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Senior Consultant


Bengaluru, KA, IN

Req ID:  1163
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.



The  ‘Consultant- BI Reporting’ uses his superior report development skills and his Data Warehousing/BI knowledge to provide outstanding service to the Ellucian Managed Services client community.


He/she will closely work with the Business Users to gather and prioritize the requirements. He/she will be involved in building the prototypes and demonstrating the same to the customer. Once reports are developed and tested he will provide a reports demo to end users. He is also involved in the documenting of functional and technical requirements.  Responsibilities also include knowledge sharing through demonstrations and training to technical staff and end users.

In addition, the successful candidate will be responsible for needs assessment, solutioning and developing a strong working relationship with the client.




The ‘Consultant- BI Reporting’ Consultant will:


  • Connect with business users to understand the reporting needs and  build/demonstrate prototypes that may suit the user needs



  • Develop and test the reports (requested by the business users) using various reporting tools like SSRS  , OBIEE , Argos etc


  • Migration of reports from one reporting tool to another. This involves understanding/clarifying the requirements for the existing reports and rebuilding the same in a new reporting tool


  • Debugging the issues with the existing reports and provide the appropriate fixes



  • Provide technical assistance by responding to inquiries from others regarding errors, problems, or questions about reporting applications. Analyze code to find causes of errors and revise applications


  • Prepare documents related to requirements and specifications for conversion, reporting, interfaces and custom applications.


  • Write documentation that describes installation and operating procedures.



Required Skills/Knowledge/Experience:


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, IT or equivalent degree program.


  • Overall 6 -10  years of experience. With 4 + years of relevant experience in the area of reports development


  • Working experience with any of these reporting tools : Microsoft SSRS , OBIEE , Argos


  • Strong Data Warehousing concepts (Facts , Dimensions ,Hierarchies , Aggregate tables , Dimensional Data Modelling  etc)


  • Strong experience of SQL queries and performance tuning


  • Prior experience of directly working with the business users for gathering the requirements , prototype demonstrations etc


  • Willing to learn new technologies to serve the ever changing customer needs


  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, vendors and customers.


  • Proactively communicate and collaborate with external and internal customers to analyze information needs and functional requirements and deliver the artifacts as needed


  • Develop accurate and comprehensive test plans and execute tests according to plans.


Desired Skills/Knowledge/Experience:


  • Knowledge of Cognos , Tableaue Reporting tool


  • Knowledge of ETL development
  • Knowledge about the US Higher Education Domain

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.