iSeries Software Developer

Golden Eagle Distributing Corp.

Lake Zurich, IL

ECHO is adding to our IT Department!  This position will be based in Lake Zurich, IL but will have some flexibility to work from home a few days a week!

We are seeking our next  iSeries Software Developer who will be in charge of  analyzing, designing and implementing complex ERP systems and growing list of both on-premises and cloud applications.  


  • Work closely with Project Management/Business Analysts.
  • Work with Project Management/Business Analyst and users to understand requirements and develop a design.
  • Develop work plans for design, construction, and implementation phases of application development projects.
  • Implement best practices for scalability, supportability, ease of maintenance and system performance.
  • Support IBM iSeries and interfaced applications to insure efficient, uninterrupted operation of the system.
  • Oversee application troubleshooting and problem resolution.
  • Application system support includes, but is not limited to, the following:
    • Infor XA 9.2(MAPICS) and all custom developed enhancements.
    • Infor WMS
    • Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central
    • TIBCO Cloud Integration
    • Avalara AvaTax
    • TrustedLink - EDI
  • Secure FTP.
  • Unit and system testing plans.
  • Conversion planning.
  • User training.
  • Produce technical documentation for new and existing applications.
  • Mentor team members expressing new technologies, best practices and coding techniques.
  • Evaluate new technologies and how to utilize them to make processes more efficient.

Job Experience/Skills: 

  • This position requires hands on approach to application development.
  • The individual must be able to interact as a liaison between the user community and I.T.
  • The ability to interpret user requirements and develop highly functioning and efficient software is paramount to the success of I.T. 
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities.
  • Ability to think critically to develop solutions.
  • Willingness to work occasionally outside of normal business hours.
  • RPG, SQL, FTP coding.
  • Exceptional written and communicative skills are a must.
  • Responsible for analyzing/debugging daily production problems and support other users.
  • IBM iSeries Query design/debugging support.
  • Maintain technical skills by attending annual seminars and reading literature associated with job functions.

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or relevant work experience.

Equal Opportunity Employment:

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer and celebrate our employees' differences, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or Veteran status.


In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.