Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Developer

Agile Premier
Fort Worth, TX
Mar 26, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Software & Technology
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description

Our client, a Global Distribution Company located in Fort Worth has an immediate DIRECT HIRE opportunity for an Electronic Data Interchange ( EDI ) Developer . The EDI Developer is competent to work at the highest level of technical complexity under broad direction on EDI projects and/or programs. The EDI Developer is accountable for information and data gathering, implementing, testing, and documenting EDI projects/implementations for new or existing projects. This role is also responsible for development and support of EDI integration to ERP system.


Interacting with customers and/or suppliers for requirements gathering, design and implementation of EDI Transactions.
Use EDI Mapping tool to convert project and EDI specifications into maps that will produce files which integrate with existing ERP system.
Eliminates errors before moving project to Quality Assurance by testing and debugging programs or maps when necessary.
Maintains and enhances existing application programs or EDI maps by continually improving understanding of user's needs and how the system can better support the user.
Understands current operating procedures by consulting with users and reviewing project objectives.
Completes project assignments in a timely manner by receiving directions and project assignment priority from EDI Manager.
Ensures a timely progression of project completion by coordinating testing activities, including test data and results, with Quality Assurance.
Develops or updates programs (when necessary) that run efficiently and adhere to standards by minimizing excess overhead in applications and re-using code and coding techniques.
Ensures long term maintainability of the system by documenting project according to guidelines.
Provides resolutions to problems by taking the initiative to use all resources available for research.
Provides EDI support on a 24-hour basis by participating in the Programmer of the Week (POW) rotation (on call).


Knowledge of EDI documents and document standards (ex. X12, EDIFACT, XML, and Flat files) required.
Strong understanding and background in how Databases work (preferably Oracle DB).
Experience with SQL, PLSQL or JAVA a plus.
Knowledge of IBM B2BI or other mapping/translator tools.
Knowledge of UNIX a plus.
Possesses keyboard proficiency.
Ability to type 40 words per minute.
Possesses strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Possesses strong attention to detail skills.
Possesses strong organizational skills and multitasking ability.
Ability to analyze the impact of decisions before execution.
Possesses interpersonal skills and ability to work within teams as well as alone.


High School Diploma or GED required. A Bachelor's Degree in computer science preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Four to seven years related experience required


Company Description
Agile Premier is a privately-owned recruiting firm that specializes in Information Technology recruiting. The company is headquartered in Addison, TX (Dallas suburb) and has an additional office in Fort Worth, TX. Agile Premier is the market leader for placing key contributors and leaders within the software development life cycle, business intelligence solutions, data management, systems and network engineering, ERP, and content management / team collaboration space.

Agile Premier's internal team consists of the top performing recruiters in the industry who focus solely on building long-term relationships with Information Technology professionals. Our recruiting specialties include but are not limited to .NET, PHP, SharePoint, Windows Server, Linux/Unix Server, SSIS/Informatica, Cisco, Java, VMWare, Citrix, Oracle/SQL Server database, and much more.

Fort Worth, TX


Sat, 25 Mar 2017 08:16:49 PDT