Capitec Bank Ltd: UX Architect

Location: Stellenbosch, Western Cape, ZA

Company: Capitec Bank Ltd

Purpose Statement

  • Responsible for a producing a comprehensive technical specification that offers a technical viable solution and address the business requirements within the SOA environment
  • Design test plans and provide guidelines to facilitate performance and stress testing 
  • Continuous business and industry research to guide the critical evaluation of architectural and design patterns & principles.


  • At least 5 years’ relevant design and development experience in C# or VB.Net and SQL. 
  • Proven knowledge of and experience in:
    • Min:
      • UML (1 year) 
      • Analysis, design and writing technical specifications (2 years) 
      • Overall knowledge of.Net Framework up to v4.5 (3 years)  – tool applied to write UML
      • C# (2 years) 
      • SQL (2 years) 
      • Relational Database Design (2 years) 
      • ASP.Net / Java script / HTML / CSS (2 years) 
      • XML / Xpath 
      • Web Services / SOAP 
      • Windows Services 
      • WCF (Windows Communication Foundation) 
      • OO Development Methodologies  
      • An understanding of SOA. 
      • MVC and MVVM Architecture  
      • IIS 
      • SQL Server 
      • Windows Server 
      • TCP/IP Fundamentals 
      • FTP   
      • Windows, Active Domain, .Net and IIS security models 
      • Integration of different systems and platforms
    • Ideal:
      • Interfacing with Java via Socket Programming
      • JBoss
      • Enterprise Architect (UML editor)
      • SSL Certificates

Qualifications (Minimum)

  • Grade 12 National Certificate / Vocational

Qualifications (Ideal or Preferred)

  • A relevant qualification in Information Technology


Must have detailed knowledge of:

  • System architecture (technical design and implementation processes)
  • Systems analysis and design
  • UML or equivalent modelling language
  • Technical Test Plan Design
  • IT systems development processes
  • Application development
  • Standards and governance

Detailed knowledge of:

  • Banking systems
  • Agile development life cycle
  • Knowledge of UML

Solid understanding of:

  • Capitec Bank’s systems environment
  • Capitec Bank business model
  • Best practices for Quality Assurance (QA)
  • Object Orientated Development environment (i.e. Java, Spring Framework, JBoss)


  • Communications Skills
  • Interpersonal & Relationship management Skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Influencing Skills
  • Facilitation Skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Commercial Thinking Skills
  • Planning, organising and coordination skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Project Management Skills (Methodolgy Specific)


  • Achieving Personal Work Goals and Objectives
  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Working with People

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.


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