Basco, a premier customer shower enclosure manufacturer, has an opportunity for an EDI Programmer/ Analyst with Friedman Frontier ERP software experienced in an IBM pSeries environment. This individual’s primary responsibility will be to onboard new and upgrade existing EDI partners. They will work closely with external EDI partners, IT and Basco’s user community to assure the company is getting the maximum usage from their EDI partnerships and software investment. Frontier ERP is geared specifically at discrete to-order manufacturers, covering their needs from order entry to supply chain, distribution, financials and more. Its integrated, single database architecture incorporates e-business, remote dealer systems and distribution channels. In addition, support the management and integration to other mission critical suite of applications on Microsoft and Linux operating systems driven by the business for automated processing and reporting.
ESSENTIAL ROLES, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide analysis and programming using AS/400 iSeries/pSeries, RPG IV, RPG ILE, CL ILE, embedded SQL.
Solid understanding of information technology networking and coding to integrate systems.
Strong problem-solving skills to incorporate the multi-site and business channels.
Develop automated integration processes for Frontier ERP to existing and new applications.
Analyze business requirements, processes, data and systems to determine appropriate solutions.
The Programmer/Analyst will design, code, test, debug and document software according to systems standards, policies, procedures, security and compliance requirements.
Troubleshoot complex problems using analytical and debugging skills necessary to analyze issues related to RPGLE and CLLE, ability to modify programs and write fix programs to correct data if necessary.
Ensures that all solutions are aligned to pre-defined architectural specifications.
Provide application support by enhancing and extending the system as specified via service desk service requests and change management requests.
Participate and/or lead where applicable in problem determination & resolution including escalating issues where necessary to resolve customer issues and/or enhancements.
Analyze business needs, and design, develop, and maintain mission critical software applications residing on different systems and databases including DB2, Microsoft SQL and MySQL.
Maintain data integrity within the production/test environments including the execution of proper backup and restoration policies and procedures.
Participate in team on call rotation providing 24/7 Incident Response.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Proven experience onboarding and maintaining multiple EDI partners and processes to IBM midrange iSeries applications on DB2 databases.
5 years of experience in an EDI Analysts role programming AS/400 iSeries, RPG IV, RPG ILE, CL ILE, embedded SQL.
IBM Sterling B2B EDI, individual versed in best practices to drive key decisions in the areas of design, architecture, data/integration, security across a variety of file integration projects and platform initiatives.
Strong problem-solving skills when using the current system and possibly designing a new system.
Proficient in writing technical programs, documentation and integration procedures.
Working knowledge of manufacturing processes.
Willingness to accept ownership of project related tasks as assigned.
Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously.
Ability to communicate difficult/sensitive/technical information to various levels of the organization.
Maintain solid working relationships with peers, user community and vendors.
PLUSES FOR THE CANDIDATE
Friedman Frontier ERP Software
IBM Websphere v8.x and above.
CONFIDENTIAL DATA / INFORMATION
Protect proprietary company records, processes and data, and other confidential and sensitive information.
Typical office working conditions.
USUAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS
While performing duties of this job, the employee frequently sits for periods of time while performing administrative tasks, and regularly stands and walks. Employee converses verbally with others in person, telephone and email. Vision demands include close, relatively detailed vision when working with computer screen.
An appropriate combination of education, training, course work and experience may qualify an applicant to demonstrate the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. An example of an acceptable qualification for this position is:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education, training, certifications and work experience.
Competitive compensation package including base salary, bonus, and benefits (medical, dental, life insurance, STD, 401(k) and more).
Please email your resume and salary requirements. Resumes without salary requirements might not be considered for first round interviews. Send in confidence to:
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