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  • Posted: Oct 17, 2022
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    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...
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    Solution Architect

    The Position: 

    Reporting to the Senior Manager Solutions Architecture, the job holder will be responsible for developing solution designs and specifications, reviews, recommendations and analysis of their impact on the overall business goals and outcomes. The holder of this position leverages their profound knowledge of available technologies to recommend the best solution according to the documented requirements and existing environment. The key deliverable of this role is to provide a set of technological solutions and the strategy of their implementation while minimizing technical debt.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Analyzing enterprise specifics - Facilitate the identification and analysis of the Bank’s business drivers to deliver enterprise business, information, technical and solution architecture requirements. 
    • 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.  
    • Setting the collaboration framework- Liaise with the Business subject matter experts in the development of business architectural framework developing a clear roadmap of Business solutions.
    • Analyzing the technology environment- Provide an analysis to determine best path for solving business problems/opportunities that may include process improvement vis a vis information technology systems enhancement.
    • Controlling solution development-Participate in solution developments to ensure technical and business requirements are adhered to. 
    • Supporting project management- Provide architectural oversight of projects and ensure that requirements are in alignment with business strategies and business architecture roadmap/framework.
    • Leverage’s business capabilities as a platform for illustrating the link between business needs with decisions to their technology, solution, business, and information architecture efforts
    • Translates strategic initiatives into delivery-focused change initiatives, while translating business processes and issues into effective conceptual and logical models.
    • Build and maintain repository for deliverables, methodologies, and business development documents. 
    • Ability to independently facilitate discussions with groups of diverse stakeholders and manage the flow of conversation while driving to meet business objectives.
    • Ability to 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.
    • Develop and guide adoption of design patterns with a view of standardizing solution components built for the enterprise.
    • Participate, guide and support quality assurance team in planning and execution of performance testing and other non-functional tests.
    • Lead in all round capacity management for current and future solutions.

    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 at least 5 years’ experience in at least two IT disciplines such as (business architecture, application architecture, application development, middleware, microservices and Service Oriented Architecture) and 3 years’ experience working in a formal enterprise architecture framework.
    • Exposure to multiple, diverse technologies, cloud computing and containerization.
    • Excellent understanding of software delivery processes, (DevOps) and methodologies (i.e. waterfall, agile, hybrid.
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including teamwork, facilitation, and negotiation.
    • Excellent planning and organizational skills with ability to breakdown complex items to actionable elements
    • Knowledge of all components of holistic enterprise architecture.
    • Familiarity with graphical modeling approaches, tools 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

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