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Senior Manager: Platform Architecture

Mode: Full-time position

Region: Johannesburg, South Africa

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Our client, a telecom provider with operations across Africa and the Middle East is looking for a Senior Manager: Platform Architecture

The responsibilities of the role:
  • Maintain and develop a three-year Internet of Things (IoT), Cloud and Unified Communication Platform Architecture and Services roadmap.
  • Deploy platforms in line with the architectural blue prints and enterprise business plan.
  • Evaluate IoT applications and Cloud Services in different vertical sectors and Cloud segments and determine applicability.
  • Develop relationships with strategic ICT vendors.
  • Responsible for developing in-depth business cases to support technical recommendations.
  • Define architecture and standards for complex global platform infrastructures.
  • Drive continual improvement in processes, cost effectiveness.
  • Drive identification, assessment and communication of next generation platform trends and conduct research in terms of best practice platform technology and trends.
  • Guide the operating companies on Platform and Services Architecture to align with the group strategy.
  • Ensure and drive strong integration with all relevant Technology and business stakeholders to enable the highest quality platform architecture requirements.
  • Define and maintain the technical architecture associated with the underlying platform infrastructure and integration to back-end systems.
  • Set up application onboarding criteria for any GEBU vertical application partners and align application partners with the companys requirements whilst ensuring the companys requirements are incorporated
Professional background
  • Minimum 5 years with Managerial level experience
  • Minimum 3 years Platform Architecture experience managing multiple large scale (e.g. enterprise- wide) projects
  • Worked across diverse cultures and geographies advantageous
  • Experience working in a medium to large organisation
  • Fluent in english
  • Minimum of 4 year tertiary degree
  • MBA or Masters advantageous
  • Relevant Platform Architecture certification
  • South African citizen and EE eligible
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