Senior RPG Developer

Senior RPG Developer

Job Title: Senior RPG Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gauteng
Reference: JN -022019-15154
Contact Name: Tiana Mouton
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 25, 2019 06:41

Job Description

Summary of job description

  • Interpret Functional Specifications provided by Business Analysts, System Analysts and/or Systems Architects
  • Produce, modify and maintain solutions
  • Develop SQL queries, views and stored procedures
  • Participate in JAD sessions
  • Provide detailed technical solutions
  • Ensure all new developments, modifications and fixes are documented
  • Provide accurate time estimates to complete work based on written and verbal briefs
  • Provide user/maintenance/technical documentation
  • Improve existing knowledge and acquire skills through self-education, research and development, some of which may be outside of normal working hours
  • Maintain a high awareness of industry issues and trends and keep team members informed as appropriate
  • Disseminate technical knowledge to team members where possible
  • Actively contribute to discussions and brainstorming sessions
  • Ensure all work are delivered on time to the highest possible standard, working outside of normal hours if required
  • Prioritise and manage workload effectively
  • Perform unit testing
  • Troubleshoot software issues


Basic Skills

  • RPG IV free-form
  • IBM I
  • DB2 for IBM i
  • Database design
  • Working knowledge of SQL
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Outlook)

Beneficial Skills

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • SOAP web services
  • RESTful web services
  • Full understanding of the TCP and HTTP protocols
  • Understanding of regular expressions

Qualifications & Experience

  • Related
  • Computer Literacy (ICDL or similar)
  • 8+ years programming experience on IBM I, RPG IV Free-form, SQL
  • Prior financial systems background is essential

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