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Software Developer


Bangalore, KA, IN

Req ID:  1981
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 & Responsibilities

The Ellucian Enterprise Solutions team is looking for a Software Developer with strong expertise in java/J2EE and web applications development.  We need someone who will bring value to the team as a passionate programmer and work as independent as possible. Ability to work on complex third party applications with legacy code, and commitment to continuous learning are the desired traits in this role. This role demands knowledge and experience across all tiers of application architecture and able to work independently.

Ellucian provides great benefits, open workspace and supportive environment with opportunities for advancement.  You will be engaged with developing solutions from beginning to end. Position responsibilities are as below:

  • Requires minimum 2 year of professional experience with Liferay Portal
  • Experience with Frameworks like spring 3.x +, Hibernate 4.x + etc.
  • Working experience with Tomcat 7/8
  • Design and Development of Portal using Liferay out of the box portlets, Liferay MVC Portlets and Spring MVC portlets
  • Liferay portal 6.x, 7/DXP development experience
  • Managing the Portal using strong Administrative and Deployment skills of Liferay
  • Knowledge of Liferay theme development with CSS, JS, Ajax, JQuery and Alloy UI
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum tools such as JIRA
  • Linux platform experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently

Position Requirements

Experience: 3 to 5 years of relevant experience.

Required (mandatory) skills /knowledge / Experience


  • Server-side Java technology such as Servlets, Java Server Pages.
  • Object Oriented design and programming in Java using Java8
  • Solid understanding of MVC architecture and familiarity with any Java based web application development framework
  • Experience with database systems such as Oracle and SQL and any Java persistence framework
  • REST and SOAP web services with XML and JSON


  • Experience in single sign-on and federation protocols such as CAS, SAML 2.0,

Desired (secondary) skills/knowledge/experience:


  • ​Performance testing using JMeter
  • Git source control
  • Build tools: Ant / Maven


  • Experience with identity providers such as Shibboleth, CAS






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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