Solution Designer

Cape Town
Posted 4 weeks ago

The Systems Designer will identify and understand detailed user requirements and provide technical solution designs within the architectural guidelines.


Job Objectives

  • Provide external and internal support on systems and software queries
  • Maintain system components and ensure reliable deployment of new features
  • Taking ownership of software issues, and working with our Development Teams to resolve more advanced issues when necessary
  • Documenting, troubleshooting and problem resolution steps independently
  • Responsible for collaborating with a variety of individuals and teams at all levels within the organization
  • Perform advanced root cause analysis on bugs and databases
  • Configure and maintain in house schedules and scripting
  • Automate and implement processes
  • Provide value to the business by providing appropriate input regarding ‘best use’ of technology;
  • Ensure delivery of application solutions meets the needs of the business, ensuring the agility and flexibility of solutions to cater for future business demands;
  • Effectively manage the design (technical specs), building, manageability, and sustainability of ‘in-house’ applications (SDLC, change control, capacity and performance planning, etc.);
  • Effectively manage the integration, manageability, and sustainability of hosted or procured system applications
  • Apply governance and compliance principles
  • Work with colleagues as a ‘technical thinking partner’/ peer mentor.
  • Create scalable and long-term solutions on our system to satisfy business requirements.
  • Work with multiple departments to understand requirements and implement solutions.
  • Debug processes over multiple applications and platforms.



  • 3 year IT related Diploma/Degree



  • 5+ years experience with Microsoft Communication Foundation (MCF)
  • 5+ years experience with .NET (C#)
  • 5+ years’ experience with TSQL (stored procedures etc.)
  • Experience with Web Services/API Integrations
  • Experience with SSIS advantageous
  • Experience in the following languages: advantageous
  • Experience in SSRS advantageous
  • Experience with MS SharePoint advantageous
  • Experience in using Agile Methodology will be beneficial.
  • Experience with Source Code management (MS Team Foundation Server)


Knowledge and Skills 

  • Exposure to System Architecture & Technical Design
  • Experience in working with complex teams/environment, i.e. multi-tier solutions (in-house and external partners)
  • Working knowledge of the financial services industry with experience in a retail sector as an advantage
  • Knowledge of Cloud technologies – AWS, Azure Desirable
  • Data modeling
  • Process modeling
  • Jira
  • Agile Methodology (Scrum, SAFE, Kanban)
  • Task level planning

Deadline for applications is 20/09/2021

For more information, call Nova Buchan on 073 393 9731 or send your CV to

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