Capitec Bank | Solutions Architect 2021

Capitec Bank | Solutions Architect 2021

Location: Stellenbosch, Western Cape, ZA

Company: Capitec Bank Ltd

Purpose Statement

  • Responsible for a producing a comprehensive technical specification that offers a technical viable solution and address the business requirements
  • Design test plans and provide guidelines to facilitate performance and stress testing
  • Continuous business and industry research to guide the critical evaluation of architectural and design patterns & principles.


Junior Architect

  • At least 3 – 5 years relevant experience within the systems development


  • At least 1 – 2 years experience in systems architecture/design


  • At least 2 – 7 experience

Senior Architect

  • At least 7 years experience in systems architecture/design
  • Basic project management experience

Qualifications (Minimum)

  • Grade 12 National Certificate / Vocational
  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Information Technology

Qualifications (Ideal or Preferred)

  • A relevant post-graduate degree



Must have detailed knowledge of:

  • System architecture (technical design and implementation processes)
  • Systems analysis and design
  • UML or equivalent modeling language
  • Technical Test Plan Design
  • IT systems development processes
  • Application development
  • Standards and governance



  • Detailed knowledge of:
    • Banking systems
    • Agile development life cycle


  • Knowledge of UML


  • Solid understanding of:
    • Capitec Bank’s systems environment
    • Capitec Bank business model
    • Best practices for Quality Assurance (QA)
    • Object Orientated Development environment (i.e. Java, Spring Framework, JBoss)


  • Communications Skills
  • Interpersonal & Relationship Management Skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Influencing Skills
  • Facilitation Skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Commercial Thinking Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Planning, organizing and coordination skills
  • Project Management Skills (Methodology Specific)


  • Achieving Personal Work Goals and Objectives
  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Working with People

Additional Information

  • Clear criminal and credit record
  • A valid driver’s license and own vehicle is required
  • Contactable via own mobile phone
  • Willingness to work or be available over time and/or weekends if required

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