Safaricom Financial System Planning Engineer (Contractor) Jobs in Kenya

Safaricom Financial System Planning Engineer (Contractor) Jobs in Kenya


  • We are pleased to announce the following FIXED TERM CONTRACT Position in the Digital IT Department within the Technology Division. In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below.

    Detailed Description

  • Reporting to the Manager – Financial Solutions Planning, the role holder responsibilities will include financial services system management, capacity planning and technology evolution to attain a service availability of 99.999%.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Evaluation of new and existing financial systems infrastructure.

  • Planning & design for new Financial solutions.

  • Platform capacity planning

  • Financial solutions technology evolution to attain 99.999% service availability

  • Implementation and integration of new hardware/software.

  • Optimization of existing systems.

  • Internal Process Improvement in accordance with ITIL and Agile standards.

  • Change management.


  • Degree in one of the following: Computer Science, Telecommunications; Electronic Engineering; IT (Computing) – Operating systems, databases, system development

  • 2 years of work experience as an engineer in Financial Technology or a telecommunications environment (vendor or operator).

  • Software development
    skills in Java, python.

  • Knowledge in Agile methodology. Certification in Scrum fundamentals is an added advantage.

  • Knowledge in Dev Ops

  • Experience in mobile money systems.

  • Knowledge in cloud technologies (AWS, Microsoft Azure, Huawei or GCP). Certifications will be an added advantage

  • Knowledge in container orchestration technologies (Kubernetes etc.)

  • Proven Analytical & problem-solving skills.

  • Must be able to work without supervision & meet tight deadlines/schedules.

  • Good presentation skills required.

  • Proactive & self-motivated.

  • Good public relations, communication & interpersonal.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Safaricom Financial System Planning Engineer (Contractor) Jobs in Kenya

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