• Programmer I

  • Overview

    Do you enjoy spending your days developing and implementing software programs that meet the needs of the business? Is the anticipation of troubleshooting and resolving challenging problems and issues what makes you get out of bed in the morning?  Is programming your passion?  All yes responses?  This is the job for you!


    As the number one manufacturer of indoor air quality products, we know that smart, accomplished people are the reason for our success. It is because of those team members that we’ve been providing the best indoor air quality products to our customers for 79 years. To create the best, we need to be the best and that’s Aprilaire, a division of Research Products Corporation has been designated by InBusiness magazine as one of Madison's Best Companies to Work For and why we are a Worksite Superstar Award Winner and a Bicycle Friendly Business


    We are growing and seeking a talented Programmer I to join the IT team in our Madison, Wisconsin corporate headquarters.  If you like maintaining an organization’s many complex computer systems and platforms, are great with people, and are looking to work for a terrific company, read on to learn more. 


    In this newly created position, you will work closely with the Senior Programmer working on existing business application software, integrations with other applications and databases, and web-based applications to meet the business needs of Aprilaire and its customers.


    Additional responsibilities of the Programmer I position are:

    • Maintaining existing iSeries (written in RPG) and legacy System 36 platform ERP system.
    • Interpreting programming, troubleshooting issues, and making modifications to existing code to meet the company and user needs.
    • Architecting, developing, and implementing software programs to meet business requirements.
    • Resolving and troubleshooting problems and complex issues.
    • Assisting employees in use of new procedures and programs.
    • Assisting with programming projects that meet business needs. 


    The Qualifications Needed for Success are: 

    • Bachelor's degree in MIS or similar discipline
    • 5 years' experience of RPG programming
    • Strong familiarity with standard programming techniques and ability to put into practice:
      • RPGLE, CL, and Free Format programming language.
      • IFS and file shares.
      • Experience with HTML and Java desired by not required.
    • Skilled in the use of:
      • Java
      • Web-based development
      • MS SQL
    • Experience in the following S/36 environments:
      • S/36 OCL procedures, indexes, and sorts.
      • S/36 RPG
      • S/36 menus and display files.
    • Strong customer service orientation with the ability to work well with users (understanding needs, training users on programs and procedures).
    • Strong initiative, organizational skills, and the ability to drive projects to conclusion.
    • Experience and understanding of manufacturing processes such as MRP, orders, routings, bills of materials.
    • Skilled in designing and developing print programs and reports.  


    Pre-employment, post offer drug and background screen are required for all positions.



    We offer a rewarding career with growth potential, the ability to make a difference in both your work and community, and the opportunity to work with a fantastic team. Our Competitive Salary and Outstanding Benefits Package includes:

    • Platinum Rated Health Insurance Plan (The Company covers 80% cost of the premium with a low annual deductible.)
    • Comprehensive Wellness Program (On-site Health Educator, Fitness Programs, Biking Initiatives Including Indoor Bike Parking, On-site Farm Delivery of Organic Produce, and much more!)
    • 401k with Company Matching
    • Profit Sharing - 6% in 2017
    • Vacation & Holiday Pay
    • Dental & Vision Insurance
    • Basic Life Insurance (Employer Paid)
    • Supplemental Life Insurance
    • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability (Employer Paid)
    • Tuition Assistance
    • And much, much more! 


    Apply online with your resume. Online applicants only please.  www.aprilaire.com/jobs



    Aprilaire, a Division of Research Product Corporation

    1015 East Washington Avenue

    P.O. Box 1467

    Madison, WI 53701-1467



    Applicants have rights under federal and state employment laws:

    Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)  En Español

    Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)  En Español

    Wisconsin Family and Medical Leave Act (WFMLA)  En Español

    Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)  En Español


    Aprilaire is an E-Verify company.




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