Senior Specialist, Financial Services Architect at MTN Nigeria

MTN Nigeria - The leader in telecommunications in Nigeria, and a part of a diverse community in Africa and the Middle East, our brand is instantly recognisable. It is through our compelling brand that we are able to attract the right talents who we carefully nurture by continuously improving our employment offerings even beyond reward and recognition.We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:Job Title: Senior Specialist, Financial Services ArchitectLocation: LagosJob DescriptionCarry out research to determine the structure (architecture) of proposed systems and provide insight into new and enhanced technologies to increase efficiency and reduce costs for MTNN.Define standards and guidelines for payment Platforms Financial application, VTUs, & eCommerce e.t.cCollaborates with the other Architects and the external focus team to ensure data definitions, mappings, and changes are properly coordinatedDevelop the long term e-commerce and financial services strategic plans and implement them in the e-commerce architectureDevelop standards and guidelines for technical designing based on various business goalsUndertake the development, maintenance, and governance of the e-commerce and financial services architectureRecommend necessary changes in the existing e-commerce application and work for its efficient functioning, revenue generation, and cost savingsEnsure that ecommerce and financial services implementations are completed according to the architecture designedDefine enterprise level systems architecture and direct the design and approach to deployment.Design scalable applications architecture based on trend analysis of current usage and forecast and benchmark application capabilities based on projected growth.Create, maintain, disseminate & validate application development guidelines & standards for all artifacts will facilitate the oversight standardization and future direction of all application development.Design the architectural landscape to accomplish cross system objectives and advantageous trade-offs across the ecosystemEnsure the alignment of Enterprise Architecture with the business strategy throughout the cycle of innovation, planning and deliveryChart roadmap of Technology Infrastructure, Evolution, Emerging Technologies & trends.Evaluate developments in architecture in the local and international business environment and recommend value adding improvements to MTNN’s application architecture roadmaps.Develop a high level view of current and future state business and solution architecture for E-Commerce Systems that is well connected with business strategy.Work with other team members to develop a comprehensive view of all aspects of E-Commerce system architectureDevelop and demonstrate subject matter expertise in various areas such as E-Commerce Systems, Cloud Computing, Systems IntegrationProvide leadership role by participating in Architecture Review conversations to help guide development of ecommerce systems solutions that are strategically aligned to the overall architecture visionEngage with other functional units and actively participate in IT projects.Assist in validating the design with the stakeholders to ensure that the design satisfies the requirements.Collaborates with the other Architects and the external focus team to ensure that all data definitions, mappings, and changes are properly coordinated with business portals.Continuously seek self-professional development to sharpen skills and capabilities in a versatile and evolving digital landscape.Foster active collaboration and relationships with employees across all levels and divisions in line with MTN’s VB and values.Job ConditionNormal MTNN working conditions. 

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