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Systems Analyst I: IT Oracle Financial Functional System

ENVIRONMENT:
UNDERSTAND and translate business requirements into quality system solutions and ensure optimal system performance and stability through support and continuous improvement as the next Systems Analyst sought by a reputable Retail Group. You will require a 3-year IT tertiary qualification, an Oracle Certification in addition would be preferred, have 5 years’ relevant IT experience in Oracle EBS (Financials) implementation, an understanding of Oracle database and a database language (SQL experience preferred), Oracle Financials configuration experience across modules, standard Oracle documentation (BR100/MD070) experience, Project Management and experience working on projects or large continuous improvement initiatives. Standby duty will be expected as required.
 
DUTIES:
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.
 
Test 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 –
  • 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.
  • Support Audit.
 
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.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Minimum 3-year IT tertiary qualification.
  • Oracle Certification preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years relevant IT experience in Oracle EBS (Financials) implementation.
  • Will be required to perform standby duties.
  • Understanding of Oracle database and a database language (SQL experience preferred).
  • Oracle Financials configuration experience across modules.
  • Experience in standard Oracle documentation (BR100/MD070).
  • Experience working on projects or large continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Project Management methodology.
  • Retail experience advantageous.
 
ATTRIBUTES:
  • Aware of and responsive to internal and external events and influences on the technical landscape.
  • Looks beyond symptoms to uncover root causes of problems to be solved.
  • Presents problem analysis and a recommended solution rather than just identifying and describing the problem itself.
  • Demonstrates a results-oriented mindset in planning and implementing activities/projects.
  • 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.
  • Speaks fluently in team meetings when presenting information.
  • Genuinely cultivates personal bonds with colleagues in order to enhance performance throughout the organisation.
  • Adjusts to work effectively within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures. 
  • Demonstrates resourcefulness in acquiring necessary knowledge, skills and competencies to adapt to change.