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Req ID:  1790
Level of experience:  Senior Level
Remote:  No
Travel Required:  0%-25%

Employee Type:  Full - Time 




At Ellucian, we’re motivated by a mission. Higher education is facing profound change. Shifting demographics and cultural perceptions, combined with declining support and rising expectations, are forcing colleges to do more with less. That’s where we come in. As true believers in the power of education to transform lives, we’re dedicated to helping all our customers thrive—not just survive—in these challenging times by transforming their institutions from the traditional paper-based colleges of yesterday to the agile, connected campuses of today. From cloud solutions built on world-class infrastructure to powerful analytics that drive successful planning, we lead the industry in building enterprise-class solutions tailored to institutions around the world.

Our passion and commitment for learning and continuous improvement drive us internally, too. From professional development to flexibility and work-life balance, we give our global employees the tools they need to succeed so we can all grow together.

Job Responsibilities & Requirements


  • Lead the technical direction of the product.
  • Document current, intermediate, and future state technical architectures that support the product’s vision and mission.
  • Assist product development teams to provide technical leadership and guidance
  • Facilitate and collaborate with scrum teams and product owners to create technical architectural  documentation as required.
  • Work with global teams and Responsible for contributing to the technical direction of the product for the next 3-5 years by incorporating best of breed technologies.
  • Provide ongoing evaluation of technology solutions and capabilities to ensure appropriate alignment of business objectives.
  • Assess options, risks and cost-benefit analyses as they pertain to data architecture, security, and other technology issues.
  • Outline technical recommendations and identify technological requirements that support the product roadmap.
  • Develop a technical roadmap that maps to the product’s future state.
  • Promote technical standards, guidelines, best practices and quality control measures for enabling and implementing software systems.


Required Skills/Knowledge/Experience


  • 12+ years of Software Development background.
  • Min 3 Years of working experience as an Architect.
  • Deep background knowledge in software development and architecture with Oracle knowledge incl. PL/SQL, Java for Enterprise solutions. Oracle APEX experience would be an added advantage.
  • Experience of database design and coding best practices.
  • Experience developing, architecting and deploying cloud based applications on different platforms.
  • Ability to create high level- and detail designs and data modeling for enterprise solutions and integrated components
  • Technical understanding complex ETL architectures (high availability, messaging, queueing, parallelization)
  • Knowledge in Performance tuning of SQL-Queries and security implications of SaaS products
  • Experience with agile development, continuous delivery, and DevOps and related tools.
  • Proactive and communicative to be closely aligned within the Product Management and customer requirements.
  • Strong communication and influencing skills with the ability to develop technical and business artifacts.


Desired Skills/Knowledge/Experience


  • Experience UX, Web Technologies (Eg: Angular, React).
  • Functional knowledge of Higher Education Domain is a plus.

Ellucian provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Ellucian complies with all laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.  Ellucian expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Ellucian employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.