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LOGIS Data Quality Analyst

Job Location: Pretoria

Regional Description: South Africa

Job Number: 00488742

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- Job description

Requirements:
 
  • We are looking for young information technology professionals with at least 2 years solid development experience, who wants to work in a structured support environment to provide data quality management and application support on one of the notable supply chain systems in South Africa.
Purpose of the Job:
Young Information Technology individuals are required to perform support duties to government institutions. Measure and report data quality against guidelines and application specifications. Apply knowledge of specific processes and/or user requests to check data quality and update the data and/or system accordingly; report error rates and improve turnaround times.
 
Main Responsibilities/Tasks:
Problem Management
  • Conduct Problem solving on user calls logged;
  • Provide feedback to the application management team and make recommendations for changes/enhancements to the package based on problem solving investigations;
  • Monitor the month end processes on Information System according to the team schedule, ensuring that all stores have executed successfully and take relevant action when problems occur;
  • Working according to the prescribed process and agreed schedule, monitor the system error log on a daily basis; and
  • Adhere to the Information System project standards and procedures at all times.
Data Management
  • Provide detailed information to auditors as required;
  • Monitor all code, data and processes surrounding the interfaces to ensure data integrity;
  • Execute data fixes as and when required; and
  • Investigate and assist with the development of monitoring tools in order to provide an early warning system that will maintain the integrity of information going to and from Information System.
Interface Support
  • Implement interfaces following the prescribed project procedures;
  • Maintain and monitor interfaces according to prescribed project procedures;
  • Work with other members of the operational support and application maintenance teams to ensure operational validity and quality of interfaces;
  • Identify methods of continuous improvement etc; and
  • Provide knowledge transfer to 2nd Tier personnel on a continuous basis.
 
General Administrative
  • Work effectively as part of a team and seek to support the team’s goals;
  • Provide weekly and monthly status and performance information to team Supervisor;
  • Identify issues and bring them to the team Supervisor’s attention with sufficient lead time to avert crises; and
  • Adhere to the Information System project standards and procedures at all times.
Other Features of the Job (e.g., location, traveling, shift hours, etc.):
 
  • Professionalism
  • Open plan office
  • Overtime when required
  • Standby for release execution and month-end execution outside normal working hours

Knowledge and Skills:
  • Supply Chain and/or Finance (Accounting);
  • Data modelling and normalization principles;
  • Data quality principles;
  • Good oral and written communication skills;
  • A good understanding of the System Development Life Cycle;
  • Innovative, dedicated and committed to achieving results;
  • Self-motivated and able to adapt quickly;
  • Ability to work under pressure and without close supervision.
  • Probing, listening, problem solving, decision making and conflict management skills;
  • Time Management and Project Reporting; and
  • PC skills (MS Office Suite specifically a good working knowledge of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, NetMeeting, Web Technology, etc);
  • Willing to use programming experience to conduct investigations and implement new systems
  • Recommended detail skills in the technical environment (i.e. products used by Application Maintenance) namely:
  • XML
  • SQL
  • VB.NET or C#.NET
  • Word/Excel Macros
  • Natural (optional)
  • Adabas (optional)

Education, Qualifications, Experience Necessary:
 
  • Matric and relevant diploma / degree;
  • Minimum 2 but no more than 4 years relavant working experience;
  • Experience in government Supply Chain Management systems and processes relating specifically to Asset Management, Inventory management or Procurement to Payment a distinct advantage.

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