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Application Developer (iSeries) in Chicago at CRS Group

Date Posted: 4/2/2018

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Job Description

Senior Application Development iSeries

Duration: 6 month contract
Location: Chicago, IL

Overview: The CRS Group is currently looking for a Senior Application Development iSeries for one of our clients in the Chicago area. The CRS Group is a nationwide Staffing Firm who works primarily with Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 corporations.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The Senior Application Developer iSeries supports business process through technology solutions
  • The purpose of the role is to develop business software solutions for complex and large scale projects through object and data modeling, database design, programming, quality assurance, and implementation support
  • The Senior Application Developer iSeries participates in application standards development and serves as an evangelist for best practices in development

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Developing system applications to coding standards and quality
  • Collaborate with business teams to clarify requirements and business needs
  • Technically manage complex and large scale project efforts in development, maintenance and enhancements of business system applications
  • Collaborate with other developers and architects (when appropriate) to determine optimal solution architecture, efficiency, maintainability, and scalability
  • Complete projects/tasks on a timely basis, according to commitments made to stakeholders and management
  • Develop high-level system narratives, storyboards, and user interface prototypes
  • Develop system test plans, ensure software quality assurance (SQA) standards are achieved, and validate that business goals are accomplished
  • Proactively updated stakeholders and maintain open and courteous communication
  • Report project/task status to the appropriate Application Development Manager on a weekly basis
  • Travel between local facilities may be necessary
  • Mentor and coach junior team members

  • 7 years in application development
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, or equivalent working experience
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor and coach others
  • Working knowledge in the appropriate technical language as aligned under required qualifications below
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and articulate details and impacts of complex proposed software solutions
  • Proven knowledge in all stages of the software development life cycle
  • History of working independently with little direction
  • Strong planning and organizational skills with critical attention to detail and creative problem solving skills
  • Track record of balancing multiple priorities simultaneously with the ability to adapt to the changing needs of the business while meeting deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with all stakeholders including senior leadership

For iSeries:
  • Demonstrated proficiency in iSeries technical standards
  • Experience with RPG programming techniques
  • Experience with OS/400, DB2/400, RPG (RPG/400, RPGIV, ILE), CL, Synon/2E, SQL or other query utilities, source/object control tools such as Implementer
  • Experience with development tools such as IBM System i Navigator, IBM Rational Developer for i, and Fresche Legacy/Databorough X-Analysis

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.