Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Job Opportunity, SLB

The Student Loan Bureau seeks to identify suitable candidates skilled in the programming languages listed below, in order to develop an online portal for the Students’ Loan Bureau.  The assignment requires them to design the appropriate interfaces (APIs, User Interfaces, etc), code development and documentation in keeping with business requirements.

The engagement is a temporary employment for a period of six (6) months in the first instance and the individual(s) will report to the Manager Information System (MIS) Department. 


The candidate should be unemployed, graduated within the past year or two, and possess excellent knowledge of the following:

  • Microsoft .NET 4.5 or greater
  • Microsoft SQL server 2014 or greater
  • Proficiency in ASP.NET Web Forms and MVC
  • Graphical User Interface (GUI) design - Design front-end user interfaces to improve user experience and usability
  • hands-on experience with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery
  • hands-on experience with Bootstrap and/or client-side frameworks
  • Experience with - ASP.NET Web APIs
  • Familiarity with JSON and XML based web services
  • Must have a depth of knowledge in the Java programming language, Android IDE’s and Android SDK’s
  • Familiarity with JSON and XML based web services
  • Working experience in a Scrum based Agile environment
If interested, send an email to cis@ncu.edu.jm with the subject line "Developer - SLB".

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Job Opportunities, Vertis Technology

Full Stack Developer

The Role
We are looking for a  Developer, who will join one of our development scrum teams, with a main focus on debugging current problems and solving time sensitive issues.This is an opportunity to get hands-on experience with our code base, coding patterns, and development tools we use. This role will provide a training opportunity for  Developers interested in working with a highly collaborative and engaging agile tech environment.
 

While not a mandatory or exhaustive list, ideal candidates will have several of the following:
  • Experience with object-oriented languages such as C#, C++ or Java
  • Experience with JavaScript and JavaScript frameworks (e.g. AngularJS)
  • Experience with relational databases such as Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle or MySQL
  • Understanding of Unit testing, Test-Driven Development and mocking frameworks
  • Understanding of REST principles, Service-oriented architecture and API development
  • Experience or interest with working in an agile environment
  • Ability to demonstrate effective and open communication and collaboration
  • Understanding of continuous delivery principles and processes

 

Front End Developer

In this role, you can expect to be:
  • Designing, implementing, and testing UX features.
  • Working closely with product design and management to conceptualize and implement rich product experiences.
  • Balancing tradeoffs in user experience to improve performance.
  • Coding primarily in modern languages and frameworks like React, Angular or other JavaScript libraries, and standards-compliant HTML, CSS3

Would be excellent if:

  • You have a portfolio of end user facing experiences that shows your passion for building compelling web applications and UI in a professional environment.
  • You have experience integrating and tracking analytics tags and A/B testing.
  • You have experience developing experiences using D3.js or other charting framework.

Backend Developer

What you’ll do:
  • Write reliable and stable back-end codes with unit testing and code review
  • Provide technical analysis on platform enhancements and customizations
  • Collaborate with development partners and cross-functional teams to build processes and improve development efficiency
  • Investigate and resolve issues that arise within our system
  • Provide scope and estimation on projects and tasks
  • Innovate to improve application performance and platform reliability

What you bring to the table:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Experience in JAVA and Spring Framework
  • Knowledge of  MYSQL, SAP, Agile/Scrum, GIT
  • Familiarity with ASP, JavaScript, AngularJS
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Enthusiastic team player
  • Strong problem solving skills and willingness to take ownership
  • High standards for documentation, unit testing, code reviews, continuous integration & deployment, and preference for agile methods

Interested persons can send their resume to rsterling@vertisjm.com.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Vacancy: Teacher, Information Technology - Maranatha Academy


Maranatha Academy (formerly Maranatha High School), a Seventh-day Adventist institution located on the island of Providenciales in the Turks and Caicos Islands, seeks suitable candidates to fill the following vacancy for a teacher for the school year 2018-2019:

Information Technology/Science/Mathematics

Applicants should:

