Job Openings System Analyst

About the job System Analyst

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: 

Permanent

EE preferred but non-EE candidates will be considered 

LOCATION: 

  • Cape Town 

 

JOB OVERVIEW: 

 

  • Assessment of the impact of application change and new releases 

  • Define, document, publish and maintain each function that the system is required to perform 

  • Liaise and communicate the system requirements to the necessary audience 

  • Providing input to ensure that the application is implemented according to business requirements. 

  • Monitor and track progress to ensure delivery of all planned commitments 

  • Consult in the provision of cost estimates 

  • Identification of potential risks / issues and give input into the risk plan 
     

DESCRIPTION OF THE POSITION: 

 

Generic Functions 
 

  • Manage traceability between the system requirements and derived artefacts 

  • Support current solutions and participate in resolving user queries 

  • Ensure that implementation is consistent with the in-house strategies and architecture 

  • Comply, understand and align to all steps within IT development and meet governance audit requirements 

  • Respond to business requests for extensions to the scope of the solution 

  • Develop and maintain a deep understanding of the internal workings of software packages in the Digital domain 

  • Makes recommendations to constantly improve quality of existing services, processes and systems 
     

Integration Functions 
 

  • Discuss issues and exchanges information with other teams to identify areas of mutual interest and benefit 

  • Review agreed implementation to ensure correct interpretation of the requirements, architecture and strategies 

  • Ensure there is adequate testing of configuration or bespoke development 

  • Ensure that interfaces defined by different teams are consistent 

  • Review designs to avoid duplication and proliferation of interfaces 
     

Quality Assurance 
 

  • Perform systems testing and integration testing, and feedback results 

  • Support implementation of new solutions to ensure successful integration into current environment 

  • Provide knowledge transfer and support to team members 

  • Manage the creation and hand-over of the system administration procedures 

  • Participate in the post-implementation reviews for completed projects 

  • Provide system input to design of user training material 
     

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: 

  • Programme Development and specifications 

  • Project Management 

  • Programming Standards 

  • Business requirements 

 

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: 

  • Degree or Diploma with 4 to 6 years related experience. 

 

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: 

Relevant Tertiary IT qualification or qualification through experience (Recognition of Prior Learning) 
 

  • Minimum 5 years IT development experience of various system integration formats and teams 

  • Advanced experience in the following: 

  • Archimate and UML Modelling 

  • UX design and prototypes 

  • Object Oriented design and relational database knowledge 

  • Messaging middleware, web services, SOAP, REST, JSON, SOA, ESB, SMTP, FTP, secure FTP 

  • Application development, support and release management and systems development upper life cycle quality assurance 

  • Agile Methodology & working embedded within an Agile team / teams 

  • Working on multiple projects or large continuous improvement initiatives simultaneously and independently 

  • Application of IT governance principles 

 

**Please note : If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.