Company description:
Capitec Bank is a leading South African retail bank that focuses on essential banking services and provides innovative transacting, savings, insurance and unsecured lending products to individuals. Capitec’s mission is to make banking simple and transparent to help clients – regardless of their level of income or assets – improve their financial lives through a single solution, called Global One.
Job description: Purpose Statement

Let me tell you a bit about yourself.

You are a tech-savvy individual who understands the importance of staying ahead of the game when it comes to technology. You know that devops culture is the key to solving problems at scale, and you have a passion for innovation and love to explore new skills and techniques in adynamic and fast-paced environment. If this sounds like you or the person you want to be, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

We are looking for a Solutions Architect to join a product team at Capitec Bank the largest retail bank in South Africa. At Capitec, we pride ourselves in having a tangible client-first culture that attracts 200,000 new clients every month. As a Solutions Architect, you will be responsible for the success of a [Email Address Removed] will have full autonomy over your application, acting as the apex technical leader for your product. The scale and growth of the client base means that you get to solve complex problems at scale.

You will bring deep technical knowledge of at least one programming paradigm, preferably object-oriented or functional programming, and be comfortable working with languages like C#, Java, JavaScript, or Python. Additionally, you will have experience with both relational and non-relational databases, as well as AWS cloud skills. You will have the opportunity to learn and work with domain-driven design, event-driven architecture, and Kubernetes. You will be a problem solver at heart, with the ability to think critically and creatively to find innovative solutions.

At Capitec you will have the opportunity to explore new skills and technologies, while working with a team of dedicated professionals in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

If you are passionate about technology and have a desire to make a real impact, we would love o hear from you!


* 10+ years’ experience in IT Delivery, including a minimum of 2+ years’ experience in architecture
* 4+ years’ experience in solution design
* 4+ years proven experience as Solutions Architect
* 4+ years’ experience in Salesforce solution design and architecture
* Financial Services experience
Experience must be in designing end-to-end and full stack
End-to-end – able to design solution, which includes all components, ensuring that all end users are
services correctly in production
Full stack – able to design for each component within the solution addressing the functional (application),
non-functional (platform) and infrastructure and cloud services


* Relevant tertiary qualification in Information Technology
* Grade 12 National Certificate / Vocational
Salesforce Certifications:
Financial Service Cloud Accredited Professional
Salesforce Certified Data Architect
Salesforce Certified ArchitectAmazon Web Services Certification:
AWS Certified Solutions Architect

* A relevant post graduate degree
Amazon Web Services Certifications such as:
Application Architecture
Cloud Data Engineer
Software Developer Engineer
Cloud Security Architect
* Machine Learning


* System architecture (technical design and implementation processes)
* Systems analysis and design
* Agile systems development processes (CI/CD standards and agile delivery methods)
* A solid understanding of modern software development environments
* Component-based and Service-oriented Architecture
* Designing and delivering resilient solutions
* Policies, standards, patterns, and best practices
* Financial Services solutions environment

Solid understanding of:
* Banking business model
* Business process modelling
* Business analysis
* Cloud architectures
* Big data
* DevOps development culture and principles
* Various development technologies (preferably Cobol, Java, .NET, JavaScript, and Python ecosystems)


* Communications Skills
* Attention to Detail
* Commercial Thinking Skills
* Facilitation Skills
* Business Process Modelling skills (IDEF-0, Financial Modelling, Enterprise Architect, BPMN, etc.)
* Negotiation skills
* Problem solving skills
* Analytical Skills

Conditions of Employment

* Clear criminal and credit record

Capitec is committed to diversity, applications to this position will strictly be considered in support of our employment equity goals.

Desired Skills:

  • Salesforce
  • Solution Desing
  • Software Development
  • AWS
  • Cloud

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