Job Information Web Developer/Programmer (MIS/IT 5) Company Information
Contact Name Office of the Services Commission
Contact Email
Job Information
Job Type Full-time
Department Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation
Category Computer/IT
Posted 21-03-2023
Job Status
Start Publishing 21-03-2023
Stop Publishing 27-03-2023
Applications are invited to/fill be assigned to the following post in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation (MEGJC): Web Developer/Programmer (MIS/IT 5) (Vacant) Information and Communication Technology Branch, salary range $3,332,803 $4,482,249 per annum.
Job Purpose
To design, develop and implement software solutions to enable the different Units/Departments and users in the Ministry to carry out their functions effectively and efficiently; and maintain and design the contents of the Ministry website and intranet to ensure currency and accuracy.
Key Responsibilities
  • Participates in the development and implementation of network-wide web base software solutions for use in the Ministry;
  • Programmes and updates the Ministry’s Intranet and Website;
  • Performs upgrades and modifications to existing software systems to reflect changing user requirements and technology in a dynamic environment;
  • Maintains currency of knowledge with respect to relevant state-of-the-art technology, equipment, and/or systems;
  • Performs user requirement needs to guide software development;
  • Develops programme flow logic diagram to guide software development;
  • Codes and tests software solutions on software development platform used in house.
  • Rolls out custom cloud software to users;
  • Trains users in the use of custom and commercial software;
  • Researches and tests commercial software of interest to the Ministry and make recommendations to supervisor;
  • Manages the day-to-day operations of the Ministry’s Website and Intranet, including updates, maintenance, and ongoing development;
  • Oversees and co-ordinates content management and user experience and create and maintain a consistent website architectural structure;
  • Maintains accurate documentation of all custom developed software solutions including source codes and programme logic flow diagram;
  • Liaises with Heads of Divisions, HR and PR to gather relevant and up to date information for website;
  • Finds, diagnoses and fixes website problems, including broken links (both internal and external), typographical errors, and formatting inconsistencies;
  • Conducts online satisfaction survey to measure level of satisfaction with newly developed/deployed systems;
  • Proposes and implements system enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of systems, website usability and functionality;
  • Documents software changes to reflect modification, upgrades etc.;
  • Prepares Individual Work Plan based on strategic alignment with Operational Plan of the Division;
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Competencies
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Demonstrated use of initiatives
  • Quick learner and working knowledge of software design, development and implementation on a network platform
  • Working knowledge of the development and use of Client/Server applications
  • Good Knowledge of the Windows 2003/2008 network platform.
  • Good knowledge of SQL Server, VB 6, C-Sharp, PHP, SharePoint, Photo Shop and .NET (or later versions) platforms.
  • Good knowledge of Programming concept and practice
  • Working knowledge of Open Source Platforms and solutions
  • Ability to communicate with and understand the requirements of professional staff in area of specialty
  • Ability to code program from program logic diagram
  • Good software documentation skills
  • Knowledge of current technological developments/trends in area of expertise
Minimum Required Qualification and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in ICT with emphasis on Software Development;
  • Two (2) years of experience in related field.
  • Specify Licensing or Certification Necessary for the Job
  • Professional certification (MCSD, MCPD) in software development is highly desirable.
Applications accompanied by résumés should be submitted no later than Monday, 27th March, 2023 to:
Senior Director
Human Resource Management and Development
Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation
The Towers, 25 Dominica Drive
Kingston 5.
Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
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