Work @ Syntell

Bright, results focused, integrity and self-disciplined...

We are Hiring

“It is South Africa’s innovators that work at Syntell: bright, results focused individuals with high levels of integrity and self-discipline.” CEO, Mark Chewins.

With a staff of over 400 employees across offices in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Pretoria, Durban, Bloemfontein and Port Elizabeth, Syntell is firmly established as a significant player in South Africa’s corporate landscape. We are also actively expanding our presence in the rest of Africa and other international markets.

Our core values of empowerment; honesty & integrity; as well as social responsibility drive who we are as a South African corporate citizen. These values influence our strategic and tactical decisions, and the way in which we deliver products and services to our customers.

Careers at Syntell span across engineering, software development, finance, human resources and general management. We are always on the lookout for driven individuals looking to further their career and new talent with a lot of potential.

Job Opportunities

  • Embedded Software Development Engineer - Traffic BU


    • Vacancy Type - Internal and External
    • Division - Syntell
    • Location - Syntell, Cape Town
    • Reporting To - Syntell Traffic R&D Manager

    Job Description

    • This is a job for a person who is passionate about software development for embedded systems in C++, and has some experience
    • • Work at Syntell developing software for various embedded systems
    • • Be a team member on various embedded software development projects for projects in the traffic control industry
    • • Be a team member of the Traffic R&D Department
    • • Continue becoming an expert in C++ software development, especially for embedded systems.
    • • Participate critically in review of system requirements, as applicable.
    • • Become an expert in real time operating system configuration and deployment.
    • • Maintain and refactor legacy code as required.
    • • Be able to undertake local and international air travel for Syntell.


    • • Good communication skills
    • • Able to work independently
    • • Good team player
    • • Sound knowledge and in-depth understanding of real time, multitasking software for embedded systems, with relevant experience.
    • • Sound knowledge of installing and maintaining Linux operating systems on board support packages.
    • • Sound knowledge of IP networks
    • • Sound knowledge of software configuration control
    • • Sound knowledge of OOD, test driven development, continuous release approach
    • • Competent with Windows OS and – MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
    • • Understanding of the Systems Engineering approach for software development.
    • • Be in possession of a valid South African driver’s license.


    • University Degree that as a minimum is equivalent to a BSc Honours Degree, preferably in Computer Science or light current electrical engineering


    • • 4 or more year’s software development experience with C++, Java or Go.
    • • 2 or more years’ experience with embedded software development – how to design multithreaded applications, how to debug them, how to test them.
    • • 2 or more experience integrating application software on real time operating systems.


    • NB: If you feel that you meet the minimum requirements please email your comprehensive CV and certified copies of ID and Qualifications to

    Contact Person

    • Anele Silangangubo
    • 021 204 6248

    Closing Date:

    • 21 June 2019
  • Store Supervisor


    • Division - Syntell Group
    • Business Unit - Finance
    • Job Sub Family - Procurement Department

    Job Description

    • Maintains inventory and supplies by receiving, storing, and delivering items; securing stores; supervising staff. In addition to
    • having direct responsibility for providing the daily support to the procurement manager and operations team, duties will also
    • include planning for the monthly reporting requirements of Syntell Group.


    • The Store supervisor must be an individual with sound judgment, good communication and team working skills, strong supply
    • chain management skills to meet the Company’s operational requirements. Assists in achieving company’s goals and targets
    • while always following company standard operating procedures, policies and processes.
    • • Perform tasks with Impeccable Ethics and Professionalism
    • • Protect the Shareholder Investment
    • • Ensure the Journey to Excellence is followed


