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Alana Moussa
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12 days ago
Key Accountabilities

Solution Architecture
  • Define current state, transition states and target state solution architectures for projects and current business problems consistent with domain and group architecture
  • Provide design leadership through:
       -  Clear and demonstrable understanding of business strategy, IT strategy, domain and group architecture
       -  Designing for reuse and deployment across the group
       -  Reusing existing application components and infrastructure
       -  Ensuring the resulting design is implementable and within the risk parameters of the business owner
       -  Ensuring appropriate performance and scalability
       -  Ensuring security compliance
       -  Awareness of industry compliance initiatives and their impacts
  • Preparation of design options where there are multiple solutions available
  • Contribute to idea definitions and high level project estimates/costings
  • Provide overall technical leadership to project teams in terms of the end to end solution, ensuring all facets of the designs and technologies are integrated to deliver an architecturally compliant implementation
  • Takes accountability for ensuring the end to end solution meets the business needs
  • Review system designs to ensure they adhere to applicable strategies and/or solution architecture, while still considering business pragmatism and cost
  • Actively monitor project compliance with architecture
  • Defend/Champion solution designs where required
  • Peer review architecture deliverables
  • Provide technical advice and guidance to Project Managers, IT Managers and Business representatives
  • Provide mentoring and guidance to architects, technical leads, application system specialists, business & system analysts

Portfolio Management

  • Contribute to system life-cycle management roadmaps and investment plans for key applications
  • Identification of targets for rationalisation and decommissioning
  • Identification of reuse and reinvestment opportunities

Product Assessment

  • Engage regularly with technology vendors and utilise available research services to remain abreast of market activities and to educate business representatives around technology directions
  • Conduct product evaluations
  • Actively monitors for, and seeks, opportunities, new methods, trends, capabilities and products to the advancement of the organisation

Architecture Practice

  • Promote continuous improvement through involvement in review processes
  • Provide input into domain standards and team process improvement initiatives
  • Contribute to the enhancement of the architectural approach within the domain and the wider architecture community, and share learnings with teams and other stakeholders

Key job requirements


  • Bachelor Degree in Information Technology or related disciplines, or equivalent experience is expected
  • Architectural certification (eg. TOGAF or other) is desired

Experience (minimum type and level of experience required to perform the role)
  • Minimum 5 years IT experience is expected
  • Minimum 3 years IT Architecture or Design experience is expected
  • Familiarity with ArchiMate is desired
  • Experience with Agile & Lean methodologies is desired
  • Insurance or Financial services experience is desired
For further information on this role or to confidentially apply, please contact Alana Moussa on Only WORD FORMAT resumes will be accepted.