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8 Job Positions at The Bank of Kigali Digital Factory (BKDF)

Full Stack Developer at The Bank of Kigali Digital Factory (BKDF)

About The Digital Factory

The Bank of Kigali Digital Factory (BKDF) was launched in 2019 as the centre of facilitating the bank’s digital transformation journey. The Digital Factory is a well-established innovation department that aims to transform the way banking technology is delivered, by re-imagining and delivering a new digital customer experience. We are passionate about this digital transformation for our customers and their experience.

Do you want to help us redefine the way people bank? We’re looking for energetic innovators and leaders who are flexible, curious, versatile, responsive and are ready to roll up their sleeves in a collaborative and productive environment. By joining our team, you will make a positive impact on our customers and the banking industry.

About the Job

The DF aspires to be a center of excellence. To achieve this, the organization must excel at People. You will be responsible for producing and implementing functional software solutions, specifically to develop high-quality software that is aligned with user needs and business goals. You must be comfortable around both front-end and back-end coding languages, development frameworks and third-party libraries. You must also be a team player with a knack for visual design and utility. You will work directly with the Tech Lead and the DF team leads that are responsible for full software development life cycle, from conception to deployment.

Are You?

  • Excellent communicator with teamwork skills
  • Keen on details
  • Self-organized
  • Innovation oriented
  • Able to work in a dynamic team and independently
  • Knowledgeable of relevant financial services and IT legislation
  • Knowledgeable of professional standards

Key Responsibilities

  • Working with development teams and product managers to ideate software solutions
  • Designing client-side and server-side architecture
  • Building the front-end of applications through appealing visual design
  • Developing and managing well-functioning databases and applications
  • Writing effective APIs
  • Testing software to ensure responsiveness and efficiency
  • Troubleshooting, debugging and upgrading software
  • Creating security and data protection settings
  • Building features and applications with a mobile responsive design
  • Writing technical documentation
  • Working with data scientists and analysts to improve software

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, IT, or related degree
  • At least 2 years proven experience as a Full Stack Developer or similar role
  • Experience developing web, desktop, and mobile responsive applications
  • Familiarity with common stacks
  • Knowledge of multiple back-end languages/frameworks (e.g. Spring boot, Java, Kotlin) and JavaScript frameworks (e.g. Angular, React, Node.js)
  • Experience using system monitoring tools (e.g. Kibana and Elastic Search) and automated testing frameworks
  • In-depth knowledge of relational databases (e.g. PostgreSQL, MySQL, MSSQL) and NoSQL databases (e.g. MongoDB)

Job benefits

  • Working in an inclusive and collaborative environment that highlights creativity, encourages curiosity and celebrates success
  • Tools and technology needed to create meaningful customer experiences
  • We hire you for your skills – not for just a job; you can grow with us. You will not only be prepared for success in your role, but also for a successful career
  • Flexible work culture that allows a healthy work / life balance
  • Online and in person learning & development opportunities to enhance or learn new skills
  • Work with and learn from / with a RockstarDF team

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Mobile Developer – Flutter at The Bank of Kigali Digital Factory (BKDF)

Mobile Developer – Flutter

About The Digital Factory

The Bank of Kigali Digital Factory (BKDF) was launched in 2019 as the centre of facilitating the bank’s digital transformation journey. The Digital Factory is a well-established innovation department that aims to transform the way banking technology is delivered, by re-imagining and delivering a new digital customer experience. We are passionate about this digital transformation for our customers and their experience.

Do you want to help us redefine the way people bank? We’re looking for energetic innovators and leaders who are flexible, curious, versatile, responsive and are ready to roll up their sleeves in a collaborative and productive environment. By joining our team, you will make a positive impact on our customers and the banking industry.

About the Job

The Mobile Developer – Flutter will contribute in transforming the lives of customers using digital banking. You will participate in sprint review, sprint planning and grooming sessions. You will work directly with the Tech Lead and the DF Software Engineers, designers, and product owners to receive requirement specifications for designing and developing mobile applications.

