Jobs at ABSA Bank – Lead Solution Architect

Website Absa Group Limited

Job Description:

Drive the design and delivery of complex fit for purpose, business strategy-aligned, high impact, cross domain technology solution blueprints & associated solutions & build architectural capability in Dev teams across an estate.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design & or contribute to the design & implementation of detailed feasibilities & business cases
  • Build & evolve the architectural capability of Delivery teams across the business – through active coaching & information / knowledge sharing
  • Proactively involve / engage chapter & guild leads in solution decision making, applying an enterprise wide lens to product & service development
  • Deliver on time & on budget (always)
  • Set & Cascade solution direction across technology delivery teams
  • Ensure solution design alignment to regulatory requirements and continuously update knowledge on regulatory requirements for the successful design of new & evolution of existing solutions
  • Lead design thinking processes to successfully deliver solution blueprints & associated roadmaps
  • Create end to end solution blueprints & ensure these can be implemented across all phases of the initiative life-cycle (ideation through to product launch & commercialization)
  • Participate in peer reviews (code, solution, testing etc.) and transfer knowledge and capability across delivery teams for improved solutioning & evolving architectural practices

Job Requirements:

  • Developing Expertise
  • Team player – approachable, ability to share and consult others
  • Taking Action
  • Understanding of the business context
  • Convincing People

Qualification & Experience:

  • BScEng preferred
  • Certification in one or more agile frameworks
  • Experience or training in Design Thinking and associated disciplines.
  • Has read read “Competing Against Luck”, “Zero to One”, “The Lean Startup” or similar works and can explain their application in a large organization.
  • BBA, MBA a bonus but not essential
  • Bsc ComSci or BIS can be considered as well given the current skills

Job Details:

Company: Absa Group Limited

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Rosebank, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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