Systems Analysts at Solutions Unlimited

On Friday, February 14th, 2014
2 Positions
Location: To be based in Nairobi- travel across Africa
Terms: 1 year contract renewable
Solutions Unlimited is a leading privately owned comprehensive technology solution and service provider registered under the Business Act of the Government of Kenya as Solutions Masterminds Investment.

The core business of Solutions Unlimited is the delivery of ICT solutions to a broad range of clients in both Public and Private sectors in Kenya. 

We do this through focusing on ‘thought leadership’, facilitating new strategies, building and implementing business and broad based technology solutions. 

We have specialists and industry experts who develop ‘best-practices’ and ‘best of breed’ solutions, thus making us a leading service provider in Kenya in the following areas:
  • CCTV and Biometric Access control systems
  • Web development and hosting
  • Design and implementation of IT networks
  • IT consultancy, support and help desk.
For more about the company, visit www.solutionsunlimited.co.ke
A systems analyst designs new IT solutions to improve business efficiency and productivity. 
The work might be for an external client or an internal client (such as a department within the same organization).

Working closely with the client, analysts examine existing business models and flows of data, discuss their findings with the client, and design an appropriate improved IT solution. 
They act as the liaison between the client and the developers.
They produce outline designs and costing of new systems, specifying the operations the system will perform, and the way data will be viewed by the end-user, present their design to the client and, once it is approved, work closely with the client team to implement the solution.
Typical work activities
 
The systems analysts work will involve:
  • liaising extensively with external or internal clients;
  • analyzing clients’ existing systems;
  • translating client requirements into highly specified project briefs;
  • identifying options for potential solutions and assessing them for both technical and business suitability;
  • drawing up specific proposals for modified or replacement systems;
  • producing project feasibility reports;
  • presenting proposals to clients;
  • working closely with developers and a variety of end users to ensure technical compatibility and user satisfaction;
  • ensuring that budgets are adhered to and deadlines met;
  • drawing up a testing schedule for the complete system;
  • overseeing the implementation of a new system;
  • planning and working flexibly to a deadline;
  • writing user manuals;
  • providing training to users of a new system;
  • Keeping up to date with technical and industry developments.
The preferred candidate must possess a degree in any of the following:
  • computer science/information technology;
  • information management systems;
  • business information systems;
  • mathematics;
  • Electrical/electronic engineering.
Additionally, the candidate must have the following qualifications:
  • At least 3 years experience in a busy IT environment.
  • CCNA certification
  • A+ certification
  • Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) certification
  • Knowledge of Data base management
Please send your CV ONLY in PDF format to [email protected] on or before 31st March 2014. 
Only successful candidates will be contacted.
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