We are currently seeking a highly skilled and experienced Solution Architect to join our dynamic team.

As a Solution Architect, you will play a crucial role in designing and implementing innovative solutions that align with our business objectives and technology strategy.

The successful candidate will possess a deep understanding of various technologies, excellent problem-solving skills, and the ability to communicate complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

What you’ll do:

  • Understand and communicate the trade-offs between different solutions/ solution components.
  • Synthesis of experience/ knowledge/ research to choose the solution components and map the integration between components that best suit the business problem being considered.
  • Participate in gathering requirements for Pre-Sales demonstrations.
  • Lead the Pre-Sales demonstration.
  • Conduct Value Engineering exercise.
  • Understand client pain points per project/engagement and suggest a product set based on what would add the most value to the prospect.
  • Identify the product set to Sales that would be best suited to add maximum business value.
  • Contribute content and context diagrams to Proposals.
  • Lead the Design Phase, ensuring that all product sets and integration points are identified and understood.
  • Works closely with the Project Manager to ensure implementation estimates are realistic and achievable.
  • Devise the Solution Architecture.
  • Provide content to the Solution Blueprint document, firmly establishing the scope of the overall solution, including touchpoints, interfaces, and integrations.
  • Accepts overall responsibility for the Solution.

Your Expertise:

  • Has over 5-10 years of experience implementing ERP and periphery products.
  • Has exposure to multiple industry verticals including discreet and process manufacturing.
  • Has a solid understanding of Cloud-based technologies.
  • Has had experience in a Pre-Sales environment.
  • Has a firm grasp of business processes.
  • Can communicate ideas to board-level executives easily.
  • Has had exposure to the Infor product set, or equivalent Tier One ERP solution set.

Qualifications Required:

  • Postgraduate degree or diploma.
  • Some Business Analysis qualifications or exposure to BABOK preferable, TOGAF.

Personal Attributes:

  • Big Picture thinker.
  • Excellent MS Office skills.
  • Excellent Visio or equivalent skills.
  • Ability to lead a team.
  • Ability to communicate ideas expertly at the Exco level.

Other information applicable to the opportunity:

  • Permanent position
  • Location: Johannesburg – Full time. Hybrid work model

Desired Skills:

  • Adaptability
  • Authenticity
  • Partnership
  • Ingenuity
  • Mastery

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