Software Developer (MIS/IT 5) (TEMPORARY – 18 MONTHS)

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Kingston
Posted 4 months ago

 

THE EARLY CHILDHOOD COMMISSION

The Early Childhood Commission (ECC) a Statutory Body of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information with responsibility to regulate the operation of Early Childhood Institutions, is seeking to identify highly motivated and dynamic individuals to fill the following post:

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER (MIS/IT 5) (TEMPORARY – 18 MONTHS)

 

Purpose of Job:

Under the general supervision of the Manager, Information Technology, the incumbent will be responsible for the design, development and implementation of software solutions to enable the different Unit/Departments and users in the Ministry to carry out their functions effectively and efficiently.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Recommends, designs, develops and implements software solutions to address matters of productivity and efficiency
  • Evaluates the Commission’s software solutions against established Industry; benchmarks for performance, security, stability, user friendliness, etc. and plans and implements improvements to the systems, where necessary
  • Develops and maintains accurate documentation for all custom developed software solutions, including system specification, source codes, programme logic flow diagram and user documentation
  • Develops training material with respect to ICT related systems for different user groups;
  • Leads the research and development into Data Warehousing and Decision Support Systems in the Ministry
  • Plans and implements upgrades and modifications to existing systems to accommodate changing user needs and technology in a dynamic environment
  • Collaborates with Departments, Agencies and portfolio entities to analyze process flows, work flows and methodology and recommends where applicable systems can be used to positively impact productivity and efficiency
  • Conducts researches and makes recommendations to the Manager, information Technology on new software packages/platforms/systems
  • Gather user requirements
  • Modify software to fix errors, adapt it to new hardware, improve its performance, or upgrade interfaces
  • Direct system testing and validation procedures
  • Analyze information to plan the installation of new systems or modifications of an existing system
  • Develop flowcharts, layouts and documentation to identify requirements and solutions
  • Integrate software components into a fully functional software system
  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade existing systems

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or equivalent qualification in Software Development;
  • Three (3) years’ working experience in the required field;
  • Professional certification (MCSD, MCDBA) in Software Development is highly desirable.

Remuneration: Salary Scale $2,027,287.00 – $2,409,807.00 per annum

Written application along with detailed Curriculum Vitae should be submitted no later than Friday, July 29, 2022 to:

Manager, Human Resources & Administration

Early Childhood Commission

Shops 45-49 Kingston Mall

8-10 Ocean Boulevard, Kingston

Or by email to: application@ecc.gov.jm

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