Latest Openings at KCB Bank Kenya

Latest Openings at KCB Bank Kenya,

Latest Openings at KCB Bank Kenya

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Kenya Commercial Bank Limited is registered as a non-operating holding company which started operations as a licensed banking institution with effect from January 1, 2016. The holding company oversees KCB Kenya – incorporated with effect from January 1, 2016 – and all KCB’s regional units in Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Ethiopia and South Sudan.

Scrum Master

The Position:

The Scrum Master manages the Agile practice execution, ensuring it is understood and enacted. The primary goal of the Scrum Master is to assist the team in meeting delivery goals and operates as a servant leader who helps team to self-organize, self-manage, and deliver via effective Agile practice and shall be the facilitator for our agile team working under the scrum methodology. The role holder will be responsible for delegating tasks appropriately and ensuring the team is working on the right tasks at the right time. He will also work together with Technology relation team and product owners to ensure a healthy product portfolio and to translate epics, stories, and other items on the sprint list into actionable tasks for development organization.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ownership and accountability of establishing agile values, methods, principles and practices and their application for the delivery of projects and business initiatives and acts as an evangelist for adoption agile methodology within the enterprise.
  • Ensures that the Scrum Team is provided with an environment conducive for project delivery while facilitating discussions, decision making, and conflict resolution and helps to remove any impediments to the project delivery.
  • The Scrum Master guides, facilitates, coaches, mentor and teaches agile standards and Scrum practices (e.g., Lean, Kanban, Scrum, XP, DevOps, SAFe, LeSS etc) to the scrum, project teams and the whole development organization.
  • Organizes and facilitates and leading scrum ceremonies (sprint planning meeting, daily stand-ups, sprint reviews, sprint retrospects etc), events, meetings, and decision-making processes.
  • Collaborates closely with Product Owners and Technology Relationship Management teams to prepare and clarify the Prioritized Product Backlog and the Definition of the Done Criteria and facilitates Prioritized Product Backlog Reviews with the product owner.
  • Facilitates identification of the stakeholders and manages the stakeholders and vendors as required for business projects or initiatives
  • Responsible for creating release plans including deliverables and the release deadline, plans and estimates the highest value deliverables for the next release
  • Demonstrate and Validate Sprints by facilitating presentation of completed Deliverables by the Scrum Team for the Product Owner’s approval
  • Supports the Scrum Team in determining the length of sprint, creating the deliverables, identification of tasks and effort estimation for the tasks agreed for a sprint.
  • Monitoring progress and performance of the scrum teams and institute mechanisms geared towards making improvements in terms of self-organization, productivity, and efficiency.
  • Keeping the organization up to date on the progress of the scrum team’s projects & initiatives by preparing and presenting status reports to stakeholders.

The Person:

For the above position, the successful applicant should have the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized institution.
  • 5 years’ progressive experience in Information Technology with at least 3 years’ experience successfully implementing projects using Agile & Scrum methodology.
  • Scrum Master Certification is required.
  • Technical knowledge of software development processes and procedures.
  • Experience in administering burndown technologies, retrospective formats, and handling bugs.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills

Enterprise Solution Engineer

The Position:

