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Progress Developer / Support

Job Title: Progress Developer / Support
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Surrey, Surrey
Industry:
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH354
Contact Name: Linda Parsons
Contact Email: Linda@prospectus.co.uk
Job Published: December 02, 2014 09:34

Job Description

Our client, an established distributor based in Surrey, is looking for someone with several years' experience of working with Progress software programmes to provide maintenance and development to their existing systems.

Duties will include:

· Responsibility for the continuing operation of the company Unix and Windows operating system which utilises Progress as the development language

· Maintaining the operating system suitable for daily operations

· Developing Progress software and functions in accordance with approved Change Requests

· Maintaining the reliability of the Unix and Windows operating systems at all UK locations

· Managing the Progress licensing requirements

· Responsibility for the relevance and presentation of the total Progress database in preparation for the future potential implementation of an ERP system

· Developing a multi-attribute product database to interface with future CRM systems

· Working in conjunction with the in-house IT Support team where required to provide third line support

· Involvement within the overall project management of the Company ecommerce platform

Other duties may include:

· Company point of contact with ecommerce platform provider, including the agreement of and the documentation of technical specification

· The documentation and management of secure interface between source data and the ecommerce platform

· Working in conjunction with the Profit Centre Manager responsible for the commercial activity on the ecommerce site

· Recommend to the executive team improvements to the ecommerce platform

· Be involved within the overall project management of the Company eBay shop

Required skills:

· Fully conversant with and document Progress software programmes

· Fully conversant with character based 4GL

· At least 5 years development and support experience gained within a commercial environment

The client will consider a permanent candidate for this role or a contractor that is willing to commit long term over several years.