Solutions Architect – Payments (Financial Services)

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Patricia Jacobs
  • Post Date: July 5, 2023
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Solution Architect – Payments (Financial Services)

This position is limited to BBBEE candidates due to BEE requirements.


Location:  Hybrid /Pretoria, Gauteng


Position Overview:


A reputable financial services group has a fantastic opportunity available for a Solution Architect – Payments.


The main purpose of this position is to develop and implement the architectural design of solutions to support the business goals and to ensure alignment of Business and Information Technology (IT) at a solution level within the organisation.


Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Develop solution architectures for the different projects.
  • Combine various domain (business, data, application, and technology) architectural as-is (baseline) and to-be (target) models.
  • Collaborate with the Lead Solution Architect and ensure alignment between the enterprise architecture, solution architecture, architecture principles and information and communications technology (ICT) standards.
  • Ensure that solutions implemented match the Architectural Designs (quality control).
  • Contribute to the development of evaluation criteria for product evaluations, requests for information (RFIs) and requests for proposal (RFPs).
  • Assist the Lead Solution Architect to evaluate products and partners based on evaluation criteria.
  • Contribute to advancing ICT standards and optimisation of the ICT facilities in the group.


Essential Experience, Qualifications and Skills Required:


  • A Bachelor of Commerce degree in Informatics, Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or Engineering plus industry specific qualifications.
  • A minimum of 6 to 8 years’ experience in Payment – Application Analysis, Architecture, Design, Enterprise Architecture and/or Solution Architecture.
  • Post-graduate qualification in the relevant field and payments ecosystem for interbank transfers, SWIFT and ISO20022.
  • Knowledge and skill in Architecture NotationsArchiMate 3, Unified Modelling Language, and Business Process Model and Notations.
  • Knowledge of use of Architecture frameworks and methodsOpen Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF) and Application Data Management (ADM).


If you meet all the requirements mentioned above and if you are interested to further the process, kindly contact Patricia Jacobs by referring a detailed CV per email to

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