    • • Accomplishes stores human resource objectives by selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling and coaching, employees; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising job contributions; recommending compensation actions; adhering to policies and procedures.
    • • Meets stores operational standards by contributing stores information to strategic plans and reviews; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; identifying stores system improvements
    • • Meets stores financial standards by providing annual budget information; monitoring expenditures; identifying variances; implementing corrective actions
    • • Moves inventory by scheduling materials to be moved to and from stores; coordinating inventory transfers with related departments
    • • Delivers supplies and equipment to departments by receiving and transferring items.
    • • Maintains storage area by organizing floor space; adhering to storage design principles; recommending improvements.
    • • Maintains inventory by conducting monthly physical counts; reconciling variances; inputting data.
    • • Secures stores by turning alarms on; testing systems.
    • • Keeps equipment operating by enforcing operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; requiring preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
    • • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications.
    • • Accomplishes stores and organization mission by completing related results as needed.


    • • Position Reports to Group Procurement Manager
    • • Mentor and coach the Assistant Store man to enhance their career and professional development


    • • Must be proficient in Word, Excel capabilities required
    • • Must have MRP and SAP knowledge
    • • Ability to work independently and as a team, add value, reduce costs and make business improvements
    • • Strong problem solving skills..
    • • Highly skilled at building and maintaining effective and productive relationships with key stakeholders and suppliers
    • • Analytical, numerically astute with strong proven problem solving abilities
    • • Safety Management skills
    • • Data Entry Management
    • • Analyzing Information
    • • Production planning, scheduling and inventory skills.
    • • Equipment Maintenance.
    • • Results orientated with the ability to plan and deliver against project Deadlines.
    • • Keen attention to detail and accuracy.


    • • Degree/Diploma in logistics, supply chain management
    • • Or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience
    • • Proven work experience as a warehouse supervisor.
    • • Highly effective supervisory skills and techniques.
    • • Knowledge of warehouse software packages and MS Office proficiency
    • • Ability to input, retrieve and analyse data.
    • • Hands-on commitment to getting the job done.
    • • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • • Proven ability to direct and coordinate operations.
    • • Strong organisational and time management skills.

    Contact Person

    • Anele Silangangubo
    • 021 204 6248


    • Division - Road Safety
    • Location - EMPD
    • Reporting To - Operations and Business Development Manager

    Role Mandate

    • To Manage existing EMPD contract operationally in the Speed Law Enforcement area, to implement and roll-out requirements in this area and increase and maintain deployment of speed cameras in the organisation

    Job Description

    • • Attend strategic Monthly meetings with EMPD clients
    • • Co-Ordinate quarterly feedback session with EMPD senior officials
    • • Manage Camera Deployment Plan within the client’s requirements.
    • • Liaison with Senior Manager/operations Head on a weekly-basis.
    • • Establish D.P.P site Application Task Team for EMPD
    • • Build and Improve relationship with Clients, by ensuring optimal camera utilisation
    • • Synchronize relationship with Back-Office heads and Service Centre
    • • Recruit and monitor technical support staff within EMPD Contract
    • • Prepare and authorize administrative work i.e. TIME cards, Quotes and Leave Applications.
    • • Drive semi-fixed initiatives.
    • • Manage existing speed section technical staff to comply with Quality, OHS and TCSP requirements
    • • Coordination with Calibration labs and repair facilities to ensure optimal turnaround times


    • • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and Management skills
    • • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • • Self-motivated and proactive
    • • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and build working relationships

    Minimum Requirements

    • • Grade 12
    • • National Diploma or Technical Certification in Information Technology
    • • Relevant Tertiary qualification in Project Management or Business Management.
    • • 5 years minimum experience in a Management role and/ or Speed Law Enforcement
    • • Code 08/10 Drivers License

    Additional Information

    • Applications for the role will be prioritised in line with our transformation objectives as per our Employment Equity Plan”

    How to apply

    • EMAIL your CV and CERTIFIED copies of your qualifications and ID to
    • You may also contact the Jnr HR Practitioner, Judith Kekana on 011 582 2522 for any questions regarding the vacancy.
    • If you do not hear from us in 2 weeks after your application, please consider your application unsuccessful

    Closing Date:

    • 19 May 2019

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