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Senior Application Specialist

Remuneration:R950000 per year Negotiable depending on experience 
Location:Johannesburg, Sunninghill
Education level:Degree
Job level:Mid/Senior

World renowned ICT service provider is looking for super skilled Natural/Adabas and Cobol specialists! This is a very rare opportunity for a senior developer.

This role will have you based with one of their prestige clients in the financial services field in Sunninghill accessible by all major transit routes, away from the chaotic Sandton traffic.

My client is looking for strong candidates with strong business acumen and decision making skills. So if you are a senior application specialist with about 10–20 years Natural/Adabas and Cobol experience, this role is perfect. It is a balance between business and programming, often what a lot of senior programmers seek.

If you have want to reach the peak of your programming career - this one is for you!

  • The senior specialist applications will be required to provide a strong business skills and system-level support of information systems, including installation, configuration, maintenance, and support of these systems. In addition, this position is responsible for reviewing, analysing and occasionally modifying/enhance systems including developing, testing, debugging and installing to support information systems.
  • This position requires a working knowledge of existing mainframe based applications using Natural/ADABAS and Cobol (utilising direct Adabas Calls), and the ability to rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. The senior specialist applications utilises information systems and technology resources to enhance administrative capabilities.
  • Qualification - Bachelor degree in computer science/information technology or related discipline from a recognised university, degree in management information system; Masters degree or any related professional certificates will be an added advantage.
  • Experience - five to ten years of relevant experience in system development/engineering and system analysis in the field of management information system. Experience of working with biometric systems will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge areas - knowledge of international standards, legislative and governance frameworks for biometrics, acts and legislation governing and applied by the client.
  • Competency - competent knowledge in software development life cycle, data management and analysis software and business report generation. Strong background and understanding of Natural/Adabas, Cobol (utilising Adabas direct calls, TS0, JCL and complete).
  • Skills - strong verbal, personal communication skills, excellence in spoken and written English and experience in the development and implementation of standards, procedures, guidelines to support operational processes, fingerprint biometrics, interfacing/integrating with fingerprint scanners including with flatbed scanners.
  • Technical - technical experience with systems networking, data processing, relational databases and structure, web development, report generation and end-user support.

The time for change is now! e-Merge IT recruitment are specialist niche recruiters with a wide range of positions available. We offer researched positions with top companies to strong technical candidates. Email Garth on garth or call him on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

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Posted on 11 Aug 10:43

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