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Systems Analyst (DBN)

IT – Analyst, Data Management
Durban – KwaZulu Natal

UNDERSTAND business requirements, translating them into technical specifications, and collaborating closely with Developers to ensure the successful implementation of software solutions as the next Systems Analyst sought by a Durban-based Financial Services company. You will serve as a key liaison between business stakeholders and the Software Development team. You will require a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Information Technology, or a related field with proven experience as a Systems Analyst with a focus on Software Development and 2+ years of experience in MSSQL.
Requirements Gathering –
  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to understand and document their system requirements.
  • Conduct interviews, surveys, and workshops to gather relevant information.
System Design –
  • Create system design documents, including data models, flowcharts, and interface designs.
  • Work closely with the Development team to ensure that designs are feasible and aligned with business goals.
Development Collaboration –
  • Act as a bridge between business stakeholders and the Development team, ensuring clear communication of requirements and expectations.
  • Collaborate with Developers to provide guidance and clarification during the Software Development lifecycle.
Coding Standards and Best Practices –
  • Ensure that Software Development adheres to coding standards, best practices, and architectural guidelines.
  • Conduct code reviews to maintain code quality and consistency.
Testing and Quality Assurance –
  • Coordinate with QA teams to develop and execute test plans to ensure software meets specified requirements.
  • Participate in the resolution of bugs and issues identified during testing.
Documentation –
  • Maintain comprehensive documentation of system designs, technical specifications, and coding guidelines.
  • Prepare technical documentation for developers and end-users as needed.
Continuous Improvement –
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and optimization in the Software Development lifecycle.
  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies and industry trends to enhance Development practices.
Project Management –
  • Ensure timely delivery of software solutions.
  • Provide input on project timelines, resource requirements, and potential risks.
  • Management of requests allocated to the development team.
Qualifications –
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
Experience/Skills –
  • Proven experience as a Systems Analyst with a focus on Software Development.
  • 2+ Years of experience in MSSQL.
  • 2+ Years of experience in Software Development.
  • Strong understanding of Software Development methodologies and best practices.
  • Proficiency in system modeling tools and techniques.
  • Must be willing to travel to client sites when required. 
Advantageous –
  • Previous Software Developer and/or Database Administrator experience.
  • Certifications in System Analysis or related fields.
Preferred Skills –
  • Knowledge of industry best practices for System Analysis and Design.
  • Experience with Project Management methodologies.
  • Familiarity with relevant Programming languages and technologies.
  • SQL with 3+ years’ experience.
  • Strong systems analysis and design skills.
  • Solid knowledge of application development tools, techniques and methodologies.
  • 3+ Years of experience in C# and other Microsoft coding languages.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional team environment.
  • Demonstrated decision-making ability.
  • Detail-oriented with a focus on delivering high-quality solutions.
  • Effective management, leadership and team interaction skills.

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