Solution Architect

Dar Es Salaam
  1. Full Time
  2. Digital
VDITBDIG04
Posting date:14 Dec, 2018
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Role purpose:

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 and decision ownership

  • 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

  • Manage technical debt and technology obsolescence at solution level

  • Advocate adoption of new technologies into solutions  

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