Systems Integration Specialist at Small Enterprise Finance Agency – SEFA

POSITION TITLE: SYSTEMS INTEGRATION SPECIALIST (CDD 12 MONTHS)

JOB PURPOSE: Reporting to the Team Leader: Enterprise Applications, the successful candidate will manage the interface between business, systems, IT and service provider(s) on existing systems and will guide the new system implementation requirements. This will include the integration, design, implementation and implementation of the technology strategy

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: The incumbent will perform, among others, the following key focus areas:

  • Implementation of the system architecture for sefa
  • Plan, execute and manage the integration of new applications into existing systems and software across the enterprise.
  • Review and analyze the effectiveness and efficiency of existing applications, then develop strategies to improve or leverage these systems.
  • Determine requirements for new products, new systems or system changes and analyze system applicability
  • Develop relationships with internal business functions and suppliers.
  • Liaison with IT service/service provider developers to determine final deliverables, resource availability and timelines
  • Negotiate contracts with software and service providers
  • Work diligently to enhance or improve business processes through integration or, if necessary, minimize the impact of integration on those processes
  • Communicate timelines and deliverables to relevant stakeholders
  • Manage development and deployment (with regular status updates)
  • Document system specifications and keep them up to date (on a monthly basis)
  • Implement technical performance measures
  • Manage stakeholder satisfaction surveys
  • Identify risks and mitigation measures
  • Document functional and non-functional requirements for new systems

EDUCATION EXPERIENCE:

  • A bachelor’s degree in information technology or a relevant computer science degree is required;
  • 5 years of direct experience in managing applications and/or systems.
  • In-depth knowledge of existing and developing technologies and how they can apply to a growing business
  • Extensive experience in the use of data processing systems
  • Experience in maintaining and developing integrations between systems
  • Software testing experience
  • Angular/PHP/C#/.net experience
  • HTML5/Javascript/XML experience
  • Integration experience

CRITICAL SKILLS:

  • Project management
  • Business analysis
  • Software support
  • Strategic management
  • Contract management
  • Financial direction
  • Quality management
  • Policy design and implementation
  • Stakeholder management

EMPLOYMENT EQUITY:
sefa is an equal opportunity employer and as such, preference will be given to qualified candidates from the designated groups.

CLOSING DATE April 29, 2022

PLEASE NOTE: Shortlisted candidates may be required to undergo a skills assessment and verification of all their credentials. Communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.

Desired skills:

  • Business analysis
  • Testing software
  • VS#
  • Integration
  • PHP
  • HTML
  • System support
  • Contract management

Desired work experience:

  • 5 to 10 years System / Network Administration

Desired level of qualification:

About the employer:

Small Enterprise Finance Agency Soc Ltd (sefa), a development finance institution (DFI), established to provide access to finance to small, medium and micro-enterprises (SMEs), including cooperatives, is seeking to employ the SPECIALIST OF SYSTEMS INTEGRATION. sefa is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) and falls under the executive authority of the Department of Small Business Development (DSBD).

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Louis R. Hancock