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Jobs at Department of Education – Director IT Systems and Support Services

Website Gauteng Department of Education

Job Description:

Oversee the provision of information technology systems development and infrastructure support services.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage the business analysis process to determine the system requirements within the Department.
  • Design solutions including databases for the systems.
  • Input into the development of master systems plans, architectural design of the solutions as well as the implementation of highly integrated information systems.
  • Develop project specifications and plans for project delivery.
  • Manage the delivery of systems development projects within budget and on time.
  • Continuously evaluate the health of systems and infrastructure to implement maintenance and support.
  • Manage the provision of ICT server infrastructure, including in-house virtualized environments and cloud solutions (Azure environment).
  • Manage the functioning and maintenance of departments connectivity of Local Area Network (LAN), Wide Area Network (WAN).
  • Manage the development and implementation of the Districts and Head Office Server storage systems.
  • Manage the development of departments data warehousing, data mining and data solutions.
  • Ensure periodic review and audits are performed across all key ICT operational infrastructures and systems.
  • Monitor compliance to ICT Infrastructure maintenance policies and procedures to minimize risks to the internal control environment.
  • Develop concept notes for innovation and paperless implementations in the department.

Job Requirements:

  • An appropriate NQF Level 7 qualification in Information Technology/ Information System/Computer Science Systems or related equivalent qualification at NQF Level 7 with at least a minimum of 5 years middle/ senior management experience within an IT Systems Development Environment.
  • Intense knowledge of database design and management; server infrastructure and network support. Knowledge of COBIT, ITIL, MISS, MIOS, ISO17799, GWEA framework.
  • Knowledge of the Treasury Regulations, relevant legislations like Public Finance Management Act, ECT Act, etc.
  • Extensive experience with managing the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC), system design and integration of systems.
  • Ability to manage the IT Development process.
  • Project Management capabilities. Knowledge of the DevOps and cloud technologies.
  • Knowledge of departmental systems (BAS, PERSAL, SAP, SASAMS etc.), Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL- industry standard for IT Help desk), IT Risk Management practices, IT network hardware and software and knowledge of current technology developments and future trends.
  • Financial Management, Management skills, Facilitation and Presentation, planning and organizing, report writing, good verbal and written communication, Good inter-personal relations, analysis, conceptualizing, and problem solving,
  • Change management, project and strategic Management, conflict management, policy analysis and development.
  • Valid South African driver’s license is essential.

Job Details:

Company: Gauteng Department of Education

Job Category: Government

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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