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  • Posted: May 31, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The Shoprite Group of Companies, comprising several iconic brands, is the largest retailer in Africa. It started out as a group of eight grocery stores in 1979, and has grown into a technologically-advanced, continent-wide business selling items from food, liquor and medicine, to concert tickets and furniture. Today the Group is at the forefront of retail...
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    Systems Designer II

    Job Objectives    

    • Provide external and internal support on systems and software queries
    • Maintain system components and ensure reliable deployment of new features
    • Taking ownership of software issues, and working with our Development Teams to resolve more advanced issues when necessary
    • Documenting, troubleshooting and problem resolution steps independently
    • Responsible for collaborating with a variety of individuals and teams at all levels within the organization
    • Perform advanced root cause analysis on bugs and databases
    • Configure and maintain in house schedules and scripting
    • Automate and implement processes
    • Provide value to the business by providing appropriate input regarding ‘best use’ of technology;
    • Ensure delivery of application solutions meets the needs of the business, ensuring the agility and flexibility of solutions to cater for future business demands;
    • Effectively manage the design (technical specs), building, manageability, and sustainability of ‘in-house’ applications (SDLC, change control, capacity and performance planning, etc.);
    • Effectively manage the integration, manageability, and sustainability of hosted or procured system applications
    • Apply governance and compliance principles
    • Work with colleagues as a ‘technical thinking partner’/ peer mentor.
    • Create scalable and long-term solutions on our system to satisfy business requirements.
    • Work with multiple departments to understand requirements and implement solutions.
    • Debug processes over multiple applications and platforms.


    • 3 year IT related Diploma/Degree


    • 5+ years experience with Microsoft Communication Foundation (MCF)
    • 5+ years experience with .NET (C#)
    • 5+ years’ experience with TSQL (stored procedures etc.)
    • Experience with Web Services/API Integrations
    • Experience with SSIS advantageous
    • Experience in the following languages: advantageous
    • Experience in SSRS advantageous
    • Experience with MS SharePoint advantageous
    • Experience in using Agile Methodology will be beneficial.
    • Experience with Source Code management (MS Team Foundation Server)

    Knowledge and Skills    

    • Exposure to System Architecture & Technical Design
    • Experience in working with complex teams/environment, i.e. multi-tier solutions (in-house and external partners)
    • Working knowledge of the financial services industry with experience in a retail sector as an advantage
    • Knowledge of Cloud technologies – AWS, Azure Desirable
    • Data modeling
    • Process modeling
    • Jira
    • Agile Methodology (Scrum, SAFE, Kanban)
    • Task level planning

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Shoprite Group of Companies on to apply

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

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