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  • Posted: Nov 1, 2022
    Deadline: Nov 17, 2022
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    Family Bank (formely Family Finance Building Society) was registered as a Building Society in October 1984 in Kenya, under the Building Societies Act and commenced operations in the early 1985. Family Bank converted into a fully fledged bank in May 2007 and the main driver for our conversion was the need to offer a wider range of products and services to our...
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    Enterprise Architect

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Lead the enterprise architecture governance and compliance processes to ensure all areas of the organization are architecting and implementing solutions that adhere to the defined guiding principles and defined architecture roadmaps.
    • Deliver an enterprise architecture framework that drives technology, solutions development standards and provide common approaches for integration across enterprise applications, processes, and data leading to architecture artifacts, frameworks and patterns to be used as references by the development teams across the organization.
    • Create and recommend for approval the governing principles to guide EA decision making by collaborating with the extended architecture community.
    • Govern processes and solutions and ensure that the defined Enterprise Architecture taxonomy is leveraged by the enterprise.
    • Evolve the Enterprise middleware state by continued adoption drive for SOA through setup & improvement of a SOA Governance Reference Model and roadmap.
    • Lead analysis of technology industry and market trends to determine their potential impact on the enterprise architecture.
    • Develop guidelines and standards that will direct and inform how Information Technology investments will be evaluated for compliance with the Bank’s Enterprise Architecture.
    • Align and rationalize technology decisions and investments and develop a catalogue of approved technologies for the Bank.
    • Publish periodic reports on Enterprise Architecture compliance, progress, compliance issues, and provide guidance on the treatment required to achieve compliance.
    • Provide and maintain a repository for all EA artefacts including procedures, standards and tools and continuously guide on their consumption and measure adoption.
    • Provide guidance for the IT Change Management through standardized methods and procedures for efficient and prompt handling of all changes to control IT environments leading to reduced impact and incidents upon service and alignment/adherence to Enterprise Architecture.
    • Performing analysis and evaluating internal and external business drivers that may influence change in the enterprise target architecture.
    • Any other official duty that may be allocated by management from time to time.

    The Person:

    The ideal candidate must possess the following:


    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or related field of study.
    • Professional qualifications such as TOGAF, ITIL Foundation.
    • 7 years’ progressive experience in Information Technology.
    • At least 5 years’ experience in at least two IT disciplines such as enterprise architecture, application architecture, application development, middleware and SOA in a multi-tier environment.
    • At least 5 years’ experience with Operating systems (Windows, AIX, LINUX).
    • At least 3 years’ experience in a leading formal enterprise architecture framework.

    Key Competencies and Attributes:

    • Influence stakeholders to adopt standard working frameworks and collaboration with IT and Business Owners and Subject Matter Experts during innovation identification and appraisal of Projects
    • Exposure to multiple, diverse technologies and processing environments.
    • Know all components of holistic enterprise architecture.
    • Familiar with graphical modeling approaches, tools and model repositories
    • Communicate clearly and persuasively, orally or in writing, dealing with technical issues in a nontechnical manner.
    • Work participatively on projects with technical and non-technical colleagues.
    • Analyse and choose between options where the solution is not always obvious.
    • Capacity to influence decisions at senior management levels
    • Analyse information from range of sources and develop effective solutions/recommendations.
    • Keep abreast of technical developments and trends, bring these into day-to-day work when feasible and build them into new project developments.
    • Proficient in latest technology for IT systems and management.
    • Aim to get things done well and set and meet challenging goals, create own measures of excellence and constantly seek ways of improving performance.

    Method of Application

    ALL applicants MUST apply online to the email;; closing date is 17th November 2022. Canvassing will automatically disqualify the candidate. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    “We are an equal opportunity employer”

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