Technical Design Architect

Overview

The Role & Key Responsibilities
Skills Required
Additional Information

Skills Required

  • A University degree in Accountancy or equivalent/Final stages of ACCA qualification
  • An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competence in Excel, general IT and accounting packages
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in audit would be ideal, but not necessary
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Skills Required

  • A University degree in Accountancy or equivalent/Final stages of ACCA qualification
  • An ability to work to and meet agreed deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Competence in Excel, general IT and accounting packages
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience in audit would be ideal, but not necessary
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The Technical Design Architect is responsible for the design of Infrastructure environments in Apex Group. This covers the technology solutions for End User Computing, Voice and Networking, and Data centres.  The technical design architect must be able to bring together elements of technology to deliver working solutions that meet the requirements and deliver value to the business. The technical architect must serve as a technical subject matter expert and become the advocate for the adoption of technology solutions in the business.

The role reports to the Technical Design Authority.

Key duties and responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for designing infrastructure solutions in line with the requirements of the business and the IT Strategy;
  • Responsible for creating statements of work and high-level architecture using standardised services where possible;
  • Lead the technical engagement with our vendors and internal teams to ensure design of technical solutions;
  • Provide Quality assurance on the technical delivery by vendors;
  • Support and guide the implementation of projects with vendors and Apex entities;
  • Provide input into Standard operating Procedures (SOPs) and technical standards and guidelines;
  • Provide BAU technical support in the transition phases of projects, and as an escalation point for delivery issues.
  • 10+ years of industry experience working in Information technology;
  • 5+ of those years working as a technical architecture or lead design role in a similar scale environment;
  • Technically knowledgeable on different platforms and be able to demonstrate that knowledge to a high level ;
  • Proven experience in the design and documentation of complex highly available infrastructure solutions for user base of up to 10,000 users;
  • Good architecture skills in open standards and frameworks such as TOGAF, Archimate, Zachmann;
  • Understanding of commonly used Frameworks such as ITIL, ISO27001 etc;
  • knowledge of infrastructure  and application design and architecture;
  • Good knowledge of Operating Systems, Virtualisation, Storage and Cloud Technology;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, you will be responsible for documentation for internal and external parties;
  • Strong background with core network, compute and storage technologies in large-scale deployments;
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex, technical, multi-site and multi-disciplinary problems and incidents;
  • Understanding of the licence models of key global providers such as Microsoft, Oracle etc;

Additional information:

We are an equal opportunity employer and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic, responsibilities for dependents, physical or mental disability. Any hiring decision are made on the basis of skills, qualifications and experiences.

We measure our success as a business, not only by delivering great products and services and continually increasing our assets under administration and market share, but also by how we positively impact people, society and the planet.

For more information on our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) please visit https://theapexgroup.com/csr-policy/

If you are looking to take that next step in your career and are ready to work for a high performing organization, alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, please submit your application (with your CV, cover letter and salary’s expectations) to [email protected]

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