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MTN Uganda Jobs 2022 – Fresher Specialist (Solution Architecture)

Job Title: Specialist (Solution Architecture) – MTN Uganda Jobs 2022

Organization: MTN Uganda

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Manager Technical Operations



MTN Uganda Profile:

MTN-Uganda is the leading telecommunications Company in Uganda, providing payphone, fixed lines, fax/data, internet and mobile services.



Job Summary:

The Solution Architect is responsible for designing and/or modifying system architecture to meet specific business needs. For this purpose, the role will be required to gather requirements and functional specifications, assess current products/systems in place, identify gaps and rework product/solution-specific architecture to mitigate the identified gaps. The role will work in close collaboration with the group architects to ensure group mandates are cascaded to OpCo systems and platforms. Performs other duties as assigned by Manager IT Architecture and Data Management

The Solution Architect reports to Manager IT Architecture and Data Management and is an individual contributor. The role maintains liaison with Group Fintech Technology team, MTN Group Technology teams & GSM Opco Technology teams as and when required.



Roles and responsibilities:

Strategy Implementation

  • Abide by and execute the functional strategy cascaded by the functional lead
  • Assist in review of the functional strategy and roadmap, in collaboration with the functional lead, to ensure its alignment with the changing dynamics of the internal and external ecosystem


Strategic Meetings

  • Participate in strategic meetings, when required
  • Execute OpCo wide transformation initiatives, when required by the functional lead
  • Implement adequate risk mitigation and controls, with directions from the functional lead
  • Assist in the evaluation baseline of Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and KPIs, when required
  • Assist in the preparation of proposal on change initiatives SLA, policies and procedures, when required


  • Escalate issues that will result in severe time, scope, productivity, and cost or resource impact to functional lead

Function Tactical

  • Execute projects initiated in the specific sub-function
  • Abide by the established objectives, targets and budgets for the sub-function, when required
  • Document identified key risks, issues and dependencies and set mitigation actions, with guidance from the functional lead
  • Prepare documentation required for sign-off on tactical changes


  • Ensure execution in alignment with divisional strategy


  • Report on a daily basis to the functional lead relating to progress made within the work area and in accordance with the measurement metrics set by the organisation
  • Report on an ad hoc basis on specific projects, as required


  • Abide by function’s budgets in line with business objectives
  • Abide by project initiative budgets in line with business objectives

Operational Delivery

The role is accountable for the following work area outcomes:

Strategy & Analytics, Budgeting, Data and Reporting

  • Execute policies, procedures and guidelines cascaded by the functional lead and ensure compliance with the same
  • Comply with the set governance mechanisms, under supervision from the functional lead
  • Evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of Solution Architecture strategies and propose and offer suggestions for improvements

Solution Architecture Operations

  • Architect, design and develop application software solutions that align OpCo’s data and technology components to group mandate
  • Ensure implementation, compliance & adherence to MTN Group Technology & Group Digifin Technology standards,  guidelines and architecture
  • Ensure implementation, compliance & adherence to MTN Group Information Security & Group Digifin Information security standards,  guidelines and architecture
  • Apply group mandated Enterprise Architecture principals in architecting, designing, developing and maintaining application software solutions
  • Apply architecture strategy for application development that is aligned with the target architecture
  • Provide technology solutions to business problems that meets business requirements including fit-gap analysis, prototyping, estimating etc.
  • Create visual depictions of application software solutions that compose the architecture and the specification of the relationships between those components
  • Participate in the selection of the technology stack, framework, platform etc. for the solution.
  • Communicate complex technical requirements, issues, and problems to both technical and non-technical personnel
  • Support team in developing / localizing technology solutions and ensure the solutions are as per architectural standards
  • Provide input to planning, budget, and governance processes related to enterprise architecture, when required
  • Where required, escalate unsolvable issues to Manager IT Architecture and Data Management in a timeous manner
  • Other tasks and duties, as assigned



Qualifications for MTN Uganda Jobs 2022


  • A Degree in Information Technology or related field
  • Relevant post graduate qualification is an advantage


  • A minimum of 2 to 3 years’ total experience in Solution Architecture or allied field is required
  • Experience in Fintech, banking or Mobile Money is preferred
  • Experience in solution & platform architecture and delivery within the Fintech, financial service sector or banking industry
  • Grasp of Cloud technologies and architecture disciplines, processes, concepts and best practices
  • Experience working in a global/multinational enterprise with a good understanding emerging markets is preferred


Functional Knowledge:

  • Solution Architecture
  • Enterprise architecture
  • Data architecture
  • Security architecture
  • Database structures / data warehousing principles
  • Agile Methodology & Frameworks
  • Build/use predictive and propensity models


  • Analytical thinking
  • Continuous improvement
  • Data interpretation
  • Delivery focused
  • Presentation
  • Relationship building



How To Apply for MTN Uganda Jobs 2022

All interested and suitably qualified candidates should submit their applications through the link below.

Click here to apply

Closing Date: 26th April 2022



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