iSeries Designer/Developer

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Description/Job Summary

Who we are:

We are a $24 billion wholesale bank that’s been financing agriculture and rural America for nearly 100 years.  Headquartered in Austin, Texas, we provide funding and services to rural lending cooperatives in five states and we’re active in the nation’s capital markets.  Join the Farm Credit Bank of Texas team and help us grow to meet the ever-changing credit needs of food and fiber producers, the agribusiness sector, and rural Americans. If you’re looking for a rewarding career with one of the nation’s most respected financial institutions – Farm Credit Bank of Texas (FCBT) may be a great fit for you.

Position Description:

This Farm Credit Bank of Texas iSeries Designer/Developer position is chartered with planning, developing, and managing the software development or major enhancements to existing software that supports the bank’s strategic technology plan.  This position requires in-depth knowledge of the business concepts currently practiced by the Farm Credit Bank and its associations.

Day to Day Duties and Responsibilities:

Leadership and Management

  1. Works closely with other development staff to raise technology and business knowledge level.
  2. Works with business stakeholders and IT personnel to determine development strategy and standards.   
  3. Publishes a clear vision of the goals and objectives.  Has influence over others by virtue of knowledge, insight, and judgment brought to the job.


  1. Expertise in iSeries and RPG-ILE development and Microsoft SQL server.
  2. Designs systems flow and procedures to ensure optimum control and security of data, and efficient use of resources.
  3. Develops systems development standards.
  4. Designs enterprise data models.
  5. Designs data collection, processing and control procedures.
  6. Evaluates results of design and testing.
  7. Assists in systems testing and implementation.
  8. Provides information to fulfill project reporting requirements as assigned.
  9. Designs, codes, test and implements software enhancements to the loan accounting and dependent application systems based on current business needs.
  10. Activities and the results of such activities specifically assigned and agreed upon.

What You Bring to the Team:

Extensive experience in iSeries Systems Analysis and programming, with emphasis on Mortgage Accounting Practices with a minimum of eight (8) years’ experience in iSeries development practices, with emphasis on mortgage loan accounting knowledge and general accounting principles.

  • Works independently designing and developing new software products or major enhancements to existing software. 
  • Capable of leading large development teams in design of highly complex software systems. 
  • Acts as a high-level iSeries expert, addressing problems of systems integration and compatibility. 
  • Performs feasibility analysis on potential future projects related to the Cardinal Loan Accounting System and all dependent applications.

Why Farm Credit Bank of Texas:

Benefits are an integral part the Farm Credit Bank of Texas total compensation package. We offer comprehensive, affordable and competitive benefit options that are focused on health and wellness, financial security, and achieving a work-life balance.

  • Flexible health and wellness benefits, including medical insurance, prescription drug coverage, dental insurance, vision care, flexible spending accounts, and more…
  • 401(k) plan that includes an employer match and additional employer contribution
  • Long-term disability and life insurance
  • Vacation leave, sick leave and paid holidays
  • Option to use sick leave to take your pet to the vet for emergency services
  • Up to five days per year to volunteer in local community organizations, services or events
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities
  • Generous tuition reimbursement program
  • Physical fitness incentive plan
  • Employer matching gifts program

Important note: We care about your hiring process and take it seriously. There is a real person behind the screen and response timelines may vary. The interviewing process at Farm Credit Bank of Texas may include phone calls and emails, on-site interviews, and requests for portfolios or demonstrations of work. Unfortunately, we are unable to personally follow-up with each and every applicant, but we will do our best to create a professional, respectful, and thorough process for candidates with whom we identify as a potential fit. Please be assured, we will contact you if that is the case!

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Farm Credit Bank of Texas is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or genetic information.

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