Systems Analyst - ICTS
Salary, including benefits, is between R to R .
The Systems Division (SD), a division of the Information & Communication Technology Services (ICTS) department, seeks a Systems Analyst to join the electronic Research Administration (eRA) team involved with the enhancement, support, and implementation of the Converis research administration system.
SD is looking for a flexible and motivated systems analyst with relevant skills and experience to support identified aspects of research administration, focusing mainly on the eRA.
Responsibilities will include analysing and documenting system requirements for the various aspects of the administration of ethics, research portal, profiles, outputs, and processes.
The position requires a hands-on approach to systems implementation.
The successful candidate will be responsible for :
Designing and documenting new or revised functionality
Eliciting and documenting user requirements
Hands-on configuration of the software
Performing fit / gap and other comparative analyses
Migrating legacy system data to the new system
Ensuring quality in company’s systems through systems and integration testing
Participating in implementation, support, upgrades, and rollout
Appointment to this position requires :
A relevant post-secondary qualification at NQF level 7 with some exposure to business systems, or NQF level 6 with at least three years’ relevant experience in a system development and support environment
Prior experience of working on system implementation projects
Hands-on configuration experience of package or ERP systems
A sound understanding of reporting and analytics
Prior experience on a portal or web-based system implementation
Hands-on SQL and / or XML experience
Demonstrated ability to provide structured documentation
Attention to detail
Ability to work within a team
Effective prioritization of tasks
The following will be advantageous :
Having worked in a university or equivalent environment
An understanding of university research administration
Exposure to data warehousing and BI-type reporting tools
A sound knowledge of data migration methods and tools
Configuration skills and experience in Converis, Pentaho, or Web Development
Familiarity with command line in Linux