Systems Analysts - IT Infrastructure Specialist (MO360 Data Platform)

Mercedes-Benz South Africa - East London, Eastern Cape

Full-Time | IT

Closing date yi 15 ka July 2022


  • We are looking for talented individuals in the cloud data platform space, to support with a new MO360 Azure based initiative.
  • This position will centre around the Qlik BI Platform and will include Maintenance, Feature rollout, Data Integration, Data Onboarding and Dashboard support.


  • Minimum NQF 7 – BSC/BCom/BTech in Information Technology or B. Eng. (Industrial Engineering) or relevant equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in IT/Manufacturing, or
  • At least 6 months participation on our MBSA Graduate Development Programme.

Skills & Competencies

  • Knowledge of Business Intelligence (BI) and self-service data visualization tools such as Qlik Sense, Qlik View, and Power BI
  • Good knowledge of Database technologies like Postgres, NoSQL, MySQL etc
  • Technical understanding of databases and enthusiasm for business intelligence and the associated tools
  • Advanced knowledge of Qlik Sense, MS Excel and PowerBI, QDI + QDC
  • Knowledge of Visual .Net, Databricks and Python
  • Expert knowledge in technologies like windows servers, storage, virtualization
  • Demonstrated ability to foster an environment for ideation and prototyping and has the business acumen and experience to take ideas from design to implementation in a scalable way
  • Experience with software development methodologies and practices (Agile, Scrum, etc.)
  • Experience in Data Analysis and Advanced Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Strong Leadership Behaviours with good People Management skills and Problem Solving Skills
  • Strong Interpersonal skills to manage relationships with a variety of partners and stakeholders
  • Must have an excellent ability to multi-task effectively working on several projects synchronously
  • Experience in rolling out initiatives that leverage multiplatform technologies
  • Willingness to travel nationally and internationally
  • Leadership behaviours as per LEAD


  • Liaise directly with various Mercedes-Benz manufacturing plants worldwide to provide product and service support.
  • Manage and coordinate system upgrades/bug fixes and support with product testing.
  • Ensure to interpret business strategy and determine innovative solutions supporting strategy implementation.
  • Design and model solutions for customer innovation and experience.
  • Perform with innovation development groups to conduct insights as well as design outputs to their work.
  • Manage and evaluate innovation pipeline assisting strategic decision-making and Go-to-Market process.
  • Design, research, develop, analyse and suggest new concepts as well as strategies.
  • Lead and direct different cross-functional programs and projects of varied sizes and types concurrently.
  • Manage and attain customer expectations and ensure delivery to fulfil expectations.
  • Coordinate all cross-functional activities, represent customers internally and collaborate with leaders in varied areas on allocation across projects and resource planning.
  • Ensure to exercise decision-making and independent judgment while being aligned with customers and management.
  • Promote innovations to support business requirements through activities that test, pilot and implement innovative concepts.
  • Manage ideas from design stage through implementation.
  • Roll out and analyse the effectiveness of initiatives that leverage multiplatform technologies.
  • Initiate, develop and maintain a range of working relationships, within IT and from the business.
  • Performing all outputs in compliance to the Company's Integrity Codes & S.H.E.Q requirements and to perform delegated S.H.E.Q. tasks and duties & to inform superior about deviations.

Additional Information

  • Mercedes-Benz Southern Africa is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
  • All qualified applicants will be considered; however, the following will apply:
  • Foreign nationals must qualify for a work visa/permit as per the provisions of the Immigration Act 13, 2002.
  • Division’s Employment Equity Plan in terms of the Employment Equity Act, No 58, 1998.
  • Code of good practice on the employment of people with disabilities.
  • Only applications submitted online will be considered.
  • Applications sent by email WILL NOT be considered.
  • Email address provided for query purposes only.
  • For an optimal selection process, please attach all relevant documents.


Lo msebenzi ufakwe ngu Tebuho Moshoeshoe nge 23 ka June 2022