System Analyst Ref: Zr

Understand and translate business requirements into quality system solutions and ensure optimal system performance and stability through support and continuous improvement. *Contract 12 months, based in Cape Town* *Job description* * * 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 with other systems o Provide input to deployment plans based on designs * * Testing of proposed solutions* o Develop system test plans for system and integration testing o Perform systems testing and integration testing, and feedback results * * 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 Resolve user queries o Ensure the stability of the existing systems environment o Provide input to programming support teams o Provide functional leadership and guidance * * 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 * * 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 *Minimum requirements* * Minimum 3 years IT qualification * Minimum 5 years relevant IT experience * May be required to perform standby duties * Experience or understanding of warehouse management systems. * Knowledge of Highjump/ Krber Warehouse Management Software system is advantageous * Understanding of database and a database language; ability to write and modify complex T-SQL * Experience working on projects or large continuous improvement initiatives * Project management methodology * 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 * Presents problem analysis and a recommended solution rather than just identifying and describing the problem itself * Anticipates potential obstacles and their impact on the accomplishment of goals and timelines and propose/ take corrective action where required * 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. * Speaks fluently in team meetings when presenting information. * Genuinely cultivates personal bonds with colleagues in order to enhance performance throughout the organisation. * 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
Cape Town, WC, ZA