Job Openings Solutions Architect

About the job Solutions Architect

Who are we?

Intellinexus is a business-led data and business intelligence consultancy that empowers organisations with data-driven decision-making capabilities. We combine innovation and expertise with access to the best talent to help organisations become smarter, more agile, and more resilient to the changes in their operating environments. Our expert teams apply a mastery of data and technology to craft strategies that revolutionise business decision-making, and give organisations access to real-time, actionable insights into the performance of their business. For more information, please visit

What do we offer?

We offer both remote and hybrid work opportunities

Intellinexus is an SME, therefore you get a lot of exposure to different technologies, solutions and techniques during projects.

Intellinexus supports career development and growth of its employees, therefore time and money is invested to grow their consultants in their careers.

Overall purpose of the role

We are looking for an individual who is a technical leader with a deep understanding of business goals, business processes, and enterprise architecture. You must be able to conceptualize and assemble technology solution architecture designs that meet business needs and are compatible with existing architectures.

The solution architect will describe and design IT solutions to solve problems, manage change processes and establish overall solutions architecture and frameworks. You will provide architectural designs to guide and contextualize solution development, thereby assessing business risks relating to systems and business needs. The solution architect builds the bridge between a business problem and the technology solution and outlines each of the phases and requirements required to make that solution work.

Main responsibilities

  • Translates business and technical requirements into an architectural blueprint to achieve business objectives and documents all solution architecture design and analysis work.
  • Creates architectural designs to guide and contextualize solution development across products, services, projects, and systems (including applications, technologies, processes, and information).
  • Design, implement and direct a solution architecture to address specific problems and requirements, usually through the application of technical, business process and/or industry knowledge.
  • Leads evaluation, design, and analysis for the implementation of a solutions architecture across a group of specific business applications or technologies, based on enterprise business strategies, business capabilities, value streams, business requirements, and enterprise standards.
  • Use appropriate tools and methods to contribute to the development of systems architectures in specific business / functional areas to improve the efficiency of system and business performance.
  • Produce systems and component specifications and translate these into detailed designs for implementation using selected products in support of business or systems changes. This includes the alignment of required documentation.
  • Good understanding of product management, agile principles and development methodologies and capability of supporting agile teams by providing advice and guidance on opportunities

Qualification and experience

  • Bachelors degree (engineering, computer science, business science, information systems, or another quantitative field).
  • 5+ years experience as a Solution Architect.
  • 5 - 8 years systems analysis and design experience in a complex technical environment.
  • Cloud solution architecture certification.
  • Strong ICT Infrastructure Architecture knowledge (ITIL or TOGAF).
  • Background in one or more of the following: Cloud Architecture, Solutions Architecture, Systems Design, Software Development, Infrastructure Architecture, Data Engineering or DevOps.
  • Experience designing, building, refactoring, or operating large-scale and impactful IT systems; either on-premises or in the cloud.
  • Good overall knowledge of applications, integration, and data architecture frameworks and industry best practices.
  • Specific experience and demonstrable capability around the effective presentation of Architecture concepts to a diverse range of stakeholders across multiple jurisdictions.

Core competencies

Living up to our core competencies will help you achieve a successful career with us.

  • Inquisitive: Eager for knowledge, intellectually curious, inspired by experimentation, and trying out new ideas and technology. Genuinely interested in our clients, their business, and the industry.

Beyond asking the What? and How? of a client challenge, Intellinexus is driven by asking Why?.

  • Mastery: Never satisfied or resting on our laurels, weve achieved mastery by honing the craft through practice. Navigating by a deep understanding of what quality looks and feels like, our mastery shows itself through our informed choices throughout the journey.
  • Optimistic: Constraints present opportunities for innovation and challenges fuel the need for change. We have an entrepreneurial view of the future, one where change is welcome, and technology is a force for good.

Grounded in reality, with a respect for constraints, Intellinexus brand of optimism is pragmatic and empowering.

  • Transformative: We are in the business of transformation; moving from the present state to the future state is what drives us. This is not transformation for the sake of change, but a deep desire to create a better world for our clients and their businesses.
  • Intrepid: We are a movement of fearless, daring, and bold doers who deliver on what others may find impossible to do.

Role competencies

  • Decision Quality: Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.
  • Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.
  • Tech Savvy: Anticipating and adopting innovations in business building digital and technology applications.
  • Persuades: Using compelling arguments to gain the support and commitment of others.
  • Ensures Accountability: Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.
  • Business Insight: Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organizations goals.
  • Balances Stakeholders: Anticipating and balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders.
  • Manages Ambiguity: Operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear.
  • Nimble Learning: Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder.


  • Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving abilities.
  • Strong technical and operational ability.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Effective communicator of technical information.

Our aim is to help you build a successful career with us

Were all about building strong, lasting relationships with our employees. We know that you have hopes for your future your career, your personal development, and for achieving great things. We pride ourselves in helping our employees to realize their worth. Through Inellinexus and its clients, we provide many opportunities for growth and development.