O'Reilly Automotive Stores, Inc Software Engineer -- RPG/Java in SPRINGFIELD, Missouri

A Software Engineer - RPG/Java is a highly skilled software developer with expert knowledge in at least one department or system. They work with a high degree of independence and develop information systems to support the business. Engineers are primarily focused on the design or integration of various software systems, databases, and third-party packages.

Essential Job Functions

  • Generally takes leadership role in guiding projects through the complete software development life cycle

  • Typical focus is on code design efforts

  • Solid understanding of secure coding techniques and best practices

  • Responsible (takes ownership) for multiple software applications

  • Manage tasks and resources while utilizing modern project management principles

  • Participate or lead the development of multiple projects at one time

  • Conducts code reviews and ensures coding best practices are being followed

  • Recommend software improvements and changes to systems, as needed

  • May approve software to be deployed to production systems

  • Perform software and data analysis to uncover issues and solve complicated problems that typically span multiple systems

  • Lead various meetings to gather software requirements and project details

  • Conduct software demo's to educate and train others in the use of software

  • Debug and correct complex software defects

Skills and Qualifications

  • 4+ years of software development experience

  • Senior level experience with RPG-ILE, RPG Free Form, CL, CLLE, Embedded SQL and DB2

  • Java experience preferred

  • Manhattan Forecast and Replenishment experience preferred

  • Supply Chain systems experience preferred

  • Advanced understanding of change management and the O'Reilly change control process and procedures

  • Advanced knowledge of Project Development Life Cycle (PDLC) and Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

  • Advanced understanding of the software and system(s) supported by their team, as well as the overall company business

  • Ability to lead and get results from others

  • Ability to articulate advanced technical concepts and teach others

  • Ability to effectively multitask

  • Expert software debugging and testing knowledge

  • Advanced understanding of complex computer systems (multiple programs, databases, communications etc)

O'Reilly Auto Parts is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the Company to treat all applicants for employment and all team members in a manner that does not discriminate against them because of their race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, military obligation, disability or any other status or characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law.