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Career Opportunities: Software Developer Vacancy at SITA


Career Opportunities: Software Developer Vacancy at SITA

Career Opportunities: Software Developer Vacancy at SITA

Are you a skilled software developer seeking a new opportunity to showcase your talents? Look no further!

The State Information Technology Agency (SITA) is currently seeking a proficient Software Developer (COBOL) to join our dynamic team.

This re-advertised position offers a unique chance to work within a government enterprise, contributing to the optimization of operational efficiency through software development.

Keep reading to discover more about this exciting opportunity.

Position Overview:

  • Job Title: Software Developer (COBOL)
  • Job Level: C5
  • Salary: R 455,638 – R 683,457
  • Report To: Senior Systems Analyst
  • Division: Application Development and Maintenance
  • Location: SITA Erasmuskloof
  • Position Status: Permanent (Internal & External)

Purpose of the Job:

As a Software Developer at SITA, you will be responsible for designing, installing, testing, maintaining, and enhancing software systems.

Your primary objective will be to code individual programs in accordance with ICT standards and government enterprise architecture.

Key Responsibility Areas:

  • Developing and designing software to optimize operational efficiency using SITA’s software development stack/framework.
  • Coordinating software system installations and monitoring equipment functioning to ensure specifications are met.
  • Producing detailed specifications and writing program codes.
  • Maintaining integrated IT software components systems once operational.
  • Developing integrated Technical Service Specifications for software components.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum: Matric with 6-8 years’ experience in Cobol/IMS programming.
  • Experience: 6-8 years’ experience in Cobol/IMS programming.

Technical Competencies Description:

  • Strong understanding of computer science, including algorithms, data structures, operating systems, and databases.
  • Knowledge of various tools and techniques for identifying functional requirements of software.
  • Familiarity with governance frameworks like Cobit and ITIL.
  • Proficiency in software development methodologies (e.g., RUP, Agile).
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience with major programming languages like COBOL.
  • Proficiency in database systems like CA-DATACOM.
  • Strong team-working experience.

How to Apply: To apply for this position, visit the e-Government Portal at Follow the registration process, create/update your profile, and browse and apply for jobs under “Employment & Labour” > “Recruitment Citizen.” Alternatively, you can access the portal directly and follow the steps outlined.

For queries or support, contact or call 080 1414 882. Please note that CVs sent to the provided email addresses will not be considered.

Closing Date: 12 April 2024


SITA is an Employment Equity employer, and preference will be given to candidates in accordance with the Employment Equity Plan. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to advance your career and make a meaningful impact within the government sector. Apply now and embark on a rewarding journey with SITA!