Systems analyst
Datonomy Solutions
Johannesburg, South Africa
4d ago
source : Job Placements

Datonomy Solutions is founded on a business model called Connected Value Creation this enables us to add value to all key stakeholders and unlock true growth, collaboratively.

We believe in doing well by doing good, and the work we do creates value for employees, customers, society and the environment.

Building a career with Datonomy allows you to work on projects that interest you, and with the tech stack that appeals to you most.

Diverse teams comprising a variety of cultures, ages and backgrounds are proven to be more effective - this also ensures that teams don''t become rigid and change-averse.

Datonomy invites you to embrace the future of work. Consulting gives you the flexibility to co-create your career with clients who rely on your unique skillset.

The beauty of the model is that you can choose the length of your engagement with each client - you may want to spend a year or two rolling out a major programme, or just a few months designing a product feature.

At Datonomy, we want to collaborate with you to achieve your goals, personally and professionally, and that is why we want like-minded people to join our growing team.

We have set out to change 1 billion lives by 2030, become part of this incredible goal!

System Analyst IT Finance Recon Assist

Job description

  • Analyse current systems solutions and business requirements
  • Interpret and provide input to translate complex business requirements into business requirement definitions and specifications
  • Analyse and evaluate required system enhancements
  • Analyse existing systems and interfaces for modification / improvement purposes
  • Design new or enhanced systems to accommodate business needs
  • Participate in the process design or re-design and translate business / user requirements / processes into a system design
  • Design system enhancements
  • Change systems specifications based on testing problems / changing requirements
  • Design interfaces with other systems
  • Provide input to deployment plans based on designs
  • Testing of proposed solutions
  • Develop system test plans for system and integration testing
  • Perform systems testing and integration testing, and feedback results
  • Participate in the implementation of new solutions to ensure successful integration into current environment
  • Manage the creation and hand-over of the system administration procedures
  • Participate in the post-implementation reviews for completed projects
  • Ensure SME input during the implementation process
  • Support current solutions
  • Resolve user queries
  • Ensure the stability of the existing systems environment
  • Provide input to programming support teams
  • Provide functional leadership and guidance
  • Collaborate with and support ITS and the Business
  • Provide operational support for all Recon Assist modules, liaising between users and the 3rd party vendors
  • Facilitate all application related issues and be the liaison across IT and Finance business
  • Integrate with relevant business and IT stakeholders
  • Provide system input to design of user training material
  • Provide operational support to the business area
  • Provide knowledge transfer and support to team members
  • Create and maintain documentation
  • Develop and maintain all relevant SDLC documentation
  • Document, publish and maintain system design (new system developments and enhancements) and all interfaces with other systems
  • Minimum requirements

  • Minimum 3 years IT qualification
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in system analysis and design, including documentation.
  • A technical / programming background is preferred
  • Understanding of the Systems Development Life Cycle and related processes
  • Communication skills written and verbal
  • Systemic thinking and Analytical skills
  • Experience in Woolworths Financial systems advantageous
  • Experience in using an ITS Service Management tool, e.g. CA Unicentre
  • May be required to perform standby duties

  • Retail experience advantageous
  • Understanding of database and a database language
  • Experience working on projects or large continuous improvement initiatives
  • Project management methodology
  • Knowledge of Woolworths IT landscape, including systemic understanding of key business linkages and dependencies
  • Looks beyond symptoms to uncover root causes of problems to be solved
  • Proactively approaches others to obtain missing information
  • Clearly defines objectives and translates them into workable activities
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrates resourcefulness in acquiring necessary knowledge, skills and competencies to adapt to change
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