Are You

  • Passionate about solving challenges and take pride in your solution and code
  • Passionate about performance, reliability, and design with the experience and credentials to back up that passion
  • A passionate Mobile Developer
  • An excellent communicator – written, presentation, and verbal
  • Curious about technology and the people who create it
  • Eager to learn about new practices

Key Responsibilities

  • Contributing to a number of high-value projects within the DF
  • Writing clean code for designing and developing mobile applications
  • Taking part in the development life cycle
  • Using Agile engineering practices and various software development technologies to rapidly develop creative and efficient solutions that enhance the client organization’s technology
  • Investigate technologies and new Flutter SDK release
  • Communicating with internal IT teams to resolve technical dependencies during implementation.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Must have Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or other IT related field
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in mobile software development
  • Over one year’s developing Flutter applications for mobile
  • Programming languages such as Dart, Kotlin, Swift and JavaScript
  • Have one or more applications deployed on App store or Play store
  • Experience with Flutter framework
  • Experience with third party libraries and APIs
  • Understanding of the Agile development life-cycle
  • Experience with automated testing and building
  • Mathematical aptitude
  • Proven experience in writing readable code, creating extensive documentation for existing code, and refactoring previously written code
  • Ability to interpret and follow technical plans
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Understanding of Android Keyboard API & experience with optimizing applications for material design an added advantage

Job benefits

  • Working in an inclusive and collaborative environment that highlights creativity, encourages curiosity and celebrates success
  • Tools and technology provided to create meaningful customer experiences
  • We hire you for your skills – not for just a job; you can grow with us. You will not only be prepared for success in your role, but also for a successful career
  • Flexible work culture that allows a healthy work / life balance
  • Online and in person learning & development opportunities to enhance or learn new skills
  • Work with and learn from / with a RockstarDF team

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Dev Ops Engineer at The Bank of Kigali Digital Factory (BKDF)

About The Digital Factory

The Bank of Kigali Digital Factory (BKDF) was launched in 2019 as the centre of facilitating the bank’s digital transformation journey. The Digital Factory is a well-established innovation department that aims to transform the way banking technology is delivered, by re-imagining and delivering a new digital customer experience. We are passionate about this digital transformation for our customers and their experience.

Do you want to help us redefine the way people bank? We’re looking for energetic innovators and leaders who are flexible, curious, versatile, responsive and are ready to roll up their sleeves in a collaborative and productive environment. By joining our team, you will make a positive impact on our customers and the banking industry.

About the Job

DevOps in BKDF is the approach that enables faster development of applications and easier maintenance of existing deployments. By enabling stronger bonds between Dev, Ops and other stakeholders in the BK, DevOps promotes shorter, more controllable iterations through the adoption of best practices, automation and new tools. DevOps covers everything from the organisation to culture, processes and tooling. You need to be agile enough to wear a technical hat and manage operations simultaneously.

Are You?

  • An experienced Linux based infrastructure engineer
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Able to anticipate needs and solve problems proactively
  • Proficient in & have a broad understanding of DevOps and Agile
  • Strong analytically with attention to detail
  • Excellent at troubleshooting
  • Comfortable working under tight deadlines

Key Responsibilities

  • Implementing various development, testing, automation tools, and IT infrastructure
  • Planning the project structure, activities, and involvement in project management activities.
  • Setting up tools and required infrastructure (container orchestration, Firewalls, etc.…)
  • Defining and setting development, test, release, update, and support processes for different teams
  • Ability to review, verify, and validate the software code developed in the project.
  • Troubleshooting techniques and raise the code bugs to be fixed by development team
  • Monitoring the processes during the entire lifecycle for its adherence and updating or creating new processes for improvement and minimizing the wastage
  • Encouraging and building automated processes wherever possible
  • Identifying and deploying cybersecurity measures by continuously performing vulnerability assessment and risk management
  • Incidence management and root cause analysis
  • Selecting and deploying appropriate CI/CD tools
  • Striving for continuous improvement and build continuous integration, continuous development, and constant deployment pipeline (CI/CD Pipeline)
  • Mentoring and guiding the development team members
  • Managing periodic reporting on the progress to the management and the customer

Experience & Qualifications

  • BSc in Computer Science, Electronic Engineering or a related course
  • Msc in related course is an added advantage
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a similar role
  • Advanced proficiency in Linux Based security and networking such as routing, firewall, Dockerization, etc.
  • Advanced proficiency in databases such as PostgreSQL, Mongo, MSSQL
  • Experience working with various tools, open-source technologies, and cloud services
  • Awareness of critical concepts in DevOps and Agile principles
  • Advanced proficiency in Kubernetes and / or other container orchestration

Job benefits

  • Working in an inclusive and collaborative environment that highlights creativity, encourages curiosity and celebrates success
  • Tools and technology provided to create meaningful customer experiences
  • We hire you for your skills – not for just a job; you can grow with us. You will not only be prepared for success in your role, but also for a successful career
  • Flexible work culture that allows a healthy work / life balance
  • Online and in person learning & development opportunities to enhance or learn new skills
  • Work with and learn from / with a RockstarDF team

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Talent Analyst at The Bank of Kigali Digital Factory (BKDF)

About The Digital Factory

The Bank of Kigali Digital Factory (BKDF) was launched in 2019 as the centre of facilitating the bank’s digital transformation journey. The Digital Factory is a well-established innovation department that aims to transform the way banking technology is delivered, by re-imagining and delivering a new digital customer experience. We are passionate about this digital transformation for our customers and their experience.

