Chief Solution Architect in Lagos, Nigeria

at Tezza Solution

Computer Software
Computer Software
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7 - 10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

  • Provides advice to customers regarding industry best practices in business process and software deployment methodologies
  • Conducts/leads business process analysis or design/construction phase of the project including writing functional specifications
  • Creates and modifies procedural and system documentation throughout the project
  • Develops functional and technical specifications for modifications, interfaces, reports and screens that meet the customers' business objectives and are of sound design
  • Provides primary user support and verifies that the system provides the required business functions
  • Prepares and delivers presentations for user, management, and executive level audiences
  • Communicates and/or supports business cases to Product Management and Product Development regarding specific trends for future product functionality and enhancements
  • Assists Project Managers in planning efforts
  • Working with the Project Manager, creates detailed tasks on overall project plan (i.e. during sales cycle, during project mobilization and design, or based on change requests)
  • Ensures knowledge transfer is conducted with key customer project team members
  • Is a thought leader in the Transportation Solution Industry and is able to apply that knowledge to customer engagements
  • Incorporate SOA principles into enterprise architecture design, including identifying opportunities for common services and service reuse
  • Participate in relevant external standards organizations, industry groups, panels, etc.
  • Document all architecture design and analysis work
  • Develop, improve, validate, and use tools to facilitate enterprise architecture efforts
  • Lead analysis of technology industry and market trends to determine their potential impact on the enterprise architecture




  • 10+ years solutions design and implementation experience at line of business or enterprise level
  • 5+ years’ experience in design and architecture at enterprise level.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business or equivalent discipline is required
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business or equivalent discipline is desired
  • Desire work out of Lagos – Nigeria and eventual travel in central Africa
  • Experience leading large teams in a matrix management environment.
  • Fully knowledgeable about solution architecture patterns, integration patterns, mobile and web application architectures.
  • Able to quickly translate vague user requirements to possible and probable solution architectures.
  • Broad knowledge of technology from mobiles to servers and data centers.
  • Extremely quick to research and evaluate potential platforms and technologies.
  • Knowledgeable about general business transactions and functions across multiple domains - banking, retail, manufacturing, service etc.
  • Ability to prepare and present solution proposals.
  • Ability to work with a young and less experienced team and bring them up to speed quickly. Ready to act as chief innovation officer for the company.
  • Experience managing vendor agreements and tracking service levels.
  • Superior oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Strong presentation and facilitation skills to communicate with and persuade a wide range of audiences


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