Systems Architect (Banking / IT) – Johannesburg, South Africa

Southern Africa
Posted 9 months ago

Reference No. CDTSRSA

Job Description:

To conceptualize, research, system design and management of Salesforce ecosystem.


Requirements: Qualification  

  • Grade 12 National Certificate / Vocational
  • A relevant post-graduate qualification in Information Technology or Information Management
  • 5+ years experience in CRM
  • 5+ years experience on Salesforce platform
  • Experience with platform security capabilities (TLS, SSL)
  • Experience defining the system architecture landscape, identifying gaps and delivering a comprehensive solution
  • Solid background in design/development of large web-based systems or complete software product lifecycle
  • integration experience, including between different systems


Knowledge & Skills


  • Understanding of the Salesforce product suite, including Sales, Services, Community, Marketing and Community Clouds
  • Systems architecture and ability to craft scalable performance driven solutions
  • Data sharing and visible considerations and how these play into platform architecture
  • Key design pattens and large data volume limitations and standard methodologies
  • Data Integration tools and experience integrating Salesforce with different business systems (FSC, ETL, marketing automation, reporting)
  • Solid understanding of environment management, release management, code versioning standard processes and deployment methodologies



  • Banking operational and systems environment
  • Testing practices
  • Unified Modelling Language diagrams
  • Back-end technologies (C#, Java or node.js)
  • Methodologies: Agile, WEB API, systems design patterns, relational & NoSQL database design, cloud architecture (Azure & AWS), container platforms (Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Systems analysis and design
  • Application, Web & Mobile development
  • IT systems development processes (SDLC)
  • Programming experience with the following languages (J2EE, HTML,XML,SQL)
  • Strong practical deployment knowledge of Visual Force, Flex, Salesforce configurations, Apex classes, Apex Web Services, API, Appexchange deployment 



Knowledge of:

  • Research and development – prototyping experience

    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Internet of Things (IoT)
    • Virtual Assistants
    • Unified communications


  • Communications Skills
  • Interpersonal & Relationship management Skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Influencing Skills
  • Facilitation Skills



If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Chalden Du Toit at


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Chalden Du Toit

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CA Finance


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