Britam – Senior Systems Developer, ERP (Two year contract)

Job purpose

  • Work with other departments and business analysts within the Group to identify requirements and develop solutions (database design, workflows, user/data interfaces, integrations).
  • Design, development and 3rd line support of business Applications, ranging from user analysis, design and development to implementation and maintenance.


Key responsibilities

  • Configure and/or customize  business applications to meet business requirements using various database and software tools;
  • Assist in presentations of system functionality to new users and departments. Drives systems adoption by business users;
  • Enhance and create user and system documentation as needed;
  • Work directly with the IT support personnel and teams to resolve issues identified and escalated during daily operations;
  • Perform the necessary technical design and development functionality to ensure that business application systems can be effectively developed and implemented;
  • Design and development of front-end tier(s), middle tier(s), and /or back-end database tier(s) for business applications;
  • Capturing of business applications information needs and mapping of the same to the software and /or database components;
  • Perform data modelling to analyse and specify data structures within an application system
  • Developing database objects and structures for data storage, retrieval and reporting according to specifications;
  • Implementing and testing database design and functionality and tuning for performance.
  • Research and provide input on design approach, performance and base functionality improvements for various procedures and applications; and
  • Generation of ideas to improve efficiency in software and application services offered to the business, and/or generate revenue for business.


Key Performance Measures


  • All  Systems project schedules are completed as per agreed timeframes, scope & budgets;
  • All systems must pass both the Quality Assurance and User Acceptance tests (97%  first time);
  • Information accuracy at a minimum of 99.95%;
  • 95% of all developed applications and reports should meet 95% of the user requirements specified in the user requirement document. Nil critical errors;
  • 80+% of systems documentation are up-to-date and accurate;
  • Minimum Base Line Standards defined by the security and audit team implemented and maintained in accordance with the set IT best practice;
  • All audit reviews must pass 100% unqualified (based on agreed ITIL standards);
  • 90% of all escalated support issues are resolved and closed within SLAs defined by IT Service desk;
  • All tickets assigned are resolved within 24 hours;
  • Isolate and document 100% of reoccurring incidents for root cause analysis;
  • 98% of all incidents identified for root cause analysis are well documented and resolved permanently (98% non-reoccurrence); and
  • Demonstration of continuously gathering knowledge and improvements arising from the regular review of the department’s reports.


Knowledge, experience and qualifications required

  • Degree in Computer Science/ Engineering or related fiels.
  • 4+ years of technical experience with Oracle Applications 11i.
  • Broad knowledge of core technical areas of the business and accompanying functional modules of Oracle 11i e-Business Suite.
  • Experience integrating Oracle Applications with various formats including flat-file (CSV), XML, and SOAP.
  • Detailed technical knowledge of iProcurement and Oracle Purchasing.
  • Hands-On experience with Oracle SQL, PL/SQL, SQL*Plus, Workflow, Shell scripting.
  • Technical proficiency with Oracle SOA Suite
  • Hands-On experience with Oracle extension using OA framework a plus.



Technical and functional competencies;

  • Experience with web servers and application servers e.g. Apache, IIS, Apache Tomcat, JBoss, WebSphere, WebLogic.
  • Experience in data warehousing, business analytics, knowledge in Business Systems Modelling and data retrieval
  • Have knowledge of Mobile infrastructure, Internet technologies, ecommerce and e-payment technologies
  • Good understanding of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
  • Unix user skills.
  • Experience in processes and procedures management.
  • Thorough understanding of relational database theory and practice
  • Strong organisation, time management and prioritisation skills


Core competencies;

  • Ability to work with and enhance complex, highly integrated enterprise applications.
  • Ability to develop technical solutions to business requirements in a complex applications environment
  • Self-starter with “can-do” attitude a must in a fast-paced business and technical environment
  • Ability to work with multiple levels of business and IT management
  • Ability to work well independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to learn and apply new trends and technology in IT
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
Closing Date:
Friday, March 3, 2017

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