Our client, a leading financial services firm, is embarking on a major architectural transformation within their Risk and Finance IT department. This is your chance to lead the charge!

In this pivotal Senior Application and Solution Architect role, you’ll be the mastermind behind a comprehensive IT overhaul. You’ll spearhead the review and redefinition of existing systems, ensuring they are aligned with the ever-evolving needs of the business.

Here’s a glimpse into what awaits you:

  • Strategic Visionary: Develop and champion architectural strategies that are not only robust but also perfectly aligned with the client’s long-term business goals.
  • Master of the Backlog: Manage a prioritized backlog of over 30 applications, leveraging agile methodologies to oversee their sequential modernization and integration into the broader IT ecosystem.
  • Documentation Guru: Craft high-quality, comprehensive documentation and architectural diagrams, establishing a consistent and accessible knowledge base for the entire organization.
  • Collaborative Leader: Foster open communication with stakeholders, ensuring clear alignment between architectural initiatives and business objectives.
  • Security Champion: Overshadow data risks by meticulously documenting data lineage and implementing robust security measures that meet the highest regulatory standards.
  • Cloud Strategist: Develop and execute a cloud migration strategy that positions the client for future flexibility and seamless integration across cloud environments.
  • Problem-solving Extraordinaire: Employ your innovative thinking to bridge architectural gaps, enhance system interoperability, and design solutions that can readily adapt to changing business demands.


To thrive in this role, you’ll possess the following:

  • A degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field (preferred).
  • At least 7+ years of experience in a mid to senior architectural role, with a strong focus on application and solution architecture within the financial services industry.
  • Expertise in modern architectural software and methodologies, including enterprise application patterns and cloud solutions.
  • A deep understanding of financial and data protection regulations, both locally and internationally.


This is an opportunity to make a significant impact on a leading financial services firm. If you’re a passionate architect seeking to leave your mark, we urge you to apply!

  • Location:  Johannesburg (Northern Suburbs).
  • Setup: Hybrid
  • Duration: 6 – 12 months

To apply or for more elaborate details send us a detailed CV (in MS Word format) via email to info@sapientis.co.za  (ASol_SLT_GP)