Senior Business Architect : Vodacom Vodacom



Job Summary


Vodacom company is looking for a Senior Business Architect. The base location for this role is Commercial Park, Midrand, Vodacom Campus

Duties and Responsibilities


•Participates in the customer business strategy and planning sessions.
•Actively provides input to and shapes the customer ICT strategies and roadmaps within the specific Industry Vertical. •Ensures that that proposed solutions are aligned to the strategy.
•The Business Architect is the bridge between IT and the Board room and is able to explain technical challenges in a business context and vice versa. •Articulates how business requirements translate into design decisions and how design decisions enable and impact the business.
•Is the trusted Subject Matter Expert (SME) on Industry Solutions for identified key customers.
•A Thought Leader in assisting Vodacom develop value adding and unique service offerings that create a value proposition within the Industry Vertical.
•Assist Solutions Architects (Pre-Sales Consultants) responding to RFP/tenders with vertical market related knowledge and solutions.
•Document architecture designs and standards for implemented solutions.
•Assists in the creation of Reference Architectures, Systems Models, and Use Case scenarios to empower the Pre-Sales teams operating in the Industry Vertical.
•Gives guidance to Presales Bid team on how to articulate salient and viable solutions to business problems
•Translates client opportunities/challenges into known technical solutions that cross Architectures.
•The Business Architect understands the Customer technical environment in a Specific Industry vertical end-to-end and has an intimate knowledge of how changes in one architecture impacts other architectures.
•Has a sound knowledge of Customer Solution designs across the Vodacom 7 pillars of Convergence. (LAN, WAN, Cloud, IoT, Unified Communications, Security and Enterprise Mobility)
Develops technology architectural framework by integrating functional building blocks.

Qualifications and Experience


•Grade 12 (essential)
•3 year Degree in IT or Engineering related field or Business (essential).
•Industry certifications, CCDA, CISSP CCDE
Certification and / or experience with enterprise architecture methodologies and frameworks, such as TOGAF, Zachman an added advantage.
•IT Service management knowledge and certification an advantage: ITIL Foundations; Prince II
•Business Management knowledge an advantage
In depth technical knowledge of converged Pre-Sales solution
•Consulting and Solution design. Sound knowledge of WAN / LAN / Unified Communications / Security/ Cloud &
Hosting / Enterprise Mobility/ IoT solution designs.
•Business Solution Consulting in Specific Industry Verticals.
•Cross Domain Technology Architecture knowledge coupled with pre-
Sales consulting experience in Specific Industry Verticals.

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