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Java Software Developer


Dublin, D, IE

Req ID:  1980
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.




Purpose of the role

Ellucian is seeking an innovative hands-on Java Developer to be an integral part of the design, build out and adoption of an exciting new cloud-based higher education solutions.  Working closely with product architects and product management this individual design and create this new green field product. Successful candidates must bring SaaS based product experience including performance standards, Dev Ops, test automation and AWS. 



Selection Criteria – Professional skills

  • Hands on experience with design and development of highly available, distributed and scalable transactional enterprise systems.
  • Strong Java/J2EE background with deeper knowledge on Spring frameworks such as spring-security, spring-mvc, spring-data, JPA & Hibernate.
  • Strong knowledge on securing applications, thorough understanding of OWASP top 10 risks and solutions
  • Experience and strong knowledge in developing high throughput, high performance systems and global applications
  • Experience in development in a CI/CD environment and familiarity with CI/CD tools.
  • Experience in applying modern Agile Software Development practices.
  • Experience in micro-services development



Competitive salary, Medical cover, Dental cover, travel insurance, life assurance, income protection insurance, 5% non-contributory pension, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays.



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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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