Analyst Developer Sentrix

Role Purpose:

The Analyst Developer (AD) partners and consults with the business and technology teams to develop basic to complex code for internal and external client software solutions. The AD provides expert advice for the design, creation and delivery of routine to complex program specifications for code development.  The AD render support on multiple, complex projects and issues with an in-depth understanding of the application.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Grade12
  • Preferably a computer Science degree, IT Diploma or equivalent in experience
  • Java Certification will be advantageous
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience within application development in Java
  • Minimum 3 years working experience in J2EE
  • Practical experience with Java Server Pages, Servlets, Stateless Session Beans, JDBC, Java Messaging Service
  • An understanding of Object-Orientation
  • UML experience
  • Experience with Web Service will be an advantage
  • Experience with the following tools will be an advantage: IBM Websphere, IBM MQ Series, DB2, Eclipse or Websphere Application Developer
  • Relational Database experience (Experience with DB2 development will be an advantage.)
  • Experience with RCP development will be an advantage.
  • Experience in Call Centre applications (recommended)
  • Financial Services knowledge (recommended)
  • At least 5 years IT experience
  • Working knowledge with IBM technology stack including RSA


  • Analysis of change requests received
  • Provide recommendations and cost / man-day estimates for implementing changes
  • Design prototypes for change requests
  • Maintain existing programmes according to change requests
  • Produce appropriate software programs that satisfy the specifications
  • Test own programs / artefacts to ensure correctness
  • Test Interfaces to other systems
  • Debugging of programs
  • Provide test information to Testers
  • Implement changes into the Production environment
  • Document changes implemented and programs
  • Updates of data model documentation
  • Problem solving, root cause analysis and user assistance (Functional)
  • Technical support / assistance to others on own programs / systems
  • Provision of user guides / training material
  • Provide hands-on training for own system
  • Provide standby / support (If and when applicable)
  • Correct errors / bugs in production


  • Understanding of the SDLC Methodology
  • Relevant program languages
  • Problem Analysis and Problem Solving Techniques
  • Impact Analysis Techniques
  • Documentation Frameworks, Tools and Standards
  • Understanding of Project Management Principles
  • Understanding the Deployment Process in the Development Phas
  • High level understanding of Enterprise Test Methodology


  • Strong analytical & numerical ability
  • Problem solving skills
  • Conceptual thinker
  • Good communication / interpersonal skills
  • Action / results orientation
  • Quality orientation
  • Knowledge seeking / learning orientation
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