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.


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


  • 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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