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Pretoria East: PHP Developer


To implement web based duties

Required skills:




Linux (advantageous)

Minimum of 3years experience

Diploma or Degree (Preferred)

Self motivated individual

Quick learner


Salary is negotiable based on experience

Company uses Linux so Linux experience an added advantage

Android development experience also a plus

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Gallo Manor: Senior Oracle Developer


– Oracle (and Aries) Snr. Developer

o Develop new front end modules/scripts/procedures for Order Management System (OMS) – Aries/

o Analysing and solving complex application issues, incidents or queries.

o Developing, testing and delivering fixes for application issues or incidents in a timely manner.

o Working with IT BAs (and business partners when required) to understand business requests then propose possible solutions and system related information.

o Task definition and documentation for proposed solutions/changes/fixes.

o Provide feedback in projects on how new implementations or changes will impact the local/regional/global

o Architectural input to meet business requirements, mapping business knowledge to technology capability

o Work closely with the IT BAs, fellow Developers and other IT teams to hand over system knowledge

This will include documenting solutions/implementations/etc for the IT knowledge base.

o Making sure all production interfaces are stable and able to be monitored effectively by the IT Ops team.

o Standby duties/tasks and support after hours (rotated throughout the Development Team)

o Occasional extended working hours required for critical incidents or project deliverables and urgent

o Adherence, plus correct & timely administration, of Incidents and Change Request processes

o Expectation management with stakeholders, consistently done in a timely and proactive manner

o Adhering to company Internal Controls and/or IT Governance standards. Including bi-annual testing thereof.

o Peer reviewing of source code developed as well as unit-testing done by/with fellow developers before

o Agreeing implementation dates/deadlines with BAs, other Developers, Business and IT Management.

o Monitoring of implemented solutions during post-implementation period.

o Ensuring adherence to companies SDLC/CDP together with the Project Management team.


– University degree advantageous , Preferably in

Information Technology

5+ years of IT Development experience

– Knowledge of Aries OMS and how it interfaces to the

Oracle DB advantageous.

– Special skill: Excellent Oracle PL/SQL abilities,

Concorde XAL experience also advantageous.

– Experience and intimate knowledge of standard Project/

SDLC/CDP methodology.

– Experience with AIX and LINUX operating systems.

Business Expertise

– Understanding of business processes and

dependencies in the system , Information gathering,

mostly with the BAs.

– Demonstrated success of supporting, and interacting

with Sr. Management.

– Extensive understanding of the Oracle Data Model and

structure, as well as how it interacts with Aries OMS

and Business Processes.

Intimate understanding of IT processes and governance.

– Experience in IT within the Fast Moving Consumer

Goods sector advantageous.

Problem Solving

Strong problem solving capabilities required.

– Ability to work as a team and individually on incidents,

changes and new projects.

Logical and creative thinking.


– Develop/Prepare options for IT solutions , provide pros/

cons arguments behind each option

– Developed solutions will impact SA market and possibly

regional/global interfaces.

Interpersonal Skills

Interaction with executives, fellow managers and IT +

business colleagues encouraged.

– Customer focused and result oriented.

– Regularly Interfaces with other developer colleagues,

BAs, Project Managers and users from the Business.

– Able to work well with colleagues and handle conflict


– Self motivated & results driven in the face of sizeable


– Must be unafraid to share new ideas and bring fresh

thinking to own/all IT teams.

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Houghton and Randburg: LAN Technician

Qualifications and experience: · Minimum two years experience performing Microsoft, Linux and MAC OS and office applications support and administration work · Experience implementing and troubleshooting Windows technologies including Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple Mac and Microsoft Office, as well as client specific applications · Knowledge of LAN and internet infrastructures · A good understanding of network basics including LAN/WAN topology, WINS and DHCP MCP or MSDST or related field is a plus. · A+ and N+ preferred, and equivalent hands-on operational experience · Self-starter with excellent organization, administrative and interpersonal skills · Strong understanding of and exposure to the ICT industry · High technical skills in: · Microsoft windows applications · HP and IBM server infrastructure · Datacenter services · Radio networks · ISP business · Telephony and VOIP solutions · Office automation solutions

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Randburg: System Administrator

