Telesure Careers: Systems Analyst

Telesure Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd (TIH), is the holding company of some of South Africa’s leading financial long and short term insurance providers. Our portfolio includes South Africa’s most loved and recognisable brands such as 1st for Women, Auto & General, Budget, Dialdirect, Virseker and 1Life. Employee Benefits Administration via our Hippo Advisory Services, which includes health insurance, provident fund and group life administration. Hippo is South Africa’s first comparison website and compares insurance, other personal finance products, travel, health, money, travel, cars from a range of South African brands.

We’re pioneers with a hunger for the best, bringing customer-focused innovation and service excellence to the financial services industry. We’re an undivided team of diverse thinkers and doers who believe in leading through technology and pushing beyond limits.

Job Functions Information Technology,Systems Analyst Industries Insurance,IT – Information Technology Specification

The Systems Analyst (ITSM) ensures that IT Service Management systems are maintained and developed to ensure TTS Service Management objectives are met. The primary scope of this role is to ensure that ITSM tools (SysAid) supports Service Management processes and procedures.

Produce, update and provide best practice support on the Service Management system, databases and other departmental systems, advising colleagues when needed, and using own expertise to help improve processes. Act as a SPOC (single point of contact) between Business, Support Teams, Vendors and TTS.

Design and Conceptualization
Research and interpret data, trends, and benchmarks relevant to digital products/services design. Design, develop and maintain the IT Service Management system (SysAid), ensuring that new enhancements are tested and implemented according to best practices.

Analysis of “As Is” and “To Be”
Support and contribute to the documentation of “as is” and “to be” processes and describe the changes required to migrate to the “to be” capability to record accurately the change required.

Database/Systems Specifications
Provide information and comments on suitability during approval process for system or database specifications to ensure all agreed standards and protocols are followed and data integrity is preserved. Apply ITIL frameworks in systems design, maintenance & deployments

Information Security
Support implementation of required security measures such as firewalls or message encryption, monitoring performance to notify security experts of any problems.

Testing IT Performance
Analyse routine performance website/applications software tests and respond to user emails to monitor, diagnose, and correct performance issues.

Personal Capability Building
Develop own capabilities by participating in assessment and development planning activities as well as formal and informal training and coaching. Develop and maintain an understanding of relevant technology, external regulation, and industry best practices through ongoing education, attending conferences, and reading specialist media.

Operational Compliance
Identify, within the team, instances of non-compliance with the organization’s policies and procedures and/or relevant regulatory codes and codes of conduct, reporting these and escalating issues as appropriate. Ensure Service Level Agreements and Contracts are in place and reviewed. Ensure standard operating procedures are in alignment with enterprise processes and governance for compliance purposes.

Telesure Careers: Systems Analyst Requirements

General Education
Matric/SAQA Equivalent (Essential)
Relevant ITIL certification and / or accreditation
National Diploma in IT (preferred)

General Experience
2-4 years’ System Analysis experience in IT Service Management, managing and operating the function (Essential)
Experience with UML designs and/or IBMI/SQL (Advantageous)
Software Development background (Essential)
Have exposure to at least 2 programming languages (Essential)
Exposure to documenting technical solutions / Technical Analysis (Essential)
AGILE Exposure / Experience (Essential)
Project Management exposure / experience

*SAQA Accredited Equivalent* – It is the onus of the applicant to provide TIH and its subsidiaries with certified evidence that their qualification(s) meet the equivalent NQF level required for this role at time of application.

Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA)** competency requirements: FAIS recognized qualifications / Regulatory Examinations / Class of Business Certification and / or CPD according to your DOFA (where applicable) – As a registered Financial Service Provider, we are mandated to ensure that all our representatives are always and remain fit and proper at all times. By applying for this role, you consent to having your relevant qualification and or accreditation or confirm that you are working towards meeting the competency requirements. You further consent to the relevant information being verified.

Employment Equity

The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply. TIH is committed to an organisational culture that recognises, appreciates and values diversity & inclusion.

Internal Applications: This role is graded at C-Lower. Should you apply and you are currently employed at a higher grade and are found successful, your total reward package may be impacted. 

Should you not hear from our team in 30 days, kindly consider your application unsuccessful.

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About TIH

Telesure Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd (TIH), is the holding company of some of South Africa’s leading financial service providers. Our portfolio includes short-term insurers, a long-term insurer, health insurance as well as an insurance and personal finance comparison platform. We’re pioneers with a hunger for best, bringing customer-focused innovation and service excellence to the financial services industry. We’re an undivided team of diverse thinkers and doers who believe in leading through technology and pushing past their limits.

What we offer

TIH offers an exceptional benefits programme, and competitive compensation packages. You have options for Life Cover, Disability Benefits, Provident Fund, Medical Aid, and more. Office benefits include free undercover parking, free Wi-Fi, ATMs, an onsite gym, subsidised meals, convenience store, coffee shop, an on-site Dischem store, free seasonal fruits – every day, and an Active Access walking programme

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