Solutions Architect Job

Solutions Architect Job, ,

Position Title: Architect, Credit,

Location: Techsavanna Company, Nairobi,

Job Description

We are pleased to announce the vacancy for Architect, Fraud & Compliance within Software Engineering in M-PESA joint Venture . In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below

Reporting to Lead Architect , The Solutions Architect is responsible for producing detailed application architecture and detailed application designs covering the functional and non-functional requirements for the Fraud and Compliance systems in M-Pesa. The Solutions Architect will work closely with the Enterprise Architect and the Compliance and Fraud community at the clients location to ensure that the platform meets the needs of the business within the boundaries of the Compliance and Fraud roadmap and strategy.


  • Be the subject matter expert in Fraud and Compliance systems and available technologies including AML and real time Fruad and risk management. To turn business requirements into application requirements and designs.
  • Responsible for non-functional requirements (NFR) definition and design components across the fraud andCompliance platforms and where necessary the definition of applicable NFR’s.
  • Applications design specifications for Fraud and Compliance system designs, integration services and API designs, messaging design and security configuration, core application and business logic, database and reporting.
  • Detail and maintain application component definitions of the Fraud and Application systems.
  • Ensure component mapping is updated in alignment with roadmap and platform changes.
  • Work closely with the client to understand pre-approved, secure design patterns to ensure that designs adhere to security policies and benefit from technology integration already developed
  • Support definition of architectural policies for requirements, design, development, test and deploy phases.
  • Support strategy definition of load and performance testing, working with business & operational stakeholders to articulate impact of testing on quality of service.
  • Pro-actively look to automate processes within the development lifecycle, including build automation and test automation.
  • Support definition of tooling strategy to support the development lifecycle and work with relevant teams to ensure that maximum benefit is obtained from the tools.
  • Utilize technology experience, assist the Mobile Payments Enterprise Architect in defining and communicating the Fraud and Compliance Systems Roadmap.
  • Assess products and approaches to support architectural evolution of the platform.
  • Work with business stakeholders to highlight business implications and enablers of technology roadmap on future procedures and business processes. Work with Group and Operating Company lead technologists and compliance community to ensure that roadmap aligns with overall organisation technology strategy.
  • Pro-actively look for future technology solutions to reduce Total Cost of platform ownership whilst maintaining and enhancing platform resilience, monitoring and performance.


  • IT-related education/degree
  • At least 6 years in extensive hands-on experience of Software development, under Agile process.
  • At least 2 years proven experience of designing building and operating Fraud and Compliance systems.
  • Experience on CI/CD processes and technologies, like Jenkins, Git, Docker, Packer
  • Experience in the use of UML notation in capturing and documenting designs
  • Experience of working within a multi-national team and serving customers from multiple countries would be of benefit
  • Practical experience of a range of development and application technology platforms, like Java, SQL, XML technologies
  • Experience of API development and integration covering various design approaches like HTTP, SOAP, REST.
  • Ability to work within a demanding environment, being a key contributor to a fast-moving product
  • Ability to work reactively and proactively
  • Strong business and customer focus
  • Demonstrable numerical, analytical and verbal skills, in particular well-developed written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Experience of working in an agile environment will be beneficial

How to Apply

Are you AWS certified?

How many years of experience do you have in Software development?

Do you have experience in designing building and operating Fraud and Compliance systems?

Do you have experience working in an agile environment?

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.

[email protected]

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