Do you want to help us redefine the way people bank? We’re looking for energetic innovators and leaders who are flexible, curious, versatile, responsive and are ready to roll up their sleeves in a collaborative and productive environment. By joining our team, you will make a positive impact on our customers and the banking industry.

About the Job

The Talent Analyst will be responsible for providing the foundation of all we do in the People/HR function in the Digital Factory. You will be a personal point of contact for employee enquiries, providing strong HR support and a positive employee experience. You will assist with identifying, assessing, developing & retaining the right talent for the Digital Factory.

Are You?

  • A problem solver with strong interpersonal skills
  • An excellent communicator – written, presentation & verbal
  • An analytical thinker and problem solver with strong attention to detail
  • Detail-oriented with strong organization capabilities
  • Able to build relationships & network

Key Responsibilities:

  • Acting as first point of contact for employee HR queries
  • Providing guidance to employees on HR policy and systems queries
  • Onboarding new joiners, ensuring all documentation is in place and induction is conducted
  • Creating regular HR reports and metrics
  • Liaising with external partners e.g training vendors, consultants as required
  • Updating relevant employee information and keeping the HR Operations team updated (e.g leave of absence records, leavers)
  • Participating in HR projects as and when necessary

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor degree in Human Resources or relevant field
  • Minimum of 3 years experience working in a similar role
  • Good knowledge of local labour laws
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office applications
  • Working knowledge of HR systems and software.

Job benefits

  • Working in an inclusive and collaborative environment that highlights creativity, encourages curiosity and celebrates success
  • Tools and technology provided to create meaningful customer experiences
  • We hire you for your skills – not for just a job; you can grow with us. You will not only be prepared for success in your role, but also for a successful career
  • Flexible work culture that allows a healthy work / life balance
  • Online and in person learning & development opportunities to enhance or learn new skills
  • Work with and learn from / with a RockstarDF team

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Content Writer at The Bank of Kigali Digital Factory (BKDF)

About The Digital Factory

The Bank of Kigali Digital Factory (BKDF) was launched in 2019 as the centre of facilitating the bank’s digital transformation journey. The Digital Factory is a well-established innovation department that aims to transform the way banking technology is delivered, by re-imagining and delivering a new digital customer experience. We are passionate about this digital transformation for our customers and their experience.

Do you want to help us redefine the way people bank? We’re looking for energetic innovators and leaders who are flexible, curious, versatile, responsive and are ready to roll up their sleeves in a collaborative and productive environment. By joining our team, you will make a positive impact on our customers and the banking industry.

About the Job

The BKDF aspires to be a center of excellence, and content is an important aspect of this. As a Content Writer, you will are responsible for responsible for style, format and voice consistency across all the Digital Factory’s digital marketing copy and app content. You will use your expertise to share information about our products. You will write, edit and publishes content and copy for various digital platforms such as digital marketing copy and app content to showcase our products and educate our customers.

Are you?

  • A excellent communicator – written, spoken and presentation, with an impeccable grasp of the English, French and Kinyarwanda languages
  • Detail-oriented
  • Able to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Creative and interested in keeping up with digital trends
  • Curious about technology and the people who create it.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Researching industry/product related content
  • Preparing well-drafted articles/online/digital content to promote products for multiple platforms e.g websites, email marketing, videos, blogs, social media platforms
  • Develop internal communication content in support of internal campaigns
  • Collaborating with design and marketing teams on designing and publishing visual content
  • Promoting digital content on all online channels & measuring performance and feedback
  • Identifying gaps in content needs using customer data/feedback
  • Ensuring consistency in all content – style, format, tone etc
  • Translating content and copy to English, French and Kinyarwanda

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor degree in Communication, Journalism, Marketing or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar position in a reputable organization
  • Excellent English writing and editing skills
  • Experience using Content Management Systems
  • Portfolio of published content
  • Experience in digital platforms

Job benefits

  • Working in an inclusive and collaborative environment that highlights creativity, encourages curiosity and celebrates success
  • Tools and technology provided to create meaningful customer experiences
  • We hire you for your skills – not for just a job; you can grow with us. You will not only be prepared for success in your role, but also for a successful career
  • Flexible work culture that allows a healthy work / life balance
  • Online and in person learning & development opportunities to enhance or learn new skills
  • Work with and learn from / with a RockstarDF team

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Project Manager, Design at The Bank of Kigali Digital Factory (BKDF)

About The Digital Factory

The Bank of Kigali Digital Factory (BKDF) was launched in 2019 as the centre of facilitating the bank’s digital transformation journey. The Digital Factory is a well-established innovation department that aims to transform the way banking technology is delivered, by re-imagining and delivering a new digital customer experience. We are passionate about this digital transformation for our customers and their experience.

