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PROGRAMMER

JOB PURPOSE:

The individual will have the responsibility for developing high quality computer programs, operating instructions, programme revisions and documentation to specification in accordance with established programming standards.  The incumbent will also have responsibility for maintaining the programming environment in accordance with established guidelines.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from a recognized tertiary institution. 
  • Familiar with agile software development methodologies such as SCRUM.
  • Knowledgeable about agile engineering practices such as XP, TDD and Continuous Integration and Delivery.
  • Experience working with a Continuous Integration Server such as Jenkins.
  • Experience writing unit tests using a Unit Testing Framework.

Desired Competencies:

The candidates possessing the following competencies will have a distinct advantage:

  • Good communication skills – verbal and written.
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work well within a team.  
  • Strong report writing skills.    
  • Highly motivated.  

Applications should be sent no later than March 2, 2018 to:                     

Director – Human Resource Management & Administration 
eGov Jamaica Limited 
P.O. Box 407 
Kingston 6 
or email: recruitment@egovja.com

We thank all applicants for their interests in this career opportunity.  Please note, however, that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.