RGP ILE Software Developer

RGP ILE Software Developer

Job Description

Job ID: 30615
Job Function: IT
Job Term: Permanent
Job Region: Chorley
Posted Date: 12 Mar 2024

Job Overview

As an RPG Software Developer you will join a highly experienced team of dedicated professionals producing complex world class software to a global customer base from the main Software Development hub based in Chorley. The candidate will have the skills and experience to deliver large scale software solutions with challenging complexity.

TVS have a growing client list and are of a size that allows Software developers the opportunity to specialise in their chosen technology, to cross train in a variety of technologies or, in time,  to move into business analysis, project management or other roles.

TVS values commercial experience, transferrable skills and a willingness to tackle whatever technical challenges present themselves in the future.

Job Responsibilities

  • Software coding and unit testing in line with technical design and functional specification.
  • Undertake technical design for functional specifications from Business Analysts.
  • Development of Test Specifications and co-ordination of test activity with the test team.
  • Provide operational and technical support documentation
  • Deliver software development in line with agreed time scales, ensuring any changes to approved timing are formally agreed with Manager/Project Leader.
  • Communicate software development to Business colleagues when taking lead role (eg Work Requests).
  • Liaise with business users and end customers.
  • Undertake the enhancement and maintenance of IT Systems such that they meet the required standards of performance, reliability and resilience.
  • Provide assistance to the support team in fault finding and problem resolution with existing IT Systems.
  • To provide detailed technical assistance and direction in the evaluation of new IT Systems.
  • Contribute to IT projects as part of a team or as a team leader.

Able to work on more than one project/development simultaneously.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Commercial experience of RPG ILE. IBM iSeries
  • Proven background in software development in their particular specialisation.
  • Experience of working in a structured development environment.
  • Self-starter, able to work on activities with minimal supervision and meet deadlines.
  • Effective communicator.
  • BPCS / ERP Systems Knowledge.



Your package will include:


  • Competitive Salary and pension scheme with life assurance
  • 25 Days Holiday (plus 8 statutory Bank Holidays)
  • Holiday buy-back scheme (5 additional days available)
  • Employee Assistance Programme supporting wellness with immediate access to:
    1. GP consultation and second opinions
    2. Mental health support
    3. Financial and Legal support
    4. Wellbeing and healthy living support
  • Employee referral scheme with financial reward
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Professional Membership and Study Sponsorship
  • Pass scheme (£100 to undertake training of your choice)


At TVS SCS we encourage and support our employees to realise their potential. They are empowered to take initiative and achieve high impact results that really make a difference to our business and our customers.


If you require any adjustments to allow you take a full and active part in the selection process, please notify us as part of your application. Please note TVS Supply Chain Solutions is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

TVS have signed the Armed Forces covenant and are a forces friendly employer.

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