MTN Cameroon is Hiring a Specialist, APIs & Integration

Brief Job Description:
Mission/ Core purpose of the Job: (Short description)
The Specialist API and Integrations is responsible for supporting Mobile Money organization in ensuring seamless integrations through all existing/incoming APIs. The role works closely with Group teams and external vendors (when required) to ensure that all APIs and integrations in the OpCo are implemented efficiently and cater to functional requirements. Performs other duties in providing technical support for the onboarding of partners and other third party platforms.
Detailed Job Description:
Operational Delivery
– Design and build API and integration solutions
– Ensure alignment and adherence to standards, processes & guidelines defined by MTN Group Technology and Group DigiFin Technology teams as applicable
– Work with various API platforms and the different solution providers (Azure, Google etc), as and when required
– Ensure API platform availability is maintained to the highest possible standard as per SLA
– Responsible for troubleshooting with 3rd parties, which includes working with debuggers, flow analyzers and configuration tools
– Gather requirements and help build the tools and processes to increase the ease and efficiency with which APIs integrate
– Ensure conflicting / redundant APIs do not exist in the OpCo environment
– Resolve technical problems relating to API application by identifying and fixing bugs
– Provide technical guidance on API and integrations, drive implementation process and resolve technical issues
– Closely monitor and receive feedback from the various functions and work closely with API owner teams in Mobile Money company and group to prioritize improvements and new features
– Execute and monitor progress of technical integrations to ensure successful onboarding of APIs
– Lead/coordinate between vendors and third-party integrators & Aggregators
– Determine, document, and review user requirements for all projects
– Review technical specifications to ensure user and functional requirements are met
– Facilitate Joint Application Design with relevant stakeholders
– Enable data driven decision making through business insights gained from API analytics
– Work closely with the information Security team in order to ensure adequate security & privacy controls are embedded within the APIs
– Where required, escalate unsolvable issues to Manager IT Service Management in a timeous manner
– Other tasks and duties, as assigned
Job Requirements:
• Minimum of 3 years degree Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Systems, Information Technology or related field
• Fluent in English and French
• Relevant post graduate qualification is an advantage
•Data Management (Training)Experience
– A minimum of 2 to 3 years’ total experience in API and/or Integrations or allied field is required
– Experience in Fintech, banking or Mobile Money is preferred
– Experience in developing web services and good understanding of micro services architecture, public cloud platforms like AWS, Azure, Google
– Experience working in a global/multinational enterprise with a good understanding emerging markets is preferred
Additional Details:
Skills/ competencies:   
•Analytical Thinker
• Problem Solver
• Data interpretation
• Operational Value Creator
• Culture and Change Champion
• Supportive People Manager
• Relationship Manager
• Results Achiever
• Operationally Astute
• Presentation
• Ability to successfully manage a variety of stakeholders

– Knowledge in Web services and API management technologies
– (SOAP/REST, XML/JSON, XSLT), implementation of System integrations, J2EE/Java Design Patterns.
– Experience on any enterprise service bus principles, design patterns & Industry best practices and/or JMS messaging.
– API Gateway products – CA Layer 7, MuleSoft, 3Scale, Apigee, etc.
– Add on components for APIM platforms like Private Keys, Certificate
– Based Security, Cloud Deployment, Mutual Authentication, Session
– Management, Caching System, Firewall Rules, Port Security, Linux
– Configuration and Security, Load Balancer Settings etc.
– Knowledge in developing web services and good understanding of micro services architecture
– Knowledge of public cloud platforms like AWS, Azure, Google Cloud
– API portfolio management
– Integrations
– Change management
– Demand planning
– Vendor management

Behavioral Qualities
• Strongly details oriented with strong organizational and analytical skills
• Problem Solver
• Culture and Change Champion
• Delivery focused
• Detail-oriented
• Manages time
• Relationship/people management
• Continuous improvement
• Data interpretation
• Relationship building


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Deadline : 07 January 2022

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