IT Architects analyse, design and plan technology and business processes and standards, in an effort to maintain scalability, reliability, availability and manageability of an organisation and its information systems.
There are various types of architects:
Also known as: Enterprise Architect, Solution Architect, Systems Architect, Application/Software Architect, Security Architect, Data Architect, Information Architect, or Knowledge Architect
The following is the recommended qualification for this role:
Generally a Bachelor or above qualification plus strong and generally lengthy experience in one or more of Systems Administration, Software Development, Networking and/or Security (preferably all)
See What to study for more information.
The following professional certification is recommended for those practicing in this role:
These industry certifications may be helpful for this role: