Role Purpose: If you have sound infrastructure architecture experience and a proven record for creating and delivering high-quality solutions, in support of the business strategy and requirements, then join our commitment to developing and maintaining world-class IT solutions. With a robust strategy focusing on people, process, and technology, we believe that our culture and the quality of our people are our greatest strengths. As such, we need to employ top talent to support our key business functions Qualifications
8+ Years of relevant technology and management experience.
Experience in full IT lifecycle including Change and Risk Management, Infrastructure Architecture, Service Delivery, and Software Development.
Experience with frameworks and standards such as ISO27001, NIST, ITIL, and COBIT.
Proven experience managing high-quality teams within an operations and development organization.
Strong understanding of technical architecture, design, and delivery of Enterprise and Cloud technologies.
Technical design and integration experience within a large division/organization.
Comprehensive background knowledge of cloud architecture platforms such as AWS, Azure
Must be assertive with good communication skills at all levels.
It would be advantageous to have Enterprise Licensing skills
Assist with the development and execution of the Information Technology (IT) Strategy.
Manage and drive delivery of the IT Strategy with the Business, Technology, and Development teams and external partners.
Develop and promote solid Infrastructure architecture standards and practices throughout the Group.
Develop cloud design principles and policies to drive consistency.
Promote security principles in areas such as infrastructure, applications, cloud technologies, and endpoint computing.
Establish suitable governance frameworks to guide and govern technology consumption, adoption, and management activities.
Advise management in relation to information security issues, processes, products, and services.
Define and manage IT policies and strategies based on future expectations and historical trends.
Track and manage budgets for IT strategy, projects, and operations.
Oversee design and operations changes to ensure alignment of development solutions and architecture to best practice.
Research and evaluate emerging technologies including cloud and Anything-as-a-Service.
Continuously analyze technologies, suppliers, and processes to drive efficiency and inform business decisions.
Review and manage contracts and agreements with service providers and vendors.
Plan, create, and implement innovative technology.
Ensure all initiatives are aligned to defined business needs.
An instrumental part of devising ICT strategy.
Team member providing input towards the setting of operational budgets and forecasts.
Function as Technical Lead across multiple projects: datacentre refresh, disaster recovery.
The draft scope of works across ICT project delivery.
Identify technical solutions to address issues affecting business performance.