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  • Posted: Jun 14, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Absa Bank Limited (Absa) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Barclays Africa Group Limited. Absa offers personal and business banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking, wealth and investment management as well as bancassurance. Barclays Africa Group Limited is 62.3% owned by Barclays Bank PLC and is listed on the JSE Limited. The Group is one of A...
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    Senior Salesforce Technical Architect

    Job Summary

    • To develop tactical strategy and delivery plans, formulate associated practice/s and to ensure operational implementation and adoption i.t.o. product development methodology, governance and delivery objectives. Selecting this role has a compensation & benefit impact in RBB Salesforce.

    Job Description

    1: Definition of Salesforce Technical Architecture:

    • Define and communicate the technology architecture for Absa. Creation of roadmaps and architecture reference models. Design customer centric solutions according to the strategic roadmap of RBB Salesforce distribution , based on what capabilities/functionalities are in place currently, and on what must be developed to reach the future state. Translate the business architecture into "fit for purpose" business models (capabilities). Attend the relevant architecture forums and provide guidance on all aspects of architecture principles and best practices. Review designs submitted to the relevant architecture governance forums. Provide people, process and technology recommendations across aspects of architecture initiatives, based upon current and future state offerings and the business's strategic direction. Assessment, selection and implementation of technology.

    | 2: Architecting Solutions:

    • Understand the current levels of strategic and operational capability; the required level of capability (as per the vision); and the options to bridge the gap. Work with role players (stakeholders, project teams, IT etc.) to be able to provide architectural solutions. Provide input into the business concepts received from Business Engagement and craft high-level solutions for all new key business requirements. Give input into high level Business Cases to understand costs, risks and benefits. Develop the technology architecture (current state and future state) considering the logical grouping of activities. Review the concept models and describe the interfaces and functions of the architectural elements. Give input into solution sets and case studies as a body of knowledge and reference point for reuse and fast delivery. Understand relevant Absa Group initiatives and integrate these with the relevant domains/strategic initiatives. Continuously understand the immediate and broader business context in order to execute informed suctioning.

    | 3: Design, document, develop and support new and existing technology platforms and infrastructure:

    • Design, documentation and development of new technology components and infrastructure as well as enhancements.
    • Performance tuning and optimization of technology and infrastructure.
    • Provide consulting services to the Architecture Team related to the overall architecture elements of designs.
    • Provide assistance to projects and development teams utilizing the technology including infrastructure where troubleshooting of problems is required.
    • Integration of 3rd party solutions into application and infrastructure.
    • | : Oversee management and support of applications & infrastructure within Technology: Oversee and assist the relevant architecture, Development & Delivery resources responsible for development, system test, UAT and Production implementation. Provide delivery guidance and production support services including management of technology applications and infrastructure within RBB Salesforce distribution .
    • Oversee and assist the Architecture, Development & Delivery resources responsible for monitoring the applications and infrastructure in all environments within Technology.
    • | : People and Project Management:
    • Act as line manager to Technical Architects, Enterprise Architects, Solution Architects as well as Development, Support and Delivery resources within RBB Salesforce distribution . Manage PD process for all resources. Ensure all resources complete compliance training. Mentoring and 


    • Bachelor`s Degrees and Advanced Diplomas: Business, Commerce and Management Studies (Required)

    Absa Bank Limited is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. In compliance with the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998, preference will be given to suitable candidates from designated groups whose appointments will contribute towards achievement of equitable demographic representation of our workforce profile and add to the diversity of the Bank.

    Absa Bank Limited reserves the right not to make an appointment to the post as advertised

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Absa on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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