Peoplebank is looking for an experienced Network and Telecommunications Architect to assist in developing business, functional process and requirements. Assess and analyze operational requirements, data services, and system architecture capabilities to meet business goals. Coordinate and facilitate meetings with senior members of clients and foster working relationships with internal teams and vendors to overcoming challenges to successfully complete architectural task. Apply standards and best practices to support capabilities analysis and system process re-engineering. Plan and prepare tools to communicate architecture design, resource requirements, project schedules and status to stakeholders.
- Lead and be accountable for the design of technology solutions/capabilities that are fit for purpose, deliver business outcomes specified in business cases, and are aligned with clients standards, target state architecture, and enterprise architecture reference model for assigned projects in the clients program.
- Work with Project Managers to deliver cost and quality outcomes in multi- vendor environment by providing technical leadership to manage vendor service integration
- Use technical strategies, policies, standards, prescribed design frameworks, methods and tools, i interfaces, to contribute to the development of systems architectures in specific business units.
- Manage the current technical program of IT assets for assigned domain(s) to avoid burden of legacy assets and manage the gap between current capability and required strategic requirements
- Work with senior stakeholders, project managers, solution architects to identify, propose and implement new enterprise architectural enhancements.
- Promote enterprise architecture and ensure enterprise blueprints and implementation plans are kept in an organised manner that facilitate knowledge management.
- Responsible for the upkeep of IT related policy, architecture and design artefact.
- Keep abreast of industrial IT advancements and introduce appropriate enhancements to IT infrastructure and systems.
- Must have a relevant degree
- TOGAF certified
- Experience working in a large complex environment
- Experience in SDN, MPLS, VoIP, Telephony, Network Topology, WOC, WAN, LAN, Fibres, 3G/4G, Wireless LAN, Microwave Network, Carrier Services both private and public, Routing protocols (EIGRP and BGP, IPv6), Core Switches, DMZ, Radio Towers, Routers
- Experience in security for cloud environment projects will be advantages
- Strong understanding public, private, hybrid cloud infrastructure