REF # 1904219

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Cape Town

Systems Analyst

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If you thrive on the challenge of working on multiple projects, then a fast-growing retail concern wants you as their next Systems Analyst. Your core role will be to interpret and transform business requirements into well-defined system solutions and specifications, ensure exceptional system performance and quality. You will require a 3-year IT tertiary qualification, at least 5 years’ experience in a similar role, have strong XML, SQL, relational database knowledge & the application of the SDLC. Any knowledge of Supply Chain will prove beneficial.



Collaborate with all key stakeholders including business project teams, partners, development teams and ITS, to understand business requirements.

Participate in the process design or re-design and translate business/user requirements/ processes into a system design.

Interpret business requirements / Business Requirement Definitions/Specifications into System Requirement Specifications.

Analyse existing system and interfaces for modification / improvement purposes and evaluate and design system enhancements.

Give input to business requirement specifications.

Develop and maintain System Requirement Specifications and test documentation.

Manage the development of the system and its components.

Quality assure development and develop system test plans for the system and integration testing.

Change systems specifications based on testing problems / changing requirements.

Design, document and test interfaces with other systems.

Perform quality assurance, regression and systems integration testing and feedback results.

Manage the creation and hand-over of the system administration procedures where required.

Manage integration projects or sub projects.

Participate in the post implementation reviews for completed projects.

Ensure the stability of the existing systems environments.

Investigate and resolve complex systems issues across applications.

Resolve user queries, provide input to programming support teams when needed and provide technical leadership and guidance.

Document, publish and maintain system design (new system developments and enhancements/changes) and all interfaces with other systems.

Provide system input to design of user training material.

Do standby on a rotational basis.

Cross skilling into different Supply Chain processes.



Qualifications –

3-Year IT Degree/Diploma.


Experience/Skills –

Minimum 5 years relevant experience as a Systems Analyst.

Strong XML, SQL and relational database knowledge.

Good working knowledge of various system integration formats.

Good understanding and application of the SDLC.

Experience on multiple projects.

Application management skills.


Advantageous –

Good understanding / knowledge of s Supply Chain processes.



Strong analytical skills.

Application management skills.

Relevant business process context knowledge.

High performance delivery.

Takes ownership, accountability and is self-motivated.

Excellent communicator who listens effectively and accurately and clearly conveys information through verbal and written means.

Connects with people and proactively builds and maintains constructive relationships with internal and external partners.

Drive quality by displaying ability to clarify and reduce complex issues to simple solutions.

Excellent planning and organising skills with the ability to work systematically and sequentially.

Thinks strategically and commercially.

Makes insightful technical decisions.

Personal effectiveness and the ability to work in a pressurised environment.

Able to anticipate and resolve problems before they occur.


While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.



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