• Software Engineer | PL/SQL

    Location US-TN-Nashville
    Job ID
    Job Family
    Information Technology
  • Overview


    Why work with LifeWay IT (tech.lifeway.com)? LifeWay is one of the world’s largest providers of Christian resources, and we are expanding our global footprint having recently incorporated in India and Mexico. As one of 2018 Forbes Best Midsize Employers and Best Employers for Women 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 options, a casual work environment, flexible hours, and 10% self-development time every week. This position may be based remotely in the U.S. or in Nashville, TN. Relocation assistance may be provided.


    We are looking for a Software Engineer - PL/SQL who will be involved in development projects to streamline and enhance internal applications. It will include all facets of development from requirements analysis, to design, development and implementation. Individual may interface with multiple levels of management both with the product development team as well as the IT development and architecture teams. 


    • Provides application development, integrations and/or support, including independently performing problem identification and resolution.
    • Follows and executes established development and support processes. 
    • Collaborates with business partners to troubleshoots system related issues and gather requirements for technical solutions.  
    • Performs intermediate configuration, implementation and upgrades of existing systems with minimal supervision.
    • Provides support and input to projects, including task planning and execution.
    • Works independently on projects that may span multiple functional areas. 
    • Identifies and works to automate tasks and processes with scripting, ETL tools, and automation tools. 
    • Meets the quality standards set forth by management.
    • Ensures availability when necessary for off-shift and weekend support functions.
    • Incorporates enterprise security standards into functional area
    • Participates in accomplishment of continuous improvement objectives for the department.
    • Participates in the identification of problem areas and development of resolutions to address them. 
    • Assist in developing project plans, leading meetings and other related tasks to gather and coordinate activities for requirements gathering. 


    • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or related degree
    • 3-5 years of experience with Database Programming using Oracle, PL/SQL, SQL, Unix scripting, writing and composing complex queries using efficient coding practices, functions, views, tables, and stored procedures
    • 3+ years of application support including order management, inventory management, sales tax, Customer - TCA modules, credit card/PCI compliance
    • Working knowledge of and ability to independently apply one or more programming and/or scripting languages (e.g. PL/SQL, SQL, XML Publisher, OAF Framework, Java, Unix scripting, Talend, etc.)
    • Working knowledge of a tasking tool such as JIRA
    • Agile development methodology
    • Advanced written and verbal communication skills
    • Advanced analytical and problem solving skills
    • Demonstrated ability and willingness to learn new technologies
    • Demonstrated ability to gain a general understanding of core business procedures and operations
    • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and recommend process changes that improve the overall implementation, maintenance and support of applications
    • Working knowledge of Oracle EBS preferred


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