Job Vacancy For Senior Lead, Enterprise Architecture

Job Summary:

• Design, model, document, maintain and interrelate the various architectural artefacts (for Systems, Integration, Technology, Security, Architecture domains) to ensure it supports an agile and integrated architectural environment contributing to a more robust landscape, increased revenue, agility, standardization, reusability, time to market, simplicity and reducing risks, duplication and failures.

Job Context

• Highly dynamic and competitive telecommunication industry
• Advancement in global technology trends
• MTN Group business standards and practices
• Diverse cultural environment
• Segmentation structure implication
• Performance driven environment
• Developing sophisticated client base

Job Role

• To ensure adherence and compliance to the approved EA standards by actively involved in all business events, developments and projects.
• Design and model, maintain and support the Enterprise Architecture Strategy (for Systems/Solutions, Integration, Security, Technology, Digital)
• Drive the design, architecture cycles and aspects of the delivery of key business or enterprise-wide and group solutions.
• Drive and facilitate the development of the current and to be architecture models covering all the EA domains.
• Undertake tasks supervision of the team under the guidance of the Manager, Enterprise Architecture.
• Enable and utilize the EA tooling across the enterprise and the visibility of all EA artefacts
• Lead to define enterprise architecture principles, standards and guidelines, and blueprints.
• Analyse legacy business processes to derive the required business functions and rules from existing applications in achieving a two-speed architecture environment for the new business architectures – focusing particularly on digital architectures.
• Develop systems/solutions, integration, technology, security architectures covering the enterprise or for specific line of service delivery, program areas or business functions
• Maintain overall EA domains (Systems/Solutions, Integration, Security, Technology) synchronized with the IS Vision, roadmap and Business Plan.
• Design the enterprise application integration model by ensuring the implementation and improvement of a standard middleware (SOA), as well as all MicroServices, APIs. And ensure they are optimized and ready to take on more services and can handle service orchestration with high volumes of TPS.
• Develop, enhance, and maintain reference architectures for various capabilities.
• Translate business requirements into systems/solutions architectures bearing systems qualities and repeatable design strategies and patterns, such as adaptability, scalability, availability, and reusability. Enable the use of all the EA toolsets for the design and documentation of all EA artefacts.
• Drive Master Data Management Practices and ensure our environment is MDM focused.
• Liaise with the Specialist, BPM to ensure integration, synchronization and alignment to the final architectural output to all design requirements for all EA domains and standards.
• Facilitate design reviews across the enterprise and collect enterprise architecture performance metrics to ensure continuous improvement.
• Setup all Integrated Design Review (IDR), Internal Architecture Review (IAR) and Architecture Review Board (ARB) sessions and ensure EA artifacts are designed to support the discussions; document and review all decision outputs as well as the tracking of the IDR, IAR, ARB actions until completion.
• Ensure all EA artifacts are regularly reviewed and updated to reflect the current state and planned end state.
• Work as lead architect on various projects

Qualification Required & Experience


• Minimum of a University Degree in Computer Science or Information Management, or a related field of study
• Certification in TOGAF, ITIL certifications is a plus
• Project Management Certification


• Minimum of 3 years of relevant IT experience of which 2 years of progressive experience must be in IT architecture
• Telecoms experience is necessary
• Experience with enterprise architecture design, SDLC, Solution Design, Information Management & Data Analytics
• Experience in designing and implementing medium to long term strategic framework models such as TOGAF, eTOM, COBIT, ITIL, TMForum


• eTOM
• Business Intelligence
• Cloud Computing
• Digital Banking & e-money
• Software Programming
• Database Administration
• Capacity Management
• Storage Systems
• Securing Systems & Applications
• Service Oriented Architecture
• SDLC, Cloud, BI, Analytics training
• Application Developer, DBA, Network Administrator, Systems Integration, Security Training

Technical Competence/Knowledge

• Enterprise Architecture
• Business Architecture
• Data Architecture
• Application Architecture
• Security Architecture and Information Security
• IT Capacity Management
• Infrastructure Planning
• Cloud Technologies
• Artificial Intelligence

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested and qualified applicants should send their Curriculum Vitae to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 29 September, 2021

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.