Full Time Solutions Architect Johannesburg

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Solutions Architect-Reflex SolutionsThe Networking Solutions Architect will construct solutions through their networking expertise. The primary objective will be to ensure the optimal functioning of an entity’s Network infrastructure by outlining solution architecture descriptions then monitoring and governing the implementation. Duties and responsibility: Design, deployment, and operation of network infrastructuresOutline solution architecture descriptions across the networking domains, function, and industries, then monitoring and governing the implementationDesign best practice which enables you to act as trusted advisors to the architecture consulting team on optimal infrastructure designsApply design methodology principles in a logical and scientific manner to perform a detailed analysis of client requirements to create designs for conceptual architectural designsValidate service requirements, explore solution options, and identify service integration requirements, leading the definition of the solution that meets the agreed requirementsResearch and investigate emerging infrastructure technologies and the best practices associated with themAttend and present at technical conferences to ensure practice managementLook for additional business opportunities to address client requirementsWork closely with vendors to understand their roadmaps, new developments, and productsEstablish and own Architecture Frameworks and standards pertaining to telecommunicationsAnalyze client business needs and translate this knowledge into an understanding of how markets and clients will respond to new trends in technologies.Support sales activity in presenting our solution approach and methods to client stakeholder groups.Understand and can apply the key drivers in a service level agreement (SLA) and can assist clients to negotiate on the requirements of a SLA in relation to the business solution being proposed.Minimum requirements and experience Relevant IT degree or diplomaA minimum of 8-10 years relevant IT experienceIT network qualifications (HCIE/CCIE/JNCIE) would be an added advantageTechnology Areas Expertise: Network domains, technologies, and protocols, infrastructure optimization, capacity planning, performance and availability management, Huawei (Switching & Routing, DWDM, xPON),MPLS WAN,DAS systems & similar (Distributed Antenna Systems),Data Centre LAN, Knowledge of the Network service providers’ technologies, software defined WAN, software defined Data CentreExperience in the architecting of Network SolutionsExperience in Network engineering and designExperience in creating and maintaining a technical roadmap for telecommunications in alignment with budget and business requirementsExperience in the construction of infrastructure and services, business cases and benefits calculationsExperience in Rationalization and standardization of vendors and productsExperience in reporting and the management of technology design and architecture risksAbility to constructively interact with technical and non-technical parties and vendorsExperience of the facilitation of meetings, workshops, and presentations

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Reflex Solutions

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South Africa