DSTV Recruits Support & Configuration Analyst

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11 Dec, 2013

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Analyst Jobs in South Africa

• Work on predominantly high impact and complex system tasks.
• Run projects as a project leader
• Will work unassisted
• Diverse technology
• Deadline driven environment
• Project driven processes
• Multi-disciplined IS environment



• MultiChoice Support Services
• Mobile Operators
• MultiChoice South Africa Business Units
• MultiChoice Africa divisions and business units
• Mobile Operator Service Providers
• Streaming Partners



• Management of third party IT services to DStv Mobile.
• Measurement of vendor performance and capacity in relation to IT Services.
• Management of current vendor products for hardware, software, communications and peripherals.
• Ensure that roles and responsibilities of third parties are clearly defined, adhered to and continue to satisfy requirements
• Provide 1st and 2nd line support of DSTV Mobile systems
• Maintain and configure DSTV Mobile Systems for each system roll-out
• Maintain system architecture documentation
• Assist with testing when required
• Technical training to business
• Creation and management of General Computing Controls
• Compilation of reports
• Ensure continuous operations of systems by conducting preventative maintenance, conducting daily operational health checks, ensuring batch jobs execution
• Manage new Mobile Operator’s testing environments and process
• Deploy all new versions of software into the respective environments
• Provide communications network monitoring reports
• System setup of Production, QA and Dev environments
• Ensure systems are maintained at latest/current versions of software
• Ensure adequate backups are done
• Implement relevant ITIL best practices
• Discussing and documentation of capacity planning, performance expectations and “fine tuning” of performance.
• Provide availability, capacity, workload and resource planning documents
• Provide regular assessment of New Hardware and Software
• Ensure that system software Security, installation and maintenance is conducted
• Use and Monitoring of System Utilities
• Ensure preventative maintenance for hardware


Education & Experience

• Matric (Grade 12)
• Relevant Qualification
• Sound knowledge and experience of the following:

MCSE Server 2008

• Microsoft Server – 5-7 years
• TCP / IP – 5-7 years
• SQL Server – 3-5 years
• IIS – 3-5 years
• ITIL / COBIT – 3-5 years

• Strong Analytical thinking
• Anticipates & predicts problems & risks
• Deadline driven
• Achievement oriented
• Team orientated
• Assertiveness
• Strong communication skills (both written and verbal)
• Relationship building
• Innovative / creative thinking
• Strong influencing skills
• Communication on an executive level
• Implementation Management


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Close Date: 2013/12/13

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