Job Description :
The Software Developer is responsible for developing and enhancing client robust set of internally developed software systems, customized packages and integration services. The Software Developer will work individually and as part of a team to build new applications and to enhance existing applications through the full software development lifecycle: design, develop, test and support. Responsibilities include working with legacy applications built in RPG on an AS/400.

Responsible for taking programming projects through to completion according to project standards and user satisfaction. Projects may support multiple departments and Ilitch-owned companies.
Consistently apply appropriate enterprise methodologies and standards for software development and execution.
Provide analytical and problem solving expertise to resolve business and systems issues. Proactively identify and provides recommendations on solutions for gaps in business processes and systems.
Support QA in the development of integration test plans, test conditions, and expected test results.
Act as a technical mentor to others and train staff as appropriate. Translate technical information to a non-technical audience.
Frequently interacts with outside vendors and service providers regarding systems and business processes (i.e. BCBS, Bank of America, etc
Keep pace with business trends, standards, and best practices in area of expertise, contributing to continuous improvement for the department and overall.
Provide support for production applications including on-call after hours support on a rotational basis.
Produce excellent quality code, accurate project estimations, creative solution options, and trade-off analysis. Ensure that customizations to purchased packages are only implemented when appropriate and are designed to minimize impact on future upgrades.
Provide formal status reporting weekly.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related analytical field.
Minimum of five (5) years Information Technology software development experience as a programmer.
Minimal three (3) year experience developing with RPG and the AS/400.
Strong knowledge of HR or financial systems (with hands on experience in AR, AP and GL Experience with one (1) or more accounting or HR packages. Experience with Infor Infinium or distribution systems a major plus.
Experience working within an environment with a structured Software Development Life Cycle including source control, QA processes and release management.
Demonstrated experience working with third-party vendors.
Self- motivated, curious, creative and passionate about emerging technology.
Highly developed written, verbal, and presentation communication skills that effectively articulates complex technical concepts to a diverse and, at times, non-technical audience at all levels in the organization.