Dynamics AX, SQL, SharePoint

The above vacancy exists within the IT Systems department of the Information Management & Services Division.

The successful candidate would:

  1. Have successfully completed Matric.
  2. Ideally have completed a post-Matric qualification in programming, or have sufficient equivalent professional experience.
  3. Have a minimum of 5 years professional development experience using object-orientated languages and relational databases.
  4. Have a minimum of 5 years professional development experience with Microsoft Windows and Microsoft SQL Server.
  5. Have a minimum of 5 years professional development experience with Microsoft Dynamics AX.
  6. Ideally have Dynamics AX upgrade experience.
  7. Ideally have professional development experience with Microsoft SharePoint, .Net, Active Server Pages, C#, Web sites, SQL, SALT and Atlas.
  8. Ideally have industry knowledge in the copyright industry and/or SAMRO experience.

The suitable candidate’s duties and responsibilities would include, but are not limited to, the   following:           

  1.   Performing software and data development / configuration in accordance with established development, testing and implementation tools and procedures.
  2.   Maintaining and modifying software applications, by obtaining approval, amending documentation, making applications changes and carrying out unit testing.
  3.   Developing and executing unit, system integration, acceptance test plans and producing test results for review.
  4.   Creating implementation documentation, plans and operational instructions.
  5.   Creating and maintaining documentation of new and modified applications and procedures according to standards.
  6.   Designing and documenting application solutions, and application solution architectures.
  7.   Evaluating interrelationships between applications, modules and databases, and managing impacts effectively.
  8.   Analysing the performance of applications and databases and taking action to correct deficiencies or make optimisations based on consultation with users and with the approval of management.
  9.   Liaising with users to gain an understanding of required changes or modifications to existing applications, or new applications.
  10. Providing on-call support and problem resolution for applications where needed.
  11. Seeking assistance when guidelines are inadequate, significant deviations are proposed, or when unanticipated problems arise.
  12. Sharing knowledge and experience with other team members, including training, coaching and reviewing of work as necessary.
  13. Maintaining currency of knowledge with respect to relevant technology, methodologies and systems.
  14. Establishing agreed time estimates for allocated tasks and self-managing delivery accordingly.
  15. Where necessary, managing the work of others, and managing staff.
  16. Performing miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Required competencies include: 


  • Established programming languages and methodologies.
  • Relevant software and database applications and environments.
  • Computer flow charts and of programming logic and codes.
  • IT and customer service standards and procedures.
  • Current technological developments/trends in area of expertise.


  • Systems analysis, programming, databases, testing, implementation, support.
  • Excellent organisational, problem solving and interpersonal skills.
  • Conceptual thinking ability.
  • Ability to investigate and analyse information and to draw conclusions.
  • Accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge-sharing, training, coaching.
  • Customer service delivery.
  • Planning, goal setting and time management skills.
  • Ability to handle and work under pressure.
  • Ability to work as an individual, as well as in a team.


  • Organised, methodical and thorough.
  • Persistent.
  • Decisive.
  • Flexible.                                                                                                             
  • Creative and innovative.
  • Customer service oriented.
  • Team player.
  • Compliant in adhering to standards, procedures and specifications.

Send your application to All positions will be filled in accordance with our Employment Equity policy. Closing date for this position is 30 September 2017.