Career Opportunity: Solutions Analyst – Johannesburg

by Marketing / Monday, 19 June 2017 / Published in Careers

We are excited to be able to offer a career opportunity for a Solutions Analyst as follows.


The role of the Solutions Analyst is to align IT solutions with Business Strategy using Enterprise Analysis.


  • Improve business results by applying Business Process Improvement methodologies.
  • Model Business Domain
  • Prepare feasibility studies, business case documents and impact studies for proposed changes and enhancements.
  • Establish Solution vision
  • Implement business solutions
  • Support Product managers/owners in the product development cycle
  • Engineer Requirements (Elicitation, Planning, Analysis and Management)
  • Gather and Analyse Non-functional requirements
  • Document and Communicate Requirements
  • Model and Analyse Business Processes
  • Model and Analyse Business Decisions (Business Rules Specification)
  • Convert Business Needs into Solution Specification
  • Model system specifications
  • Analyse and model system decisions
  • Specify logical designs
  • Design User Experience
  • Translate Non-Functional requirements into QoS (Quality of Service)
  • Reverse Engineer systems
  • Document and communicate Technical Specifications
  • Write requirements for system selection (RFP, RFI, RFQ, RFS)
  • Understanding and Implementing Security Methodologies in Analysis.
  • Write Test Case for solutions
  • Perform User Acceptance Testing
  • Develop Solution Analysis Standards & Methodologies
  • Understanding, Enforcing and Adhering to Company and Departmental Standards.
  • Facilitate Interdepartmental Interaction
  • Managing issues and problems to reduce excuses for failure
  • Managing of Project risk
  • Managing of Project Scope Creep
  • Facilitate Workshops and JAD Sessions
  • Facilitate Focus Groups
  • Research and Development
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Contribute to knowledge sharing with discipline teams and project teams
  • Contribute to Solution Delivery newsletters and knowledge repository
  • Use of tools to perform and manage work activities

Education & Experience Appropriate IT related DEGREE

  • 2-4 years Business Analysis experience
  • 2-4 years System Analysis experience


  • Understanding of Application Lifecycle Management
  • Understanding of Scrum and Kanban Agile Frameworks
  • Understanding of requirements capturing using User Stories
  • Understanding of UML modeling and patterns
  • Experience in Business Analysis techniques
  • Understands Automated Testing
  • Understands Software Engineering best Practices, Life cycles and standards and methodologies,
  • Experience in Software Development
  • Understanding of Solution Architecture
  • Understanding of Business Architecture
  • Understanding of Software Design
  • Understands Application Portfolio Management
  • Understands Non-functional requirements gathering
  • Exposure to boundary analysis
  • Exposure to requirements management tools
  • Exposure to enterprise modeling tools
  • Exposure to Enterprise Applications (Billing, Provisioning, ERP, CRM)
  • Total quality management, Showcased high level considerations for solution selection and overall architectural sanity, provide market intelligence
  • Ability to work independently, ability to define strategic concepts

JAD, Process Mapping, JAD Facilitation experience, Understanding of TOGAF, COBIT, SOA. BPM, Pref CMMI Certified

Work experience

  • Process Documentation
  • Confirmation of Requirements
  • SQL Scripting
  • Documentation of Functional / Technical Specification
  • Solution Design Documentation
  • Definition of Test Criteria
  • UML / BPMN
  • ARIS/ Enterprise Architect / MS Visio

Behavioural Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking – High
  • Problem Solving – High
  • Conflict Resolution – High
  • Risk Management – High
  • Schedule Management -High
  • Communication – High
  • Personal Traits
  • Energy and Drive
  • Information seeking/Curiosity

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