Software Architect at AB Microfinance Bank Nigeria

AB Microfinance Bank Nigeria is a foreign-owned financial institution, based in Lagos state, which offers a broad range of financial services to micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) and other clients in the lower income strata.We are recruiting to fill the position of:Job Title: Software ArchitectMain ResponsibilitiesSystem Architecture:Interact with our business and technology stakeholders to understand our business direction to ensure it informs our technology directionEstablish architectural specifications, ensuring feasibility, functionality, and integration with existing software systemsDemonstrates critical understanding of technical architecture, data architecture, infrastructure, and IT operationsAnalyze risk and report problems in meeting system requirements.Provide supporting information to the Engineers to aid in the creation of a system specification.Assist Software Designer/Implementers with the creation of detailed software design specifications.Lead the review process for software architecture documents.Perform software version control and maintain periodic compilation schedule.Participate in the system specification review process to ensure system requirements can be translated into valid software architectureComply with all applicable product development processes. Perform detailed software design as well as implements and/or maintains code according to duties and responsibilitiesSoftware Development:Develop architectural solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes; investigating problem areas; following the software development lifecycleUpdate knowledge by studying state-of-the-art development tools, programming techniques, and computing equipment; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publicationsDevelop tactical tool in order to streamline or bring more efficiency within processesGive support to other Software vendors on CBS interface or 3rd partiesSupport operations teams to ensure that our business services are performing optimally.I.T. Security:Ensure system integrity, availability and confidentiality of all Enterprise solutionsDeliver enterprise architecture that ensures business continuity of bank operations at any time.Business Knowledge Management:Be a key player in business process re-engineering within the departmentMaintain and develop knowledge of products, and processes of all IT assetsProvide information about the products and processes in the bankDesign innovative solutions to real market problems.Work closely with product and marketing managers, user interaction designers, and other software engineers to develop new product offerings and improve existing ones 

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