Learn how you could earn up to $500 simply by referring your friend to Baraud. Learn More

The Job Blog

Bermudas thriving IT community…

Bermudas thriving IT community

Rising from the Atlantic Ocean like a majestic salmon bounding up stream, Bermuda’s small geographical stature is no indication of its booming business sector. Bermuda has come a long way since its discovery in 1503, a country that was once uninhabited by humans and largely populated with feral pigs, now has one of the world highest GDP per capita.

Bermudas economy is based largely on insurance and reinsurance but also hosts many consultancies and financial institutions. Due to the nature of business in Bermuda it has a robust and buoyant IT market with a prevalent demand for Software developers and Infrastructure professionals at all levels.

With a number of bespoke software development houses technology on the island has remained at the bleeding edge of the industry. There is constant demand for core skills .NET, C#, SQL server and MVC technologies but now there is a clear increase in demand for newer advances such as the JavaScript libraries, Knockout JS, Git, Bootstrap and off course Big Data.

Bermuda is a hot bed for social technology gatherings playing host to a number groups including the Microsoft sponsored SharePoint user group and also DNUG (.net user group) which s a group of technically minded individuals who get together to share ideas, discuss new technologies and ultimately aim to improve the standard of IT on the island. In a bid to maintain its place at the forefront of technological advances Bermuda also has an IBM sponsored Big Data meetup group, geared towards developers, data scientists and all Big Data enthusiasts. The meetups provide an opportunity to work hands on with the solutions and tools in our Big Data portfolio. This includes Hadoop-based analytics, Stream Computing, Text Analytics, Visualization and Discovery tools for Big Data and Big Data App Development – all massively important topics in our data rich age.

With competitive packages available and an abundance of highly skilled positions available, now is a great time for ambitious IT professionals to get out of the daily commute and grey skies of home and come and experience an amazing island culture while still improving you technological skills and advancing your career. Bermuda offers an excellent standard of living, warm climate year round and very low tax capped currently at 4.75%

Baraud has a dedicated recruitment team that can guide you through every step of the interview and relocation process so if you are looking to advance your career in the international Information Technology space contact us today.