Solutions Architect at Tezza Business Solutions – Lagos, Nigeria

February 2, 2024

Job Description

Job Summary:
We are seeking a skilled and experienced Solutions Architect to join our IT team. As a Solutions Architect, you will play a pivotal role in designing and implementing comprehensive solutions that align with business objectives. The ideal candidate should have 3 to 5 years of relevant experience, a strong background in system architecture, and a proven ability to translate business requirements into scalable and efficient technical solutions.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to understand and gather requirements, ensuring alignment with technical capabilities.
  • Design end-to-end solutions that meet business needs, considering scalability, security, and performance.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive system architecture documentation and diagrams.
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to development teams throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Evaluate and recommend technologies and tools to meet project requirements.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including developers, infrastructure engineers, and project managers.
  • Conduct architectural reviews and ensure adherence to best practices and coding standards.
  • Assess and mitigate technical risks associated with solution design and implementation.
  • Stay updated on emerging technologies and industry trends to inform architectural decisions.
  • Participate in the planning and execution of projects, ensuring technical alignment with business goals.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • 3 to 5 years of proven experience as a Solutions Architect.
  • Strong understanding of system architecture principles and best practices.
  • Proficiency in designing scalable and secure solutions for complex business problems.
  • Excellent communication skills to articulate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Experience working with diverse technical teams and collaborating on cross-functional projects.
  • Knowledge of cloud computing platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud).
  • Familiarity with a variety of programming languages and development methodologies.
  • Ability to assess and recommend appropriate technologies based on project requirements.
  • Proactive attitude towards learning and staying updated on industry trends.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in computer scienceĀ or a related field.
  • Relevant certifications (e.g., AWS Certified Solutions Architect, Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect).
  • Previous experience in a lead or senior architect role.
  • Exposure to DevOps practices and tools.
  • Knowledge of enterprise-level application integration and API design.
  • Contribution to open-source projects or a strong portfolio of previous work.