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Solutions Architect - Africa

Published on 27.11.2020

Company

Website : https://iohk.io/
Industries :
IT, software engineering, Internet
Banking, insurance, finance
Engineering, development studies
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Job Ad & Profile Description

Position : Solutions Architect - Africa

We are searching for an experienced and innovative Solution Architect to develop and implement system designs that will meet our customers’ needs. You will support Technical Consultants and Project Managers in gathering technical requirements and functional specifications from clients. You will assess the latest technologies, blockchain research and internal products to identify areas in need of improvement, and oversee development teams. We specifically want someone who has customer-facing experience, and can seamlessly gather and analyze customer requirements and transform them into an actionable architecture that can be implemented by the Professional Services Group's development teams.

Your mission

  • You will work within IOHK's Professional Services Group to help our clients solve business problems by designing products that will be implemented using the latest blockchain technologies.
  • You have a talent for explaining complex topics clearly and concisely, and are effective at providing technical guidance. You enjoy being challenged.
  • You have strong facilitation skills, are able to encourage clear articulation of the business issues, and promote effective solution design.
  • You excel at thinking critically, analysis, troubleshooting, and solving problems.
  • You have experience in managing customers’ expectations and dealing directly with external clients.
Required profile for job ad : Solutions Architect - Africa

Your expertise

  • Good knowledge of data systems, security, data structures, and networking protocols.
  • Experience leading technical software development teams.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with proven ability to initiate and manage relationships with customers at all levels.
  • Curious and passionate about researching current and emerging technologies, and developing innovative solutions.
  • Business/customer-oriented with a collaborative mindset.

Benefits

IOHK is a fully distributed organization and therefore this is a remote position. Due to the nature of this role, we are ideally searching for someone in African or European time zones.

All Colleagues

  • Flexible schedule
  • Remote work - ability to work anywhere
  • Laptop reimbursement
  • New starter package to buy hardware essentials (headphones, monitor, etc)
  • Udemy for Business
  • Competitive PTO and Sick Leave plan
Job criteria for job ad : Solutions Architect - Africa
Job category :
IT, new technologies
Industries :
IT, software engineering, Internet
Employment type :
Fixed-term contract
Region :
Addis Ababa
Experience level :
5 to 10 years
Educational level :
Professional
Spoken language :
englishfluent
Number of Position(s) : 1

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