Global Data Consultants

  • iSeries Developer

    Job Locations US-PA-Chambersburg
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/28/2018 3:18 PM)
    Job ID
    Alex McCurn
  • Overview

    GDC IT Solutions is currently recruiting for an iSeries Developer to work in our Chambersburg, PA, Mechancisburg, PA or Hagerstown, MD office. 

    Position Overview

    The iSeries Developer will be joining a team of professionals that places an emphasis on software development that enhances and supports critical customer environments, exceeding expectations for both internal and external customers. You will work closely with other members of the Applications teams to design and develop solutions to meet identified needs for the business.


    • Design, develop, test, debug, implement and maintain iSeries applications.
    • Follow best practices for coding, data quality and data governance.
    • Support on-call, including after hour and weekend support of production systems.
    • Support the Applications Service Desk including participation in an after hour and weekend rotation for critical production system support.
    • Maintenance and troubleshooting of existing application systems.
    • Documentation and change management processes following ITIL based procedures.
    • Development of SQL queries and embedded SQL programming.
    • Participate in broader technical reviews used to detect defects in requirements, design, code, test cases, or other project artifacts.
    • Investigate and report on the root cause of system issues.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Development experience within an ERP environment.
    • Experience with MAPICS and Infor XA.
    • Basic understanding of data design, data structures, and data analysis.
    • Basic understanding of programming concepts and methodologies.
    • Experience in evaluating system change and implementation requests.

    Preferred Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university, preferably in Computer Science/Information Systems/Engineering or another related field.
    • Relevant experience in a manufacturing environment.
    • Database knowledge.
    • SQL based tools.
    • Experience in technical writing and documentation.

    What We Do

    GDC IT Solutions (GDC) is a full-service Information Technology (IT) company providing solutions that empower businesses to increase employee productivity, maximize investments, and improve operational efficiencies. With experienced and certified professionals, we deliver services in the areas of application development, data center, 24/7 multilingual service desk, desktop lifecycle management, project management, business process consulting, and IT staff augmentation. 

    What Makes GDC Different:

    Our employees are our greatest asset continually driving our success each and every day. We attract and maintain the best talent to provide a personal customer experience at every touchpoint. Our technology professionals care about day-to-day client interactions and resolving customer issues quickly and efficiently, the first time. We deliver services with a code of high ethical responsibility, both to protect our clients and to assure that the work is carried out at the maximum level of professionalism. We are technology experts remaining one step ahead as technology evolves and constantly engaging to understand our clients’ business technology needs in order to deliver the best possible solution. 

    Why Work for GDC?

    • Cutting Edge Technology and Innovation: GDC fully supports and embraces continuing education and industry certifications to stay ahead of trends and remain current within the technology landscape. We recognize that our employees add the real value to our clients and to our business. By approaching our daily operations with a passion for innovation and a shared-learning environment, everyone can make a positive difference.
    • Career Growth: GDC is one of the fastest growing companies in the region!  Sustained growth means ongoing opportunity. Many of our senior leaders have grown within the company, starting with the helpdesk or other entry-level roles to become thought leaders in the fields of IT infrastructure, application development, project management, and business development.
    • Employee-Centric Environment: GDC prides itself on employee satisfaction with a firm belief that happy employees are the most productive employees. In appreciation of our employees and their contributions, we sponsor numerous events throughout the year including an annual gala, golf, lunch barbeques and more.
    • Comprehensive Benefits Package: GDC offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and a positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect. Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, prescription, vision, 401(k), short and long-term disability, and group life
    • Holiday and Vacation: GDC firmly believes in a comfortable work-life balance, and we offer comprehensive holiday and paid-time-off (PTO) packages.  We provide a generous PTO package, and we encourage our staff to use it — whether it’s for vacation or other personal reasons everyone needs time to relax and refresh.

    Equal Opportunity Workplace:

    GDC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.


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