Purpose of Position:
Responsible for the design, development, maintenance, testing and support all aspects of the Core Nashua applications on the AS400 platform. Instrumental in translating business requirements and developing them into solutions enabling the business to operate effectively.
• Relevant IT degree or diploma plus minimum 5 years relevant work experience.
• Must be a team player and be able to work under pressure.
• Must be a self-driven and motivated person.
Duties and Responsibilities
• Core Nashua System Application design, programming, testing, implementation and support:
o Database design (DB2/SQL) and maintenance using 2e Toolkit.
o Program development and maintenance using 2e Toolkit and RPG ILE.
o Perform adequate impact analysis prior to changes.
o Appropriate documentation for database changes, program changes and testing.
o Liaise with business users when required.
o User Support.
o Investigate and resolve application issues with limited supervision.
o Adhere to SDLC, Development Standards and Procedures as defined and published by the IT Development Manager.
o Communicate problems and solutions to users, trainers and support desk personnel.
o Strong interpersonal, analytical and logical skills.
o Be a self-starter with initiative and drive.
o Ability to prioritise and implement plans to meet deadlines.
o Ability to listen and negotiate maturely.
o Functional understanding of a business i.e. ops, sales, finance, marketing, technology.
o Be solution driven.
• Key Performance Areas
o Design solutions according to business requirements.
o Program and develop according to standards.
o Testing and quality assurance of developments.
o Successful implementation of solutions according to business expectations.
o Support the business with requests and queries.o
This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned.
If you are interested in this vacancy you can send your CV to Matshepo Mlaba, Human Resources, Matshepo_mlaba@nashua.co.za. Please indicate what position you are applying for.
Should you not hear from us 2 weeks after the closure date, please take it that your application has not been successful