RPG Application Developer (Anderson, CA)

RPG Application Developer (Anderson, CA)

30 May 2020

RPG Application Developer (Anderson, CA)

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At Sierra Pacific Industries, we understand our greatest strength is the people who choose to build a career with us.

What does it mean to be part of the Sierra Pacific family? It means you are a valued team member and part of a growing third-generation family-owned forest products company built on hard work, innovation, and wise investments.

With over 5,000 crew members in over 30 states, Sierra Pacific offers many opportunities for personal and professional growth; from entry-level to skilled trades, from truck drivers to sales managers, from foresters to engineers - for everyone! We invite you to learn more about our history, our 2 million acres of forestlands, and our state-of-the-art wood product and window manufacturing facilities at www.spi-ind.com/Home/AboutUs.

We are looking for an experienced Application Developer to work with our IT Application Designers and Developers in Anderson, CA. Among other duties, the successful applicant will analyze user requirements then design, create and maintain applications using RPG on the IBM iSeries platform.

About The Position

Analyze business requirements and translate user needs into effective and efficient applications.

Develop program logic for new RPG applications; analyze and modify olderĀ applications in support of continuing operations.

Analyze, define, and document requirements for data, workflow, logical processes, hardware and operating system environment.

Code, test, debug and document new or existing programs to optimize performance and reliability.

Work with user departments to resolve specific problems, often requiring changes in application design, individual programs, specific capabilities or constraints.

Analyze and estimate feasibility, costs, time, and compatibility with other programs and systems.

Understand project goals and requirements, develop solutions, and drive project to completion.


Degree in Software Engineering, Application Development or related Computer Science program.

5 years experience in RPG, C, VB/.Net, or similar application development environment.

Independently motivated, detail oriented, and able to maintain focus on long term projects.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills for technical and non-technical audiences of various levels within the Company.

Proven problem solving and time management skills.

Results oriented; possesses a sense of urgency and commitment to achieve efficient and accurate results.

Diligent, resourceful, and proactive in gathering information and sharing ideas.

Willing to train and directly support users and/or technical support staff.

Demonstrate a high degree of integrity and ability to maintain confidentiality.

Experience in the wood products industry or manufacturing is preferable.

Why Join Our Team?

Because this is more than an invitation, it's a commitment to offer opportunities for personal and professional growth to everyone! We ask people to grow with us and make the company even better.

We provide an excellent benefit package including a full Health Benefits Plan with low cost premiums, a 401(k) with Company Match, additional Retirement Contributions, and company paid Life Insurance. In addition, for over 38 years, the Sierra Pacific Foundation has provided scholarships to help the children of our crew members with education expenses. Each year, we give an average of $500,000 in scholarships.

How To Apply

If you are qualified and would like to join our team, please send a cover letter referencing this position and a resume to:

Sierra Pacific Industries

Paul Niemer, Human Resources

PO Box 496011

Redding, CA 96049


Interested in SPI, but not this job? Look for future openings at: www.spi-ind.com/careers

About Our Company

Sierra Pacific Industries started in 1949 and has grown to be one of the largest lumber and millwork producers in the U.S., employing over 5,000 crew members. Sierra Pacific continues to be a company where its employees are proud to work at state-of-the-art facilities and others strive to become part of the team.

We are a third generation family-owned company based in Northern California. Sierra Pacific owns and sustainably manages nearly 2 million acres of timberland in California and Washington. We are growing forests for our future, planting over 6 million new trees every year. Our forests are managed under a 100-year plan by Registered Professional Foresters, Wildlife Biologists, Botanists, and other professionals.

Sierra Pacific effectively uses nearly 100% of every piece of wood we bring to our facilities. In fact, any small amount that isn't turned into hand-crafted doors and windows, millwork, lumber, or landscaping material is actually converted into electricity in our seven biomass-fueled power plants.

We are proud that all Sierra Pacific facilities follow our drug-free and tobacco-free policies. As part of our safety in the workplace policy, an offer of employment is subject to a negative drug screen result. We use E-verify to verify the social security number and work authorization of all newly hired employees. Sierra Pacific is an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer, including those with a disability and veterans.

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