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SYSTEMS ANALYST I - 365389
SYSTEMS ANALYST I
Information Technology / Web Development / Telecommunications
Wage / Salary:
R - Market Related - P/M (Per Month)
Western Cape, North West
Systems Analyst I
Our client, an esteemed retail company based in Cape Town is seeking a skilled Systems Analyst who is able to understand and translate business requirements into quality system solutions and ensure optimal system performance and stability through support and continuous improvement.
- Analyse current systems solutions and business requirements
Interpret and provide input to translate complex business requirements into business requirement definitions and specifications
Analyse and evaluate required system enhancements
Analyse existing systems and interfaces for modification / improvement purposes
- Design new or enhanced systems to accommodate business needs
Participate in the process design or re-design and translate business / user requirements / processes into a system design
Design system enhancements
Change systems specifications based on testing problems / changing requirements
Design interfaces and solutions with other systems
Complete peer review of team change requests submissions
Provide input to deployment plans based on designs
- Testing of proposed solutions
Develop system test plans for system, regression and integration testing
Perform systems testing and integration testing, and feedback results
Assist business stakeholders with functional and integration testing of solutions and changes
- Participate in the implementation of new solutions to ensure successful integration into current environment
Manage the creation and hand-over of the system administration procedures
Participate in the post-implementation reviews for completed projects
Ensure SME input during the implementation process
- Support current solutions
Attend to user queries, incidents and requests as per ways of working
Ensure the stability of the existing systems environment in line with agreed SLA's
Provide input and guidance for development and technical support teams
Provide functional leadership and guidance
Complete peak checks during peak periods
- Collaborate with and support ITS and the Business
Integrate with relevant business and IT stakeholders
Provide system input to design of user training material
Provide operational support to the business area
Provide knowledge transfer and support to team members
Collaborate with 3rd party service providers for operational, technical and functional support
- Create and maintain documentation
Develop and maintain all relevant SDLC documentation
Document, publish and maintain system design (new system developments and enhancements) and all interfaces with other systems
Update standby and support manuals
Minimum 3 years IT qualification
Minimum 5 years relevant IT Systems Analysis experience
Will be required to perform standby duties on rotational basis
Retail experience advantageous
Strong XML, SQL and relational database knowledge
Strong working knowledge of various system integration formats
Experience working on projects or large continuous improvement initiatives independently
Project management and testing methodology knowledge
Supply chain knowledge/understanding advantageous
Takes ownership, accountability and is self-motivated
Attention to detail is required
Is aware of and responsive to internal and external events and influences on the technical landscape.
Ability to research technology-related concepts, trends and best practices, and apply findings.
Appropriately derives and organises the essence of information to draw solid conclusions.
Looks beyond symptoms to uncover root causes of problems to be solved.
Synthesises data from different sources to identify trends.
Demonstrates a results-oriented mindset in planning and implementing activities/projects.
Monitors and tracks progress to ensure delivery of all planned commitments, and keeps the appropriate people informed.
Prepares clear, well-structured presentations using a variety of tools and techniques.
Prepares written reports and briefs and communicates ideas clearly.
Discusses issues and exchanges information with partners to identify areas of mutual interest and benefit.
Convinces others by identifying benefits for all; looks for ways to increase the value of the partnership for all parties.
Adjusts to work effectively within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.
Demonstrates resourcefulness in acquiring necessary knowledge, skills and competencies to adapt to change.