Analyst programmer

at Woolworths
Location Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted Sep 18, 2020
Category IT Jobs
Job Type Full-time




• 3 year IT Diploma

• Specific analysis, integration and development skills

• Project management methodology

• Relevant business process context knowledge

• Above average ability to learn and adapt to new technologies and tools

• Above average technical skills and programming ability

• Programming experience in Java or Python (or any modern programming languages)

• Must be comfortable with and understand OO, SOA and API concepts

• Able to develop SOAP- and REST API’s using XML and JSON formats

• Preferable:

o Middleware and Interation technologies: IBM Integration BusMessage Broker, IBM MQ

o Cloud-based technologies and platforms (AWS, Azure, Lamda functions, serverless computing, etc.)

o Event-streams platforms – Kafka, Confluent, etc.

o API management platforms – IBM API Manager, WS02, etc.



• Ability to research technology-related concepts, trends and best practices, and apply findings

• Looks beyond symptoms to uncover root causes of problems to be solved

• Presents problem analysis and a recommended solution rather than just identifying and describing the problem itself

• Anticipates potential obstacles and their impact on the accomplishment of goals and timelines and propose/ take corrective action where required

• Monitors and tracks progress to ensure delivery of all planned commitments, and keeps the appropriate people informed

• Prepares written reports and briefs and communicates ideas clearly

• Discusses issues and exchanges information with partners to identify areas of mutual interest and benefit.

• Demonstrates resourcefulness in acquiring necessary knowledge, skills and competencies to adapt to change


• Analysis, technical design and development aligned to team processes & requirements

o Develop technical specifications from systems specifications.

o Design and code integration programmes of greater complexity and size from technical specifications.

• Maintain and support existing systems

o Interpret user requirements and translate into integration design.

o Investigate and solve systems issues.

o Ensure systems documentation is kept up to date.

• Ensures effective operations 

o Implement approved changes as per change control and security process

o Plan, organise and control own work effort, including regular progress feedback to own and other relevant areas

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