MTN Cameroon is Hiring a Specialist, Solution Architecture & Data Management

Brief Job Description:
Mission/ Core purpose of the Job: (Short description)
The Solution Architect is responsible for designing and/or modifying system architecture to meet specific business needs. For this purpose, the role will be required to gather requirements and functional specifications, assess current products/systems in place, identify gaps and rework product/solution-specific architecture to mitigate the identified gaps. The role will work in close collaboration with the group architects to ensure group mandates are cascaded to OpCo systems and platforms.
For Data Management, the incumbent supervises Mobile Money company’s numerous data systems and networks. The role’s duties include organizing, storing, and analyzing company data as professionally and effectively as possible, while also safeguarding Mobile Money company’s security and confidentiality standards. The role is also responsible to act in the capacity of a data steward, ensuring data storage integrity is maintained as per set standards. Performs other duties
Detailed Job Description:
Operational Delivery
Solution Architecture
– Design and develop application software solutions that align OpCo’s data and technology components to group mandate
– Ensure implementation, compliance & adherence to MTN Group Technology & Group Digifin Technology standards, guidelines and architecture
– Ensure implementation, compliance & adherence to MTN Group Information Security & Group Digifin Information security standards, guidelines and architecture
– Apply group mandated Enterprise Architecture principals in architecting, designing, developing and maintaining application software solutions
– Apply architecture strategy for application development that is aligned with the target architecture
– Provide technology solutions to business problems that meets business requirements including fit-gap analysis, prototyping, estimating etc.
– Create visual depictions of application software solutions that compose the architecture and the specification of the relationships between those components
– Participate in the selection of the technology stack, framework, platform etc. for the solution.
– Communicate complex technical requirements, issues, and problems to both technical and non-technical personnel
– Support team in developing / localizing technology solutions and ensure the solutions are as per architectural standards
– Provide input to planning, budget, and governance processes related to enterprise architecture, when required
Data Management Operations
– Liaise with group to develop and implement policies, protocols and procedures for effective data management
– Ensure implementation, compliance & adherence to MTN Group Technology & Group Digifin Technology data management standards, guidelines, architecture & processes
– Execute assessments to ensure that Mobile Money’s company data management protocols are in compliance with regulatory standards
– Assess, evaluate and update the software, hardware and storage needs of the Mobile Money company, in collaboration with other teams in technology
– Drive data integrity and quality, adherence to agreed business processes and standards, and correct utilization of appropriate systems
– Manage data quality issues and lead data cleansing activities to remove data defects, improve data quality, and eliminate data unused
– Prepare reports on data quality to present to manager as required
– Arrange and execute data management training across the Company, in order to increase data literacy across all employees
– Where required, escalate unsolvable issues to Manager in a timeous manner
– Other tasks and duties, as assigned
Job Requirements:
• Minimum of 3 years degree Information Technology or related field
• Fluent in English and French
• Relevant post graduate qualification is an advantageExperience
– A minimum of 2/3 years’ total experience in Solution Architecture or allied field is required
– A minimum of 2 years’ total experience in Data Management or allied field is required
–  Knowledge and experience in working with database management systems like Postgres, Oracle, Mongo, MSSQL
– Experience in Fintech, banking or Mobile Money is preferred
– Experience in solution & platform architecture and delivery within the Fintech, financial service sector or banking industry
– Grasp of Cloud technologies and architecture disciplines, processes, concepts and best practices
– Experience working in a global/multinational enterprise with a good understanding emerging markets is preferred
Additional Details:
Skills/ competencies:   
•Analytical Thinker
• Problem Solver
• Culture and Change Champion
• Supportive People Manager
• Relationship Manager
• Results Achiever
• Presentation
• Operationally Astute
• Ability to successfully manage a variety of stakeholders
– Solution Architecture
– Enterprise architecture
– Data architecture
– Security architecture
– Database structures / data warehousing principles
– Agile Methodology & Frameworks
– Database management
– Data analytics
– Data stewardship
– Data integrity and security
– Data literacyBehavioral Qualities
• Strongly details oriented with strong organizational and analytical skills
• Problem Solver
• Operational Value Creator
• 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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