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  • Posted: Nov 2, 2020
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    Core Group represents some of the world’s premier professional and consumer technology brands in Sub-Saharan Africa. If you would like to join us and become a reseller, please contact us if you believe your company qualifies after consultation of the following information. We offer people the most exciting information, communication and entertainment...
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    Systems Integration Specialist

    The Role

    The Systems Integration Specialist is responsible for developing and maintaining system integrations and components (including but not limited to):

    • Application to application integrations
    • Services
    • Internal and external API
    • File transfer
    • EDI and SQL queries
    • Partcipating in requirements analysis and decomposition
    • Design
    • Development
    • Internal testing
    • Documentation of same for the application-application integrations
    • Troubleshooting Documenting existing integrations 
    • Proving technical support to business users 

    The Systems Integration Specialist is part of the IT Operations implementation team and works in collaboration with the Business Applications team and Project Management team.

    Specific Responsibilities:

    • Develop and maintain services used in application integrations
    • Design integration solutions and document the design in accordance with best practices
    • Work with development teams to architect, design, build and implement application integrations
    • Develop and maintain data integration components such as SQL queries, stored procedures, data extraction and cleansing, and integration with system front end components
    • Write PL-SQL code to retrieve appropriate data as derived from requirements
    • Build reports and/or data extracts to support business analysis
    • Support development on resolving system defects, acting as liaison, and developing solutions
    • Coordinate directly with business users and business analyst to best understand and analyze business specifications
    • Provide technical assistance to troubleshoot and resolve integration errors

    Core Group candidates may be subjected to pre employment tests.


    Qualifications and Experience


    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, related field or equivalent experience


    • 3-5+ years of development experience
    • Prior experience working with ERP or Supply Chain solutions
    • Experience in XML and PHP, Python or related language
    • Experience in structured release and deployment best practices
    • Devlopment experience with Java language
    • Demonstrated experience writing Web Services, RESTFUL or SOAP as well as writing fault-tolerant code
    • Project Management experience

    Knowledge and Skills

    • Demonstrated strong analytical/problem solving skills and ability to follow procedures and resolve exceptions
    • In depth knowledge of PL-SQL
    • Familiarity with database tools such as SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) or SQL Developer, Integration Architecture and best practices
    • Excellent written/verbal communication and interpersonal skills with a strong sense of customer service
    • Strong organisational skills and the ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities and work in a team with diverse cultural backgrounds
    • Strong familiarity with agile software development practises and tools, including CI/CD tools and release/change management tools/code tracking tools


    • Demonstrated ability to design and document software solutions
    • Team player who is also able to work independently and handle conflicting priorities while maintaining consistent, quality performance standards
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks within tight deadlines and prioritise effectively, while delivering high qualify work
    • Solution orientated with a high sense of quality, attention to detail, accuracy, efficiency and meeting tight deadlines

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Core Group on to apply

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