Provides expertise in the integration of applications and systems on assigned projects.
The specialist leads analysis and design efforts in support of technology integration.
Determines system requirements and specifications. The specialist reviews and validates
technical specifications developed internally or submitted by vendors.
Plans, designs, and documents infrastructure services for highly complex, business critical
software and integration solutions.
Assists in solving highly complex support and performance problems by working with
application support, vendors and product leaders as needed, and escalates resolution where necessary and appropriate.
Partners with business and IT representatives in requirements gathering and reviews.
Analyzes and translates technical requirements into architectural blueprints and technical specifications, and for internal information technology team members for implementation
As the lead technical expert, provides guidance to both internal and vendor teams during implementation, testing through to service launch. At times, the Solution Architect specialist may be required to assist with the implementation.
Proposes changes in process, policy, and standards as they relate to the Solution architecture and general design principles.
Researches emerging technologies to solve business problems.
Investigates, implements, and transitions new design processes.
Develop and pilot new architectures to support application requirements leveraging automation and cloud-based strategies.
Participate in Architecture Review board to ensure new services are compatible with existing architecture and policies.
Understands and articulates technology strategies and objectives.
As the technical expert, the architect provides guidance and makes decisions on changes required throughout the design process
BSc Degree in IT/Software Engineering or related discipline.
Certification in Project Management (PMP, CAPM, PRINCE2) and/or Business Analysis will be an added advantage
5 years business analysis and business optimization experience, in process driven environments; system implementation experience in the telecommunication, service, supply chain and/or sales environment; process mapping tool experience; business case development experience
Experience with Enterprise Systems (application software packages that support business processes, information flows, and data analytics) and IT operations.
General understanding of technical concepts and skills such as SQL, Oracle/MS SQL Server, batch processing, platform architecture and agile methodology
This company started operating in Zambia in 2005 and has grown to become one of the major telecommunications companies covering all the provinces. MTN Zambia offers a quality network with a dynamic tariff billing system that caters for personal and business subscribers. The company provides an extensive range of services that includes but not limited to voice, data, wireless internet and money transfer. MTN Zambia also offers shops that stock phones and accessories.