Solution Architect at Deloitte Consulting

  • Contract Specialist position

  • Johannesburg, Gauteng

  • R700 - R780 ph basic salary

  • Job 2144191

  • Posted 12 Sep 2017 by Deloitte Consulting

About the Position

My client in the banking sector is looking to fill in a position of a Solution Architect
Contract position
Duration: 1 October 2017 - 31 December 2017

Competencies - What are the specific competencies required? - Solutions Architect , Cloud Integration , Devops and Automation as well as Powershell scripting expertise. 2. Outputs - What are the key performance areas and daily responsibilities? - End to end automation , Devops and Cloud integration of the QRM solution. 3. Deliverables - What end result needs to be achieved ? - Full automation of QRM on Azure stack.

Key Performance Areas Domain Knowledge

  • Extensive knowledge of Cloud technologies and implementations
  • Knowledge of cloud vendor offerings and suitability for banking sector implementation i.t.o. security, scalability, systems / data migration, etc Solution Design and Build
  • Rapidly understand the business issues and data challenges of client's organization and industry
  • Perform stakeholder analysis, identify client requirements and propose architectural and high-level technical design
  • Review and edit requirements, specifications, business processes and recommendations related to proposed solution
  • Develop functional specifications and architectural design specifications for client engagements
  • Build out fit-for-purpose, scalable and sustainable Cloud infrastructure Testing
  • Understand technical design specifications
  • Check test plans for completeness
  • Identify and document system deficiencies and recommend solutions Documentation
  • Document architectural and high-level technical design
  • Document the functional requirement specification (FRS)
  • Archive documents in SharePoint Meetings and workshops
  • Prepare and conduct meetings as required
  • Present and motivate architectural designs to appropriate approval forums
  • Attend reviews and planning sessions Project assistance
  • Assist in enforcement of architectural design principles
  • Assist in the management and documentation of scope
  • Assist project manager with prioritization of tasks
  • Hand over artefacts to project teams
  • Consistently deliver high-quality services to clients and project teams
  • Manage risks and issues, and escalate to the project / programme manager Coaching
  • Provide knowledge transfer and guidance to architectural forums, peer architects / groups and project teams of architectural design principles and specifications Process
  • Define and document the new Cloud architecture
  • Build the tools and materials required for efficient adoption and usage
  • Develop and provide training materials / documentation to technical teams
  • Review work performed / designs specified and ensure conformance Key Performance Indicators Documentation
  • Documentation is complete and accurate
  • Documentation reflects the acceptance criteria specified by the client / stakeholder / service provider Process
  • The technology defined processes and specifications are adhered to.
  • The processes are efficient and effective.


  • Cloud technologies are implemented correctly and cohesively Test plans
  • Implementations are fully tested using comprehensive and effective test plans and roll-out.

Time lines

  • Deliverables are produced on time and to the quality required.

Risk management

  • Risks are effectively identified, escalated, monitored and managed.

Desired Skills

  • Team player
  • couching

About The Employer

My client in the banking sector is looking to fill in a position of a Solution Architect
Contract position
Duration: 1 October 2017 - 31 December 2017

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