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Software Engineer

Company: BWI Companies, Inc.
Location: Nash
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

The BWI Software Engineer is a position responsible for designing, development, testing, evaluation and maintenance of computer software in an IBM i Series environment. The Individual selected will develop and revise software supporting the existing ERP system written for a distribution company. Current applications are written in RPG-ILE with any new applications written in free format RPG. Development of ancillary applications/services supporting all facets of company operations is also key. High level SQL skills are required including stored procedures. This company seeks an individual that works well in a collaborative team environment and adheres to industry best practices in their coding.Key benefits for all Full-Time BWI employees include 401(k) retirement plan with generous company match, excellent health, dental & vision care plan options, flexible spending account and health savings account options, life & disability insurance, two to four weeks paid vacation and 8 paid company holidays.As a privately held company, BWI has over 60 years of successful sales growth and profitability. As an integral part of the BWI systems team, you will be growing with the industry leader in wholesale distribution of lawn & garden products. If leading a team and being an important part of a successful business is something that gets you excited, this career opportunity may be exactly what you're looking for!ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSEssential Functions Statement(s)Correct errors by making appropriate changes and rechecking the program to ensure that the desired results are produced.Conduct trial runs of programs and software applications to be sure they will produce the desired information and that the instructions are correct.Compile and write documentation of program development and subsequent revisions, inserting comments in the coded instructions so others can understand the program.Write, update, and maintain computer programs or software packages to handle specific jobs such as tracking inventory, storing or retrieving data, or controlling other equipment.Consult with managerial, engineering, and technical personnel to clarify program intent, identify problems, and suggest changes.Perform or direct revision, repair, or expansion of existing programs to increase operating efficiency or adapt to new requirements.Write or contribute to instructions or manuals to guide end users.Perform systems analysis and programming tasks to maintain and control the use of computer systems software as a systems programmer.Consult with and assist computer operators or system analysts to define and resolve problems in running computer programs.SKILLS & ABILITIESEducation- Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science (four-year college or university) or similar.Experience 5 years' experienceComputer SkillsProgramming Languages:SQL (Queries, Stored Procedures, Views, Functions). Knowledge of IBM DB2 environment is a plus.Preferred: IBM i Series RPG-ILE; CL LanguageOr experience with C++ or Java or similar languageKnowledge of PHP, HTML5, JavaScript, CSSExperience with Microservices development and APIs (REST and SOAP).Knowledge of database modeling and design, programing design patterns (object-oriented as well as procedural design).Understanding of software development methodologiesFamiliarity with SQL reporting tools such as IBM DB2 Web Query.Basic Microsoft product proficiency (Word, Excel, Access, etc. )

Keywords: BWI Companies, Inc., Shreveport , Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Nash, Louisiana

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