Job title: Solutions Architect
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary: ZAR 900,000.00
Job published: 18/11/2019
Job ID: 38404

Job Description

SOLUTION ARCHITECT / LEAD DEVELOPER – design MARKETING TECHNOLOGY CLOUD SOLUTIONS for leading global Brands – CAPE TOWN

This is an exceptional opportunity for a SOLUTIONS ARCHITECT (or LEAD DEVELOPER ready to take the next step) to join the world’s leading MARKETING TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS Company in a Senior Position, and to design & develop Marketing Tech CLOUD SOLUTIONS for some of the world’s most recognised brands.

This TECHNICAL LEAD DEVELOPER / SOLUTIONS ARCHITECT role is based in CAPE TOWN – it requires someone with exceptionally strong client-facing and technical skills.

THE COMPANY:
As the world’s leading MARKETING SOLUTIONS TECH CONSULTANCY this business dominates the industry, steering Digital Transformation, Marketing Technology and Cloud Technology Solutions. They operate at the junction of DATA, TECHNOLOGY, DIGITAL & CLOUD SOLUTIONS and DATA INSIGHT, and deliver work for brands like Emirates, Spotify, HSBC, Diageo and many more.

THE ROLE:
As a result of continued growth, the company is looking for a SOLUTIONS ARCHITECT to LEAD CLIENT RELATIONSHIPS AS WELL AS TECHNICAL TEAMS. Bringing a deep understanding of marketing technology solutions, you’ll support integration of various marketing and other backend systems that comprise the clients Digital Marketing Infrastructure. In this role you will lead and manage a team of Developers, supporting them in implementing marketing technology platform solutions.

The role requires a Senior person who can provide thought leadership, consultative guidance to both clients and internal teams. If you have a passion for digital marketing and extensive direct experience within the marketing technology landscape, this job is ideal! Your likely background and prior experience will be in technical application, including application development, web development, mobile and databases. This experience should also ideally include on-premise as well as cloud-based applications.

An overview of responsibilities will involve:
Solution Design and Architecture; Data and Technology Governance; Scripting and Query development; Data mapping and extract strategies; Relational Data / Data Schema; Web Services and API development; Custom Reporting, custom application development projects.

REQUIRED SKILLS:
8+ years experience in solution design and architecture.
Experience with Marketing Technology Solutions will be absolutely ideal – preferably with any of Adobe, Salesforce Marketing Cloud, Oracle, or IBM. (Experience with Salesforce Marketing Cloud Systems and Adobe Product Suite will be a plus).
8+ years’ experience with SQL and relational databases (MSSQL, MySQL)
8+ years’ experience with modern programming languages (any of .NET, JAVA, PHP, JavaScript) including web development. Experience. 

Ability to technically lead.
A Software Development / Solutions Architect / Data Solutions background (with Data Warehousing and BI Development and strong Data Integration technical experience).