Sr. RPG Programmer Analyst (iSeries)

Job Description

  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #8781

Job Title: Senior RPG Programmer Analyst 
Duration: 12 Months+
Location: Remote

The Senior RPG Programmer Analyst (iSeries) is responsible for developing, configuring, coding, testing, and debugging complex new software, enhancements to existing proprietary software or purchased software packages. In conjunction with functional users and IT Business Systems team, the Senior RPG Programmer Analyst assists with the design and documentation of the company’s application software environment, regularly provides guidance and training to less experience’s programmer/analysts and is responsible for leading application development projects of a very high complexity.

This position will be working on our highly visible Order-to-Cash Project (OTC)


  • Prepares detailed technical specifications, designs, or user stories from which programs will be written or configured.
  • Writes high quality code according to provided requirements.
  • Addresses system defects and implements enhancements to existing functionality.
  • Troubleshoots issues with minimal guidance, identifies bottlenecks in existing data workflows and provides solutions for a scalable, defect-free application.
  • Participates in the definition of application scope and objectives through research and fact finding.
  • Provides escalated support and resolution of open IT issues escalated by IT Customer Support.
  • Performs code reviews and performs all necessary follow-up actions.
  • Follows all required Company policies and practices relating to the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Attends ad actively participates in all Agile ceremonies
  • Maintains strong vendor relationships to resolve problems and coordinate the delivery of IT products and services.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.


  • At least 10 years working with programs using static and dynamic SQL
  • At least 10 years working with Data Queues, Journals, Journal Receivers, Triggers, Functions and Data Management on the IBMi space
  • At least 10 years of working with all variations of CL, RPG, SQLRPG and DB2
  • At least 10 years of working with RPG Free
  • Demonstrated experience working with Store Procedures
  • RDi, RDP, ACS, VS Code or other Graphical tools for software development
  • Strong experience using Change Management Tools
  • Strong use of Analysis tools (X-Analysis, Hawkeye, Abstract, etc.)
  • Familiar with tuning complex queries using Visual Explain and other IBM tools to improve performance
  • Strong knowledge of IBMi Work Management (job queues, subsystems, debug in interactive and batch, etc.)
  • Familiar with features for current IBMi Operating Systems (V7R4, V7R5, etc.)
  • At least 10 years designing and architecting solutions for large projects
  • At least 10 years writing free form SQL statements in large databasesHigh attention to detail to identify and document defects accurately.
  • Proficiency in using testing tools and technologies, including test management systems, version control,


  • Experience with Java, Java Script, Angular and other object-oriented languages
  • Demonstrated experience working with team using Agile methodologies and ceremonies like Daily Stand-ups, Planning, Retro, Sprint Reviews, etc.
  • Experience working with FTP, FTP encryption and secure FTP Communications
  • Prepares detailed technical specifications, designs, or user stories from which programs will be written or configured
  • Working with complex systems integrated with multiple Hybrid applications (Oracle, Salesforce, AWS, etc.)


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