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Domain Architect

Date: 08-Sep-2021

Location: Stellenbosch, Western Cape, ZA

Company: Capitec Bank Ltd

Purpose Statement

  • Fulfil the role of a subject matter expert and senior advisor on all matters relating to domain architecture.
  • Define the technology solutions for the domain and ensure it is designed and constructed to meet current and anticipated future technology requirements.
  • Develop, maintain and ensure the usability of architectural components, in line with system development life-cycle principles.



  • 8 or more years’ software development experience, including a minimum of: 
  • 4+ years software design. 
  • 4+ years proven working experience in software engineering and development (Cobol and/or Java and/or .NET and/or Python and/or JavaScript)


  • In addition to the minimum experience:
    • 4+ years’ proven experience as a Domain Architect.
    • Banking and Finance experience

Qualifications (Minimum)

  • Grade 12 National Certificate / Vocational

Qualifications (Ideal or Preferred)

  • A relevant tertiary qualification



  • Systems architecture principles (IT technologies and software architecture).
  • Systems analysis and design.
  • Agile systems development processes (CI/CD standards and agile delivery methods).
  • Software development (typed and scripting coding languages).
  • Service-oriented Architecture (SOA) (Designing and delivering scalable and resilient solutions).
  • Standards and governance, and best practices to simplify standards and governance processes with adherence.
  • Banking systems environment.


  • Solid understanding of:
    • Banking business model 
    • Business Process Modelling
    • Business Analysis
    • Cloud architectures
    • Big Data modelling
    • Best practices for Quality Assurance (QA)
    • DevOps development culture and principles
    • Various development technologies (Preferably. Cobol, Java, .NET, JavaScript and Python ecosystems)


  • Commercial Thinking Skills
  • Communications Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Facilitation Skills
  • Business Process Modelling skills (IDEF-0, Financial Modelling, Enterprise Architect, BPMN, etc.)
  • Negotiation skills
  • Computer Literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook)
  • Problem solving skills


  • Deciding and Initiating Action
  • Working with People
  • Persuading and Influencing
  • Presenting and Communicating Information
  • Applying Expertise and Technology
  • Analysing
  • Adapting and Responding to Change
  • Creating and Innovating

Conditions of Employment

  • Clear criminal and credit record

Capitec is committed to diversity and, where feasible, all appointments will support the achievement of our employment equity goals.