Jobs Career Advice Signup

Send this job to a friend


Did you notice an error or suspect this job is scam? Tell us.

  • Posted: Oct 17, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Never pay for any CBT, test or assessment as part of any recruitment process. When in doubt, contact us

    Kenya Commercial Bank Limited is registered as a non-operating holding company which started operations as a licensed banking institution with effect from January 1, 2016. The holding company oversees KCB Kenya - incorporated with effect from January 1, 2016 - and all KCB's regional units in Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Ethiopia and South Sudan. It als...
    Read more about this company


    Data Architect

    The Position: 

    The holder of this role will be responsible for developing and aligning information architecture strategy with business processes and goals and applying best practices in areas such as data definitions and stewardship, information lifecycle management, big data, integrated data security, and unified collaboration. He/She will ensure different stakeholders have the timely, reliable, and secure information they need to react quickly to market changes and manage the business effectively.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Provide information strategy and architecture for the Bank that meets business and enterprise needs, and to deliver design blueprints/artefacts that enable that architecture to be built and operated, as well as appropriately validated roadmaps. 
    • Design and guide the building of consistent cross functional solutions that are robust in answering deliverables that build enterprise data solutions regardless of technology or data platform. 
    • Analyzing and documenting requirements- Elicit business requirements using interviews, analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business analysis, task, and workflow analysis.  
    • Develop and maintain all architectures that impact the Information Architecture of the Bank, incorporating the management of structured and unstructured data standards, roadmaps, patterns and methodologies for all business solutions and technologies 
    • Ensure that all solutions leverage, and consider enterprise data solutions that provide as much reuse benefit across multiple programs as feasibly possible 
    • Provide the leadership in breaking down, planning, and sequencing the business vision & strategy into technology deliverables and mapping to data needs. Liaise with program or data platforms leadership to report and plan solution dependencies 
    • Provide data engineering and data solution governance around the programs and engineering teams to ensure build components adhere to defined cross program solutions 
    • Evaluate and recommend emerging technologies for data management, storage, and analytics such as IoT, Big Data, Artificial intelligence, Machine Learning etc. 
    • Facilitate the identification and analysis of the Bank’s business drivers to deliver enterprise business, information, technical and solution architecture requirements.  
    • Assess the current Business framework to detect critical data deficiencies and recommend for improvement in line with the IT strategy and delivery priority of the IT/Bank programs. 
    • Coordination of integration architecture ensuring alignments of discrete project-based integration solutions with enterprise integration architecture principals, patterns, and standards. 
    • Develop conceptual, logical, and physical data models to support data analysis and business intelligence.
    • Participate in the IT quality assurance process. 

    The Person:

    For the above position, the successful applicant should have the following:

    • Bachelor’s degree in in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, or a related field of study from a recognized university.
    • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Information Technology with focus Data Analysis, Data systems, Data models, Data Governance, data Architecture, Applications Architecture and /or Software Development, at least three of the following  IT disciplines such as (Application architecture, Data Architecture, Integration, architecture,  application development, middleware, Microservices) in a multitier environment and Operating and database  systems (windows, Unix), with at least, 3 years’ experience in Data  governance, Data analysis, and Data Engineering.
    • Exposure to multiple, diverse data engineering technologies and processing environments.
    • Experience using model-based representations to collect, aggregate or disaggregate complex and conflicting information about the business.
    • Excellent planning and organizational skills with ability to breakdown complex items to manageable components.
    • Familiarity with graphical modeling approaches, tools, UML and model repositories

    To be considered your application must be received by Friday, 28th October 2022.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to KCB Bank Kenya on to apply

    Build your CV for free. Download in different templates.

  • Send your application

    View All Vacancies at KCB Bank Kenya Back To Home

Subscribe to Job Alert


Join our happy subscribers

Send your application through

GmailGmail YahoomailYahoomail