Monday , February 26 2024

Old Mutual Recruitment – Lead Compass Designer

Website Old Mutual

Job Description:

This role is responsible for the design and testing of IT solutions (Specific to this role is the design of solutions in FIS Compass System), to meet business requirements, through own efforts. The Senior Systems Analyst mentors Junior Systems Analysts.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Constructs solutions within the bigger programme environment, possibly contributing to logical and physical systems design as well as functional and data analysis and design.
  • Participates in and contributes to the growth of the competency center capability.
  • Ability to work in an Agile environment
  • Provide support to business in implementing effective and efficient solutions.
  • Analyze, model, and interpret data required for solution
  • Works closely in conjunction with architects to determine broader architectural direction when constructing a solution.
  • Do detail design of system solution
  • Implement, configure, and test feasible solutions, and evaluate alternative solutions.
  • Challenge the business in their thinking, and develop alternative proposals, to ensure that the intent of the business requirement is met.
  • Provides guidance to all roles in the solution management and operational support teams for all technical aspects of the system. Conducts pre-development and pre-production testing as well as peer reviews.
  • Pursue enquiries with clients to understand the ‘why’ rather than the ‘what’ of the business request.
  • Perform analysis on system interfaces and create corresponding interface specifications.
  • Liaises with stakeholders to ensure that project is delivered as expected.
  • Ensure the solution architecture is aligned with the business and functional requirements
  • Technical requirements gathering and analysis thereof, and ensuring requirements and expectations are met, and that all possible scenarios are covered.
  • Ensures technical design is appropriate and supports future upgrades and that solution integrity is preserved.
  • Gains business, system and technical knowledge and keeps abreast of new developments.
  • Mentors Junior Systems Analysts.

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of PL/SQL added advantage
  • Knowledge of FIS Compass Database and Data Structures is required
  • Good exposure to Microfocus Cobol which includes design, development and enhancement of existing code is advantageous but not mandatory.
  • Vast knowledge – 10 to 15 years working experience – and Understanding of FIS Compass System is mandatory, including knowledge of batch, process definitions, take on jobs,
  • Ability to do the unit testing and debug the errors is advantageous.
  • Bachelors Degree (B): Information Technology, Diploma (Dipl.)
  • Knowledge of Oracle SQL
  • Flexible and versatile to adapt to any new environment and work
  • Must have good leadership and technical skills to meet client expectations
  • Should be able to compile/debug COBOL code is advantageous.
  • Knowledge of architecture and detailed design of FIS Compass System is mandatory,

Job Details:

Company: Old Mutual

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Pinelands, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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