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Group Digital Services Architect

  • Job ID:V-820
  • Posted:20/09/19
  • Type:Permanent
  • Salary:Competitive with 33% bonus and bens
  • Location:Johannesburg, SA

We are the leading independent data, voice and IP provider in eastern, central and southern Africa, supplying fibre optic, satellite and international carrier services to Africa's largest mobile network operators, ISPs and businesses of all sizes. We also provide payment solutions to financial institutions and retailers, as well as award winning data storage and communication solutions to businesses across Africa and beyond.

Role Purpose

  • To define, manage and evolve that portion of the IT BSS architecture focused on digital services
  • To document and communicate the digital services architecture through appropriate architectural artef acts that support a collective understanding of the organization that can be used to align strategic objectives and tactical demands.
  • Define the structure and manage the content of key repositories of specification covering digital products and services and all aspects of their lif e-cycle including provisioning, upgrades, downgrades, entry to service and withdrawal from service.
  • Ensure projects and requirements defined by the business are aimed at achieving the strategic and operational objectives of the larger organisation
  • Ensure the requirements received from OPCO’s across the group, currently consisting of 16 OPCO’s, are aligned to achieve a common solution to achieve company objectives 

Experience & Skills

  • 5-8 years of experience in a relevant field such as IT/Business Architecture, Business Analysis, Software Development or IT Project Management
  • 3 years in the Telecoms industry (especially TM Forum and MEF models)
  • Application architecture design
  • Requirements analysis and documentation standards
  • Design Methodology and documentation
  • Process modelling tools and techniques
  • Business Architecture Modelling tools and techniques


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