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Wycliffe USA

Orlando, Florida, United States

Date Posted:
02/24/2009
Categories:
IT
Job Type:
Full-Time
Wycliffe USA
Job Description:
Do you want a job where you know you will make an awesome impact for all eternity? Did you know that there are millions of people in more than 2,700 language groups who are still waiting for the Bible to be translated into their mother tongues? As one of two application programmers at the Wycliffe USA headquarters in Orlando, Florida, you will facilitate the work of Bible translation by using programming skills to provide software solutions that enable Wycliffe USA to meet their information management needs. To qualify for each of the following two positions, you must have three to five years of programming experience. Position 1 requires either a knowledge of or willingness to learn: Visual Basic; Use of APIs; SQL (a requirement); Oracle databases (a plus); an attitude of service to the business users; and demonstrated ability to code, test and document programs of moderate complexity. Position 2 requires either a knowledge of or willingness to learn: Oracle iPortal and HTML DB products; JAVAscript; PL/SQL; SQL; an attitude of service to the business users; and demonstrated ability to code, test and document programs of moderate complexity independently. Here at Wycliffe we welcome your partnership and hope that through it we will be able to see Bible translation in progress in every language that needs it by the year 2025! Contact us today!

Position Description:
Use programming skills to provide software solutions that enable Wycliffe USA to meet their information management needs.

Position Responsibilities:
While other duties may be assigned, the following are a minimal set of duties and responsibilities:
Actively participates with a project development team
Creates prototypes and functional specifications for software projects
Ability to create programs from technical specifications
Codes, tests and documents moderately complex programs according to department standards
Modifies and fixes problems in existing programs
Attend either in person or via conference call all team meetings and monthly department meetings.
Submit weekly and monthly reports in electronic format to the Systems Development Manager.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
None

Position KSA Competency:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.

knowledge of or willingness to learn:
o Visual Basic
o Use of APIs
o SQL (a requirement)
o Oracle databases a plus
attitude of service to the business users
demonstrated ability to code, test and document programs of moderate complexity

To perform this job successfully, the individual must demonstrate the desire and the ability to support corporate Biblical and religious goals and participate in regular work-related spiritual activities without mental reservation.

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Good written and verbal communication skills for effective communication

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as interest, proportions, and percentages Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

REASONING ABILITY
Ability to understand and interpret complex data
Experience in analysis of complex functions, procedures, and problems to find effective solutions

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.

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Wycliffe USA

Wycliffe USA is part of an international association of organizations dedicated to seeing God's Word become accessible to all people in the language that speaks to their heart. Wycliffe’s staff is passionate about the glory of God through the translation of His Word for all peoples of the earth in the language they understand best. Consider this an invitation to check us out. If you’re just getting to know us, consider digging into our core values and reading through our mission statement. You can learn about our history, meet our leaders, or v More...