Technical Architect – Techsavanna Technology Limited – Nairobi

Assess and communicate the impacts, trade-offs, risks, costs, benefits, and opportunities of IT solutions. Understand the bigger picture and assess all smaller technical components and solutions as a coherent part of the whole infrastructure
Documentation of business requirements and processes for business initiatives and projects.
Build a holistic view of the Bank’s strategy, processes, information, and IT assets and ensuring the business and IT requirements are aligned
Liaise with the Business subject matter expert in the development of business architectural framework developing a clear roadmap of Business solutions.
Designs complex systems in the Bank when required at the component level, make strategic technology choices, and directly supervise the quality of designs and implementation inside and between components.
Ability to balance the long-term (“big picture”) and short-term implications on individual components and projects
Develop and maintain the Bank’s technology service catalogue with continuous assessment of applications fitness to fulfill their purpose to the Enterprise
Lead in technology capacity management assessment and provide guidance on how best to close the identified gaps
Support in developing the framework for IT asset management while providing guidance on how best to close the identified gaps
Provide the leadership in breaking down, planning, and sequencing the business vision & strategy into technology deliverables and mapping to infrastructure needs.
Lead in proactive management and reduction of technical debt (e.g. systems/components, tool proliferation, aging technologies) across all the technology domains.
Stay updated on the latest trends/ technologies for cloud enablement and Platform as a Service and evaluate the platform capabilities vis -à-vis the trends; plan the roadmaps to incorporate the required functionality into the Bank infrastructure.
Provides knowledge leadership in relevant research areas, technology tools & standards and architectural governance.
Provides guidance to project teams regarding guiding principles, system and application design, standards, best practices, and system performance and availability
Support / participate in acquisition of large projects by providing technical input and guidance on aspects of technology.

Bachelor’s degree in in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, or a related field of study from a recognized university.
More Details on Experience
A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Information Technology with experience in at least two IT disciplines such as (Technology architecture, application architecture, security architecture, Integration, micro services, and SOA). At least 3 years’ experience in multiple, diverse technologies, cloud computing and containerization, and leading formal enterprise architecture framework.
More Details on Skills

Knowledge of IT Banking Systems Implementation & Capabilities.
Knowledge of Hardware systems.
Knowledge of WAN & LAN design, implementation, and monitoring.
Closing: 20th February 2023

Method of Application
If you feel that you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience, please send your resume with your cell phone contact indicating your experience and why you are the most suitable candidate for the role, clearly quoting the job title and job reference to the address below