The Guyana Lands and SurveThe Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission invites applications from competent, results-oriented persons desirous of contributing to national development to fill the undermentioned position of:

Software Solutions Developer / Programmer

Job Description link (pdf) –

Job TitleSoftware Solutions Developer / Programmer  
DivisionInformation Systems
SectionSystems Development Section
LocationHead Office
BandFour (4): $169,368 – $315,098
ObjectiveTo deliver software solutions, initiatives, and innovations to enable and drive the Commission’s fulfillment of its objectives.  
Main Responsibilities
-To design, develop, deploy and/or upgrade required in-house software applications relating to the work processes of the Commission.  

-To research, evaluate, and recommend software packages/utilities, technologies, and other programming-related tools to enhance the software development environment in particular and the work environment in general.  

-Trains end-users and relevant IS staff on proper usage, maintenance, and management of implemented software solutions and systems.  

-Prepares comprehensive end-user and technical documentation for software solutions developed.  

-Assists with the preparation of work plans and budgets for the Section.   Undertakes other related duties relative to the effective and efficient functioning of the Section and Division.

Job specifications
Qualifications and Experience / Knowledge:
Minimum of a Diploma up to a Degree (BSc) in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field.  

Proven experience and knowledge in:

-Using Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
-Using MS SQL Server, MySQL, C# (Visual Studio), Java (NetBeans)
-HTML 5, CSS 3, JavaScript Frameworks / Library and PHP or JSP/
-Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel and Access
-Using SAP Crystal Reports and Microsoft RDLC
-Software development techniques (knowledge of MVC will be an asset)
-Knowledge of mobile application development will be an asset  

Analytical and Logical Skills:
-Problem-solving, planning, and organizing skills
-The ability to research, analyze and evaluate facts and to prepare and present concise oral and written reports  

Inter-personal skills:
-Ability to build rapport and understanding with end users.
-Good verbal communication skills with all levels of staff.
-Able to work well in team settings.  

Personal characteristics:
-Flexibility to adapt to changes.
-Determination to achieve objectives under pressure committed to continuous learning and development.
-He/she must respect confidentiality and must be a person of the utmost integrity.  

Working and reporting relationshipsReports directly to:
Senior Solutions Developer
Manager IS (as required)  

Working relationships:
– Members of the Solutions Development Team

– Other Team members of the IS Division inclusive of Business Analyst, Database Administrator, System and Network administrators, and administrative staff

-Managers, Seniors and staff of the Commission, at Head Office and Regional Offices

-Local and overseas Consultants and service providers/vendors  

Applications including Curriculum Vitae and two references should be sent no later than November 25, 2022 to: