Systems Architect

IT – Analyst, Data Management
Cape Town – Western Cape

HELP to conceptualize, research, system design and management of Salesforce ecosystem, sought by a dynamic Financial Services provider.
  • To conceptualize, research, system design and management of Salesforce ecosystem
  • 5+ years’ experience in CRM
  • 5+ years’ experience on Salesforce platform
  • Experience with platform security capabilities (TLS, SSL)
  • Experience defining the system architecture landscape, identifying gaps and delivering a comprehensive solution
  • Solid background in design/development of large web-based systems or complete software product lifecycle
  • integration experience, including between different systems
  • Willing and able to work shifts, including weekends
  • Understanding of the Salesforce product suite, including Sales, Services, Community, Marketing and Community Clouds
  • Systems architecture and ability to craft scalable performance driven solutions
  • Data sharing and visible considerations and how these play into platform architecture
  • Key design pattens and large data volume limitations and standard methodologies
  • Data Integration tools and experience integrating Salesforce with different business systems (FSC, ETL, marketing automation, reporting)
  • Solid understanding of environment management, release management, code versioning standard processes and deployment methodologies
  • Banking operational and systems environment
  • Testing practices
  • Unified Modelling Language diagrams
  • Back-end technologies (C#, Java or node.js)
  • Methodologies: Agile, WEB API, systems design patterns, relational & NoSQL database design, cloud architecture (Azure & AWS), container platforms (Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Systems analysis and design
  • Application, Web & Mobile development
  • IT systems development processes (SDLC)
  • Programming experience with the following languages (J2EE, HTML,XML,SQL)
  • Strong practical deployment knowledge of Visual Force, Flex, Salesforce configurations, Apex classes, Apex Web Services, API, Appexchange deployment  
Additional Knowledge of:
  • Research and development – prototyping experience
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Virtual Assistants
  • Unified communications
  • Grade 12 National Certificate / Vocational
 (Ideal or preferred)
  • A relevant post-graduate qualification in Information Technology or Information Management
  • Communications Skills
  • Interpersonal & Relationship management Skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Influencing Skills
Facilitation Skills