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  • Posted: Nov 10, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Learning Sandbox is an education technology consultancy. Our mission is to help you leverage the latest learning technologies in your educational institution, giving your students access to digital content that aims to empower, engage and inspire. The heartbeat of our business is producing bespoke digital content while also offering strategic, pedagogical...
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    Junior Business Systems Analyst

    Job description:

    We are looking for a Business Systems Analyst to join the Learning Sandbox team. You’ll be  working within the development team and play a vital role in overseeing and facilitating projects, processes and internal systems to ensure the successful publishing of learning content as well as the completion of projects.

    Learning Sandbox is an education technology consultancy based in Cape Town, South Africa. The heartbeat of our business is producing bespoke digital content while also offering strategic, pedagogical and digital asset research, design and production services. We are committed to creating an inclusive workplace, where individual differences are respected, appreciated, and supported.

    The basics:


    • Remuneration: Market Related 

    • Type: Full-Time

    • Job level: Entry-Mid

    • Reports to: Lead Business Systems Analyst 

    • Location: Remote, with the option of coming into our shared office space in Constantia, Cape Town

    • Company: Learning Sandbox

    • Start date: ASAP



    • Oversee systems and processes for publishing website content:

      • Determine operational objectives by studying business functions, gathering information, evaluating output requirements and formats.

      • Track and manage the flow of projects through the various phases.

      • Design new processes by analyzing requirements, constructing workflow charts and diagrams, studying system capabilities and writing specifications.

      • Improve systems by studying current practices and/or designing modifications.

      • Recommend controls by identifying problems and developing improved procedures.

      • Troubleshooting end user issues where applicable. 

    • Support with the specifications, testing and implementation of all website enhancement Roadmap/ad hoc projects:

      • Working with the Product Owner and business stakeholders to define project requirements by identifying project milestones and monitoring project progress by tracking activity, resolving problems, publishing progress reports and/or recommending actions.

      • Supporting the successful completion of Development sprint cycles; eliciting requirements, writing technical specifications, understanding system dependencies, defining acceptance criteria and creating test cases.

      • Assume user acceptance testing responsibilities across the software development lifecycle. 

    • Provide references for internal users by writing and maintaining user documentation, providing help desk support and/or training.


    • Bachelor's degree in Business, Information Systems, Computer Science or related field.

    • 1-2 years work experience in a web development, digital and/or education related industry.

    • Specific skills; basic understanding of programming languages (HTML & CSS), software design, software documentation, agile software development process, software requirements specification writing, analyzing information, teamwork and written communication.

    • Collaborative work ethic, contributes to team effort by accomplishing results as needed, maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks and/or benchmarking best practices.

    • Must be eligible for legal employment in South Africa.

    Working Conditions & Team Dynamic

    • Full/Partially remote team

    • Agile software development methodology applied within the team

    • Open-minded, flexible and helpful approach amongst the team

    • Potential for upskilling and responsibility is very high individually and as a team

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Learning Sandbox on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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