation, design, and implementation to solve
    business needs and problems.

    • Influence and communicate with all stakeholders across all levels to accept and adopt architectures and/or solutions

    • Work in partnership with, and influence Business representatives (e.g. Product Owner, Product Manager) ensuring alignment to architectures and/or solutions and delivering value to the customer

    • Evaluate, score and validate requests for information and requests for proposal (RFI and RFP) responses and create, validate and present reports by providing recommendations and findings.

    • Maintain reference and domain design documentation according to Group standards


  • Relevant Architecture Certification; CISSP Information Systems Security Architecture

  • Professional (CISSIP-ISSAP); ITIL Master certification

  • Good understanding of Agile working practices and LEAN and SCRUM proficiency and working collaboratively across teams. Experience gained in the management of platforms and operating systems.

  • In-depth experience in designing innovative solutions within technology businesses such as Authentication Systems, System, Platform, and Account Migrations, Enterprise Solution Architecture (ESA), Business Architecture, Information Architecture, Application Architecture or Technology Architecture with a balanced mix of skills covering technologies and industry knowledge.

  • Work experience in one or more Technology areas including but not limited to: IT architecture, infrastructure, and cloud developmentEngineering and software architecture design, Business analysis, DevOps, Project and product management.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Standard Bank Solution Architect, Finance Data & Process Jobs in South Africa

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