Software Engineer - Business Systems

Location US-TN-Nashville
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Information Technology


Why work with LifeWay IT (


LifeWay is the world’s largest provider of Christian resources, and we are expanding our global footprint having recently incorporated in India and Mexico. As one of 2017 Forbes Best Midsize Employers and one of the largest IT teams in Nashville, LifeWay IT is as innovative with technology solutions as we are with employee work-life balance, work environment, and culture. This position offers remote work 1-2 days/week, casual work environment, flexible hours, and 10% self-development time every week.


The Software Engineer is responsible for the facilitation of communication, collaboration, and integration between business systems and teams. This includes accelerating the development and implementation of future systems while maintaining legacy systems.



  • Designs, develops, tests and implements software solutions.
  • Develops and executes plans for system maintenance, enhancements, and configuration changes
  • Troubleshoots and resolves technical problems
  • Develops and improves relationships with peers, customers, internal departments, and other associated entities
  • Collaborates with internal and external departments to accomplish various tasks and projects




  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or related degree
  • Three (3) years development and maintenance roles with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems
  • Familiarity with software development methodology and release processes
  • Working knowledge of Object Oriented Programming
  • Ability to document requirements and specifications
  • Competence with one of the following programming languages: Java, SQL, PL/SQL
  • Ability to take initiative and self-direct when appropriate, ownership and accountability
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills to effectively collaborate with team


      Some combination of experience in these areas preferred:

  • Oracle eBusiness suite
  • Microsoft Dynamics
  • Java 8
  • Cloud experience (AWS)
  • Kubernetes, Docker creation and utilization
  • Kafka or other stream processing platforms
  • SQL and NoSQL databases


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