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Junior Applications Support Analyst - G4S Deposita South Africa

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Number of Positions: 1
Job Category: IT / Software Development
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: Market related
Location: Midrand
G4S Region: Africa
Country:South Africa

G4S Business Unit:South Africa - Cash Solutions
Closing Date: November 12, 2017
Package Description: Package is commensurate with the complexity and seniority of the role and in line with G4S remuneration policies.

Job Introduction:

                                               Applications Support Analyst

G4S Cash Solutions has a vacancy for Junior Support Analyst based in Midrand.

Reporting to the Lead Software Developer, the Junior Support Analyst is responsible for ensuring the accurate and timorous administration/completion of the Software Support process in line with company policies and procedures.

The successful incumbent is a self-starter with a proven track record in maintaining company policy, adopting best practices, and is able to exercise sound judgment in the pursuit of the achievement of the goals of the organisation, and understanding the role which Software Support plays within a successful business unit. The incumbent will be expected to be results driven and to live the values of the organisation.

Role Responsibility:

To maintain and support systems and applications in production.

Support live products

  • Provide 1st line support to users within agreed time frames
  • Record all incidents in JIRA as well as their updates and resolutions under the support project
  • Escalate according to SLA's
  • Write SQL scripts to resolve queries

Monitor live products

  • Monitor performance of live products and raise issues identified
  • Monitor newly deployed applications using the tools and know when to raise alarms
  • Provide, daily, weekly and monthly support summaries through JIRA
  • Monitor live applications for any performance degradation and down time


  • Thoroughly execute test cases before a story is complete
  • Ensure there are no trivial bugs that were missed
  • Execute regression testing so that no bugs are introduced into production on critical processes.


The Ideal Candidate:

Minimum Requirements

  • 1 year of experience in systems support (i.e the support of applications and software)
  • Ability to write SQL scripts
  • Diploma in IT or equivalent
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work overtime and / or irregular hours to provide support to clients both locally and internationally

About the Company:

G4S is the world’s leading international security solutions group, which specialises in outsourced business processes in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat. G4S is the largest employer quoted on the London Stock Exchange and has a secondary stock exchange listing in Copenhagen. G4S has operations in more than 125 countries and 657,000 employees. 

G4S operates in over 25 countries in Africa and employs over 105 000 people on the continent. At G4S South Africa, our vision is to be recognised as the leader in providing security solutions. We therefore endeavour to build and maintain a motivated, capable workforce who are proud to work for our region and able to deliver our commercial strategy. We continue to build on the excellent people management practices which are in place across the Group in order to fully engage our workforce. 

G4S is an organisation which is defined by its values, which are:

  • We act with Integrity and Respect - Our business activities and relationships are built on trust, honesty and openness. We do what we promise and always strive to do the right thing. We listen. We treat our colleagues, customers and those in our care with the utmost respect.
  • We are passionate about Safety, Security and Service Excellence - We are passionate about working safely and take great care to protect our colleagues and customers from harm. We are experts in security and use that knowledge to protect our customer’s assets. We keep our promises and are passionate about delivering high levels of customer service.
  • We achieve this through Innovation and Teamwork - We invest in technology and best practice to continuously improve the products and services we offer. We challenge ourselves to find new ways of helping our customers achieve their goals. We work together as a team, valuing everyone’s contribution, to ensure we achieve the best results for our customers and our business.

For more information on G4S, please visit: 

-25.9992619 28.125912

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.