Datafin are currently seeking candidates for their open Analyst Programmer II (SQL/UNIX) position in Cape Town, Western Cape through Go Job Search. Are you an experienced candidate looking to take up a Analyst Programmer II (SQL/UNIX) role such as with an industry leading company like Datafin?
ENVIRONMENT: Analyse user requirements, design, implement and support less complex technical systems as the next Analyst Programmer II of a reputable Retail Group seeking your technical expertise. Your role will require you to perform analysis, technical design, and development aligned to team processes and requirements. As well as this, you will need to maintain and support existing systems, and ensure effective operations. The ideal candidate must have a relevant 3-year diploma, 3+ years’ programming experience, experience with SQL and Unix scripting, and exposure to Scheduling tools. DUTIES:Analysis, technical design and development aligned to team processes & requirementsDevelop technical specifications from systems specifications.Design and code programs of greater complexity and size from technical specifications.Maintain and support existing systemsInterpret user requirements and translate into systems design.Investigate and solve systems issues.Maintaining and managing existing software applications Ensure systems documentation is kept up to date.Ensure effective operations Implement approved changes as per change control and security processPlan, organise and control own work effort, including regular progress feedback to own and other relevant areasInterfacing with end users to obtain needsProvide business support on applications in application portfolioREQUIREMENTS: 3-year IT DiplomaAnalytical thinking, development and communication skillsRelevant business process context knowledge3 -5 years programming/analyst programming experienceSQL experience and Unix scriptingExposure to JDA applications and Cloud Computing will be beneficialExposure to Scheduling toolsOracle Apex development experience preferredKnowledge of retail IT landscape, including systemic understanding of key business linkages and dependenciesATTRIBUTES:Ability to research technology-related concepts, trends and best practices, and apply findingsLooks beyond symptoms to uncover root causes of problems to be solvedPresents problem analysis and a recommended solution rather than just identifying and describing the problem itselfProactively approaches others to obtain missing information Demonstrates a results-oriented mindset in planning and implementing activities/projects Plans with a realistic sense of the time and resource demands involved, maintaining awareness of the interrelationships between own and other activities/projectMonitors and tracks progress to ensure delivery of all planned commitments, and keeps the appropriate people informedListens attentively and checks understanding of the message being received.Prepares clear, well-structured presentations using a variety of tools and techniques.Discusses issues and exchanges information with partners to identify areas of mutual interest and benefit.Convinces others by identifying benefits for all; looks for ways to increase the value of the partnership for all parties. Anticipates change and continuously remains prepared for changeDemonstrates resourcefulness in acquiring necessary knowledge, skills and competencies to adapt to change
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