Exstream Document Template Developer | IT Recruitment

  • Contract
  • Midrand

Minimum years of experience:

  • Matric + Qualification: Degree / Diploma in Information Technology or alternatively a qualification related to application development


Role Level:

  • Senior (1314)


Minimum qualification required:

  • 5+ years working experience in IT Application Development discipline.


Role tasks:

  • Template Development, Maintenance and Support using OpenText ExStream Software – for all the company Application Document Composition requirements of the Enterprise Output Management solution – KWOM
    • Using the following Tools
    • OpenText ExStream Communications Server
    • Open Text Ex Stream Control Centre
    • Open Text Design Centre
    • OpenText Page Out
    • OpenText Storyteller
  • Migration of all Page Out Templates to Storyteller templates
  • Effort Estimation and Scoping
  • Close working Relationship with KWOM Build team
    • Server Certificates
    • Input / Output Queues
    • Application Interfaces
    • Input Filters
    • F5 Dispatcher and URL Requests
  • Perform all tasks in a 100% agile manner according to the agile guidelines agreed by the department
  • Awareness of agile roles defined within the environment
  • Maintaining a high awareness of user needs regarding output management requirements
  • Keeping deep knowledge about underlying the company infrastructure master solutions, e.g., Web, dbase, Unix, Storage (SAN, NAS etc )
  • Interacting with other IT architects as needed to ensure fitting infrastructure solutions
  • Understanding and incorporating all relevant IT security guidelines of the company Group


Technical / Functional skills


  • Experience with Document Template development solutions
  • Experience in IT application SDLC process
  • Extensive Experience with XML, Xpath
  • Extensive programming experience in Perl scripting.
  • Programming experience in Unix scripting.
  • Experience in interpreting and creating User requirement specifications
  • Experience with Linux Server
  • Experience in IT architectures based on Unix/Linux OS
  • Strong analytical skills Optional:
  • Good Knowledge of Output Management Solutions on Unix/Linux Systems
  • Experience with Customer Communication Management Solutions
  • Document Composition with Stream Serve/Exstream Document Template development – Design Centre and Storyteller
  • Spooling Systems i.e., VPSX
  • Experience with scVenus Tool
  • Basic Knowledge of the following:
  • SAP Output Management
  • Database technologies – Oracle / PostgreSQL
  • Encryption Technologies o Printer and printer languages (PCL, PS, ZPL)
  • Business processes requiring enterprise output management
  • Knowledge of ITSM Solutions – specifically BMC Remedy Ticketing tool


Soft skills:

  • Ability to work under pressure with a constant workload and results.
  • Ability to quickly familiarize yourself with complex technical topics.
  • Above -average ability to structure, illustrate and or communicate complex concepts in an understandable, predictable manner
  • Excellent written, verbal, visual communication skills and optional German language
  • Ability to deal with uncertainty and a volatile environment with often ambiguous and conflicting requirements and priorities
  • Ability to operate in an intercultural environment (International platform).
  • Above board work ethics – this is of utmost importance.
  • Flexibility to take up different tasks within the scope of work.
  • Confident, motivated and authorities.
  • Ownership and accountability
  • Stress tolerant
  • Initiative/Pro-activity
  • Ability to work as part of a team, inter dependent as well as independently and submit deliverables on time
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