POS Solution Architect

Cape Town
Posted 3 months ago

As a recognized authority in Point of Sale (POS) solutions, covering payments, billing, ordering, sales monitoring, multi-channel support, loyalty programmes, returns and pricing, cashier management etc., the solution architect strategically advises and shapes requirements for POS solutions and creates high-quality data, application and technology architectures in support of the business requirements and leads the realization of the design into the final solution implementation. Deep subject matter knowledge of POS-related technologies as applicable to the retail industry is essential.

  • Define and continuously improve the POS architecture framework and solution architecture modeling standards
  • Define and create solution-level POS architecture models that are aligned with business blueprints, non-functional requirements, delivery constraints, data, application, and technology standards
  • Provide expert POS guidance, ensure solution architectures and designs are in line with the POS technology standards, and conduct architecture and design reviews as part of the Architecture Review Committee


  • Experience with architecting POS Platforms
  • Experience with implementing POS solutions
  • Retail industry experience with an understanding of retail business processes
  • Worked on projects across multiple applications, SAP and non-SAP
  • Experience with all aspects of IT projects from business analysis, architectures, system analysis, and design through development, testing, implementation, and production support (SDLC).
  • Excellent design and architecture skills and proven track record delivering well-designed complex enterprise-class systems.
  • Excellent technical development and be able to mentor others to improve their design and development skills.
  • Identification and formulation of solution architecture and solution alternatives and their assessment.
  • Demonstrated expertise in a variety of application development methodologies and practices.
  • Lead a team through an architectural development process and collaborate with application development teams, architects and other members of the software development team.
  • Experience with current research and standards in Solution Architecture.
  • Experience in high volume data and file processing, in real-time and batch integration environments.

Knowledge and Skills 

  • Architecture and solution design (UML, OO, SOA, etc.)
  • S/W frameworks and methodologies (Agile, TOGAF, etc.)
  • Solid track record in successful delivery solution architecture
  • Commercial & business understanding of retail industry desirable
  • Experience using RDBMS as well as NoSQL databases


  • Degree in Information Systems / B Sc Computer Science (or similar)

Deadline for applications is 30/01/2022

For more information, call Nova Buchan on 073 393 9731 or send your CV to  Nova@capitaledgerecruitment.co.za

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