System Analyst Needed

  • Full Time
  • Cape Town, South Africa



• 3 years IT degree/ diploma

• 3 -5 years relevant experience

• Will be required to perform standby duties



Retail and Finance experience would be advantageous

• Knowledge of relevant methodologies (ability to translate business requirements into systems requirements)

• Experience in Woolworths Financial Systems (Oracle E-Business Suite) would be advantageous

• SQL experience preferred

• Is aware of and responsive to internal and external events and influences on the technical landscape

• Looks beyond symptoms to uncover root causes of problems to be solved

• Proactively approaches others to obtain missing information

• Demonstrates a results-oriented mindset in planning and implementing activities/projects

• 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

• Listens attentively and checks understanding of the message being received.

• Speaks fluently in team meetings when presenting information.

• Discusses issues and exchanges information with partners to identify areas of mutual interest and benefit.

• 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


• Analyse current systems solutions and business requirements

o Interpret and provide input to translate 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 less complex system design

o Design less complex 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

• Support current solutions

o Resolve user queries

o Ensure the stability of the existing systems environment

o Provide functional guidance

• Collaborate with and support ITS and the Business

o Integrate with relevant business and IT teams

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

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