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Sr. iSeries/Java Developer

Brentwood, TN 37027

Posted: 04/23/2020 Job Number: 1842

Job Description

Sr. iSeries/Java Developer
  • This position will write code to ensure plans are accomplished and be responsible for system development and analysis.
  • Be responsible for helping modernize our iSeries IBMi environment to function as a more advanced auction management system.
  • Ideal candidate has experience developing in RPG applications in an ILE environment and using Embedded SQL with some Java and a strong desire to elevate and modernize the application.
  • Will require creative thinking, problem solving, and well thought out architecture to implement innovative solutions.
  • The position will write code to ensure the strategic plans and tactical implementation are accomplished.
  • Other duties include system development, analysis, support application systems that stretch across all layers and in many instances operating environments— from IBM System i application design with some understanding of web and connection oriented services, to balancing the client side capabilities.
  • Key to success is achieving the right solution scope within the greater organizational goals while balancing available time and resources.

Sr. iSeries/Java Developer RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Candidates must have employment authorization to work in the US for an indefinite period of time without requiring sponsorship
  • Work directly with the business to understand business requirements and translate them into functional and technical design documents
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks as well as work well under pressure and meet project deadlines or targets
  • Conduct code reviews for the deliverables prepared by other team members, capture review/test defects & perform causal analysis at regular intervals to prevent a recurrence
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to maintain effective relations with team members and clients
  • Work on production support; handle critical situations and resolution of tickets raised by business users
  • Evaluate opportunities across multiple technologically divergent legacy systems
  • Accountable for both well considered, longer term architecture and implementation with a mix of issues that must be mitigated to the greatest extent possible and turned around quickly to customers
  • Provide cross-training for development team, communicating clearly to meet organizational goals
  • Take strategic plans and make the tactical implementations happen in code
  • Work closely with the customer support team while utilizing the ticket system.
  • Evaluate opportunities across multiple disparate and technologically divergent legacy systems.
  • Provide cross-training for the development team and ensure thorough documentation is provided for all products.
  • Communicates clearly, concisely and accurately with cross-functional team members to meet organizational goals.
  • Willing and eager to be part of the solution to a problem. Taking the strategic plans and making the tactical implementations happen in code.


  • 10 years of hands on development experience with IBM iSeries platform solutions and modern software stacks such as:

o J2EE web-based applications,

o Object Oriented technologies,

o relational databases,

o Java,

o Hibernate,

o Struts,

o and Application Servers such as Tomcat and Glassfish
  • Knowledge of iSeries API' s, Data queues, User queues, multithreading, Journaling and IBM iSeries file systems such as Library based system etc.
  • Ability to develop, test, Debug, and modify application programs or code using:



o CL/ CLP,


o and RPG/ILE programming
  • Experience implementing service oriented solutions and awareness of the tradeoffs in implementations and data formats.

o RPG,

o CL,

o embedded-SQL,

  • Experience creating/maintaining service programs, stored procedures and SQL views
  • Ability to self-prioritize and move forward on multiple projects at once
  • Design and develop technical solutions that are secure, robust, performant, and scalable
  • Understand engineering costs across all aspects of product delivery, including: development effort, scalability, deployment complexity, run-time cost, and maintainability
  • Write quality code that’ s correct, well-factored, documented, testable, and maintainable
  • Measure, find, and fix performance issues
  • Research current trends, best practices, development libraries, and frameworks
  • Experience in authoring code for large scale architecture, high performance Web services, software development lifecycles, and a track record of delivery of architectural designs
  • Ability to balance and articulate factors informing and supporting a position on the relative importance of both expected and unexpected opportunities in code


Knowledge of T.L. Ashford Barcode software, ACOM forms and windows based software

Familiar with MDCMS or other change management software

Computer Science degree

Knowledge of auto auction industry

Knowledge of JavaScript



Conduct oneself with integrity, honesty and knowledge to promote a respectful work environment.

Follows up on decisions, actions and commitments.

Ability to work across various teams.

Work closely with QA staff.

Work with senior IBM System i Developers to transition and learn Edge supported modules as requested by Development Manager.


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Heath Taylor

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