JAVA/ Open SOURCE SYSTEMS ARCHITECT in Gauteng - e-Merge IT Recruitment

e-Merge IT Recruitment

We live by our slogan: “For the approach with a difference” e-Merge is a dynamic, niche recruitment company, specializing in sector specific recruitment within the IT industry with both a national and international presence. We only recruit within our specialised fields in order to remain focused and knowledgeable of our industries. We believe in quality over quantity – we target each candidate sent to our clients ensuring a match both for skills and company fit. This means that YOU don’t have to sift through dozens of C.V.s – we select the very best candidates available and present them to you, simplifying your process and saving you time. We specialise in: eCommerce - Java, J2EE, J2ME, C#, .NET, integration, including web development, front-end and back-end architecture. Software development in C, C++, Windows, including OO methodologies and embedded applications. Mobile and Telecommunications “e-Merge provides a seamless transition with top professionals ensuring our client’s productivity is maintained at an optimum level throughout the recruiting process” Recruiter from sector Advertising / PR, located in Gauteng, From 1 to 10 workers

    About this job ad 16 January


  • Sandton, City of Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • Description

  • Description
    A well-established Company based in Sandton is looking for a Systems Architect that will bring their energetic and advanced Architecture skills to add value to the team! You will be expected to assist with maintaining and enhancing the systems architecture for the area and assisting the development teams to implement the specified architecture
    Key Responsibilities:
    Design Artefacts 35% - Create a high-level architectural design, logical design, high level mapping (data, process) and code design. Ensure that the technical design will integrate to required systems, that the design is technically feasible and aligned to the business and technical strategy. Create Software Architecture Specification.
    Collaborate with Technology Architect to define infrastructure requirements required to sustain/improve system performance and to define the test strategy to Test performance on new Infrastructure after it has been commissioned.
    Architectural Components 25% – Create and maintain architectural components and frameworks for use by the various development teams.
    Review report 20% - Review System Designs and Business Requirements
    Conduct informal reviews of source code and unit tests to evaluate efficiency, and adherence to standards.
    Conduct peer reviews of Architectural Specifications for adherence to standards, optimized design and architectural soundness.
    Problem/Incident Root Cause Analysis Report 10% - Participate in the investigation, diagnosis and solution development & testing related to logged incidents and Problems.
    Document to relevant findings in a report
    SLA Compliance Report 5% - Define a monitoring strategy for the application (ensuring that the correct parameters are exposed for monitoring), create Service Definition.
    Analyze monitoring results as obtained from Systems Monitoring Teams.
    Assure the availability (scalability, availability & security) as per defined systems performance expectations.
    Take proactive steps to ensure availability.
    Source Code 5% - Implement the Technical Specification using the relevant development language mostly Java. Produce source code by applying the Discovery Life technical standards.
    Document logic and comments inside code.
    Guidelines, standards and coaching 10% - Participate in internal forums and lead work streams to improve methodology, internal processes, standards and guidelines.
    Conduct training and informal coaching with own team.
    Assist developers in understanding the architectural principles of the environment.
    Manage weekly team meetings to discuss overall Architecture.
    Assist Dev Manager during performance reviews by providing input on developer competencies.
    Qualifications and Experience
    Sc (Informatics or Mathematics) beneficial
    Minimum Required Experience - At least 2 to 3 years’ experience in an architectural role with at least 6 - 7 years exposure to software development in Java and J2EE
    Additional requirements - Has relevant business experience or product/systems knowledge
    Technologies that you will need:
    Programming Languages:
    Integration Technologies:
    If you would like to be part of a standard of excellence, then this may be the right place for you!
    Reference Number for this position is GZ37156 which is a permanent position based in Sandton offering a salary of R960k per annum cost to company negotiable on experience.
    The time for change is NOW! e-Merge IT recruitment are specialist niche recruiters with a wide range of positions available. We offer researched positions with top companies to strong technical candidates. Email Garth on ******************************* or call him on*********************** to discuss this and other opportunities.“If you haven’t heard from e-Merge IT within 2 weeks of your application, please consider it unsuccessful for this position”

  • Requirements

  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No


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