Technology and Product Officer KY Job at Umba

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Technology and Product Officer KY Job at Umba… See details on how to apply for the opportunities available at Umba.

Descriptions;

Umba combines advanced tools and techniques to optimize risk exposures in emerging markets that are currently underserved by traditional banking services.

Responsibilities:

  • Define specifications for local hardware and software.
  • Installing computer hardware, computer hardware and operating systems.
  • Providing local support for the outsourced Core Banking Platform and related systems (Accounting, IFRS 9, e.t.c.)
  • Ensuring there is an appropriate Disaster Recovery plan in place which is regularly tested and effective.
  • Defining user ICT standards and security measures.
  • Effecting preventive and corrective maintenance through scheduled maintenance schedules and responses in line with the agreed TATs respectively.
  • Draft and implement the Information Security Policy and procedures.
  • Ensure measures are in place to enhance the confidentiality, Integrity and availability of the Bank’s information.
  • Ensure MIS reports are available on time for regulatory reporting and for internal use.
  • Ensure that regular systems upgrades including system software upgrades are effected for optimum performance;
  • Work with the group Engineering and product teams to provide critical inputs for system upgrades, new peripheral systems and new products.
  • Identify and propose new partnerships which will add value to the existing systems and products and improve our competitive advantage.

Qualifications And Experience:

  • Must be a holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Information technology or computer science from a recognized university;
  • Must demonstrate innovation and creativity;
  • Must have ability to explain technical issues to end users in “layman’s” language
  • 2-3 years experience working in a fintech or a financial institution.
  • Detailed appreciation on an understanding of market needs from a product and service perspective.
  • Experience in product development.

How to Apply

Application Deadline: 31st January 2022.

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