Cloud Architect at ABSA

  • Contract Senior position

  • Johannesburg, Gauteng

  • Undisclosed cost to company

  • Job 2144425

  • Posted 12 Sep 2017 by Psybergate Pty Ltd

About the Position

  • Competencies - What are the specific competencies required? - Solutions Architect , Cloud Integration , DevOps and Automation as well as Powershell scripting expertise.
  • Outputs - What are the key performance areas and daily responsibilities? - End to end automation , DevOps and Cloud integration of the QRM solution.
  • Deliverables - What end result needs to be achieved - Full automation of QRM on Azure stack. Key Performance AreasDomain 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, etcSolution 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 outfit-for-purpose, scalable and sustainable Cloud infrastructureTesting
  • Understand technical design specifications
  • Check test plans for completeness
  • Identify and document system deficiencies and recommend solutionsDocumentation
  • Document architectural and high-level technical design
  • Document the functional requirement specification (FRS)
  • Archive documents in SharePointMeetings and workshops
  • Prepare and conduct meetings as required
  • Present and motivate architectural designs to appropriate approval forums
  • Attend reviews and planning sessionsProject 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 managerCoaching
  • Provide knowledge transfer and guidance to architectural forums, peer architects / groups and project teams of architectural design principles and specificationsProcess
  • 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 conformanceKey Performance IndicatorsDocumentation
  • Documentation is complete and accurate
  • Documentation reflects the acceptance criteria specified by the client / stakeholder / service providerProcess
  • The technology defined processes and specifications are adhered to.
  • The processes are efficient and [URL Removed]
  • 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 [URL Removed] management
  • Risks are effectively identified, escalated, monitored and managed.

Desired Skills

  • Cloud
  • DevOps

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