• Software Engineer | Entry Level

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


    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 is located in Nashville, TN and offers some remote work days, flexible hours, and 10% self-development time every week. Relocation assistance may be available for qualified applicants!


    We are looking for a Software Engineer with API and back-end development skills who is motivated and interested in building services and integrations in modern, functional programming paradigms. You will work in a highly collaborative environment with teammates from varying backgrounds and skill sets coming together to solve challenging problems as a team. 


    The ideal candidate will demonstrate our core values of being trustworthy, collaborative, comprehensive, transformational, passionate, and innovative.


    • Design and code integrations using REST APIs and event driven technologies (ie: Kafka)
    • Troubleshoot and resolve technical problems
    • Provide test plan, unit test development and maintenance and UAT testing support
    • Develop and improve relationships with internal customers and other divisional teams to accomplish various tasks and projects
    • Develop and execute plans for system and network implementations, maintenance, enhancements, and configuration changes


    • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, OR equivalent work and technical training experience
    • Knowledge of Java technologies
    • Git, github experience preferred
    • Willingness to learn functional programming paradigm
    • Strong analytical, problem solving, and creative thinking skills
    • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with both technical team members and stakeholders who may be less technical
    • Agile experience (Scrum/Kanban) preferred
    • Attendance or membership at a Christian church


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