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RPG Programmer

Company: Old Dominion Freight
Location: Odessa
Posted on: March 29, 2024

Job Description:

Are you someone who never rests on their laurels, always strives to go above and beyond, and is committed to keeping your PROMISES? Do you appreciate a company culture that is open, fosters work-life balance, and a dynamic team environment? Then Old Dominion is the home for you. We take pride in being the best in the industry, and from our humble beginnings we know that our People and our Family Spirit are the main ingredient in our secret sauce to success. At Old Dominion we are looking for individuals to join the OD Family that will provide innovative solutions and exceed expectations to keep OD the premier transportation solutions provider.
Develop, maintain and test programming applications in AS400 to established specifications using the RPG (Report Program Generator) programming language. Develop new applications and enhance existing applications to reflect the current business needs of the users.
Primary Responsibilities

  • Maintain existing AS400 applications and develop new applications from user specifications

  • Proactively monitor the performance of assigned application software and investigate user-initiated problems to improve operating efficiency and effectiveness of assigned applications

  • Test application software to assure accuracy, integrity, interoperability and completeness to achieve desired results

  • Document testing and training results and analyze reasons for failure, revise assigned programs and/or procedures as necessary

  • Use system for program development in accordance with established procedures

  • Complete assigned programming implementation with high quality and on schedule

  • Work with project manager, analyst and users to identify opportunities to improve operating effectiveness and efficiency of applications

  • Provide updated SOX documentation as defined by the analyst

  • Adhere to department policies, procedures and applications, including time tracking processes

  • Utilize Test Bench tool to execute test plans and verify results

  • Train users and validate ability to use and run applications

  • Stay current on emerging technologies

  • Attend weekly update meetings as defined by the Director and/or Manager

  • Be available for on-call support

    Compensation Range:
    The referenced salary range is based on the Company's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level.
    $73,546 - $91,933
    Job Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent education and work experience


      • 2 years of related RPG programming experience

      • Demonstrated proficiency of System I (AS400)

      • Proficiency with PC tools including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

      • Ability to multi task and work as a team player

      • Strong problem solving skills and self-motivated

      • Ability to work independently and to a self-managed workload

        Working Days:
        Shift and hours to be determined.
        Working Shift:
        Shift and hours to be determined.
        Work Days and Shift are estimates and are subject to change, at any given time, based on job scheduling and/or business levels. Any information listed regarding Days and Shifts shall be considered a guideline of expectations for the specific position at the time of posting.
        Join the OD Family Today!As a Full Time member of our Family, you and your family are eligible to receive:

        • Great Health Benefits including a Zero premium medical plan for employee only coverage

        • Short Term & Long Term Disability

        • Flex Spending Accounts

        • 401k Retirement plan with company match and additional company annual discretionary match opportunity

        • Non-qualified retirement plan(s) available

        • Life Insurance

        • Bonus Eligible

        • 12 Days Paid Time Off

        • 9 Company Paid Holidays including a birthday holiday

        • Wellness Program

        • Credit Union access, Vacation & Holiday

        • Tuition Reimbursement for Drivers and Technicians

          Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, and/or gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, military status, Vietnam Era and/or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law(s).
          Welcome to Old Dominion. If you are looking for a new career with the best LTL (Less-than-Truckload) carrier in the industry you've come to the right place. Many companies tout their family atmosphere, but at OD it truly is a reality. We've grown from our humble beginnings of a single truck and one route in 1934 started by Earl and Lillian Congdon to a company of over 23,000 employees. At OD we strive daily to keep the family spirit alive and help the world keep promises.

Keywords: Old Dominion Freight, Odessa , RPG Programmer, IT / Software / Systems , Odessa, Texas

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