Senior AS400 Developer


Senior AS400 Developer

Branch:     Milton Keynes Head Office

Reports To:     AS400 Team Lead

Salary :     Competitive + Company Incentive Scheme + Excellent Benefits Package

Hours of Work:     08:45 – 17:00 Monday to Friday


Due to our continued success as one of the country’s leading suppliers of heavy commercial vehicles we have a new and exciting opportunity for Senior Software Developer to join the team based at our Head Office in Milton Keynes.

As the Senior AS400 Developer, you will be responsible for development and maintenance of software applications critical to the back office operations of Scania (GB) Ltd. The Senior AS400 Developer is essential to ensuring the success of the Scania team in their support of both internal and external clients. You will be part of the project team comprised of both employee and contract staff, and will also partner with project leaders, business stakeholders and managers in accomplishing the projects.

At Scania we invest considerably in staff development and training and you can expect to receive comprehensive training to provide opportunities for career progression not only in the UK but throughout our Global organisation.

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities

The Senior AS400 Developer is expected to be proficient in SDLC methodologies and adhere to established CVS standards & guidelines. As the Senior AS400 Developer, you will be providing solutions to technical and functional requirements, estimations with little or no variance, system design, problem resolutions and guidance to other team members and support operations.

This job description provides an indication of the role and responsibilities but should not be construed as an exhaustive list of duties that the post holder may be asked to undertake.

Candidate Requirements

  • Solid Experience of IBM AS/400-iSeries 
  • Solid experience of all aspects of RPG programming (RPG III RPG IV RPGLE-FreeFormat (10 years +)
  • SQL & AS400 QUERY
  • CL programming
  • FTP scripting 
  • SDLC experience
  • Good Analytical Skills
  • Database Design & Development

Experience / skills regarded as ideal but not essential

  • Experience with Agile
  • SSH & SFTP
  • Knowledge of IASP on the IBM I
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally
  • Experience of handling XML interfaces via RPG 
  • Warehouse & Warranty systems knowledge
  • Document Management software for the IBM I (e.g. Compleo Interform400)

Working for Scania is not just about the job. It’s about you too, and this is where the company goes the extra mile and provides an industry leading employment package.

Excellent benefits package including pension scheme, complementary life insurance, financial incentive schemes, discounts on major retail outlets including groceries. For a full breakdown of benefits; please visit our website and follow the careers link.

Scania is dedicated to delivering exceptional products and services to our customers and the successful candidate will reflect our core values; Customer FirstRespect For The Individual, Determination, Integrity, Team Spirit and Quality in all we do.

If you feel you have the skills and expertise for this challenging role, then please apply today.

Scania (Great Britain) Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.

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