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Gauteng: Technical Consultant

Objective: Candidate will be expected to provide presales and technical support to existing information management customers.

Key activities Roles and Responsibilities (not limited to)

– Organize, plan and deliver pro-active technical presentations, demo and workshops for prospects, customers and key account teams

– Provide expertise in ECM and Information Governance Solutions and fully understand strategic, conceptual, consultative and solution selling as related to the market space and to articulate those accordingly

– Respond to detailed RFI/RFPs and drive POC/Pilot executions

– Participate in sales process and provide the proactive communication to the sales team to promote, and sell Hylands solution

– Remain up to date with market direction by understanding business drivers and evolving business demands and applying this knowledge to build relevant OnBase solutions

– Willing to travel from time to time – Africa as well as other countries across the world

– Presales and technical Support

– Post sales Solution Documentation design

– Systems Design and Engineering

– Software Implementation and Support

– Software Configuration and Customization

– Software Analysis

-�Assist the business in compiling proposals for new systems and services

-�Manage calls in terms of escalated call times

-�Communicate internal and external call status

-�Escalation of any problems with data or delays in projects to relevant management where necessary

-�Ensuring suitable communication/updates are being provided to internal and external clients on the status of ongoing project work

-�Conduct research on technology, new technology, optimization and alternative technology

Strengths in the following areas:

– Fluent in English

-�Dynamic and self-motivated

– Experience of working at a Senior Level within large Enterprise Accounts with good communication skills in

both technical and business audiences.

– Interpersonal Skills

– Multitasking

– Punctuality and Time management

– Self-starter – Ability to work unsupervised and independently

– Ability to work within a team

– A commitment to quality and thorough approach to work

– Flexible attitude, ability to perform under pressure

– Proactive

– Effective verbal and written communicator

– System development methodologies

– Understanding of Project Management methodologies

– High level of responsibility

– Look after company relationships

– Excellent written and oral communications skills


Competency in Microsoft Windows, UNIX/Linux (various flavours)

Knowledge of distributed architectures and Web Application servers.

Knowledge of Sequel DBA.

Experience in Java & Perl technologies a benefit but not a requirement.

Experience in Document, Content and Records management.

General knowledge about hardware and networks

Special comments:

Seeking a talented, aggressive, dynamic and highly motivated Technical/Presales Consultant to join company.

Willing to travel from time to time – Africa as well as other countries across the world

To be on call 24/7

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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
•Logical thinker
•Ability to learn quickly and to share knowledge
•Ability to liaise with users at all levels

Competencies required:

•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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Randburg: Hosting Engineer

Duties and Responsibilities include

Support the Company application at all hosted services customers to ensure proper
performance connectivity and accessibility
Utilize network monitoring tools to identify, diagnose and fix network company
Lead network service turn-up calls with customers for newly provisioned network services
Produce and schedule network change requests with customers and other internal teams to
execute network maintenance activities.
Use ticketing system to document customer trouble cases, network incidents and network
Work customer trouble tickets and make escalations to other operations engineers
Produce technical documentation to aid effective troubleshooting and provisioning.
Prioritize and manage customer trouble tickets and projects with minimal supervision.

Skills/knowledge and experience required to perform optimally in role

2 to 5 years Unix/Linux administration
Have a firm understanding of TCP/IP networking
Understand, create and debug Shell, Perl and/or Ruby scripts
Must be highly focused on attention to detail
Must be able to effectively troubleshoot in a complex environment
Must take ownership of company and pursue resolution of company tenaciously
Must be an effective communicator and able to disseminate effectively with the rest of the

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

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Randburg: Linux / Unix Specialist (Technical Consultant)


· 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


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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Selby: Java Analyst Programmer


Analyze technical specifications and design and development / maintenance of new and current product solutions. This must be done in support of Company’s business and product strategies, according to Company standards and methodologies.

Strengths in the following areas:

Dynamic and self-motivated

Interpersonal Skills


Time management


Ability to work within a team

A commitment to quality and thorough approach to work

Flexible attitude, ability to perform under pressure


Effective verbal and written communicator

System development methodologies


Java programming experience

Programming experience in EJB, JSP, XML, JAXWS, JAXB, SQL

Knowledge of JavaScript and AJAX frameworks e.g. GWT

Experience with Java application servers e.g. JBOSS, IBM Web Sphere

RDBMS architecture and design

Fact finding methods and problem solving

Qualifications and experience:

2-3 Years of IT Experience, in programming and problem solving within a JAVA environment.

Exposure to the banking or financial industry would be advantageous.

**JAVA programming knowledge is essential and knowledge of Unix/Linux and Java J2EE will be advantageous.

** Oracle databases knowledge will be advantageous.

** Java enterprise development knowledge.

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