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Lead Engineer



Req ID:  1510
Level of experience:  Mid-Career
Remote:  No
Travel Required:  0%-25%

Employee Type:  Full - Time 




Ellucian designs technology that powers the educational mission of colleges and universities around the world. Inspired by that goal, Ellucian employees thrive as part of a high-performing global team committed to delivering a modern, connected, industry-leading experience for today’s students and higher education institutions. More than 2,500 institutions in 50 countries around the world look to Ellucian for the ideas and insights that will move education forward, helping people everywhere discover their futures through learning.



Position Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

- Install, configure, and maintain Oracle based technologies including Oracle Database, Oracle Warehouse builder, Oracle Fusion Middleware, Weblogic Server, Tomcat. Additional duties include and are not limited to the implementation and configuration of application components within those Banner Technologies.

- Develop and implement the backup, recovery, and cloning of all databases.

- Database & application installation and maintenance according to established best practices.

- Proactively monitor and optimize system performance using tuning, optimization, AWR, ASH, and other methods.

- Scripts and/or automates common repeatable tasks across the spectrum of supported products and technologies.

- Thoroughly document processes, procedures, and administration information for all clients and products that he/she is supporting

- Application Deployment using weblogic and tomcat

- Performance tuning of Database

- Work on Devops and tool chain like packer, ansible, terraform. Should be able to work on putting the products into the devops pipeline

- Create scripts to automate tasks using PowerShell, Python, Shell Script, or similar

- Deployment and management of AWS services - including but not limited to: VPC, Route 53, ELB, EBS, EC2, S3

- Configure system monitoring to ensure that events are identified before they become critical.

- Installing and configuring RabbitMQ and other open source technologies.


Required Skills / Knowledge Experience

  • Workflow automation of common repeatable Oracle tasks
  • Delivery Orchestration tasks on AWS
  • Automated upgrade tools, familiarity with SDK’s
  • Global capability/compliance


Application experience required:

  • Oracle Relational Database 11g and 12c Administration experience
  • Oracle SQL & PL/SQL
  • Oracle 11g Fusion Middleware experience
  • Oracle Forms & Reports experience
  • Oracle Weblogic & Apache Tomcat experience
  • Oracle Recovery Manager (RMAN) Experience
  • Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM) Experience
  • Preferred AWS certifications


- Strong Oracle and other application performance tuning / troubleshooting experience

- Strong interpersonal and customer service skills.

- The ability to work effectively with end-users and teammates, to gain their confidence, to understand their technical and operational needs and translate them into viable technical solutions.

- Ability to multitask, prioritize tasks, and execute without constant supervision. 

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.

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