19 days old

Architect

Johannesburg, Gauteng 2001
  • Job Code
    261914BR
  • Jobs Rated
    185th

Introduction
IBM is one of the worlds largest providers of information technology solutions and business consultancy. Our vision is to bring a new level of smart to how the world works. A place where people, businesses, governments and systems are interconnected and work together. A place where billions of people will live and work better.


Your Role and Responsibilities

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Provide feedback and input to client Architecture teams on strategies, frameworks, principles, standards and policies across all Enterprise Architecture domains (business, application, data, integration, security, infrastructure, etc), in order to improve the quality and completeness of the Enterprise Architecture practice

Understand how business and IT requirements can be met using the correct blend of existing and new IT technologies, as well as the correct blend of out-of-the-box commercially available software and bespoke systems development per project.

Provide input to infrastructure and application development areas on application roadmaps to fit in with business and IS strategies, Enterprise Architecture and industry trends.

Provide input to technological roadmaps from an architectural perspective

Solution Design

Focus solution designs on simplifying the IT architecture, reducing costs, improving effectiveness and efficiencies of the IT environment.

Ensure that technical designs for systems & applications are integrated end-to-end; are consistently applying client Enterprise Architecture standards; are technically sound and sustainable; are aligned to IT best practises; are suitable within the client context.

Design IT solutions that meets business and IT requirements, and includes functionality, processes, data, products to be used, application interfaces internal and external to client

Efficiency and Documentation

Update the Enterprise Repository and other architecture artefacts.

Assist with administrative requirements and compliance to policies, guidelines, processes and other governance.

Ensure reasonable and practical adherence to all industry standards and best practices client subscribes to (like TM Forum Frameworx, TOGAF, etc).

Maintain appropriate end-to-end enterprise solution architecture models by appropriately aggregating project and initiative solution architectures into an enterprise architecture repository.

Ensures the strategic alignment of IT architecture with agreed business outcomes within the portfolio, relevant IT Architecture Enterprise principles, key approved decisions and enterprise wide programmes




Required Technical and Professional Expertise
None



Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

None


About Business Unit
IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.


Your Life @ IBM
A place where people, businesses, governments and systems are interconnected and work together. A place where billions of people will live and work better.


About IBM
A place where people, businesses, governments and systems are interconnected and work together. A place where billions of people will live and work better.


Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.


Being You @ IBM
Affirmative Action and/or EE candidates will be given first preference as per our employment equity strategies.

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Posted: 2019-09-28 Expires: 2019-10-28

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