Do you want to help us redefine the way people bank? We’re looking for energetic innovators and leaders who are flexible, curious, versatile, responsive and are ready to roll up their sleeves in a collaborative and productive environment. By joining our team, you will make a positive impact on our customers and the banking industry.

About the Job

We are looking for a self-driven and motivated Design scrum master who uses the right channels of communication as a crucial aspect during any project to support our Product Design team in the BK Digital factory. You will ensure the team has healthy product/Sprint backlogs in collaboration with the Product Owners.

Are you?

  • A positive and resilient personality with a growth mentality
  • Able to embrace feedback, with a desire for continuous improvement
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – time management, empathy, and transparency
  • Able to work with and lead a team
  • Self-motivated, self-directed, and able to manage multiple priorities & projects
  • Able to adapt to a constantly changing environment
  • Able to influence decision making using negotiation and influencing skills
  • An excellent communicator – written, presentation & verbal. Able to communicate ideas & strategies

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assigning project tasks, resources, and time frame while controlling schedule and ensuring they run on time, and meet expectations
  • Determining and managing project communication strategy with the Design team to ensure other teams involved and stakeholders are informed of project status
  • Determining project timelines, monitoring, tracking, controlling, and reporting on design team impediments and project status
  • Assisting the design teams to align with the DF product roadmap.
  • Planning and coordinating Design standups, roadmaps, and retrospective sessions within the team.
  • Formulating techniques for Design backlog to ensure that product owners and engineers have clarity and follow up on the backlog.
  • Understanding and helping formulate Product Design goals
  • Planning Design team building activities to improve teamwork and positive working relationships within the team.
  • Resolving conflicts and issues that might occur within the Design team.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Degree or certification in IT, business management, project management, SCRUM, a related discipline OR equivalent practical experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years proven experience a as Scrum Master, Requirements Engineer, and Project Manager in a software development team.
  • Knowledge and understanding of design wireframes and mockups
  • Understanding of software development life cycle.
  • Experience working in an agile team
  • Knowledge of Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, XP, etc.)
  • Experience working with designers, developers, and Product Owners.
  • Knowledgeable in Project Management tools eg. Notion, Azure

Job benefits

  • Working in an inclusive and collaborative environment that highlights creativity, encourages curiosity and celebrates success
  • Tools and technology provided to create meaningful customer experiences
  • We hire you for your skills – not for just a job; you can grow with us. You will not only be prepared for success in your role, but also for a successful career
  • Flexible work culture that allows a healthy work / life balance
  • Online and in person learning & development opportunities to enhance or learn new skills
  • Work with and learn from / with a RockstarDF team

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Project Management Lead at The Bank of Kigali Digital Factory (BKDF)

About The Digital Factory

The Bank of Kigali Digital Factory (BKDF) was launched in 2019 as the centre of facilitating the bank’s digital transformation journey. The Digital Factory is a well-established innovation department that aims to transform the way banking technology is delivered, by re-imagining and delivering a new digital customer experience. We are passionate about this digital transformation for our customers and their experience.

Do you want to help us redefine the way people bank? We’re looking for energetic innovators and leaders who are flexible, curious, versatile, responsive and are ready to roll up their sleeves in a collaborative and productive environment. By joining our team, you will make a positive impact on our customers and the banking industry.

About the Job

The Project Management Lead role is critical in the Digital Factory for keeping all projects on schedule and on budget. In this role you will take the lead in planning, executing, monitoring, controlling and completing projects. You will ensure that project objectives are consistently met by ensuring all stakeholders are in place and understand their roles and objectives and the projects are aligned to business goals.

Are you?

