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HBO Consulting
  Company Profile
HBO Consulting is currently one of the fastest growing IT consulting companies in South Africa, offering clients' an array of IT and business related services.

We believe that potential exists everywhere... tapping into it effectively is the key to our and our clients success. Being a proudly South African (BEE) company we want to play an intrinsic role in advancing business solutions across our country and beyond its borders.

  Job Details 

Mainframe Systems - Team Leader

Posted On:  4/28/2021 7:04:55 AM

Mainframe Systems - Team Leader

No. of vacancies:  2
Qualifications:  B-degree/diploma in Information Technology or National diploma in IT or Data Metrics or relevant exp
Essential Skills: 
Not specified
Minimum Total Experience:  4
Job Tenure:  No Preference/Any
Salary Offered:  DOE
Job Location:  Northern Suburbs WESTERN CAPE South Africa

  Job Description
The Incumbent will be responsible for:

- Studying the technical or program specifications to gain an overall understanding of what is required;
- Involvement in the analysis and refinement of the business specifications and models.
- Participation in JAD sessions to facilitate the establishment of the specifications;
- Assist in refining of models developed by the Systems Analyst or Architect;
- Ensuring that the program logic meets the functional requirements as specified and ensuring the best coding techniques for optimum program performance;
- Ensuring that programs make the computer perform the operations detailed in the specifications, whilst adhering to existing programming standards;
- Ensuring that program documentation is adhered to;
- Ensuring that proper integrating of developed programs with other programs to form deliverable functions are adhered to;
- Ensuring that the testing and debugging of each program is done thoroughly in accordance with a test plan for the system. Arranging for linked testing of programs;
- Actively assisting with the development of effective team cultures;
- Producing Change Management information; Verification that all developed and impacted products are complete for distribution;
- Producing of relevant documentation to ease the implementation and maintenance of delivered products;
- Assisting in the development of enhancements to existing systems;
- Assisting with System maintenance;
- Assisting with user support and standby duties;
- Do any other task as directed from time to time to gain additional experience;
- Managing and mentoring team members;
- Ensuring that staff has an appropriate training plan that is adhered to;
- Identifying business opportunities;
- Determining service request priorities;
- Managing projects to ensure delivery as per plan / quote;
- Controlling costs within team;
- Providing regular feedback to Senior Manager (Meetings and Reports)

The applicant should meet these requirements:

- A relevant B-degree/diploma in Information Technology or National diploma in IT or Data Metrics or relevant experience;
- 4 -6 years relevant experience (Premium Collection Systems experience would be an advantage – Bank Debit Order, Stop Order, Cash);
- Theoretical knowledge and practical experience of DB2 and IMS
- Theoretical knowledge and practical experience of IBM Mainframe, PC with Windows, MS Office suite;
- JCL practical knowledge;
- PL1 or COBOL programming experience;
- CICS or other online programming language experience;
- Previous management and / or team leading experience will be advantageous.


- Good customer relationship skills;
- Ability to work in a team environment;
- Staff development skills;
- Be able to work accurately under pressure;
- Good presentation and communication skills;
- Strong problem solving capability;
- Effective conflict resolution skills;
- Self motivated with initiative and ability to work without supervision;

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