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Programmer Analyst II - Tualatin, OR #5580526

Company: YRC Freight

Date: 10/12/2018

Category: Travel / Transportation

City: Tualatin, OR


The Programmer Analyst II is responsible for specific applications, databases and/or technology platforms within the information technology function for the company. This position develops a functional knowledge in order to implement, support and expand the use of a particular solution within the company. The day-to-day effort of the Programmer Analyst II personifies an IT culture that emphasizes quality, responsiveness, customer service, productivity, high standards and results. This position is responsible for partnering with business owners and employees throughout the company to deliver superior results. The position reports to an Information Technology Manager and maintains open and unbiased communication to ensure the objectives, scope and timeline of projects are maintained and issues surfaced as appropriate.

The position requires attention to detail and accuracy, high energy, forward thinking and the ability to adapt to changing business requirements while maintaining consistent and reliable IT solutions and services.


  1. Work with Information Technology Manager to establish challenging goals, plans and objectives that support the company’s vision.

  2. Analyze complex business problems and assess how automated solutions can be implemented to solve them.

  3. Gather data and analyze business and user needs in consultation with business owners and end-users.

  4. Help the organization understand the capabilities of current IT resources and find ways to improve productivity and overall business performance.

  5. Develop, test, debug and document software and/or configurations, as appropriate.

  6. Perform IT activities to ensure positive results are achieved in the areas of customer service, on-time delivery and business case attainment.

  7. Maintain compliance to all IT policies and procedures.

  8. Evaluate and revise internal processes to reduce costs and increase efficiency.

  9. Design and implement lean concepts and principles within the IT function and fully support lean initiatives throughout the company.

  10. Support a positive work environment based mutual respect, honesty, team work and continuous improvement.

  11. Maintain 24x7 availability to address critical business and/or IT issues.


  1. Adaptability - Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment (e.g., people, processes, structure, or culture); adjusting effectively to change by exploring the benefits, trying new approaches, and collaborating with others to make the change successful.

  2. Building Trusting Relationships - Using appropriate interpersonal styles to establish effective relationships with customers and internal partners; interacting with others in a way that promotes openness and trust and gives them confidence in one’s intentions.

  3. Collaborating - Working cooperatively with others to help a team or work group achieve its goals.

  4. Communication - Conveying information and ideas clearly and concisely to individuals or groups in an engaging manner that help them understand and retain the message; listening actively to others.

  5. Continuous Learning - Actively identifying new areas for learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learning through their application.

  6. Initiating Action - Taking prompt action to accomplish work goals; taking action to achieve results beyond what is required; being proactive.

  7. Work Standards - Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.


  1. Two (2) year associates degree or four (4) year undergraduate degree in computer science, data networks, software development or a similar quantitative disciple.

  2. At least three (3) years' experience gathering business requirements, creating application design documents and development on the iSeries in the area of AS/400 RPG, ILE, SQL, and CL.

  3. A proven track record of success within AS/400 RPG/CL environment for critical projects..

  4. Experience working with IT leaders, business owners and employees to successfully deliver, maintain and support solutions.


This job operates in a professional office environment indoors. Routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.


The position requires the ability to spend long hours sitting or standing while using office equipment and computers. Ability to perform repetitive tasks such as typing and keying. Occasional lifting, pushing/pulling, carrying 10 lbs of supplies and materials is required.

YRC Worldwide is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Minorities/Females/Persons with Disabilities/Protected Veterans

Title: Programmer Analyst II

Location: OR-Tualatin

Requisition ID: 1804RS

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