Application Developer

Conn's Home Plus - Houston, TX

Application Developer AS400/SYNON in Houston, Texas, office.

Job Description: Responsible for the support and development of custom developed AS/400 Synon code. Deliver high quality programs in AS/400 Synon, RPG and other related languages in the AS/400 area. Supporting and keeping the current AS/400 custom solution viable and running and also enhancing the system to meet new business needs. Analyzing inventory data, troubleshooting, and creating reports in AS/400. Working closely with IT business analyst, testers, and the IT operations team to deliver a viable end to end solution. Providing technical programming support of the AS/400 custom solution. Providing technical design and solution delivery of assigned projects in AS/400. Reviewing and analyzing business requirements with the BA and help design solutions for major projects, and enhancements. Serving as subject matter expertise, effort estimates, impact assessment when required. Performing code review and technical solutions of custom solutions in AS/400. Document technical design, data architecture and integration architecture for critical projects in AS/400. Participating in proof of concepts for new technologies. Creating deployment and code migration documents before implementation of the solution. Managing and providing technical support for AS/400 code migration tool – Implementor. Providing impact assessment using X2E Impact assessment tool. Working with testers to support integration test and UAT. Providing on call support for AS/400 application. Updating ticket status in Service Now incident and problem management tool. Updating Confluence wiki with relevant technical documentation that will be helpful to the team.

Job Requirements: Must possess Bachelor’s Degree (or Edu. Equivalent) in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems or related field and 5 years of experience as a Senior Software Engineer, or in an application development role. Must also have experience with (i) AS/400 Application and design development using Synon, RPG ILE and CL programming; (ii) configuration and control of Implementer code deployment tool; (iii) application impact assessment tools such as Hawkeye or X-analysis; (iv) SQL; and (v) communicating cross functionally within organizations to understand product demands and business requirements and translate to technical design documents and application development.

Resume to: Conn’s - Attn: Destiny Jannise, HR Director – Corp, 2445 Technology Forest Blvd., Suite 800

The Woodlands, TX 77381; Job ref # 111

Conn’s History

Conn’s established in 1890 is a specialty retailer with approximately 4,500 employees and currently operating 130 retail locations in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. The Company’s primary product categories include:

Furniture and mattress, including furniture and related accessories for the living room, dining room and bedroom, as well as both traditional and specialty mattresses;
Home appliances, including refrigerators, freezers, washers, dryers, dishwashers and ranges;
Consumer electronics, including LED, OLED, QLED, 4K Ultra HD, and smart televisions, gaming products and home theater and portable audio equipment; and
Home office, including computers, printers and accessories.

Additionally, Conn’s offers a variety of products on a seasonal basis. Unlike many of its competitors, Conn’s provides flexible in-house credit options for its customers in addition to third-party financing programs and third-party lease-to-own payment plans. Our mission is to make it possible for everyone to purchase quality, long lasting products for their home.

Conn’s HomePlus is an equal opportunity employer.