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  • Posted: Oct 19, 2020
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    Paracon SA is the founding company of the Paracon group of companies which provides Information and Communication Technology (ICT) services and solutions to a wide range of local and international clients. Paracon’s core business is its Resourcing division which is the leading supplier of ICT resources in South Africa, providing skilled ICT candidates ...
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    Solutions Architect (Digital Media & Advertising)

    The Role

    Our client is looking for a Solutions Architect (Digital Media & Advertising) to join their Cape Town team. You will strategically advise and shape the requirements for media solutions and create high-quality data, application and technology architectures in support of the business requirements.

    To apply, you need to have a Degree in Information Systems / BSc Computer Science (or similar) coupled with 7-10 years’ working experience within the IT industry and 5 - 10 years’ experience with Campaign Management, Data Management Platforms, Demand Side Platforms, and Customer Data Platforms.

    You also need at least 5 years’ experience in the following:

    • Architecting Advertising Technology programs with an understanding of the Marketing Technology world in the context of personalisation - preferably Google platform (Big Query, SA360, DV360, Google Campaign)
    • Experience with MDM (Master Data Management) and Big Data
    • Worked on projects across multiple applications, SAP and non-SAP
    • Experience with all aspects of IT projects from business analysis, architectures, system analysis, and design through development, testing, implementation, and production support (SDLC)
    • Leading a team through an architectural development process and collaborating with other software development teams (2 - 3 years)
    • Proficiency in marketing automation systems (SAP Marketing Cloud, Google DoubleClick/DV360, SA360, and GA) and integrating those systems with other technologies (3 years) – desirable

    Adding to the above, your knowledge will need to encompass the following:

    • Architecture and solution design (UML, OO, SOA, etc.)
    • Software frameworks and methodologies (Agile, TOGAF, etc.)
    • Commercial and business understanding of the retail industry
    • Knowledge and experience in the design and use of (multi-dimensional) Data Warehouses, and the use of ETL software to provide these with information
    • Experience using RDBMS as well as NoSQL databases


    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Paracon on to apply

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