Senior Systems Analyst
DPT Recruitment
Pretoria, South Africa
4h ago
source : Executive Placements

Overview :

The purpose of this job is to analyse, design and enhance systems, in order to obtain optimal results and agreed project delivery level

Key Performance areas include :

  • Understand and familiarize yourself with the projects business requirements
  • Understand and familiarise yourself with the organisations business processes
  • Understand and familiarise yourself with the logical architecture of the blueprint design
  • Define the physical architecture for the proposed solutions
  • Create and finalise the Functional Systems Specification documents
  • Assist in the compilation of the Terms of Reference for the RFP process to procure the required services for build and buy solutions as defined and design
  • Analyse, prioritise, and organise requirement specifications, data mapping, diagrams, and flowcharts for developers and testers to follow
  • Translate business requirements into technical specifications, including related artefacts and models
  • Identify system requirements and liaise with stakeholders to track additional requirements and features
  • Examine and evaluate current and future systems and document interfaces between legacy systems
  • Map and document interfaces between legacy systems and new systems
  • Perform analysis and detail design of information systems to meet the business and user needs
  • Define and analyse system problems
  • Collaborate with Business Analysts, Project Leads and ICT team to resolve issues and ensuring solutions are viable and consistent
  • Create system guidelines and manuals for the organization
  • Provide inputs into the architecture deliverables across all domains
  • Develop system deployment models and plans and ensure alignment with the organisations deployment processes
  • Assume technical leadership in the implementation of custom off the shelf solutions and development of new solutions
  • Work with the customer and end users to define application and technical requirements
  • Define the application and technical architecture structure, ensuring that it meets the business requirements and performance goals that the technical direction is consistent with the clients long-term direction
  • Work with other architects to ensure that the products and components work together to meet the objectives and performance goals as defined in the requirements
  • Review and integrate all application requirements, including functional, security, integration, performance, quality, and operations requirements.
  • Review and integrate the technical architecture requirements for the development, execution, and operations environments

  • Make decisions regarding hardware, network products, system software, and security
  • Perform the application and technical architecture analysis, design, and implementation, and ensure that the product fulfils the requirements
  • Design application tiers, middleware tiers, database tiers, infrastructure and security designs for an enterprise solution
  • Maintain and support application designs in production, and provide input into operational process, e.g. back-ups, disaster recovery, system performance
  • Obtain stakeholder buy-in for application and technical designs
  • Identify and communicate any cross-area or cross-release issues that affect other project areas
  • Ensure adherence to all quality management plans and standards by participating in quality management reviews
  • Validate the design with the stakeholders to ensure that the design satisfies the requirements
  • Develop configuration specifications for the chosen systems or solutions
  • Participate in the selection of the technology stack, frameworks, platforms
  • Develop the solutions proof of concept specifications
  • Provides appropriate information; shares information with stakeholders to build their understanding of issues and capabilities
  • Skills, Experience and Education :

  • BSc or BTech in computer science or equivalent
  • TOGAF certification is desirable
  • Minimum six (6) years experience in the ICT software development environment
  • Minimum six (6) years experience in designing enterprise-wide software solutions
  • Experience using modelling tools and BPMN / UML notation
  • Minimum five (5) years experience in object-oriented design patterns
  • Minimum five (5) years experience in the use of different software development methodologies
  • Solid understanding of overall architecture and design patterns
  • Adequate experience and knowledge of system and application integration
  • Adequate experience and knowledge on development frameworks and patterns
  • Ability to perform technical analysis including data, off-the-shelf applications and technical infrastructure
  • Experience in Enterprise Architecture tools like Casewise
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