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INFORMATION SYSTEMS SPECIALIST - 308926
INFORMATION SYSTEMS SPECIALIST
Information Technology / Web Development / Telecommunications
Wage / Salary:
R - Market Related - P/M (Per Month)
Cape Town, Western Cape
Information Systems Specialist
An exciting career opportunity exists in Woodstock, Cape Town for a Senior Information Systems Specialist within an IT environment. If you have the following behavioural competency and experience, we look forward to receiving your application.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Strong communications skills in both written and verbal.
Able to manage crisis situation with ease.
Analyse crisis situations, quickly develop alternate and implement.
Self starter, quick learner, innovative and accelerating.
Monitoring and Communication skills.
Time, Scope and Cost management skills.
Duties include the following, but not limited to:
To manage and support all existing applications and ensure 100% uptime of application environment.
Support end users on any application related issues.
Provide data extracts and reports as needed by end users, department and management.
Develop business specific reports.
Evaluate and present application solutions as per business requirements and brief provided by management.
Undertake and deliver all integration and process automation projects
Manage all system upgrades, change management and technological changes related to the software used.
Plan, direct & monitor the co-ordination of all prioritised projects within the overall approved
Plan, scope, budget and time frames (multi-project management). In addition, to perform all SDLC and post live support activities.
To ensure capacity and performance planning is maintained.
To ensure that all individual projects comply with defined standards and target application
To ensure that all individual project plans will be integrated into the overall multiple-project plan.
To ensure that all individual project objectives are met within specified timeframes, scope and budget and are delivered according to set quality standards.
Reporting on projects and status.
To manage all SLA's with service providers and customers.
To co-ordinate the outputs of the various projects and the smooth implementation into organisation.
To apply the applicable methodologies and best practices with regard to project planning, analysis and design, development, management, testing, implementation and after Implementation follows up and closes out.
Ensure procedure documents and training material is up to date.
To identify technical and managerial challenges associated with the project and Implement corrective actions.
To assess and respond to the risks inherent to the project.
To manage the staff processes of the position such as recruitment, selection,
Performance management and development.
Bachelor’s Degree in IT.
6 - 8 Years IS Experience
Other skills and requirements:
Project Management methodologies – in depth knowledge and must be able to apply.
Proficient is Microsoft Server technology including Windows domain, Exchange 2003 and application servers.
Project Management experience will be added advantage.
Experience in BFSI industry will be added advantage.
SDLC - must be able to apply Systems Development Life Cycle methodologies
IT knowledge – basics of for example development standards, databases, architecture,
Communication mediums, interfaces etc.
Must have run some major re-engineering software projects.
Experience in Java, PHP web application technologies.
Experience on managing and administering Web logic application server implementation.
Experience in System Integration, interfaces, Batch scripts, day end batches are essential.
Experience in ETL (Extract, Transform and Load) tools and data warehousing is critical.
Hands on Experience on Microsoft BI stack and Sharepoint development.
Expertise on PL/SQL.
Hands-on experience on SQL/Sybase / Oracle databases.
Understanding of Unit trust business process will be preferable.
Person should be able to learn the business process quickly.
Expertise on Log analysis, problem identification and resolution.
Prior Experience on Sungard Application Suite (InvestOne, Decalog, Xamin,) is preferable
Salary: Market related
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