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SYSTEMS ANALYST REF: SA/ZR - 365296
SYSTEMS ANALYST REF: SA/ZR
Information Technology / Web Development / Telecommunications
Wage / Salary:
R - Market Related - P/M (Per Month)
Cape Town, Western Cape
Systems Analyst Ref: SA/ZR
An opportunity exists for a Systems Analyst to join a team based in Cape Town. The Systems Analyst will be required to understand and translate business requirements into quality system solutions and ensure optimal system performance and stability through support and continuous improvement.
Permanent position based in Cape Town. Open to ALL South Africans matching minimum requirements of the role.
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 mind set 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.
Analyse current systems solutions and business requirements
o Interpret and provide input to translate complex business requirements into business requirement definitions and specifications
o Analyse and evaluate required system enhancements
o Analyse existing systems and interfaces for modification / improvement purposes
Design new or enhanced systems to accommodate business needs
o Participate in the process design or re-design and translate business / user requirements / processes into a system design
o Design system enhancements
o Change systems specifications based on testing problems / changing requirements
o Design interfaces and solutions with other systems
o Complete peer review of team change requests submissions
o Provide input to deployment plans based on designs
Testing of proposed solutions
o Develop system test plans for system, regression and integration testing
o Perform systems testing and integration testing, and feedback results
o 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
o Manage the creation and hand-over of the system administration procedures
o Participate in the post-implementation reviews for completed projects
o Ensure SME input during the implementation process
Support current solutions
o Attend to user queries, incidents and requests as per ways of working
o Ensure the stability of the existing systems environment in line with agreed SLA’s
o Provide input and guidance for development and technical support teams
o Provide functional leadership and guidance
o Complete peak checks during peak periods
Collaborate with and support ITS and the Business
o Integrate with relevant business and IT stakeholders
o Provide system input to design of user training material
o Provide operational support to the business area
o Provide knowledge transfer and support to team members
o Collaborate with 3rd party service providers for operational, technical and functional support
Create and maintain documentation
o Develop and maintain all relevant SDLC documentation
o Document, publish and maintain system design (new system developments and enhancements) and all interfaces with other systems