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Senior Specialist; Solution and Enterprise Architect

Application deadline 24. May
Posted at
23. Apr, 10:37
Application deadline
Business / Employer name
Brightermonday Tanzania
Company Industry
Banking & Finance
Job Level
Management level
Work Type
Full Time
Highest Qualification
Years of Experience
3 years
Other Dar es Salaam District Dar Es Salaam

Job Purpose

The incumbent will be responsible for development of technology solutions, and mapping the business requirements to systems/technical requirements to ensure they are in line with the enterprise architectural plan.

Main Responsibilities

  • Play a leading role in setting the architecture and design for current /new emerging bank’s products and technological solutions.

  • Review, interpret and respond to detailed business requirements specifications (BRS) to ensure alignment between customer expectations and current or future ICT capability

  • Provide detail system specification document, map business requirements to optimal systems requirements; produce detailed functional/configuration designs/specifications and data architecture to match solution design specifications

  • Provide accurate development effort estimates for solutions designed by vendors and internal development team to assists project managers in project and resource planning.

  • Conducts technical impact analysis of proposed application changes and new system design request.

  • Conduct quality acceptance testing to ensure that the systems designs work as expected and according to the design document.

  • Provide delivery of high-quality, full-scale technical solutions through collaborative interactions with the customers, business team, technical resources, change delivery team and development team lead

  • Ensure compliance to solution architectural design in the implementation of projects

  • Explain technical issues and IT solution strategies to stakeholders and other IT professionals

  • Ensure that solution architecture (software and programs) designed are in sync with business needs and hardware

  • Review the proposal of vendors and suppliers to ensure that quality inputs are delivered at the least possible cost

  • Monitor the activities of external programmers and developers on IT solution projects

  • Identify and mitigate existing business risk or risks associated with solution architecture.

  • Lead the development of an implementation plan for the enterprise architecture based on business strategy and requirements

  • Guide on the effective use of solutions and architectures in order to achieve business outcomes in alignment with business requirements and the overall Enterprise Architecture

  • Provide solutions and recommendations on architecture designs to the vendor.

  • Provide guidance for encapsulating and isolating legacy systems as well as support targeted transitions of features to at-scale architectural patterns based on business goals

  • Define and design technology solutions to assist the business in meeting their business objectives

  • Articulate the current enterprise architectural vision, conceptualizing and experimenting with alternative architectural approaches and creating models to communicate the strategic direction.

  • Develop architectural standards, workflows and interface specification documents that complement the architectural vision while enforcing best practices.

  • Foster repeatable and reusable architectural processes across the enterprise and products to aid in ensuring success of the design process

  • Overall ownership of the architectural designs of IT platforms within the bank to ensure it’s within the technology strategy.

  • Ensure effective management of risks and issues associated with solution designs and enterprise architecture.


  • Business analysis

  • The ability to work in dynamic conditions, and transition quickly between collaborative and individual work

  • An interest in multiple disciplines and approaches, and the ability to quickly dive into a new domain or process

  • Software development, technology stacks (open source, Java, etc.), UI frameworks, microservices, RESTful APIs and API management, queuing and messaging, application integration, agile/scrum, and DevOps

  • SQL, NoSQL, master data management, analytics

  • Identity, directory, authentication/authorization, single-sign-on, access management, data privacy, backup, and disaster recovery

  • Innovative and creative

  • Ability to develop prototype

  • Ability to establish and manage structures, processes and standards

  • Strong planning, organization and documentation skills

  • Excellent research, analytical, and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to conceptualize and systematically work through projects in accordance with a structured methodology

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with people at all levels

  • Ability to act as a project driver, facilitating the achievement of required tasks

  • Ability to work effectively within a team

  • Coaching, leading and motivating skills

Qualifications And Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field in Computer Science

  • TOGAF or ArchiMate certification as added advantage

  • Minimum 7 years of experience in software/applications development or system analysis

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in designing and building software solutions/enterprise architecture

  • Experience in IT projects in finance/banking industry will be an added advantage

A client seeking a qualified candidate for the position of a Senior Specialist; Solution and Enterprise Architect

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