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AES Global

SAP Solutions Architect

AES Global

20th May 2020

Cape Town, South Africa

5 to 10 years

R1 - R1

Cost to company


Full Time


  • SAP
  • The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF)
  • Solutions Architecture


  • Retail

Job Description

This is a unique opportunity to join on of South Africa’s most highly regarded and successful household names within the Retail sector. This client is highly ambitious, and hugely successful – this company offer incredible growth opportunities, and exposure to cutting edge technologies and strategy.


The successful candidate will have advanced knowledge of the SAP Technology Platform. Must have experience of:


  • Cloud IaaS
  • PaaS
  • containerisation
  • virtualization
  • storage systems
  • UX experience
  • SAP Fiori, SAP GRC, SAP SSO, SAP Security, SAP platform components, networking and security
  • Create architectures for SAP Technology platforms
  • Act as key business partner, consulting with all internal SAP Technology stakeholders
  • Provide advice on strategy
  • Lead the SAP Technology and selection of new technology/technology diversity
  • You will have extensive knowledge of SAP Technology platforms
  • Produce clear, viable, and cost effective solution architecture, in line with stakeholder requirements.
  • Own the SAP Technology roadmap, policy & guidance. Work with the enterprise architects on a group frameworks and solutions.
  • Architect solutions for Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) from a SAP Solutions perspective.


Critical Experience & Qualifications:


  • Degree in Information Systems /B Sc. Comp. Science
  • Certified TOGAF, ZACHMAN
  • SAP Certified Technology Associate - SAP HANA 2.0
  • SAP Certified Technology Associate – System Administration
  • SAP Certified Technology Professional - System Security Architect


Professional Experience


  • 5+ years sound knowledge of SAP Technology systems and databases
  • 5+ years working in the IT industry
  • 5 + years solutions architecture
  • 5 + years ICT Infrastructure components across Networking, Data Centre, Storage, Compute Platforms, and ICT Management / Monitoring
  • 2+ years of experience in all aspects of Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) requirements
  • Technology Implementation patterns and Reference Architectures
  • In depth knowledge of Virtualization technologies (Server, Desktop, Storage)
  • Experience with enterprise scale SAP Technology migrations, upgrades and implementations