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Senior Programmer Analysts (Mobile and Web Developers)

JOB PURPOSE:

The Senior Programmer Analyst will work in an agile software development environment with cross-functional teams using Microsoft .Net, Java Enterprise Edition (JEE), Spring Framework, Content Management Systems (CMS) and other leading software development frameworks and platforms. The incumbent will develop, maintain and support mission critical mobile and web applications.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develops application functions in accordance with specification
  • Develops programming specifications
  • Documents application functions
  • Performs formal and informal walkthroughs
  • Tests programs and systems
  • Defines and effects corrective measures for errors and omissions identified.
  • Undertakes re-work of project tasks, which do not conform to, prescribed systems development standards and functional requirements.
  • Drafts project implementation plan
  • Estimates the effort required to undertake tasks.
  • Specifies procedures and controls that will ensure the integrity of the conversion process
  • Assists clients in the data conversion process
  • Provides guidance to junior members of staff.
  • Investigates and provide solution to clients’ production problems as directed.

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from a recognized tertiary institution.     
  • Four (4) years’ experience as a developer                                        
  • Experience working with  Relational Database Management Systems; preferably PostgreSQL and Informix
  • Experience with SQL, HTML5 , CSS, JavaScript, XML, Java and/or C#, JEE technologies and/or Microsoft .Net,  Spring Framework
  • 2 years’ experience developing websites with WordPress or Drupal
  • 2 years’ working experience developing mobile applications with a Hybrid Mobile Application Framework; preferably Flutter
  • Experience developing Microservices, Restful and SOAP Web Services
  • Good working knowledge of LINUX.

 

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES:

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

  • Exceptional analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Good leadership and analytic skills.
  • Tenacious, highly energised and motivated, high level of commitment and passionate about achieving levels of excellence.
  • Ability to work under pressure, in a target driven environment.
  • Solution oriented with a positive, can-do attitude.
  • Able to work collaboratively with others to provide a high quality service.
  • Ability to interpret and utilise data to contribute to strategic decisions.
  • Confident and able to work alongside strong personalities within the business.
  • Calm and objective with ability to listen and provide stability and direction.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, maturity and good judgment and be capable of communicating with a diverse range of individuals.

The salary scale ranges from $2.85 – $3.42 million per annum plus any allowance(s) attached to this position.

Applications should be sent no later than Friday, September 27, 2019 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 interest in this career opportunity.  Please note, however, that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.