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Senior application developper AS400

Job Level:  Professional

Abidjan 04, CI, 04 BP 802

Due Date:  09/12/2021
Area of Expertise:  Operations
Unit:  Allianz Africa
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Home office
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  2497

We are recruiting a Senior application developer AS400 for our new founded branch.


The Senior application developer has a versatile competences (Synon, Cobol, RPG…), he is owning the delivery on the IT application change and  new applications development.  He intervenes in the full software development lifecycle, from concept and design to testing and also enhances the technical level to application developers.


  • Code instructions for computer programs/objects/components; configure packaged applications.
  • Document and implement programs according to installation standards, procedures, and conventions.
  • Support continuous improvement by investigating alternatives and technologies and presenting these for architectural review.
  • Produce detailed design documentation.
  • Ensure designs are in compliance with specifications.
  • Prepare and produce releases of software components.
  • Provide a level application support and problem resolution to minimize the impact of application related service outages.
  • Perform the system setup and configuration.
  • Conduct preliminary estimates / Rough Order of Magnitude for the level of effort of new/change to application functionality.
  • Analyze and make recommendations for the need for system backup, security, restart/recovery, balancing & controls; recommend approaches for meeting such needs.
  • Analyze and document the requirements and approaches to data conversion and data modeling.
  • Prepare and execute Unit Test plans and document results.
  • Prepare and execute System and Integration Test plans and document results.
  • Troubleshoot program code, related objects, and documentation in order to resolve application issues.
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering and at least 5 years prior professional experience required
  • Hands on experience in designing and developing applications using RPG, Synon, Cobol.
  • Object oriented analysis and design using common design patterns.
  • Solid knowledge of Relational Databases (DB2, Oracle).
  • Excellent knowledge of Talend.
  • Experience with test-driven development.
  • Fluent in English and French