Software Business Analyst

Remuneration:R25000 - R50000 per year Basic salary 
Location:Cape Town
Education level:Degree
Job level:Senior

Job description

We are searching for a seasoned IT/ Software Business Analyst with approximately six to eight years of working experience in the IT or similar field.

This role is based in Cape Town.

Should you have a knowledge of SQL Scripting, this would be an added advantage.

The ideal candidate shall hold a business analyst diploma or other relevant tertiary qualification. This unparalleled opportunity shall make it possible for you to climb the corporate ladder and shall furthermore enable you to utilise your skills to perform:

2. Promote the use of Business Intelligence (BI) tools and concepts across the all business areas
3. Work with users to understand business process challenges and identify solution opportunities within Business Intelligence area.
4. Have a good understanding of data relationships
5. Design and implement reporting including (but not limited to) BI dashboards, reporting cubes and static reports
6. Convert existing reporting tools to a standardized reporting infrastructure using the reporting tool selected by the business
7. Self-management

Behavioural competencies required:
  • Cognitive analysis, attention to detail, innovation/creativity, problem-solving, verbal comprehension
  • Personal drive, ethical behaviour, excellence orientation, investigative orientation, personal development
  • Interpersonal building relationships, customer responsiveness
  • Communication influencing, effective verbal and oral communication
Technical proficiency:
  • Commercial orientation, strong technical/functional proficiencies


The role consists of but is also not limited to:
  • System design and analysis to existing or new systems and databases
  • Researches problems, plans solutions, recommends software and systems and coordinates development to meet needs of business/other requirements
  • Drive business profitability in the context of cost management through Information technology solutions
  • Increase operational efficiency and suggest solutions to enhance cost-effectiveness
  • Deliver exceptional service that exceeds customers’ expectations through proactive, innovative and appropriate solutions by resolving queries fast end effective
  • Cultivate and manage objective working relationships with a variety of stakeholders, including end-users, SME’s, project managers and senior staff members by providing input to business requirements
  • Liaise and communicate the system requirements to the necessary audiences e.g. testers, developers, business analysts
  • Define and document each function that the system is required to perform and the functional boundary of the system by defining and analysing the required interactions between the system and its environment in terms of interface constraints to ensure that business needs/requirements are satisfied by the system requirements
  • Comply, understand and implement all steps within IT development and meet governance in terms of legislative and audit requirements
  • Analyse the integrity of the system requirements and perform a risk assessment on each requirement and document and maintain the set of system requirements together with the associated rationale, decisions and assumptions.Manage traceability between the system requirements and derived artefacts
  • Explore ways to constantly improve quality of existing services, processes and systems in order to be more efficient
  • Manage own development to increase own competencies
  • Proactively engage with business units and colleagues to understand underlying needs and opportunities, and identify Information Technology (IT) innovative solutions in a timely manner

Posted on 13 Mar 12:08

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