Enterprise Architect


  • AvailabilityPart Time
  • Experience10+ Years
  • SalaryR1,200,000.00 - R1,600,000.00
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Enterprise Architect


Responsible for the definition, design and interpretation of technical architecture artefacts taken from user requirements specifications or in direct discussions with the business, to create a solutions architecture to meet business requirements.


  • Define the target architectures, and the roadmaps and timescales for these architectures to ensure the most effective use of technology and digital services
  • Act as design authority and provide an assurance role, ensuring that all architecture activities and deliverables (in-house and external outsourced) are produced to a high quality and are consistent with existing standards, policies and strategies
  • To take a lead role in the full life cycle delivery of the technical solutions for Business projects from initial concept, requirements gathering, specification, design, delivery, acceptance and into operational support
  • Deliver high-quality implementation of the defined solution to facilitate the realisation of organisational benefit.
  • Be responsible for the determination and promulgation of the appropriate: frameworks, standards, libraries and approach to be adopted, in the translation of this architecture into working code; and to keep these up-to-date
  • Develop technology strategies and roadmaps
  • Develop Secretariat wide technology investment planning
  • Develop and optimise the Application landscape.
  • Manage the appropriate governance forums to ensure the agreement and maintenance of the overall Enterprise Architecture of the Secretariat and ensure that the process delivers strategic imperatives.


  • Degree in IT or related discipline
  • Extensive practical Enterprise Architecture experience, certified with a recognised EA framework, e.g. TOGAF 
  • MCSE - SharePoint or MCTS – SharePoint (Desirable)
  • PRINCE2 certified. (Desirable)
  • Cloud frameworks 


  • Proven track record of driving and leading large-scale architectural projects throughout an entire business through to completion
  • Knowledge of IT Quality Assurance processes
  • Possess 5 years of hands-on experience and a comprehensive understanding of working within Enterprise Architecture environments
  • Experience within Solution Design & Architecture
  • Robust knowledge within Security Architecture
  • Experience of all aspects of the software development lifecycle
  • Applications/Digital Agency background working within architecture
  • Experience working within mobile, cloud and infrastructure solutions environments
  • In depth ITIL Knowledge
  • Proactive Team player
  • Experience in reviewing and selecting Technical and Cloud Applications Architectures solutions
  • Experience of supporting the procurement of IT Architecture.
  • Experience of architecting digital services in Cloud Environments
  • Experience of working with 3rd party Technical and Application Architects
  • Outstanding analytical skills
  • Experience with CRM software
  • Exceptional strategic planning and problem-solving skills
  • Ability working within pressurised environments whilst making decisive decisions
  • Education Tertiary Degree
  • Experience 10+ Years

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