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Solutions Architect

Are you a team player with passion and drive, adding a solution-orientated and positive mindset – then consider Metacom as an employer of choice.

Want to join our team? Send through a well thought out motivational letter along with your summary CV and we will take your submission into account when looking for suitable candidates, who will make an impact in delivering “The Metacom Way”.

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Solutions Architect
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Solutions Architect

We are seeking a candidate as a Solution Architect, to work with the Business Development team and our clients to architect new client solutions and to oversee the implementation thereof. The successful candidate will report to the Executive: Sales and Marketing.

Duties would include, but not be limited to:
  • Work closely with Business Development team and the Network Operations team to design or customize solutions for Metacom’s clients.
  • Own the design of the new solutions.
  • Work closely with the Metacom Network Operations team to facilitate the implementation and integration of new solutions into the Metacom core environment.
  • Work closely with the Metacom Network Operations team to ensure that all new solutions designed are aligned and compatible with the core architecture driven by the Metacom Network Operations team.
  • Research, analyze and share industry trends and best practice in order to integrate such into the Metacom roadmap.
  • Manage a team of Solution Consultants and Field Application Engineers in order to plan and implement new customer projects.

Minimum technical requirements:
  • BTech, BSc in IT, CCNP or similar.
  • 8 years’ experience working with MPLS/VPN/SSL tunneling services.
  • 5 years’ experience solution crafting with corporate clients.
  • Proven track record of successful design and implementation of customized solutions for corporate clients.

Additional Skills:
  • Hands on network configuration experience.

Personal Attributes:
  • Have the ability to manage and complete tasks by themselves.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to remain flexible when working with demanding clients.
  • Have the ability to work within a team, but also independently.
  • Must have the ability to work with any level of person in target organizations.
  • Be willing and keen to share information.
  • Have good communication and documentation skills.
  • Have a natural tendency to be self-driven and highly self-motivated with a sense of pride in their work.
  • Show initiative.
  • Have an ability to grasp ‘big picture requirements’ and work with changing requirements.
  • Have a strong sense of integrity.
  • Be task orientated.
  • Ability to lead a team – good leadership qualities.

Should you meet the above requirements, forward a detailed CV with contactable references to
Metacom offers a highly rewarding role with substantial growth opportunities, as well as exciting benefits - Pension, Group Life Cover, Medical Aid and more.

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