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Senior Oracle Developer

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2014-06-20 11:15:58 AM

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Senior Oracle Developer

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Gallo Manor, Johannesburg

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Develop new front-end modules/scripts/procedures for Order Management System (OMS) - Aries/Concorde or Oracle.

Analysing and solving complex application issues, incidents or queries.

Developing, testing & delivering fixes for application issues or incidents in a timely manner.

Working with IT BAs (& business partners when required) to understand business requests then propose possible solutions & system related information.

Task definition & documentation for proposed solutions/changes/fixes.

Provide feedback in projects on how new implementations or changes will impact the local/regional/global systems.

Architectural input to meet business requirements, mapping business knowledge to technology capability and capacity.

Work closely with the IT BAs, fellow Developers and other IT teams to hand over system knowledge
This will include documenting solutions/implementations/etc for the IT knowledge base.

Making sure all production interfaces are stable and able to be monitored effectively by the IT Ops team. Standby duties/tasks & support after hours (rotated throughout the Development Team)

Occasional extended working hours required for critical incidents or project deliverables & urgent changes.

Adherence, plus correct & timely administration, of Incidents & Change Request processes.

Expectation management with stakeholders, consistently done in a timely & proactive manner

Adhering to Avon Internal Control’s and/or IT Governance standards. Including bi-annual testing thereof.

Peer reviewing of source-code developed as well as unit-testing done by/with fellow developers before releasing for QA.

Agreeing implementation dates/deadlines with BAs, other Developers, Business and IT Management.

Monitoring of implemented solutions during post-implementation period.

Ensuring adherence to company SDLC/CDP together with the Project Management team.


IT Degree (Advantageous)

Minimum of 5 years of IT Development experience

Knowledge of Aries OMS and how it interfaces to the Oracle DB(Advantageous)
PLSQL abilities and Concorde XAL experience (Advantageous)

Experience and intimate knowledge of standard Project/SDLC/CDP methodology
Experience with AIX and LINUX operating systems

Business Expertise:

Understanding of business processes and dependencies in the system – Information gathering, mostly with the BAs.

Demonstrated success of supporting, and interacting with Sr. Management.

Extensive understanding of the Oracle Data Model and structure, as well as how it interacts with Aries OMS and Business Processes.

Intimate understanding of IT processes & governance.

Experience in IT within the Fast Moving Consumer Goods sector advantageous.

Problem Solving:

Strong problem solving capabilities required.
Ability to work as a team & individually on incidents, changes & new projects.
Logical and creative thinking.


Develop/Prepare options for IT solutions provide pros/cons arguments behind each option
Developed solutions will impact SA market & possibly regional/global interfaces.
Format: Skill Description (Rating 1-5,Experience in Months)
Rating: 1-Beginner, 2-Below Average, 3-Average, 4-Above Average, 5-Expert

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