AS400 Developer
Ketterling Search - Dallas, TX

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Our client is looking for someone that can talk to the business, turn those discussions into requirements and then develop the solution. They need someone to have great communications skills but also top level developer skills and the ability to lead other developers in the development process.

About the opportunity:
Client is seeking a Senior Application Developer / Technical Lead to design, develop, maintain and troubleshoot native iSeries applications and web services in the Insurance Services environment. This developer will be responsible for directly interfacing with business stakeholders to assist in eliciting requirements and developing solutions, as well as providing experienced technical direction to team members for building strategic enhancements and application maintenance.


• Design and develop solutions in an iSeries system within the service oriented enterprise framework

• Maintain and enhance existing RPG applications

• Support and develop native iSeries web services

• Analyze and document business needs, and drive design and implementation of technical solutions

• Develop technical specifications, work package definition, and development estimates

• Provide technical leadership and skills mentoring to other development staff

• Optimize processes in order to reduce ongoing IT support costs

• Troubleshoot cross-platform application issues and help develop alternative tasks, schedules, milestones, processes to resolve issues

• Maintain technical oversight of multiple, concurrent projects

• Coordinate and partner across all relevant IT, operations, and client groups to ensure approved deliverables are integrated, tested, and launched successfully and on time

• Provide technical direction on project risks and provide mitigation strategies

Requirements Required Knowledge and Experience:
**Must have ILE and JAVA

• 10+ years experience in roles with increasing responsibility

• RPG III 10+ years

• RPG IV 10+ years

• ILE RPG 10+ years
• JavaScript 5+ years

• Web Services development on the iSeries 5+ years

• Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or related field, or equivalent work experience

• Strong SQL Query knowledge

• Proven experience with all steps in Software Development Lifecycle

• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Ability to write clear documentation for project artifacts, and ability to write detailed specifications

• Proven ability to lead multiple concurrent projects

• Strong problem solving/analytical skills

• Candidate should be a self-starter, quick learner, results driven, and great team player

Preferred Skills:

• Java 5+ years

• Knowledge of insurance industry



• Ability to “think outside the box" on solutions

• Understanding of Windows OS and Networking Concepts

• MS Visio experience

• Test-Driven Development background