Solutions Architect (Financial Services) Mr Price Group -Mr Price Vacancies 2022

  • Full Time
  • Durban
  • Posted 2 months ago

Mr Price Group

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We’re looking for a FinTech Software Solutions Architect with proven Retail Financial Services experience in planning, designing, and development of solution roadmaps and blueprints of the Mr Price Group strategy.

  • Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or equivalent
  • Financial Services or retail fintech industry experience (non-negotiable)
  • 5 years+ experience a senior software development role
  • 3 years+ experience in a solutions architecture role (analysis and design, system architecture design, developing models)

In addition, you’d be a great fit if you are…

  • Able to communicate across all stakeholder levels (verbal & written)
  • A problem-solving solutionist
  • Can project manage
  • Able to think critically                

Solution Design                      

  • Within established IT architecture, plan, design & create an integrated application/solution framework to ensure project outcomes are met.
  • Contribute IT expertise & advice to influence discussions and decision-making within the group and respond to internal (MRPG) client requests.
  • Keep abreast of the latest changes & trends in solution architecture to provide insights and recommendations to the business regarding optimisation, improvements, or adoption of new tools
  • Develop the company FinTech landscape roadmap and blueprints aligned with the strategic business direction

Architecture Design               

  • Plan, design & create the roadmap / founding documentation, conceptual models & technological frameworks of the overall IT architecture of their responsible domain ensuring alignment with IT and Group strategy.
  • Keep abreast of the latest changes & trends in IT architecture to provide insights and recommendations to the business regarding optimisation, improvements or adoption of new tools and technologies.
  • Analyse and understand FinTech business requirements and translate the requirements into the most effective solution architecture and advise on suitable solution alternatives.
  • Provide technical guidance and leadership to solution proposals, RFIs, RFPs, and project teams.
  • Partner with other Solution Architects in support of the definition and development of the overall retail solution landscape.
  • Contribute to the development of architecture principles and compliance criteria to guide technology decisions.

Business Domain                   

  • Form and maintain relationships with business stakeholders within their responsible domain to ensure alignment.
  • Keep abreast with changes within the responsible domain.
  • Contribute IT expertise & advice to influence discussions and decision-making within the group and respond to internal (MRPG) client requests.
  • Develop and maintain an understanding of the business strategy and business priorities for FinTech services
  • Contribute to the definition of a framework for Solution Architecture and the policies, procedures and templates that guide and govern Solution Architecture processes.

External Providers                 

  • Contribute expertise & advice to influence solution procurement and contract management within the group to ensure alignment with IT and Group strategy.            


…so what’s in it for you? 

We have benefits! From the financial benefits like medical aid for you and your fam, pension fund, bonus structures & shares, to the cultural benefits like a growth & innovation culture, half day Fri-yay’s, study leave & great coffee! We have ‘em all.

 

Please note: All applicants must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 in line with the Mr Price Group company policy.

Location : Durban

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