Senior Architect - Information & Master Data MTN Careers


MTN Group Limited is currently recruiting for the position of Senior Architect - Information & Master Data-Information Technology in Nigeria. 


Job Title: Senior Architect - Information & Master Data

Reports To: Senior Manager - Architecture and Planning

Division: Information Technology


  • Guide and manage the development of Master Data & Information management strategies and models.


  • Define standards and guidelines for systems/solutions procurement or deployment for Business Intelligence, Mediation & Master Data Management platforms.
  • Oversee the design of standard Data Governance and Master Data Governance business rules. This includes establishing a Data Governance organization, processes, roles, and responsibilities in complex business environments.
  • Define guidelines and policies for Data Governance/Master Data Standardization
  • Support the maturity and adoption of the Enterprise Information Management program across the organization.
  • Drive Master Data schema development, access to business rules, and Master Data design
  • Provide expert knowledge of enterprise master data strategies.
  • Provide standards, guidelines, processes, and expertise to consistently address enterprise Master Data issues such as convergence, standards, and synchronization
  • Design standard business processes for the management of Master Data lifecycle, CDR management, Mediation, Revenue & Fraud platforms.
  • Direct the implementation of Big Data and Analytics Technologies, Platforms, Solutions and Initiatives
  • Document weekly reports per functional area
  • Direct the implementation of technology & data governance blueprints
  • Ensure continuous design, development and implementation of an enterprise wide ILM (Information Life Cycle Management) blueprint and roadmap covering data and documents.
  • Evaluate developments in architecture in the local and international business environment and recommend value-adding improvements to MTNN’s Data & Information architecture roadmaps
  • Evaluate and determine overall modeling standards, guidelines, best practices modeling techniques & approaches to Data & Information architecture
  • Provide support for the maturity and adoption of the EIM (Enterprise Information Management) program across the organization
  • Coach and train the team to ensure understanding of the department's objectives and goals, awareness of set targets/requirements and regularly review their training needs.
  • Review the performance of individual team members and complete appraisals in accordance with employee performance appraisal procedures and time schedules.


  • A first degree in Computer Science, Information Technology/Systems or a related discipline 
  • Master’s degree in related field will be an added advantage 
  • TOGAF certified
  • Fluent in English


6 - 13 years’ experience which includes:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an area of specialization; with experience in supervising/managing others
  • Experience working in a medium to large organization.
  • Experience in implementation or operation of an Enterprise Data Warehouse System.
  • Experience in Big Data and Analytics solutions implementation.
  • Experience in Data Governance practices especially in a Telco or any large enterprise.
  • Experience in Enterprise Architecture (Business, Data, Applications, Technology).
  • Experience integrating applications and technology in a complex environment.
  • Experience in MDM Architecture and MDM tools.
  • In-depth experience in Enterprise Architecture Governance and standards.
  • Experience with Data Qualities toolsets.
  • Experience with ETL, SOA , messaging technologies and Metadata models.
  • Good working knowledge of EA frameworks, NGOSS & Telco 2.0 

Required Skills

·        Data Governance Programme Implementation

·        Enterprise Architecture Practice and Governance

·        Enterprise Data and Information Architecture design and implementation

·        Knowledge of Big Data, Analytics. Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

·        Telecoms and Digital Technologies Ecosystem Design and Implementation

 About MTN Group

MTN Group Limited is a South African multinational mobile telecommunications company, operating in many African, European and Asian countries.

Its head office is in Johannesburg. MTN recorded 232.6 million subscribers, making it the eighth largest mobile network operator in the world, and the largest in Africa, with more than 17510 professionals, working in over 20 countries around the world.

MTN recruiters are always searching for brilliant candidates with an entrepreneurial spirit, looking for a work culture where innovation is the goal, hard work is expected, and creativity is rewarded. MTN employees enjoy competitive salaries, excellent health benefits, and a network of like-minded co-workers that drive innovation across the entire telecommunication industry.

Do you want to be a part of a mission that delivers a bold new digital world to Nigeria and Nigerians? Then, join MTN Nigeria!

Method of Application

Job Category:        MTN Level 3

Job Schedule:       Full time

Interested and qualified applicants should follow the link below to submit CV and application letter.

Location: Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria

Application Deadline: 06/01/2023, 10:59 PM


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