PICK / Universe Programmer


Norwell, MA

Industry: Retail / Diversified


Less than 5 years

Posted 376 days ago

  by    Shinju VS

Role: PICK/Universe Programmer

Location: Norwell, MA

Contract Position


Job description: 

Requirements and Qualifications:

·     Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related area, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

·     Working knowledge of PICK/Universe programming and 4GL Tools.

·     Knowledge of Windows, Linux, and other PC applications.

·     3 to 5+ years of experience in a programming and development environment.

·     Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

·     Ability to read, analyze and interpret business requirements, system documentation, and technical procedures.

·     Experience in revising and updating programs/systems

·     Experience with producing program and system documentation for systems created.

·     Working well with others and in a team environment


Familiarity with the Following is a Plus:

·     Familiarity with system administration of Universe

·     Proven organizational skills

·     Understanding of retail business and related IT, ERP, and ecommerce systems and subsystems.

·     Designed systems, modules, and/or approaches, and required enhancements.

·     Developed block diagrams and logic flowcharts.

·     Knowledge of Web Services

·     Familiarity with U2 Windows client tools or UniObjects



·     Follow established development life cycle to develop, test, and modify system software, utilities, and other application software

·     Evaluate system application needs based on user requests

·     Communicate with the requestor, as necessary, to clarify user requests

·     Recommend system solutions.

·     Coding, reviewing, preparing test data, testing, and debugging

·     Produce program and system documentation for systems created within the department.

·     Utilize proven design and project management methodologies

·     Acquire/enhance technology expertise by remaining current with evolving systems programming, analysis, and databasetechnology.

·     Make recommendations about the business and operating environment of the company.

·     Develop, foster, and maintain an open, professional relationship between IT and other departments to enhance client satisfaction.

·     Secure relevant information, integrating data from different sources and identifying possible causes of problems.

·     Develop alternative courses of action and making decisions based on logical assumptions that reflect factual information.

·     Generate and/or recognizing creative solutions and innovations in work related situations to mitigate risks to project success.

·     Encourage and facilitate the transfer of information, experience, and technology both within and across project and departmental boundaries.

·     Assist in troubleshooting and/or building upgraded/integrated solutions between departmental systems.

$90K - $110K