Job Description

To improve efficiency, reduce waste, identify and implement solutions, meet project deadlines and accurately document the necessary requirements to be done in accordance with local / global strategic planning and standards in compliance to the Company’s Integrity & Anti Bribery Codes, Conflict of Interest Policy & S.H.E.Q. requirements and to perform delegated S.H.E.Q tasks and duties & to inform superior about deviations.

The Job Requirements

  • Experience using DB2, Websphere Application Server, SOA, Microservices, Kubernetes
  • Knowledge in Cloud Computing, services and cloud platforms
  • Knowledge of APIs (e.g. REST)
  • Knowledge in Testing Platforms (Postman, SOAPUI)
  • Knowledge of DevOps Tools (JIRA, GitHub, SonarQube, Jenkins)
  • Knowledge of SAP would be advantageous
  • Experience in Data Analysis and Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Demonstrated ability to foster an environment for ideation, prototyping and production
  • Demonstrated business acumen to take from design to implementation and preferably experience scaling a concept
  • Must have IT Development (Java) and Systems Knowledge
  • Experience with software development methodologies and practices (Agile, Scrum, etc.)
  • Experience in rolling out initiatives that leverage multiplatform technologies
  • Must be able to demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot and resolve problems
  • Must have an excellent ability to multi-task effectively working on several projects synchronously
  • Knowledge of supply chain processes would be advantageous
  • Willingness to travel nationally and internationally
  • Ability to perform the minimum required physical and mental requirements of the function
  • Willingness to work a 3 shift model
  • Ability to speak German advantageous


Qualification and Experience

  • Minimum NQF 7 – BSC/BCom/BTech in Information Technology or B. Eng. (Industrial Engineering) or relevant equivalent
  • 5 years’ experience in IT/Manufacturing advantageous



  • Responsible for designing solutions that meets business requirements.
  • Considerations include, business use cases and product strategy, cost optimization, design trade-offs (build, buy or modify)
  • Responsible for designing a solution infrastructure that meets technical requirements.
  • Considerations include high availability and failover design, system sizing requirements, scalability to meet future growth requirements.
  • Responsible for application transition from monolith to microservice architecture
  • Creation of Solution Documentation including test scripts
  • Responsible for automated interface testing with testing tools like SoapUI/Postman
  • Support of Business Analysts in day-to-day functions e.g. investigations, testing etc.
  • Integrate into a dynamic team building next generation solutions for the company globally
  • Willing to learn new technologies, teach and share knowledge with other team members
  • Promotion of continuous improvement culture within the team
  • Design, research, develop, analyse and suggest new concepts as well as strategies
  • Lead and direct different cross-functional programs and projects of varied sizes and types
  • Exercise decision-making and independent judgment while being aligned with customers and management
  • Promote innovations to support business requirements through activities that test, pilot and implement innovative concepts for optimal customer experience
  • Manage ideas from design stage through to implementation and documentation
  • Roll out and analyse the effectiveness of initiatives that leverage multiplatform technologies
  • Initiate, develop and maintain a range of working relationships, within IT, the business and Centre of Competence (CoC)
  • Performing all outputs in compliance to the Company’s Integrity Codes & S.H.E. requirements and to perform delegated S.H.E. tasks and duties & to inform superior about deviations


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