Office of the chief registrar of deeds
SALARY : R744 255 per annum (Level 11), (all-inclusive package to be structured in
accordance with the rules for MMS)

CENTRE : Pretoria

Job requirements

REQUIREMENTS : A National Diploma in Information Technology or Software Development or
Computer Science (NQF Level 6).3 years’ junior management experience in web
programming and web technologies. Knowledge of the Open Group Architectural
Framework (TOGAF) and Government Wide Enterprise Architecture (GWEA)
Framework. Progressive experience as a senior developer in large IT projects
including support. Prior project architect and / or team lead experience. Database
experience with Oracle, Microsoft Structured Query Language (MS SQL) Server.
Experience with full Oracle technology stack. Development experience using
Cascade Style Sheet (CSS) and eXtensible Style Sheet Language Transformation
(XSLT). Experience with Standard Open Access Protocol / eXtensible Modular
Language (SOAP/XML) and Representational State Transfer Application
Programming Interface (REST APIs). Experience with JavaScript. Coaching and
Mentoring (Though leadership) skills. Presentation skills. Analytical skills.
Adaptability and Flexibility. Customer service. Initiative Innovation and creativity.
Process improvement. Communication skills. Project Management skills.
Computer literate. Valid driver’s licence.


DUTIES : Define the current application architecture and identify issues within it.
Recommend, develop and maintain various Deeds Registration Application
Architecture blueprints. Ensure application architecture is aligned with other
architecture domain in support of the business strategy and Deeds Registration’s
programme plan. Provide guidance and recommendations on proposed
improvement to existing application landscape. Refine and/or redesign application
architecture to be more cost-effective, including the optimal selection of
technologies, practices, and skills for application delivery. Recommend, develop,
and implement various activities related to the design, development and
maintenance of the Architecture. Manage Joint Application Design (JAD) sessions
and interviews to define application architecture. Identify and recommend
appropriate technologies that offer best return on investment in line with Deeds
Registration’s Enterprise Architecture (EA), Business Functional and Nonfunctional. Conduct meetings related to the designated project(s) / programmes to
align the application architecture in line with the defined architecture roadmap.
Monitor industry and Communities of Practices to stay abreast with Architecture
developments. Ensure application design(s) meets the business service level
agreements (SLA’s) or product acceptance criteria for availability and performance.
Liaise and build relationship with internal and external clients. Develop and define the high-level application architecture requirements to facilitate execution of the Deeds Registration strategy. Co-ordinate and ensure harmonious working relationships among relevant application development stakeholders. Setup and manage the development teams. Document and improve architectural approaches, service design, and development processes and approaches. Develop and maintain technical documentation of existing and new applications. Promote knowledge sharing of application landscape through trainings and workshop on applications to stakeholders and peers. Ensure continuous improvement of application architecture development and management process. Contribute to the improvement of application development and maintenance process.

ENQUIRIES : Ms L Gama Tel No: (012) 338 7229 or Ms P Hlatshwayo Tel No: (012) 338 7376

How to apply

APPLICATIONS : Please ensure that you send your application to Private Bag x918, Pretoria, 0001 or Hand deliver it to the Office of the Chief Registrar of Deeds at Cnr Bosman and Pretorius, Pretoria, 0001 before the closing date as no late applications will be considered. NOTE : Coloured, Indian and White Females and Coloured, Indian and White Males and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply

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