  • Possess a Bachelor of Science Degree
  • Preferably possess a Teacher’s Certificate
  • Preferably possess SDA Certification
  • Be able to teach these subjects to students in Forms 1 – 5
  • Be able to prepare students for C.S.E.C. external examinations


Applications (cover letter and resume) should be addressed to:
The Education Director, TCI Conference
c/o The Principal
Maranatha Academy
287 Millennium Highway
Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands

Applications should be emailed to contact@maranathaacademy.tc

The deadline for applications to be submitted is June 10, 2018.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Vacancy: IT Director, Antillean Adventist Hospital of Curacao


The Antillean Adventist Hospital of Curacao, an island of the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean Sea, is a 100-bed hospital offering advanced medical care to the island community.  Curacao is known for its beaches tucked into coves and its expansive coral reefs rich with marine life. Curacao is abundant with water sports, sightseeing, great food, and joyous people.  If you are looking for a new challenge in a delightful environment then this may be your chance.

Reporting:

The Antillean Adventist Hospital (AAH) IT Director will report to the CFO.

Activities:

The IT Director will be responsible for providing network, server, and desktop administration services to include:

  • Responding to requests for help from the hospital staff
  • Conducting user training as needed by hospital staff
  • Conducting user account management (creating accounts, assigning privileges, disabling accounts, etc.)
  • Performing all server and network administration tasks
  • Performing server, application, telephone system backups
  • Conducting troubleshooting
  • Ensuring that security mechanisms are functioning properly
  • Ensuring business continuity and coordinating crash recovery
  • Developing and maintaining IT Policies for the hospital
  • Developing and executing the IT strategic plan for the hospital
  • Developing and managing the IT budget
  • Interfacing with external software/hardware vendors as needed
  • Managing the activities of IT contractors ensuring that the contractor provides the appropriate contracted services.

We are seeking candidates with the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or Information System & 2 years of on the job experience  –OR–  non-degreed with 5+ years’ related technical experience and certifications.
  • Team player and works amicably with all levels of staff
  • Communicates well orally and in writing
  • Reliable and takes work responsibilities seriously
  • Proactive, eager to learn, dedicated to developing his/her professional skills
  • Able to handle confidential information appropriately


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES


  • Knowledge of LAN/WAN, and wireless technologies
  • Working knowledge of virtualization technologies and concepts, VMWare ESXi.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server 2016, SQL Server, Active Directory, SANs, E-mail, Windows 7, 8, and 10, DNS, DHCP, network security, etc.
  • Working knowledge of networking devices. CISCO Routers, switches, firewalls, VoIP
  • Knowledge of backup systems and procedures.


We offer:

  • A challenging position with a lot of dynamics in a versatile and pleasant working environment with development opportunities.
  • A full time employment contract with salary and benefits according to applicable scales.


If you recognize yourself in the above role, we invite you to send us your resume or curriculum vitae (CV) to MHReid@llu.edu, attention:  Michael Reid.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Celebrating our Honour Students

Honours/Dean's List Awardees

2016-2017


Magna Cum Laude (3.70-3.89)

  • McCalla, Ryan
  • Mendez, Johnoy
  • Pryce, Trashawn

Cum Laude (3.50-3.69)

  • Campbell, Darren
  • Campbell, Shevell
  • Chandrasekaran, Nikitha
  • Grant, Mickalia
  • Peart, Avadon
  • Whyte, Berthel
  • Williams, Renee

Honours (3.00-3.49)

  • Bicknell, Delroy
  • Campbell, Mikhail
  • Comrie, Lauriann
  • Davidson, Tashanie
  • Griffiths, Trelon
  • Harvey, Michael
  • Hylton, Archie
  • James, Jaaleel
  • Latchman, Romario
  • Linton, Jendayi
  • Miller, Dwayne
  • Millwood, Teven
  • O'Connor, Alex
  • Porter, Reshard
  • Reid, Dwight
  • Roberts, Gary
  • Thompson, Eron
  • Walker, Ashley
  • Williams, Kristoff
  • Willie, Edward
  • Wilson, Octavia
  • Young, Nathanie