RPG Programmer in Birmingham, AL at Books-A-Million, Inc.

Date Posted: 7/29/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Responsible for defining requirements, analyzing, designing, coding, testing and supporting applications, with minimal direction and assistance. Prepares specifications and documentation as well as test plans; conducts peer code reviews and testing; follows established development, documentation, and system standards.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Perform application analysis
  • Design, implement, and test applications
  • Prepare technical documentation
  • Troubleshoot and perform bug fixes as needed
  • Participate in code walkthroughs, testing, and migration
  • Provide on-call support
  • Research existing problems and propose solutions
  • Perform system/regression testing
  • Provide systems operations support
  • Perform unit/integration testing
  • Prepare user documentation and provide user training and support
  • Performa all other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university with course work in
  • Information Systems or related field, or equivalent combination of work experience
  • Three or more years of related work experience with demonstrated competence

Preferred Skills

  • Ability to create effective, efficient RPG II, RPG III, RPG IV, RPG FreeForm program code based upon detailed specifications, with periodic support and direction by more senior development staff.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications, problem-solving, and organization skills
  • Understanding of and compliance with IT development process.
  • Demonstrated ability to define and conduct unit testing of programs written or modified.
  • Ability to independently analyze and design moderately complex systems and solutions on an IBM I Series (AS400) system.
  • Knowledge of IBM I Series programming and commands including but not limited to: CL, DDS, SQL, FTP, WebSphere, IFS and documents.
  • Experience with retail or wholesale ERP systems.

Physical and Environmental Requirements

  • Must be able to sit at a computer or desk for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to use hands/arms to operate keyboard, telephone and for repetitive motion activities.
  • Must be able to lift objects up to 25 lbs. with or without assistance.
  • Must be able to communicate using speech, sight, and sound with or without assistive device.
  • Must be able to stand, walk, stoop or crouch while performing daily activities of the job.
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