31 Jul '20
Application Integration Architect

Business Services, Gauteng Centurion

R 1 Annually

Lead the conceptualisation and design of enterprise wide application integration architecture and provide enterprise application integration architecture guidance and services guided by the EA principles and policies.

• Understand and familiarise with the project’s business requirements
• Understand and familiarise with the proposed conceptual solution business, data and application architecture domains
• Understand and familiarise with the solution architecture meta-model
• Understand and familiarise with the as-is application architecture
• Create a logical integration architecture for the proposed solutions.
• Assist in the creation of the Request for Information documents with regards to the buy solution options
• Create the physical integration architecture for the proposed solution
• Develop and maintain application integration architecture blueprint for the organisation.
• Responsible for developing strategy and roadmap for Integration Architecture in partnership with other ICT architecture domains.
• Plan, coordinate, architect, and supervise all activities related to the integration of software programs, applications, and third-party solutions as required to meet the business requirements of the organisation.
• Lead the integration activities focussing on lightweight integrations across the applications.
• Ensure that data transferred both internally & externally is secured.
• Supervise the testing of interoperability of applications modules for in-house developed, COTS and external party solutions as it deemed necessary.
• Evaluate existing interfaces and suggest best practices as we migrate to new technologies.
• Ability to design solutions, enabling micro-services architecture across the organisation.

EDUCATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

• Relevant Postgraduate Degree in Computer science or equivalent.TOGAF certification is a requirement. Knowledge of other frameworks (e.g. Zachman) will be an advantage.
• Sound PC skills including Microsoft Project, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word.
• Experience in Enterprise Architecture tools like Casewise, Visio, Sparx Enterprise Architect.
• At least ten (10) to fifteen (15) years’ experience in developing solution architectural designs
• At least ten (10) to fifteen (15) years’ experience and knowledge of solution architecture development, implementation and integration methodologies
• At least ten (10) to fifteen (15) years’ experience in inter programme ICT Architecture integration across the ICT systems landscapes and application portfolios.
• At least ten (10) to fifteen (15) years’ experience in defining SOA and Application architecture vision, strategy, principles, standards and policies
• Ability to recognise functional interdependencies, to assimilate and correlate disconnected procedures and process, and articulate their collective relevance to the organisation.
• Analyses system requirements and defines system architecture that will meet business needs, including server infrastructure, capacity planning, storage requirements, and networking protocols.

Ad Visible Until: 15 August 2020
Ref: CNT000359/SM

Vacancy Type: Permanent