Analyst Application Development (IT Software / Microsoft / Mining / Computer Sciences / SQL Server / Software Development) – No

Location: North West, North West, South Africa
Date Posted: 15-03-2018
Reference Number: GAS 0010
Job Description:
The Analyst Application Development is accountable for maintaining and developing solutions for a specific production environment in the mining and processing divisions. This role will function as part of the development team to supply solutions that support production and continuous process improvement.
  • Safety, Health & Environment: Conduct or participate in safety audits.
  • Systems Development, Implementation & Management: Understand the critical aspects of the clients business and production processes.
  • Systems Maintenance: Ensure proper maintenance of systems and equipment.
  • Financial: Advise on system capital requirements.
  • Business Improvement: Analyse results of reviews and find ways to improve design standards, principles and best practices.
  • Project Management: Managing activities required to meet objectives within set budget and timeframe.
  • People Management: Lead or work in teams of people of various disciplines on business projects.
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
Duties include working on the latest technologies from Microsoft, being innovative, understanding business processes and the production environment, and the ability to convert the knowledge to systems/solutions in such a wat that it supports the organisation.
  • QF 7 qualification (Bachelor’s Degree or Advanced Diploma) in Electrical/Electronic/Industrial Engineering or Computer Sciences
  • At least 3 years’ experience with an operational management systems  environment, preferably within the mining industry
  • A Senior Developer with at least 6 years’ experience in software development in a Microsoft environment.  C# with a specific focus on WPF, WCF and XAML technologies. Experience in and knowledge of patterns such as MVVM, MVC, MVP, etc. Experience in and/or knowledge of structural, creational and behavioural patterns would be advantageous.
  • SQL Server knowledge, with focus on the ability to design queries, views, stored procedures and functions, including the ability to analyses existing queries, views, stored procedures and functions to understand, maintain and in some cases improve on it. Administration experience will be advantageous.
  • SQL Server Reporting Services with focus of the ability to translate a reporting specification into a functional report by means of Visual Studio IDE.
  • Solution support experience or understanding or implementation experience in at least one of the following MES technologies: Aspentech; Wonderware; Siemens; GE.
  • Experience in Historians, PLC’s, SCADA’s and OPC systems.
Benefits and Contractual information:
  • To be discussed.
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Gavin Shepherd
Senior Recruitment Consultant
The CA Global Group
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