NCBA Group Solutions Architect Jobs in Kenya

NCBA Group Solutions Architect Jobs in Kenya

Job Purpose Statement

To develop technical solutions to problems and opportunities presented by the Business. Functional and non-functional aspects of the technical solutions should be considered utilizing
the available technology assets.

The role will act as the technical lead for major system projects and will provide technical direction and proposals to meet the new business requirements or cover an existing functionality gap.

Key Accountabilities (Duties and Responsibilities)

  • Translate documented business requirements into functional and non-functional technical
    requirements for development/implementation.

  • Work with business and all technical teams with an interest in the design of the solutions to ensure they are easy to operate and maintain while keeping in line to NCBA’s security standards.

  • Support project management- Provide technical
    oversight on projects and ensure that requirements
    are in alignment with business strategies and business architecture roadmap/framework

  • Translate strategic initiatives into delivery-focused change initiatives, while translating business processes and issues into effective conceptual and logical models.

  • Independently manage conflict among diverse
    cross portfolio stakeholders related to competing
    interests and requirements. Able to help stakeholders objectively examine real needs versus wants and ways to collaborate to achieve win/win resolutions.

  • Reviewing development to ensure what is delivered is as per the agreed architecture, technical requirements and is also in line with the Business intent. The review should be done with every iteration or change from Business requirements.

  • Set baseline through introduction of standards and working practices such as coding standards,
    design principles and tools.

  • Experimenting by building prototypes, frameworks and foundations to be consumed by the technical team.

  • Propose architectural improvements

  • Participating in technology selection-Participate in identifying fit for purpose technologies solutions for Digital Business

    Job Specification:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or related field of study from a recognized university.

  • At least one certification from the following CBAP, TOGAF, ITIL Foundation or Design Thinking and Innovation.

  • At least 3 years background in software development inclusive of databases, applications, infrastructure, cloud technologies.

  • Experience in software development lifecycle management using waterfall, agile & hybrid methodologies.

  • Proven track record in designing and implementing mass market complex projects within the financial services industry.

  • Ability to communicate and influence even in ambiguous environments with no formal authority.

  • Familiarity with DevOps, Agile working and CICD

  • Excellent planning and organizational skills with ability to breakdown complex items to actionable elements.

    How to Apply

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