The role of Enterprise Solution Engineer is to ensure timely and high-quality delivery of enterprise solutions. The Enterprise Solutions Engineer is responsible for the creation of technically complex multi-component solution designs and partners with Enterprise and Solution Architects to identify and implement solutions that enable business needs. The Enterprise Solution Engineer will lead and influence the project team to ensure the technical success of initiatives, utilizing sound expertise in the evaluation and creation of multiple solution design options, meeting complex requirements and constraints.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop high quality solutions that are scalable, secure, and stable across the enterprise solutions.
  • Work closely with product owners and business analysts and solution architects during requirements engineering phase to understand and document functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Work together with Group Enterprise Architecture teams to analyze product requirements and design best-fit architectures and solutions guided by KCB policies and industry best practices and standards.
  • Identify, champion and implement innovative solutions that exploit existing business opportunities and mitigate existing risks.
  • Accountable for development and timely delivery of quality applications and software solutions from requirements definition, review of solution design (SDD) and interface specification documents (ISD), user test planning and review, defect tracking, and ensuring closure project tasks.
  • Specify and ensure application controls are incorporated during design of the software in order to check on risk exposure.
  • Analyze and fix software applications bugs and defects and contributes towards ensuring high availability, scalability, fault tolerance and resilience of production solutions and applications.
  • Design, develop unit test plans and perform unit and scenario testing for application code bases and interfaces.
  • Work with technology operations and support teams to handover system support skills and documentation and formulate OLA agreements with level 3 support.
  • Work closely with Technology Risk and Security teams to ensure that applications are well secured as per the bank’s Technology Security policies and standards.
  • Understands the necessity of and contributes to establishment of the right programming standards.
  • Provide 3rd level support to the banking operations administrators and support teams and other application support teams in resolving production systems anomalies and refining of system operations.
  • Creates and communicates initial estimates including suggested solution, IS impacts, IS costs for minor, small, and large enterprise projects.
  • Collaborates with vendor partners for integration of partner development activities within project timeline.
  • Performs technical evaluations of new technology products or suggest changes/enhancements to existing products/environments to fulfill business needs.
  • Provides daily support for existing enterprise solutions, including modifying, testing, validating, and documenting system changes and adheres to normal change control processes for these activities.

The Person:

For the above position, the successful applicant should have the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution.
  • A Certification in either, ITIL, Project Management; Temenos T24 or related.
  • A minimum of 5 years ‘experience in Technology with at least 3 years’ in banking systems, enterprise systems development & support, IT Projects & Agile development.

Application Developer

The Position: 

The Application Developer will work as part of a team and individually to design and code functional programs and applications. He/she will be required to write “clean” and flawless codes and produce fully functional software applications according to requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Understand business requirements and how they translate to application features.
  • Collaborate with a team of IT professionals to set specifications for new applications.
  • Design creative prototypes according to specifications.
  • Write high quality source code to program complete applications within deadlines.
  • Perform unit and integration testing before launch.
  • Conduct functional and non-functional testing.
  • Troubleshoot and debug applications.
  • Evaluate existing applications to reprogram, update and add new features.
  • Develop technical documents and handbooks to accurately represent application design and code.
  • Tech Stack; JAVA, Spring, CAMEL, React, JSON, Mongo D
  • CI/CD and DevOps principles adherence and utilization.
  • Prepare and execute all phases of the Agile Scrum to agreed standards and specifications.

The Person:

For the above position, the successful applicant should have the following:

  • University degree from a recognized institution preferably in Computer Science or Information Technology.
  • 3 years Technology experience with at least 2 years’ experience in developing enterprise grade highly scalable Java based applications.
  • Excellent knowledge of at least two programming languages.
  • Application development experience using any of the following technologies:
  • Java 1.8+, Spring Framework, Apache Camel, Spring Boot, Restful Services (JAX-RS), REST and SOAP API, Java Testing Frameworks (JUnit, Mockito, PowerMockito), Microservices, JPA/JDBI, Openshift.
  • A good understanding of Cloud infrastructure.
  • Able to work with a variety of customers and collaborate with technical teams.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced agile environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent planning, organization, problem-solving and analytical skills.

Security Administrator

The Position: 

The Security Administrator is responsible for service delivery and operations of internal services such as access control, manning security command and control center.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the manning of the security command and control centre.
  • Update the emergency response plan and risk register
  • Administer the access control system which consist of enrolling users, assigning access levels and control tokens as per policy with approvals being sought from the internal services manager.
  • Implement evacuation plans and equipment including the PA system.
  • Liaise, update, and keep custody of all emergency contacts for staff and emergency response services.
  • Incident log management, crime statistics recording and compilation of periodic security reports.
  • Key contact person with branch network and business units like facilities department.
  • Identify and retrieve CCTV clips to be reviewed by the internal services manager, used in investigations and in forensic audits.
  • Attend to calls on the corporate securities services help desk escalating any outstanding issues appropriately.
  • Liaises and coordinates security department procurements, raising IPRs and verifying invoices.

The Person:

For the above position, the successful applicant should have the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in any field from a recognized institution.
  • Professional certification in security management is added advantage.
  • 7 years Military/ Police experience with at least 3 years’ experience in Corporate Security.
  • 2 years’ experience in Data Analysis.
  • Able to work with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication skills.

How to apply

Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

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