Careers at SARS – Information Technology Service

Website South African Revenue Service - SARS

Job Description:

We are looking for a result driven, people-orientated, enthusiastic individual to fulfill the role of a Technical Manager.  S/he will manage a team of professionals in the Websphere Application Server environment.   S/he should be an inspiring leader with the ability to build and work with great teams, continuously pushes the envelope, and have the burning desire to change and leave the world as a better place. S/he must be able to influence and apply her/his technical experience/knowledge in order to lead the team,  deliver on the current objectives and position strategies to take the team to the next technology level.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plan for handling work outputs, pull together interdependent activities & specify priorities, standards & procedures to ensure tactical implementation for WebSphere Application Server and related projects.
  • Implement tactical strategy and delivery plans through the development of operational activities, ensuring the achievement of operational targets, focussing on the Websphere Application Server domain.
  • Ensure the development and implementation of a practice in alignment with operational policy and procedural frameworks within the WAS domain.
  • Proactively identify interconnected problems, determine its impact and use to develop best fit alternatives; implementing best practice solutions, with specific focus on Websphere Application Server.
  • Recommend Websphere Application Server changes to optimise processes, systems, policies and procedures, and execute the implementation of change and innovation initiated by the organisation.
  • Conduct assessments and use information to advise, make recommendations and facilitate improvement.
  • Review important processes within the organisation and ensure that such processes are adequate, functional and conform to organisational standards.
  • Provide periodic reports on performance against plan & progress on short-term initiatives & use to realign tactical plan and objectives appropriately.
  • Timeously communicate top down policy and associated single practice area modification, objective achievement progress and critical success factors to impacted stakeholders.
  • Use the insights gained through integrated business reports to measure success & realign tactical strategy implementation objectives appropriately.

Qualification & Experience:

  • B.Information Technology AND 8-10 years’ experience in a similar environment, of which 3-4 years ideally at junior management level
  • Senior Certificate (NQF 4) AND 15 years related experience

Job Details:

Company: South African Revenue Service – SARS

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: N/A

Job Location: Pretoria, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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