Duties and Responsibilities include

Support software development and quality engineering staff in troubleshooting and debugging
issues on Linux and Windows Server platforms
Build and maintain development and QA environments
Maintain internal Company instances for collaboration among employees, and escalate issues
within Engineering
Manage engineering tools for version control, code review, and workflow management
Help establish, document, monitor and enhance standard operating procedures

Skills/knowledge and experience required to perform optimally in role

Proficiency in Linux server operating systems, including performance monitoring and tuning,
both in bare metal and virtualized environments
Supporting Windows Server and desktop operating systems
Sharing an environment with multiple system administrators
Administering Active Directory, DHCP and DNS
Managing and diagnosing faults in web servers such as Apache, HTTPD, Apache Tomcat
Writing adhoc SQL queries and administering either MSSQL, Postgres or Oracle
Writing scripts in Bash and at least one other scripting language such as Python, Ruby or

Added knowledge
Supporting software development and testing efforts
Administering VMware VSphere and/or VMware Lab Manager
Using Kerberos and LDAP for authentication and access control
Administering networking devices, such as Cisco Nexus switches, F5 load balancers, etc.
Managing NetApp or other NAS/SAN storage
Familiarity with the Java language and platform
Familiarity with SVN, Git and puppet
Familiarity with Hadoop and HDFS

Competitive remuneration package, to be negotiated based on qualifications and experience.

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Randburg: Linux / Unix Specialist (System Administration)


· To provide technical support and pre-sales support to company clients



· Problem solving skills

· Ability to work accurately and efficiently

· Ability to understand client needs

· Relationship building skills

· Must escalate problematic sites

· Ability to work / function under pressure

· High level of responsibility

· Ability to work unsupervised and independently

· Excellent interpersonal skills

· Time management

· Willingness to travel and on call 24/7



· Problem solving skills

· Ability to work accurately and efficiently

· Ability to understand client needs

· Relationship building skills

· Must escalate problematic sites

· Ability to work / function under pressure

· High level of responsibility

· Ability to work unsupervised and independently

· Excellent interpersonal skills

· Time management

· Willingness to travel and on call 24/7


Qualifications and experience:

· Matric

· At least 5 years or more in Linux or Unix software operating system skills and experience

· Competent in Unix, Linux and as appropriate MVS z/OS or other appropriate computer operating systems, and with one development language

· General knowledge about software, hardware and networks

· Comprehensive knowledge of how products and services can positively impact organisations operations

· Previous experience with similar document management systems would be advantageous

· Competency in Unix / Linux (various flavours) and Microsoft Windows

· MVS, z/OS

· C, Java Development

· .Net knowledge / understanding

· Perl, COBOL

· VB an advantage

· Web services

Experience in one or more of the following (or others, please specify) document composition technologies:

o HP Exstream

o Objectif Lune Planet Press Suite

o Pitney Bowes DOC1 Suite

o ISIS Papyrus

o GMC Software Inspire

o Aia Software ITP

o Formscape

o Oracle Skywire

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Roodepoort: C / UNIX / SQL Analyst Developer



Job related knowledge and skills:

  • ITIL awareness
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Sound structured programming and technical skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good documentation skills
  • Must be dependable
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Strong determination and drive
  • Team player
  • Meticulous
  • Logical thinker
  • Ability to learn quickly and to share knowledge
  • Ability to liaise with users at all levels

Competencies required:

  • Analysing
  • Creating and Innovating
  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Planning and Organising
  • �Presenting and Communicating

Job Purpose:

  • Responsible for writing, testing and documenting of programs in ANSI C and Embedded SQL.
  • Responsible for writing Technical Specifications for other developers and reviewing their code.

Job Objectives:

  • Programming and System Analysis
  • User liaison and business requirement analysis
  • Requirements and specification documentation
  • General application support and maintenance
  • Provide support to other members of the team and user base
  • Writing and testing programs as per requirements
  • Application software development and maintenance in ANSI C and Embedded SQL
  • Testing operation of coded work

Experience and Education:

  • Grade 12 (Essential)
  • Relevant technical or business qualification � diploma/degree (Desirable)
  • Minimum 4 years ANSI C programming experience (Essential)
  • Minimum 2 years SQL experience (Essential)
  • Minimum 4 years system analysis and design experience
  • Knowledge of the Software Development Lifecycle
  • Unix / Linux experience (Highly Desirable)
  • C Programming Certification (Desirable)


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