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Lead iSeries Developer
Ref No.: 17-07312
Location: Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 08/10/2017
iSeries Developer - Job Description:
The iSeries Developer provides programming support for new product development as well as existing software enhancements within the IBM i under moderate supervision.  It is expected that they be able to work with minimal supervision and within the team, able to multi-task and prioritize work, possess excellent problem solving skills, have strong written and verbal communication skills, is customer focused, and organized.
  • Develop business applications from detailed design specifications including coding, testing, and documenting of required system objects
  • Collaborate with IT / Operations when implementing system objects into production.
  • Participate in a variety of deployment activities
  • Handle users 'ad hoc' requests and inquires
  • Document within the service request system; work efforts, communications and resolutions for all IT processes
  • Support the IT development team by participating in brainstorming and system design that will deliver solutions within
  • Perform regular maintenance on existing systems
  • Work with the technology team in fostering a dynamic and collaborative environment
  • Off hours work as business needs dictate
  • Perform other duties as directed by the IT Manager
Knowledge and Skills:
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong customer interaction skills with users of all levels
  • High level of comfort working in a rapidly changing environment
  • Self-motivated, resourceful, efficient, and eager to learn
  • Organized and detail-oriented, with demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills
  • Passion for learning new programming languages, tools and technologies.
  • Ability to think creatively and problem solve
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or related field preferred
  • 4+ years of experience in mid-range programming (IBM i) with at least 7 years of general software engineering experience
  • Expertise in RPG, CL, and SQL programming
  • Working knowledge of Java
  • Strong command of SQL Stored Procedures, Embedded SQL, ILE Freeform RPG, DB2 Dba
  • Experience with an IT incident/service request system
  • Operating system iSeries V7.3