Developer II - Software Engineering - iSeries/AS400 at UST

Posted in Other 9 days ago.

Location: ISSAQUAH, Washington

Job Description:

UST Global is looking for a talented and creative iSeries/AS400 Developer for Application Development and Solutions support. The developer will be working with one of the leading Wholesale retailers in the US. The ideal candidate should have the ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment. The ideal candidate must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability and know-how to collaborate effectively with domain experts and the IT leadership team.


  • Analyzes and develop iSeries code that supports various applications in the Retail Domain.

  • Creates functional specifications for applications supported using standard practices, processes, and procedures.

  • Performs code reviews, unit testing, coordinates with development team members on development, and QA tasks.

  • Adheres to client's IS division development standards and deployment processes and procedures.

  • Collaborates with the Product Owner, business area, team members, and QA to ensure requirements are clearly defined, understood, and documented.

  • Participates in development estimation, deployment, and release planning to ensure delivery of solutions.

  • Responsible for 2nd level support resolution of daily incident tickets, creation of KB articles for 1st level support, and provide on-call support.

  • Perform peer reviews on source code to ensure reuse, scalability, and the use of best practices.

  • Participate in collaborative technical discussions that focus on software user experience, design, architecture, and development.



  • Excellent programming skills on the ISeries platform - Analyze and Create new programs using RPG, RPG ILE, SQLRPGLE, and Control Language (CLP/CLLE).

  • Very good knowledge of SQL concepts - Analyze and modify complex SQL queries, embedded SQL in SQLRPGLE, Cursor programming.

  • Database Concepts - Create and Analyze Physical files, Logical Files, SQL tables, Indexes, Views, Stored procedures.

  • Good working knowledge in screen programming - Display Files, Subfiles, and Printer files.

  • Document business rules effectively and should be able to create data mapping documents after analyzing program flows and data flows

  • ILE Programming - Analyze and Create program modules, binding directories, service programs.

  • Working knowledge of Message Queue (MQ), MQ Trigger, and embedding XML tags in RPG Programs

  • Good communication skills and the job will involve owning a project task completely based on the communication with the analysts at the client site.

Good to Have

  • Good working knowledge in Turnover - the code configuration management tool

  • Good working knowledge in X- Analysis - cross-reference tool for ISeries.

  • Knowledge on Triggers, Message Queuing for inter-program/ inter-system communication

  • ROBOT job scheduler - knowledge in creating and setting up scheduled jobs in the ISeries.

  • Knowledge of normalized, denormalized tables, Star Schema databases

  • Working knowledge on ISeries Navigator - to run queries and analyze the performance of SQL queries.

  • Knowledge in Retail Domain especially in areas like Lawson ERP, Finance, and Membership.