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Senior RPG / COBOL Analyst Programmer

Job Reference: 16124JT

Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits + Company Car

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration:

Vacancy Posted: 07-05-2019

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Crawley Down, England, West Sussex

Senior RPG / COBOL Analyst Programmer

Our international client, who have made huge strides within their industry in recent years, are venturing into new markets and as such, have an opening for an experienced Senior RPG / COBOL Analyst Programmer to join their team based in Crawley, on a permanent basis. The Senior RPG / COBOL Analyst Programmer will take responsibility of the company’s ERP Systems, as this is a stand-alone role.

Senior RPG / COBOL Analyst Programmer – Key Skills:

* Working knowledge of relational databases and client-server concepts
* Proficient in Microsoft Office 365 IBMi, ASI, Sharepoint, Screen Design, Report Design, and Profound Logic
* Knowledge of Programming Languages RPG, COBOL, SQL, Query/400, CL, XML, and FTP on an IBMi
* Outstanding attention to detail and accuracy
* Strong analytical and data analysis skills
* Excellent implementation and support of the theory and practices of operating systems, application software, and other information technology systems
* Assumes leadership roles within a team environment
* Strong written and verbal communication skills
* Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving ability
* Ability to prioritize and complete a variety of tasks in a timely manner
* 5 + years in Programming in RPG and COBOL within a manufacturing/distribution environment is preferred

Senior RPG / COBOL Analyst Programmer – Responsibilities:

* Responsible for the company’s application portfolio which includes database maintenance, coding, upgrades, and resolving database performance issues
* Creates and maintains processes for monitoring system quality and availability
* Collaborates with end users to help refine their processes, designs, and translates requirements into needed system specifications and improvements
* Assists in the designs of automated modules/applications that meet business objectives
* Maintains current knowledge of standard languages, coding methods, and operation requirements
* Works closely with all user departments
* Performs maintenance and modification of programs currently in production to keep them responsive to user needs and to assure efficient operation in the production environment
* Adhere to company policies regarding use of company software, data protection (GDPR) and use of company equipment.

* Provides on-call support for all locations, including miscellaneous helpdesk assistance for computer, phone, printer, etc.

Senior RPG / COBOL Analyst Programmer – Benefits:

* 23 days per year annual holiday plus bank holidays
* 35 hours per week, flexibility will be required as will be on call
* Pension – employee 5%, employer 5%
* Salary Sacrifice
* Allocated parking space
* Death in Service Benefit – 4 x Salary
* Employee Assistance Programme
* Income Protection
* Company Sick Pay Scheme

Senior RPG / COBOL Analyst Programmer

Due to the volume of applications received for positions, it will not be possible to respond to all applications and only applicants who are considered suitable for interview will be contacted.

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