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Ellucian Banner Database Administrator- REMOTE


Nashville, TN, US

Req ID:  1396
Level of experience:  Senior Level
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.



This role is REMOTE with 80% Travel.


Ellucian is seeking an experienced Principle Oracle DBA specializing in the Ellucian Banner ERP. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five to ten years' experience working as a consultant or at a college or university as a DBA responsible for the Ellucian Banner product with technical project lead responsibilities.


Required Qualifications of the Principle Oracle Banner DBA:

  • Experience serving as a leader and Oracle Banner expert within the IT department at a college or university
  • Thorough understanding of the technical architecture of the Ellucian Banner software suite, including the latest release - Banner 9
  • Experience installing and configuring Banner 9 and all related tools and products
  • Five to ten years of experience supporting an Oracle database environment and related tools
  • Five to ten years of experience conducting database tuning, maintaining security, conducting backups, and optimizing Oracle Banner technical environments
  • Demonstrated experience supporting the integration and maintenance of third-party applications that integrate with the Banner ERP. Examples include Touchnet, Cashnet, Atomic, NelNet, Kronos, Webfocus, Evisions Intellecheck and learning management systems such as Canvas or Moodle
  • Experience with tools such as GIT, Ellucian Solution Manager (ESM), Application Navigator, Banner 9 Admin Pages and Self-Service, Jenkins Agent and Ellucian Ethos Identity and Integration services
  • Ability to quickly and accurately troubleshoot database issues and offer effective solutions
  • A demonstrated understanding of application single sign-on for the Banner 9 release
  • Ability to manage multiple complex and time sensitive projects simultaneously


Responsibilities of the Oracle Banner DBA:

  • Provide support of the Oracle database and related tools for multiple clients
  • Review and install updates and patches for the Banner ERP and related 3rd party products
  • Conduct database tuning, security, backups, and optimization of the database for the Banner ERP
  • Create, maintain and upgrade ERP environment including Tomcat and Webfocus servers
  • Provide troubleshooting assistance with issues related to user logins and single sign on for Banner9
  • Provide senior technical leadership to assist clients with complex technical planning and task management for clients implementing all the Ellucian Banner products




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.

Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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