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Solutions Architect / Development Team Lead

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in SA. Cape Town
Job TypePermanent
EducationDegree in computer science, engineering or related area
Experience5+ years

Job Description

Solutions Architect / Development Team Lead Position is available with a leading company in the Cape Town area. The client is looking for an exciting individual who works well under pressure and is technically minded.


• Accountable for the design and architecture of In-house software platform as well as integration design to third party platforms

• Work closely with the project manager in coordinating tasks and effort for the team members

• Responsible for the functional well-being of the software team

• Responsible of the overall team dynamics and functional strategy

• Documenting interfaces, APIs, architecture, and protocols

• Redundancy design and planning

• Hardware/software configuration planning and management

• Ensure appropriate access security architecture is implemented

• Assist in software development in your areas of expertise and assist fellow developers where possible

• Ensure a development process is in place

• Ensure a support process is in place

Qualifications and Experience:

• At least 5 yrs. professional systems design experience in a Unix environment

• Relevant Degree

• In-depth knowledge of Linux, MySQL, Apache, JVM, Radius, Django framework

• In-depth knowledge and skills in applying best practices and design patterns in your field of expertise

• Strong experience with virtualized architecture system and management tools

• Shell, Java and Python programming expertise

• Networking experience

• Strong troubleshooting skills

• Ability to communicate technical issues with non-technical people

• Knowledge of databases and general database design

• Knowledge of API integration design and current trends

• Queueing technologies

• Experience in billing or large data systems will be advantageous

• Knowledge or experience in Scala or Erlang will be an advantage

• Knowledge of the Mobile network broadband data networks will be an advantage

Interested candidates can forward their comprehensive written applications to the following e-mail: or fax to: 086 600 7977, you can also contact Justine on 011 807 8064

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 working days after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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