Sub -Saharan Africa Senior Solutions Architect

Sub -Saharan Africa Senior Solutions Architect

Citi Group

Sub -Saharan Africa Senior Solutions Architect

Details of the offer

The Architecture Lead Analyst is a strategic professional who stays abreast of developments within own field and contributes to directional strategy by considering their application in own job and the business. Recognized technical authority for an area within the business. Requires basic commercial awareness. There are typically multiple people within the business that provide the same level of subject matter expertise. Developed communication and diplomacy skills are required in order to guide, influence and convince others, in particular colleagues in other areas and occasional external customers. Significant impact on the area through complex deliverables. Provides advice and counsel related to the technology or operations of the business. Work impacts an entire area, which eventually affects the overall performance and effectiveness of the sub-function/job family.
6-10 years relevant experience

Consistently demonstrates clear and concise written and verbal communication

Management and prioritization skills

Ability to develop working relationships

Ability to manage multiple activities and changing priorities

Ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines

Self-starter with ability to take the initiative and master new tasks quickly

Methodical, attention to detail

Bachelor’s/University degree or equivalent experience, potentially Masters degree


Executes the architectural vision for all IT systems through major, complex IT architecture projects; ensures that architecture conforms to enterprise blueprints.

Develops technology road maps, while keeping up-to-date with emerging technologies, and recommends business directions based on these technologies.

Provides technical leadership and is responsible for developing components of, or the overall systems design.

Translates complex business problems into sound technical solutions.

Applies hardware engineering and software design theories and principles in researching, designing, and developing product hardware and software interfaces.

Provides integrated systems planning and recommends innovative technologies that will enhance the current system.

Recommends appropriate desktop, computer platform, and communication links required to support IT goals and strategy.

Exhibits good knowledge of how own specialism contributes to the business and good understanding of competitors products and services.

Acts as an advisor or mentor to junior team members.

Requires sophisticated analytical thought to resolve issues in a variety of complex situations.

Impacts the architecture function by influencing decisions through advice, counsel or facilitating services.

Guides, influences and persuades others with developed communication and diplomacy skills.

Performs other job duties and functions as assigned

Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.
Job Requirements
Required education
: Bachelor's degree

Required relevant work experience
: 5 years

Required languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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