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Payments Architect

Remuneration:negotiable Cost to company 
Location:Johannesburg, Sandton
Education level:Degree
Job level:Senior
Company:e-Merge IT Recruitment

Job description:  

The payments lead architect creates and shapes the strategic payments capability landscape for the organisation through effective collaboration and leading of multifunctional teams

  • Elaborate on the high level business needs, determine the architectural fit and create roadmaps to achieve the business objectives
  • Review drivers of change in the environment, identify associated impact on the payments landscape and advise on alignment required
  • Identify the business and technology context and forces that are driving the solution, develop a conceptual overview of the solution, define alternative technical solution approaches and develop a recommendation that balances business needs, strategic architecture requirements and technical viability
  • Conceive a high-level, shared vision and scope of the proposed architecture, allowing it to be communicated to the sponsor and other stakeholders
  • Craft a strategic roadmap to achieve the future state payments architecture
  • Collaborate with stakeholders across the solution delivery value chain to mature the solution for effective execution
  • Plan and conduct workshops that bridge the gap between the written method, the specific project circumstances and project team requirements
  • Effectively communicate the architecture and present the solutions at the appropriate forums including senior C-Level
  • Lead, motivate and direct multifunctional teams to successful implementation towards the desired future state
Skills requirements:
  • ACI platforms, Fundtech platforms
  • BankServe integration
  • SWIFT, MasterCard, VISA, AMEX
  • B degree with Information technology or computer science
  • 10-15 years’ experience in technology based solution creation
  • Preferred: post graduate qualification and/or industry recognised certification e.g. TOGAF
  • Five+ years active experience in the South African/African Payments environment
  • Three+ financial services payments capability exposure
  • Relevant industry experience
If you are ready to take your career to the next level, then this may be the right opportunity for you!

Reference number for this position is LV38839-2018 which is a permanent position based in Sandton offering a salary company negotiable on experience.

The time for change is now! e-Merge IT recruitment consultants are specialist niche recruiters with a wide range of positions available. We offer researched positions with top companies to strong technical candidates. Email Liza on or call her on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

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If you haven’t heard from e-Merge IT within two weeks of your application, please consider it unsuccessful for this position.

Posted on 12 Oct 09:48

Liza van den Berg

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