GPG SENIOR DESKTOP TECHNICIAN/APPLICATION DEVELOPER- Gauteng Provincial Government Jobs in Johannesburg

Department of Infrastructure Development


  • Reference Number :
  • Directorate :
  • Number of Posts :
  • Package :
    R 321 543.00 (level 08) plus benefits
  • Enquiries :
    Mr. Moagi Motshoane: Tel 076 521 4118/072 668 0029

Requirements :

  • A National Diploma (NQF Level 6)/ Degree (NQF level 7) or equivalent qualification in ICT/ Computer Science/Engineering or related filed as recognised by SAQA. A Minimum of 3 years experience in Software/Application development and support. A valid driver license.
    COMPETENCIES: KNOWLEDGE – Advanced experience in systems development according to the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Working experience in 4th generation computer programming languages, C++/C#, PhP, Java, programming in Visual Studio 2013 or later, ASP. Net. Relational Database concepts and experience in SQL for database and query design, Design and Develop Business Intelligent dashboards and Reports in Microsoft SQL, MySQL and Oracle. Experience in the Linux and windows environment, ability to write workflows, advanced experience in application development, web application development and web services. Ability to interpret ERDs, business process, flowcharts and sequence diagrams. Ability to document requirements using UML. SQL – Database design, queries, reporting. Understanding of the build and infrastructure environment SKILLS- Strong skills to investigate and analyses information and troubleshooting. Good understanding of project management principles. Good logical and analytical thinking. Good communication skills (written and oral) and interpersonal, as well as good organizing and planning skills. Attributes – Self-Driven. Responsible. Ability to work independently, under pressure and in a team, time management and pro-activeness. Resilient. Innovative. Adaptable.

Duties :

  • The candidate will be responsible to perform systems analysis, design and development based on user requirements. Evaluate, investigate, and apply new technologies to enhance systems within the department. Design and develop new features for the applications, and improve existing systems; Implementation, debugging, documentation and release of software solutions. Develop efficient and effective IT solutions to diverse and complex business problems. Provide maintenance and enhancement support of the existing systems; Communicate accurately on Project status in all appropriate meetings as well as on the relevant reports. Support best practice and innovation in the operational model through critical assessment of its workings and challenges to its design assumptions. Analyse and develop business improvements based on data analysed, data collected, reviewed, and incorporated of all internal and external benchmarking data into applications project planning, Develop Business Intelligent dashboards, and reports for various systems. Work closely with other stakeholders and team members to provide system solutions.

Notes :

  • NOTES: These adverts are internal (within the Department) and external (within Gauteng Province).
    In line with the Department’s employments Equity Plan, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES are encouraged to apply.

    To apply for the below positions, please apply online at Only online applications will be considered and for general enquiries please contact Human Resource on 072 668 0029/076 521 4118.
    Application should be accompanied by the New Z83 form, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at, comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV), only shortlisted candidates will be requested to submit certified copies of qualifications not older than six (06) months, Identity and valid driver’s license (where driving/travelling is an inherent requirement of the job). It is our intention to promote representivity (race, gender and disability) in the Public Service through the filling of this post and candidates whose transfer/promotion/appointment will promote representivity will receive preference.
    It is the Department’s intention to promote equity through the filling of all numeric targets as contained in the Employment Equity Plan. To facilitate this process successfully, an indication of race, gender and disability status is required. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). The Department reserves the right not to appoint. If you do not receive any response from us within 3 months, please accept your application was unsuccessful.

Employer :
Department of Infrastructure Development

Location :
Head Office

Closing Date :

Criteria Questions
Do you have a National Diploma (NQF Level 6)/ Degree (NQF level 7) or equivalent qualification in ICT/ Computer Science/Engineering or related filed as recognised by SAQA?
Do you have a minimum of 3 years experience in Software/Application development and support?
Do you have a valid driver’s license?

Please Notes :

  • Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, applications will not be acknowledged. If you
    do not receive any response within 3 months, please accept that your application was not successful.


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