Senior RPG Developer

Website Associate Grocers of New England

SUMMARY/PURPOSE

The position supports the company’s mission statement by developing software solutions to provide an efficient and innovative organization and its customers.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES

Ability to analyze existing legacy code and make suggestions for improvement.
Manage production support tickets and release related defects based on priority. This includes timely status updates and QA/UAT coordination.
Must be fluent in one or more SQL Clients such as Navigator, ACS, IBM Data Studio.
Has a deep understanding of the systems, integration tools, and web services, writes technical specifications, reviews project deliverables, enforces coding standards, and compliance with standards and plans implementations.
Knowledge of how to pack and unpack JSON using DB2 for I, and/or one of the tools that do this.Work with a small team of software developers in coordination with other members of the IT department, including infrastructure group and business analyst.
Excellent RPG coding experience and IFS knowledge.
iSeries/DB2 knowledge and RDBMS skills.
Provide technical instruction to the development team, as appropriate.
Design, develop and execute data migration processes and integrations.
Write functional and technical design documentation that supports the coding and project management effort.
Develop and maintain applications and databases by evaluating requirements from a Business Analyst.
Interfaces with end-users on sprints and requirements gathering.
Plans, designs, develops, and maintains SQL databases in test and production environments.
Serve as SME of data sources, architecture with business rules, and logic.
You are comfortable supporting after hours releases/being on call
ESSENTIAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science.
8+ years of Previous experience in I-Series, RPG, AS400 development
IBM iSeries Programming with RPGLE, CLLE, Free Format RPG, DB2, SQL, and IBM RDi
Experience with embedded SQL statements in RPGIV or RPGILE
Experience in analysis, design, coding, unit testing, and effort estimations
Knowledge of end-to-end system lifecycle development methodologies
Experience working on a fast-paced, collaborative team using Agile methodology
Experience with Rational Developer for IBM iSeries.
Experience in SQL, including embedded SQL in RPGLE programs
REPORTING TO THIS POSITION:

No direct reports to this position

PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Work is typically performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
Minimal physical activity required.
No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
WHY WE’RE A GREAT PLACE TO WORK:

As a retailer-owned wholesale cooperative, Associated Grocers of New England (AGNE) is dedicated to the success of its members and committed to serving the needs of independent grocers. We achieve our mission through: integrity, a supportive employee environment, concern for the communities we serve, efficient and innovative operations, and a commitment to excellence.  AGNE is recognized in New Hampshire as the employer of choice.  We attract great people, with great passion working for a great purpose.  Employees who build a career at AGNE enjoy:

Medical/dental/vision insurance
Health savings account with employer contribution
401K match
Profit sharing program
Flexible spending account
Life and AD&D insurance
Tuition reimbursement
Employee purchase program
Employee assistance program
Paid time off
Vacation time off
Paid holidays/personal/sick days
Computer purchase program
Volunteerism policy
Well-being program with incentives
Verizon cell phone discount
Committee Participation
And more!
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