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Systems Architect

Full time
3 weeks ago
Application ends: August 21, 2024
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Deadline date:
August 21, 2024

Job Description

About Us:

Welcome to Rentoza! We’re a South African company that’s changing the game in e-commerce. Our subscription service for digital goods and appliances is making access, affordability, and flexibility a reality for our customers.

The Role:

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Systems Architect to join our dynamic e-commerce team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in designing, implementing, and maintaining complex systems that support our e-commerce operations. This role requires a strategic thinker who can align technology solutions with business goals to enhance user experience, increase operational efficiency, and drive growth.

Key Responsibilities:

Architectural Design:

  • Design and implement scalable, secure, and high-performance e-commerce systems and infrastructure.
  • Develop and maintain system architecture diagrams, documentation, and technical specifications.
  • Architect, build and maintain databases in particular within the google cloud platform

System Integration:

  • Ensure seamless integration of various e-commerce components, including front-end and back-end systems, payment gateways, inventory management, CRM, and third-party services.
  • Collaborate with development, operations, and product teams to align system integration with business requirements.
  • Architect, build and maintain API’s to interact with front end applications and backend services.

Technical Leadership:

  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to development teams, ensuring adherence to architectural best practices and standards.
  • Conduct regular code reviews and provide feedback to improve code quality and maintainability.

Performance Optimisation:

  • Identify and address system performance bottlenecks and scalability issues.
  • Implement caching, load balancing, and other performance optimisation techniques to enhance system efficiency.

Security and Compliance:

  • Implement robust security measures to protect sensitive data and ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations.
  • Conduct regular security assessments and audits, and respond to security incidents as needed.
  • Maintain and implement infrastructure performance and user management.

Innovation and Improvement:

  • Stay updated with emerging technologies and industry trends relevant to e-commerce.
  • Propose and implement innovative solutions to improve system functionality, user experience, and overall business performance.

Required Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Systems Architect, Solution Architect, or similar role in an e-commerce environment.
  • Extensive experience with e-commerce platforms and frontend and backend technologies (e.g., Magento, Shopify, WooCommerce, HTML, CSS, React, Angular) and related technologies.
  • Strong knowledge of cloud computing platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud).
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Java, Python, PHP, or JavaScript.
  • Experience with database management systems (e.g., MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB).
  • Familiarity with microservices architecture, API design, DevOps practices and tools (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins).
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities in a fast-paced environment.



  • Johannesburg
  • Cape Town
  • Durban


  • Free Friday lunches
  • Monthly socials
  • Discovery Medical aid : 100% cover (permanent staff)
  • Provident Fund (permanent staff)
  • Paid annual leave
  • Staff discounts
  • Employee Health and Wellness Assistance
  • Learning and Development opportunities
  • Mentorship programme
  • Community initiatives
  • Access to cutting edge technology
  • Hybrid (after probationary period, if applicable)

If you’re passionate about technology and want to work in a fast-paced environment where you can make a real difference, Rentoza is the place for you. Join our team and be part of something truly exciting!

Rentoza is an equal opportunity employer whose aim is to promote and achieve equal representation in all levels of all occupational categories. Preference will be given to candidates whose appointment will assist the Company in achieving its Employment Equity targets in terms of the Company Employment Equity Plan. 

By responding to this advertisement, you consent to Rentoza lawfully processing your personal information in accordance with the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 for recruitment purposes and confirm that any personal information has been submitted voluntarily. 

The company reserves the right not to make an appointment. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview or an appointment and failure to meet the minimum requirements of the post will result in the applicant automatically disqualifying him/herself from consideration.If you don’t hear back from us in 30 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.