Programmer contract opportunity

  • Status Closed
  • Budget min $5000 USD
  • Total Bids 12

Project Description

NIS recruitment

The National Insurance Board is seeking to recruit a professional Programmer who is certified and proficient in php, javascript, actionscript, and in the use of relational databases to develop software applications. The successful candidate should have practical experience in building working projects, and will be required to give examples of working projects.

Professional Qualifications

Degree in Computer Sciences from a recognized University and/or a minimum of 5 years practical programming experience

Applicants should be proficient in the following languages:






Knowledge of the following languages: Java, Perl. The programmer must also be able to automate routine tasks using scripting languages, performing arbitrary tasks to manipulate files, parse text input, and translate data among multiple forms and formats.


Experience in utilizing existing frameworks. (Demonstrated proficiency in the use of the Zend and Flash Builder).

Experience with and proficient use of relational databases. (e.g. MySQL, MSSQL, PostgreSQL)

Ability to apply the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) to projects. The programmer must understand the principles behind interactive web pages and web-based applications, including one or more of JavaServer Pages (JSP), Java servlets, Active Server Pages (ASP), and ActiveX controls, must also have knowledge of Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), HTML 5 n and XHTML..

Personal skills

Ability to manage time and meet deadlines

Ability to solve logic and programming problems

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to work as a team member

Ability to multitask in a fast paced business environment

Ability to interface (interact) with business users

Strong problem management and problem investigation skills and an ability to learn new skills to add value in problem focused areas

Only suitable applicants should apply. Applicants will be shortlisted and will be required to attend an interview. All Applications should be accompanied by two recent testimonials; preferably one should be from your last employer. Applications should be submitted by 23rd April 2013 to the Executive Director, National Insurance Services, P.O. Box 305, Kingstown, St. Vincent.

National Insurance Services

Upper Bay Street


Telephone Number: (784) 456-1514

Facsimile: (784) 456-2604

Postal Address:

National Insurance Services

P.O. Box 305

Bay Street,


ST. Vincent & the Grenadines

West Indies


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