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Senior RPG Developer

TechLink, Inc. Charlotte, NC Contractor
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  • Develops, modifies, enhances and implements software systems designed to support new or existing business initiatives.
  • Projects are usually of considerable complexity and require a strong knowledge of development tools.
  • Works in most phases of a project and may review work of less experienced staff members.
  • Performs maintenance and provides technical assistance and advice on existing software solutions.


  • Actively and consistently supports all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience
  • Codes and performs unit and integration testing of software to ensure proper and efficient execution and adherence to business and technical requirements
  • Codes, tests, and debugs new software or makes enhancements to existing software
  • Writes programs according to specifications
  • Participates in code review sessions to validate adherence with development standards
  • Develops and maintains technical documentation
  • Serves as secondary escalation point to resolve incidents and problems for production applications and web services supported by the team in accordance with identified Service Level Agreements
  • Collaborates with customers, internal and cross-departmental technical teams to identify software problems and communicate remediation plans
  • Generates a variety of complex and periodic reports and/or data through database
  • management, data administration and data extraction techniques
  • Provides general system users and management with system analysis and feedback
  • Influences system design by identifying and recommending design and requirements needs for software enhancements
  • Mentors and coaches less experienced staff
  • Maximizes the efficiency of the various software systems by implementing, monitoring, testing and auditing new software programs
  • Participates in continuous performance improvement sessions to discuss opportunities to improve processes or standards
  • Analyzes and resolves computer related problems by coordinating with in-house personnel to diagnose and fix operational difficulty, as well as consulting, advising and training on specialized features and functions
  • Follows established configuration/change control processes


Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Knowledge of Voice, Data, Video, Wireless technologies
  • Understanding of software design patterns and principles
  • Ability to identify measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, uncertainty, and incomplete information when evaluating alternatives and making recommendations
  • Ability to work seamlessly within a team as well as manage individual tasks
  • Strong technical knowledge of Information Technology field and computer systems
  • Demonstrated communication skills (written, interpersonal, presentation), with the ability to easily and effectively interact and negotiate with business stakeholders
  • Creative and abstract thinking skills to envision and design innovative solutions to business opportunities and challenges
  • Proven ability to work independently; designing, developing and deploying solutions, and to deliver projects on time with minimal direction
  • Ability to listen and evaluate all opinions without bias, and contribute to a common culture of excellence


Preferred Skills:

  • Deployment/Release Management platform experience. Preferably Aldon Deployment Manager platform.
  • Recent and demonstrable experience with RPG, RPGLE, RPGSQL, RPG Free, CL, Integrated Language Environment (ILE)
  • Recent and demonstrable experience I Series data base concepts ( Physical Files, Logical Files, Data Areas)
  • FTP/SFTP experience, ability to understand secure file transfer between different systems. Experience with Goanywhere preferable.
  • Knowledge of basic I Series concepts – User security, IFS, Interactive/Batch jobs, display files
  • Experience with Web Services, ability to understand the web services concept
  • Experience with java programming, exposure to building, running java pgms on the I Series.


Related Work Experience:

  • 5+ years of experience with DBMS
  • 5+ years of experience with coding, testing and design
  • 5+ years of experience with software development methodologies

  • 5+ years of experience with DBMS
  • 5+ years of experience with coding, testing and design
  • 5+ years of experience with software development methodologies

Skills required

Sql Server Reporting Services
Database Design
Extract Transform Load (Etl)
Sql Server Integration Services
Data Modeling
Unit Testing
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TechLink is an IT services company that provides consulting, right to hire, and direct placement services to major companies across the country. Our corporate headquarters are located in Mahwah, New Jersey.

Since its incorporation in 1997, TechLink has served many large and mid-sized companies by delivering top-notch recruiting service that is second to none. TechLink supplies IT professionals at all levels, from help desk technicians to CIOs.

TechLink’s client base includes prominent corporations that span many different industries including Banking, Pharmaceutical, Technology, Telecom, Accounting, Broadcasting, Entertainment, Insurance, Retail, Automotive, Construction, Publishing, and more.

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