  • An excellent communicator – written, presentation & verbal
  • A leader and team manager who is able to influence others
  • A highly organized historian (notes, etc)
  • An excellent negotiator
  • Able to solve complex problems
  • Curious and constantly look for ways to improve processes
  • Experiences in Agile Project Management and SDLC

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prioritizing projects in collaborations with Product Managers, Developers and business leaders
  • Identifying the project goals, critical milestones and deadlines
  • Establishing the project scope and determining the most critical tasks
  • Estimating the scope of work and the amount of resources (people, budget & tools) required
  • Evaluating project strategies and improving them
  • Ensuring that all teams have access to the each developer has access to resources and tools required to complete projects
  • Managing project schedules, resources, and budget throughout the project lifecycle
  • Developing detailed project plans using various tools (i.e. Excel, Notion, smartsheet, MS Project, Jira, etc)
  • Chairing stakeholder sessions such as committees, Sprint Reviews, etc designed to create broad engagement and accountable on DF projects.
  • Working w/ team of Scrum Masters to clear obstacles to DF operations overall
  • Tracking project delivery performance and effort numerically using fibonacci agile estimation
  • Monitoring overall DF team productivity quantitatively

Qualifications & Experience

  • A degree in Project Management, Business Management or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 Years of experience in a leadership Project Management role.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

Job benefits

  • Working in an inclusive and collaborative environment that highlights creativity, encourages curiosity and celebrates success
  • Tools and technology provided to create meaningful customer experiences
  • We hire you for your skills – not for just a job; you can grow with us. You will not only be prepared for success in your role, but also for a successful career
  • Flexible work culture that allows a healthy work / life balance
  • Online and in person learning & development opportunities to enhance or learn new skills
  • Work with and learn from / with a RockstarDF team

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Data Scientist at The Bank of Kigali Digital Factory (BKDF)

About The Digital Factory

The Bank of Kigali Digital Factory (BKDF) was launched in 2019 as the centre of facilitating the bank’s digital transformation journey. The Digital Factory is a well-established innovation department that aims to transform the way banking technology is delivered, by re-imagining and delivering a new digital customer experience. We are passionate about this digital transformation for our customers and their experience.

Do you want to help us redefine the way people bank? We’re looking for energetic innovators and leaders who are flexible, curious, versatile, responsive and are ready to roll up their sleeves in a collaborative and productive environment. By joining our team, you will make a positive impact on our customers and the banking industry.

About the Job

The BKDF aspires to be a center of excellence, and data plays a big role in our decision-making. Data Analytics help us to deliver innovative products such as BKQuick loans by processing, and analyzing various data sets. BKDF is looking for a Data Scientist to help improve and conduct analytical processes, with a goal to identify new opportunities for BK and improving customers experience. As a DataScientist, you will work with Product Owners, Business Analysts, Marketing Team, and Engineers to identify areas of improvements and work on solutions to address the identified problems.

Are You?

  • A natural, analytical and critical thinker
  • Detail-oriented and capable of delivering with a high level of accuracy
  • Creative, organized and open minded
  • Curious and stay up-to-date on the latest processes and IT advancements to automate and modernize systems
  • Able to suggest new processes and coordinate the implementation
  • Curious about technology and the people who create it.
  • Eager to learn about new practices.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conducting advanced analytical methods to provide actionable insights, identify trends, and measure performance
  • Developing the project scope and define project boundaries
  • Researching and developing analysis, forecasting and optimization methods across loans quality, customer behaviors, and product profitability
  • Collaborating with Engineers to implement and deploy scalable solutions
  • Prioritizing the backlog according to the business value
  • Documenting and communicating the results of your efforts
  • Effectively communicating your insights and plans to cross-functional team members and management
  • Ensuring solutions meet business needs and requirements
  • Participating in the daily scrum meeting, sprint planning meetings and other agile ceremonies

Qualifications & Experience

  • Master’s degree in Quantitative discipline e.g Statistics, Computer Science or Engineering, Economics, Mathematics
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a statistical and/or data science role
  • Alternatively, Bachelor degree and minimum of 4 years experience as a Data Scientist
  • Experience programming languages such as Python and its data analysis libraries, Java, SQL
  • Knowledge of relational databases (MSSQL, PostgreSQL), NoSQL is an added advantage
  • Machine Learning experience on large datasets
  • Experience with working on financial datasets
  • Experience articulating business questions and using mathematical techniques to arrive at an answer using available data
  • Ability to select the right statistical tools given a data analysis problem
  • Experience leveraging various design patterns, test-driven development, and automated testing frameworks and version control is an added advantage

Job benefits

  • Working in an inclusive and collaborative environment that highlights creativity, encourages curiosity and celebrates success
  • Tools and technology provided to create meaningful customer experiences
  • We hire you for your skills – not for just a job; you can grow with us. You will not only be prepared for success in your role, but also for a successful career
  • Flexible work culture that allows a healthy work / life balance
  • Online and in person learning & development opportunities to enhance or learn new skills
  • Work with and learn from / with a RockstarDF team

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