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Professional Services IT-Architect

Req id:  40297

Johannesburg, GT, ZA Virtual, ZA


OpenText is a global leader in information management, where innovation, creativity, and collaboration are the key components of our corporate culture. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to partner with the most highly regarded companies in the world, tackle complex issues, and contribute to projects that shape the future of digital transformation.

Your impact

You will contribute to setting up the foundational layer of the Information Management landscape for some of the world’s largest enterprises. You will focus on leading the technical and Solution Architecture stream in Professional Services implementation projects on Cloud or Off-cloud.


What the role offers


  • Understand the transformational initiatives of business in the Enterprise Information Management space
  • Advocate, advise, and implement world-class solutions for our customers
  • Lead a team of consultants to deliver the right solution in the context of a project and contribute to generating Roadmap for customers
  • Scoping functionally complete and commercially viable offerings during the bid phase
  • Articulate the merit of choosing solution options with experts internally and with enterprise architects on the customer side
  • Follow and contribute to best practices for solution architecture, technical architecture, and implementation approaches
  • Stay up-to-date with cloud technologies and imbibe the learnings as and when needed in real-life 


What you need to succeed


  • An expert level knowledge with hands-on experience in either AppWorks or Enterprise Content Management (ECM) stack
  • Expertise in similar products may also be considered
  • More than 10 years of technical experience in designing and implementing solutions in the above products
  • Excellent knowledge and experience working in Enterprise applications, IT Infrastructure, Networks and Relational databases
  • Communication that will promote trust and clarity 
  • Strategic thinking and structuring those ideas to achieve incremental value in every cycle
  • Well-versed in various lifecycles of solution architecture – ground-up building or transforming the existing to meet certain objectives
  • Excellent English language skills both written and spoken


One last thing


OpenText is more than just a corporation, it's a global community where trust is foundational, the bar is raised, and outcomes are owned.  Imagine leaving your mark in the foundational solutions architecture for some of the world’s leading enterprises.


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