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  • Posted: Nov 20, 2023
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    MITSUMI Distribution was established in Dubai, UAE in 2003 with the goal of bringing cost-effective technologies to the region. Today, 20 years later, we are a leading IT infrastructure distributor, specializing in hardware, telco, networking, Enterprise and storage solutions in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region. Our services include a broad range of s...
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    Operational Solution Architect

    Mitsumi Distribution is on the lookout for a Solutions Architect in Nairobi, Kenya! As an operational solution architect within our dynamic team, you'll dive into intricate challenges in the cloud business, infrastructure, and beyond.

    Key roles and responsibilities:

    • Contribute to the development of complex solution architectures in specific business, infrastructure, or functional areas.
    • Identify and evaluate alternative architectures and tradeoffs in cost, performance, and scalability.
    • Produce specifications of cloudbased or onpremises components, tiers, and interfaces for translation into detailed designs using selected services and products.
    • Support a change program or project through the preparation of technical plans and application of design principles that comply with enterprise and solution architecture standards.
    • Be accountable for understanding client requirements, collecting data, delivering analysis, and problem resolution.
    • Monitor the external environment to gather intelligence on emerging technologies.
    • Create reports and technology roadmaps and share knowledge and insights with others.
    • Design components using appropriate modeling techniques following agreed architectures, design standards, patterns, and methodology.
    • Create multiple design views to address the concerns of different stakeholders of the architecture and handle both functional and nonfunctional requirements, including proof of concept (POC).
    • Review, verify, and improve own designs against specifications.
    • Make recommendations for the development of new gotomarket services and contribute knowledge on relevant verticals.
    • Operate across both the technical levels within enterprise architecture and the value chain to develop holistic and integrated solutions.
    • Coach and mentor more junior Solution Architects.

    Knowledge, Skills, And Attributes:

    • Extensive knowledge of multivendor service integrations and crossfunctional software,
    • OS’s, and infrastructure designs.
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
    • Specialist knowledge of how specific infrastructures and application software are
    • deployed in line with relevant methodologies and frameworks.
    • Ability to develop and leverage specialist knowledge of reference architectures.
    • Ability to maintain knowledge of trends and developments in technology domains.

    Academic qualifications and certifications:

    • Qualification in Information Technology or Information Systems.
    • Certification and working knowledge of Enterprise Architecture methodologies (e.g.,
    • TOGAF, Zachman, SOA, ITIL, COBIT, etc.).
    • SAFe Scaled Agile certification advantageous.

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