Technical Architect, Architecte Technique, Expert Technique

 

To define the technical architecture of all or part of the information system and ensure the consistency and sustainability of all IT resources, by exploiting to the best opportunities in line with the strategic plans of the company

 

Description:

Defines and implements the IT Architecture and solutions

Assists in research and in the definition of the strategic IT Architecture with particular focus on infrastructure and the implementation of architecture

For any new project or new technology, participates in studies of impact on existing or projected architecture

Promotes technical choices to ensure the consistency of this evolution

 

Degree in IT related field

At least 5 years of experience in software development or systems design

 

Interpersonal Relationship

-Listens actively, respects others and takes into account different point of views and integrates them

-Proactively resolves interpersonal or personal matters that could affect performance

-Demonstrates an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of team members and balances own needs and those of the team or organisation

-Develops and maintains effective relationships

-Takes responsibility for ensuring effective collaboration  and takes necessary measures to  enforce them

Initiative

-Is aware of goals, processes and performance standards of the team

-Demonstrates a behavior based on action, sets priorities and uses time effectively

-Works independently and proposes solutions according to the requirements

-Manages work activities according to the changing priorities of the organisation

-Welcomes new or different solutions and approaches and maintains a positive and constructive attitude towards change, setbacks or stressful situations

Commitment and Collaboration

-Shares information in general while respecting the applicable procedures

-Adjusts own approach and communication according to the audience and the circumstances

-Promotes excellence and recognizes the contribution and the success of others

-Consults colleagues, partners, customers, users and other stakeholders and acts accordingly in response to their concerns

-Inspires trust by demonstrating the right attitude, such as honoring the commitments

Analysis and Innovation

-Plans and adjusts work based on a thorough knowledge of the requirements of the position and seeks clarification and guidance, whenever required

-Establishes a global perspective from information gathered from various sources

-Exercises a sound judgment and ensures to have all relevant facts before making a decision

-Has the ability to step back and review the approach

-Is able to translate general direction and guidance into concrete work activities

-Communicates effectively and makes thoughtful recommendations to management

Values and Ethics

-Demonstrates a sense of values and ethics personally and professionally

-Discusses internal concerns with superiors or colleagues and, if necessary, uses appropriate mechanisms to seek advice or to disclose a misconduct

-Actively contributes to the well-being in the workplace and in the building of a safe, healthy and respectful work environment

Other Competencies

-Keeps up to date with the development in the field of computing

-Has good risk management skills

-Excellent communication and presentation skills

-Very strong technical skills

Career Progression

Systems Design


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The Making Of

Given the vibrant and dynamic nature of the ICT/BPO sector in Mauritius, employers report an ongoing mismatch of skills between what is required and what is readily available. One of the reasons underpinning this state of affairs, is the information asymmetry that exists at any particular point of time between the demand and supply of labour.

 

In this light, in 2013, the HRDC in collaboration with professionals in the ICT/BPO sector developed the nomenclature of job profiles. It comprised 33 job profiles under 6 sub-sectors namely BPO, Call Centre, Networking, Software Development & Web, Software Testing and Systems Design.

A number of rigorous working and validation sessions were held with representatives of the industry to constitute and finalise the job profiles.

 

The ever-changing character of ICT/BPO occupations coupled to the need to systematically provide novel information on career pathways have highlighted the need for continual and user friendliness of information provision.

 

The Career Development Stairway (CaDS) website was developed with this in mind. To this end, a working group was set up to review the job profiles and the competency matrix in line with developments of the sector and requirements of the CaDS website.

 

Team leads (members of the working group) were assigned sub-sectors and they sought the collaboration of other ICT/BPO operators for crafting the job profiles. This exercise gave rise to 63 jobs and 3 additional sub-sectors emerged.

 

Career progression was also worked out for the jobs. The revised nomenclature of job profiles was thereafter subjected to a validation workshop where the players of the industry helped to refine them. This formed the bedrock for the development of the CaDS website.

Connect

The Director
Human Resource Development Council
4th Floor
NG Tower
Ebene Cybercity
Mauritius
Tel : +230 454 4009 (PABX) 
Fax: +230 454 6220 / 454 6260
Email: cads@hrdc.intnet.mu