ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: ANALYST SYSTEM DEVELOPER, Department of Community Safety, Johannesburg – Refs/008811

  • Reference Number : refs/008811
  • Directorate : Information Communication and Technology
  • Number of Posts : 1
  • Package : R376 596.00 per annum plus service benefits
  • Enquiries : Ms. Nelisiwe Kunene 011 689 3726/3845/3941

Requirements :

Matric plus 3-year National Diploma in ICT (NQF 6) /Bachelor Degree qualification in ICT (Computer Science or Informatics) (NQF 7) with 3-5 years working experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. IT Security certificate will be an advantage. No criminal record or any cases pending against you. Knowledge and Skills: Knowledge of various platforms and languages, including: SOL, MySQL, NET and Java or other open source software. Development and/or programming design and systems management. Development, and implementation of software solutions. knowledge of automated software and system management tools and software quality assurance best practices and methodologies. Knowledge of database design and file management techniques. Knowledge of network and PC operating systems, including open source tools. Knowledge of network hardware, protocols and standards. Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws. Relevant Public Service Regulations, understanding of expectations of customers. Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Problem decomposition, Systems decomposition, Code readability and Error handling. DBMS Management, Data security, Data structure, Algorithms and Systems programming not limited to .NET Framework. Source code version control, Build automation, Automated testing and Documentation.

Duties :

Provide overall design and structure of the application. Establish coding guidelines (error handling, logging, testing, threading) and enforces guidelines, ensure that the design patterns can be maintained and extended. Version control, create baselines for new and old source codes and merge change into old base lines. Define infrastructure requirements. Analyze and translate functional specifications and change requests into technical specs. Develop, test and implement efficient and maintainable program logic for existing and new applications in accordance with technical specifications. Generate clear and concise documentation as required within the programs and within the application documentation repository. Monitor performance of assigned system applications, resolving operational issues. Investigate reported code defects and resolve or recommend a solution. Coordinate efforts of creating or rewriting subsystem or making a major functional change to an existing subsystem. Create a schedule using a project management tool, mentor members on business knowledge, system details and complex technical issues. Expand technical and business knowledge through reading, research and on the job training. Provide technical leadership to project managers and programmers working all development project teams. Liaise with network administrators and software engineers to assist with quality assurance, program logic and data processing. Responsible for coaching, disciplining and mentoring of staff to improve performance. Monitor the performance of staff and ensure assessment of their performance. Provide input in drafting of budget in the section. Control and monitor the subsection budget and expenditure. Coordinate the compilation of various reports and statistics for the section. Monitor leave of sub-ordinates.

Notes :

Gauteng DCS is an equal opportunity employer and gender sensitive employer and it is its intention to promote representivity in the Public Service through the filling of these posts. The Department committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity employment. In the filling of vacant posts the objectives of section 195 (1) (i) of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 (Act No: 108 of 1996), the Employment Equity imperatives as defined by the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No: 55 of 1998) and relevant Human Resources Directives will be taken into consideration. people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

APPLICATION: Applicants must apply online via the Disability Connect website or at: www.gautengonline.gov.za / http://professionaljobcentre.gpg.gov.za

CLOSING DATE: 28 May 2021

NOTE: Applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.gov.za/documents. The completed and signed form Z83 should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as certified copies of all qualification(s) and ID-document. The certification must be within six (6) months. Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Applicants who do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements, as well as applications received late, will not be considered. Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job. Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification and employment verification. The Department will not accept emailed, posted or hand delivered applications.

Employer : Department of Community Safety

Location : Johannesburg

Closing Date : 28-05-2021

Criteria Questions
Do you have IT Security certificate?
Do you have criminal record or any cases pending against you?
Do you have Matric plus 3-year National Diploma in ICT (NQF 6) /Bachelor Degree qualification in ICT (Computer Science or Informatics) (NQF 7)?
Do you have 3-5 years working experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified?

Please Note :

Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, applications will not be acknowledged. If you do not receive any response within 3 months, please accept that your application was not successful.

Please note: 

Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, applications will not be acknowledged. If you do not receive any response within 3 months, please accept that your application was not successful.

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