Analyst Programmer – Sales Data

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Analyst Programmer - Sales Data

Benefits: Negotiable
Location: Cape Town
Type: Permanent
Reference: #21051
Company: Datafin Recruitment

The technical expertise of a highly meticulous & solutions-driven Analyst Programmer is sought by a growing Retail Group for its Sales Data division. Your core role will entail interpreting complex user requirements & the design, development, maintenance and support of systems/applications. You will require a 3-year IT Diploma, 5 years' Programming experience, strong SQL, Web Services, XML, T-SQL & Azure skills, be able to build and interrogate SSIS & SSRS reporting, understand batch processes & scheduling thereof and have worked on projects or large continuous improvement initiatives & Project Management methodologies Agile & DevOps.
Analysis, technical design and development aligned to team processes & requirements -

    • Develop technical specifications from systems specifications.

    • Design and code programmes of greater complexity and size from technical specifications.

Maintain and support existing systems -

    • Interpret complex user requirements and translate into systems design.

    • Investigate and solve complex systems issues.

    • Ensure systems documentation is kept up to date.

Ensures effective operations -

    • Implement approved changes as per change control and security process.

    • Plan, organise and control own work effort, including regular progress feedback to own and other relevant areas.

Provide effective people management -

    • Assist in managing the work effort of the junior Analyst Programmers and give input into the performance management process.


Qualifications -

    • 3-Year IT Diploma.

Experience/Skills -

    • 5 Years Programming.

    • Specific analysis and development skills SDLC.

    • Experience working on projects or large continuous improvement initiatives & Project Management methodology, (Agile & DevOps).

    • Relevant business process context knowledge.

    • General understanding of internet technologies & understanding of API Web Services.

    • Experience in relational database design.

    • Ability to build and interrogate SSIS & SSRS reporting.

    • Strong SQL, Web Services, XML, T-SQL & Azure skills.

    • Exposure to DevOps ways of working & tools (Azure, TFS).

    • Strong documentation skills & a detail orientated acumen.

    • A basic understanding of batch processes & scheduling thereof.

    • A basic understanding of Retail operations, including store operations and working with large data sets.

    • Ability to perform Standby Duty.

Advantageous -

    • Retail experience.


    • Excellent verbal and communication skills

    • Strong leadership and collaborating skills.

    • Ability to represent the area and drive pieces of work proactively.

    • A self-motivated team player who can contribute future fit and innovative solutions to a dynamic technical landscape.

    • Ability to research technology-related concepts, trends and best practices, and apply findings.

    • Looks beyond symptoms to uncover root causes of problems to be solved.

    • Synthesises data from different sources to identify trends.

    • Presents problem analysis and a recommended solution rather than just identifying and describing the problem itself.

    • 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.

    • Prepares clear, well-structured presentations using a variety of tools and techniques.

    • Manages existing partnerships within established agreements or contracts; negotiates adjustments when mutually beneficial to do so.

    • 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.

    • Genuinely cultivates personal bonds with colleagues in order to enhance performance thro

Posted on 23 Jun 10:52


Taryn Roman
[email protected]
087 351 0743

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