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Sr. RPG Free Developer - REMOTE

  • Location: Morton Grove, 60053
  • Salary: 72.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 23 days ago

MATRIX has partnered with a premier client in filling an urgent long term REMOTE Contract position.  This is a great opportunity to expand your career and work with a well known company that fosters career growth. 

This REMOTE position is a great opportunity to get "in" with an exceptional company!  Are you a SENIOR RPG FREE Developer who eats, sleeps, and breathes everything AS400 and has experience with embedded SQL and webservices experience? Do you get excited thinking about Iseries, RPG and the best ways to produce within the midrange environment?  If the answers are yes, this job is yours!

Title: RPG Free Developer

Contract: 5-6 months (extension likely)

This position provides strong process, design, and development to maintain RPG Free with specific new development within RPG Free.  This position will include embedded SQL (accessing database within RPF Free) and webservices experience (interfacing with 3rd party applications). This position guides architecture and application design decisions, leads development projects, and trains and mentors the development staff on the latest RPG versions and distributed computing technologies. This position is expected to be hands-on development (new and maintenance) of the iSeries-based system.


  • Design, develop, and test iSeries RPG applications for RPG Free
  • New Development and Maintenance programming
  • Embedded SQL
  • Webservices experience
  • Train and mentor RPG application developers on programming standards, best practices, and development tools.


  • 5 years hands-on experience with full development lifecycle in an iSeries environment using all versions of RPG, CL, ILE, DB2 and SQL.
  • 5 years hands-on new development with RPG Free, embedded SQL, and web services
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong customer service, teaching, and mentoring skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a projects-based, team environment
  • Proficient in multi-tasking and managing multiple projects
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Able to be flexible and adapt to change
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications


  • Distribution experience
  • JDE World
  • XML




Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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