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Job Title Technical Product Architect
Contract Type Contract
Location South Africa
Salary Competitive
Job Published 2 months ago
REF 9450
Contact Name Emilios Eracleous
Contact Email

Job Description

  • To deliver an end-end Product Architecture (Design) for any commercial business unit in-line with the product and service roadmap including facilitating Network and Systems Impact assessments for new Demand across Business Units
  • To build a knowledge base of design patterns that can be re-used across multiple products and services.
  • To build and maintain sound relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • To provide technical co-ordination of projects and provide technical input to:
    • The design authority for requirements that requires new capabilities and enablers,
    • Target Architecture and
    • Design Forums
  • Collecting detailed requirements from business teams
  • Preparing a Technical Impact Assessment (TIA) on the requirements and identifying different systems which will be impacted
  • Involving System Owners to understand the existing systems and the impact of enabler
  • Carry out Impact Analysis for various business requirements.
  • Carry out a network impact analysis for various business requirements in conjunction with the various Engineering divisions.
  • Define and document technical solution proposals for various products and services or network enhancements.
  • Providing support to development and testing team


Product Architecture expect the resources will show initiative and be accountable for decision-making and ensuing consequences in delivering the overall objective. Possible objectives include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Provide Product Architecture Specifications (SDD) for projects related to Network and OSS/BSS architecture.
  • Providing Technical Impact Assessment (TIA) for Network and OSS/BSS projects
  • Creating and managing a knowledge base for Architecture team.


The ideal candidate for this role will have:

  • Matric/Grade 12 (or SAQA Accredited equivalent) (Essential)
  • Relevant 3-year Degree/Diploma in Engineering, Information Technology or Computer Science (or SAQA Accredited equivalent (Essential)
  • Relevant Honours or master’s degree is desirable
  • TOGAF certified desirable


 In addition to the details listed above, the ideal candidate will have an in-depth knowledge and understanding by having:

  • In depth knowledge of Telecommunication Industry
  • Billing and Mediation Technologies
  • CRM, Portal and Integration Technologies (essential)
  • Enterprise Architecture Methodologies and Best Practices
  • Customer Experience best practices
  • System level design principles
  • ETOM
  • Product Development Lifecycle
  • A minimum of 8 years working experience in the Telecommunications Industry in the areas of Solution Architecture, Product Design and Service Development.

Ref: 9450 | Published: 09 Aug 2019



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