Senior Specialist: IT Architecture and Governance

Liquid Intelligent Technologies

Gauteng, South Africa


Jul 15

Provide the architecture definition, integration and direction with regards to the integration of systems.Lead enterprise technology responses to disruptive forces by identifying and analysing the execution of change toward desired business vision and outcomes. Develop and design the IT applications and technology roadmap to meet current and future business requirements for integration systems domains according to industry best practicesConceptualize, develop and implement continuous improvement of the IT Governance function by adopting IT governance best practices and standards.Lead the design and operation of related compliance monitoring and improvement activities to ensure compliance both with internal IT Governance and information security policies, and applicable laws and regulations. Domain ArchitectureEnterprise Architecture Planning and GovernanceDelivering of long-term Strategic definition and road map, participate in Technology Strategy including the identification of technology trendsIdentifying opportunities for application improvementTechnical resource throughout entire application development lifecycleDelivering Enterprise Architecture artefacts and blueprints including application modelsEnterprise Architecture design framework, innovation, governance, strategy, complexities and required competencies to implement the frameworkPerforming design and code reviews. Assisting with the development of application coding standards, development of application design standardsDelivering major and minor enhancements to the architecture within the existing framework of enterprise-wide or domain-specific applicationsParticipate in Developing the IT Strategy Enterprise Architecture, Digital Strategy and PlanningDesign Solutions architecturally Participate overall/conceptual system designs and implementation strategies to use for more detailed design and evaluating long term implications of design choicesInterpreting and develop business and functional requirements into a multi-tier based tailored solution that includes the user interface, business logic, system-to-system interfaces and integrated commercial off-the-shelf productsDelivering Information / Data Architecture as part of blueprintsDevelops solutions that support Mobility & InnovationDelivering Business Process Architecture. Develops Application and Infrastructure Architecture to support the businessDesign the capability for digital transformationPrepare processes for as well as manage analysis, selection and transition of vendors and OEMProject DeliveryAssist with root cause analysis of technical problems in the development, QA, or production environments and deliver permanent solutionsAct as a technical resource throughout entire system development lifecycle (Assisted with analysis phase, design phase, development, testing,implementation and operations)Assisting QA team with planning for performance and load testing, development and/or review of test plans and review of test resultsProviding Technical review of all Change RequestsStrategy, Framework, Policies, Standards and Procedures Co-ordinate and develop enterprise-wide Information Technology (IT) Governance policies in line with best practice guidance such as COBIT, ISO 20000 Series of Standards, NIST, ITILDevelop and maintain an IT Governance framework that consists of policies, standards, and proceduresEnsure that IT Governance policies and related standards are applied IT RiskDevelop and maintain the IT Risk framework (a single view of the risk profiles and tolerance) Perform risk assessments, analyse the effectiveness of IT controls activities, and report on them to key stakeholdersObtain understanding of IT risks related to IT service providers that provide services to the organisationEvaluate IT related risks qualitatively or quantitatively (when relevant data exists) to establish their impact and probabilityMaintain an IT Risk registerCoordinate and facilitate risk assessments including ethical hacking, vulnerability assessments, application code reviewsEngage audit and contribute to IT audit planningLiaise with external and internal audit, and other stakeholders with regard relevant ISO Standard audits, IT auditsAssist with the development and implementation of mitigation strategiesComplianceEnsure procedures and controls are in place to ensure compliance with applicable regulatory and legal requirements and good business practiceEnsure compliance reports are generated as agreed with stakeholders

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