IBMi Applications Specialist

First Canadian Financial Group - Sherwood Park, AB (30+ days ago)

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At First Canadian we believe in our employees and their work/life balance. It is our pleasure to reward our team with the following:

  • Newly renovated facility with ergonomic desks/chairs
  • Benefits
  • Matching RRSP
  • Vacation
  • On-site gym
  • Educational assistance
  • Employee discount program
  • Staff appreciation lunches

Check out our company page for all the information on why we believe First Canadian is an employer of choice!

The IBMi Applications Specialist position is located in Sherwood Park, AB. This role is responsible for program design, coding, testing, debugging, documenting business system software and the maintenance of new/legacy application software including technical support.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain applications and databases by evaluating business needs; analyzing requirements; developing software systems.
  • Gather and evaluate business requirements by use of analytic skills and personal rapport with business department heads.
  • Identify project requirements by analyzing business needs and the preparation of a work flow using knowledge of computer capabilities, subject matter, programming language, and logic.
  • Execute the development of applications by programming system features and functionality.
  • Verify the correct system program operations by conducting testing and completing any modifications to program operations per testing results.
  • Maintain workplace professionalism and contribution to team related efforts.
  • Follow programming guidelines and corporate business policies and procedures.
  • Provide technical support and solutions.


  • IT Certification/Diploma/Degree.
  • A minimum of 5+ years working with SQL and DB2.
  • Preferred 5+ years working in an IBM AS400 or IBMi, RPG, RPGLE, RPG-FREE, CL, and Query.
  • A background working with accounting, financial and insurance practices an asset.

This position may require temporary remote work due to Covid-19.

Thank you for considering our organization.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. Accommodations available upon request.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Monday to Friday


  • IBMi: 5 years (Preferred)
  • DB2: 5 years (Required)
  • SQL: 5 years (Required)