IT Solutions Specialist (Ref: NTISS)

Position in the Information Technology sector in Isando, Johannesburg - Gauteng
Posted On Monday 9 March 2020
Job Description:

Client in the logistics industry is seeking the services of an experienced IT SOLUTIONS SPECIALIST, to join their dynamic team based in ISANDO, JHB.


Main job function

      Provide some technical leadership on integration services

      Lead efforts in the analysis, design, development and delivery of technical integration solutions

      Delivery of solution specifications that meet requirements, will be sustainable and adhere to clients standards

      Work closely with project teams on client specific initiatives that require integration solutions

      Provide some high-level support for production integration helpdesk requests

      Create and maintain solution documentation.

      Administer and maintain the system integrations functions for modify, enhance or adapt existing systems and integrate new features or improvements

      Some liaison with external or internal clients

      Analysis of clients' existing systems and business models

      Map and document interfaces between legacy and new systems

      Apply software development lifecycle methodology

      Translate client requirements into project briefs for incorporation into the overall project plan

      Identify options for potential solutions and assessing them for both technical and business suitability

      Conduct requirements analysis and preparing specific proposals for modified or replacement systems

      Develop solutions and related products

      Produce project feasibility and costings reports

      Present proposals to clients

      Work closely with colleagues, developers, testers and a variety of end users to ensure technical compatibility and user satisfaction

      Ensure that budgets are adhered to and deadlines are met

      Supply input to testing plans and schedules for complete systems

      Perform detailed and complex unit testing for integration components of a solution and manage the resolution of any issues found

      Oversee implementation of a new system including data migration

      Plan and work flexibly to deadlines

      Support users on change control and system updates

      Provide training and user manuals to users for new processes/systems

      Design and hands-on configuration of solutions on a BizTalk (Microsoft Azure Integration Services - future) platform


      B.Sc (Computer Science), B.Eng (Electronic/Electrical) or similar degree or NQF 7 equivalent



      8 - 10 years’ experience in the Information Systems industry

      At least 5 years’ experience with I.S. Integration solutions

      At least 3-5 years’ exposure to the logistics industry (Clearing and forwarding, Warehousing, transport and/or supply chain management

      Direct experience with the Microsoft technology stack.

      Requirements analysis and consultation.

      Solutions design including evaluation, documentation and specification of a solution with specific focus on Integration based solutions

      Documentation of the solution requirement specification

      Exposure to, if not direct experience with, IT Infrastructure design considerations, databases, servers, firewalls, etc.

      Development of solutions using Microsoft technologies will be advantageous



      Microsoft Azure, including but not limited to Integration Services, Logic Apps, and BI covering design, specification and implementation.



      Web Services

      XML, JSON

      Electronic Data Interchange




      System security standards

      Solutions design

      Data analysis and design

      Exposure to Business Analysis will be an added advantage



Knowledge of one or more of the following:

      International Logistics (Clearing and Forwarding)



      Supply Chain



      CargoWise One (Logistics system provided by WiseTech Global) including eAdapter (edi messaging add-on to CargoWise One)







A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position.  Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.



Please contact Nicole Thomas