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  • Posted: May 20, 2024
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    Sasol is an international integrated energy and chemicals company that leverages the talent and expertise of our more than 30 300 people working in 33 countries. We develop and commercialise technologies, and build and operate world-scale facilities to produce a range of high-value product streams, including liquid fuels, chemicals and low-carbon electricity...
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    Information Management Automation Platform Specialist

    Purpose of Job

    Maintain a set of automation platform technologies (integration, chatbots, automation applications and RPA), standards, principles and best practice typically needed by multiple Portfolios. Work on technology updates, patches, and transactions (break/fix incidents, well-defined requests).

    Work closely with the Product Team to bring in the technology considerations and opportunities in the demand evaluation.

    Responsible for providing IT change and operational support to the business, supporting the portfolio of services and products for support, the provision and maintenance of infrastructure and hardware, ensuring that the current estate can support demand capacity, manage and optimise existing infrastructure services to run and support current and future demand, enabling enterprise agility and supporting DevOps ways of working in resilient and scalable IT infrastructure.

    Recruitment Description / Key Accountabilities

    • Participate in design sessions with key product stakeholders to create solutions that are aligned to the IM’s architecture standards and principles, and that leverage common solutions and services, as well as meet financial targets.
    • Participate in solution evaluation and selection, buy vs. build decisions, and early-phase project estimates which contribute to the business case.
    • Share expertise during the Mobilise, Plan, Engineer, Deploy and Transition phases, and reevaluate benefits realisation as required on both run and change, with cross functional DevOps teams supporting and end-to-end service offering, responsible for all activities across the technology stack, from application to infrastructure.
    • Work specifically with Service Integration & Orchestration and strategic suppliers to deliver change where required, ensuring that solutions are integrated.
    • Contribute to high level roadmaps for solutions and ensure they align with Portfolio roadmaps.
    • Ensure Front end software is correctly deployed and maintained to the end user base.
    • Responsible key SOX controls are maintained and pass within the operations chapter.
    • Provide input to the strategic direction for Platforms in terms of providing clear north star vision for Sasol’s business and technology.
    • Work with Enterprise Architects, Senior Solution Architects and technology partners to ensure alignment of IM Platform visions and roadmaps with IM strategy and target Enterprise Architecture and Vendor Management.
    • Establish and provide platform maintenance roadmap and business case and ensures that proper knowledge management process and systems are in place for platforms and services.
    • Manages the vendor ecosystem and is responsible for the TCO of platforms. Ensure Requirements Management, Service Design, Process Design and Solution design for Platform and Services.
    • Prepare proposals for optimisation, upgrades, retirement and/or replacement of Platforms.
    • Collaborate with Delivery Management to develop DevOps technology strategy and implementation frameworks to align with the different Platform roadmaps.
    • Drive buy-in and adoption of platforms enhancements and upgrades.
    • Collaborate with delivery management to ensure that all the solutions and changes adheres to Deployment, Transition & Change Management practices.
    • Set Service Continuity, Capacity, Event and Availability Management standards for Platform and Services.
    • Set standards for the support & implementation partners for SLA and KPI framework that is aligned with the vision for the Platforms.
    • Ensure that all platforms related solutions and changes are tested in accordance with the Quality Assurance & Testing practices and policies.
    • Drive adoption and implementation of quality assurance and test automation practices in the platforms and solutions.
    • Work with the IT Hardware and Software Asset Management teams to ensure that there is proper inventory management and asset management for all platform assets.
    • Collaborate with service providers and other platform managers to ensure configuration management completeness, compliance and correctness.

    Formal Education

    • University Bachelors Degree

    Min Experience

    • Minimum of 6+ years relevant experience, integration, low code, mobile apps, and or robotics automation development and or functional support experience would be advantageous

    Min Experience

    • Experience: 6+ relevant years

    Behavioural (BC) |Technical (TC) |Leadership (LC)

    • BC_Collaborates
    • TC_Document and Model User Requirements
    • TC_Policies and Procedures
    • BC_Customer Focus
    • BC_Manages Complexity
    • TC_IM Application Development
    • TC_Market Analysis
    • BC_Tech Savvy
    • TC_Information Management
    • BC_Ensures Accountability

    Method of Application

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