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Software Developer



Req ID:  1856
Level of experience:  Mid-Career
Remote:  No
Travel Required:  None

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 Roles and responsibilities


  • Analyze and influence business, functional and technical requirements
  • Engaging with team in software requirement analysis, design and reviews
  • Staying current with modern web development trends
  • Designing and developing reusable platform components and web applications
  • Develop code according to specifications and standards
  • Prepare test data
  • Present ideas and solutions
  • Plan and conduct basic unit and integration testing
  • Engage in continuous learning and adoption of new concepts, technologies and functionality
  • Demonstrate ownership from specification review to product adoption
  • Responsible for planning, processing, and executing technical assignments. 
  • Makes independent decisions and gets it reviewed before acting within established practices and procedures.
  • Work is collaborative in nature and provides regular updates to scrum team on project/assignments status.
  • Impacts team or client productivity/effectiveness.
  • Interact with employees and/or clients for specialized or informative purposes.


Required Skills/Knowledge/Experience:


  • 3+ years of experience in Java/J2EE development.
  • 1+ years working experience on database skills.
  • Knowledge of SDLC
  • Web Development best practices
  • Demonstrated innovations at work
  • Experience in working with distributed and cross-cultural teams
  • Experience of Scrum Agile development methodology
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Pl/SQL is a required skill. Ability to write queries and database objects while following standards and processes.
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills


Desired Skills/Knowledge/Experience:


  • Experience creating accessible applications
  • Interest in higher education applications
  • Knowledge/experience: GIT, PL/SQL, Oracle, WebLogic, Tomcat.
  • Experience with Java Performance Analysis and Tuning
  • Experience with designing and implementing SaaS based applications
  • Experience with Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) standards
  • AJAX and RESTful API’s
  • Working knowledge of Groovy/Grails framework



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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