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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 individual 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.  You must be able to work with a wide range of resources: architects, business analysts, developers, automation engineers, managers and product managers to support rapid deployment and adoption activities in an Agile Scrum based methodology.  Successful candidates must bring SaaS based product experience including performance standards, Dev Ops, test automation and AWS. 


Primary Responsibilities

  • You will participate in the design, development and delivery of new solutions for the next generation of Higher Education products
  • You will provide technical leadership in the analysis and review of proposed system features and integration, security, scalability and performance requirements with users, business analysts, architects and team member
  • You can demonstrate strong knowledge of development methodologies, design, testing automation (Gradle, Junit, Mockito etc.), best practices and procedures
  • You ensure code developed follows DevOps practices.


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
  • Experience with designing and developing solutions for highly scalable, highly available complex systems
  • Adaptability is a must, including the ability and enthusiasm to learn new technologies quickly.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to resolve critical issues for complex systems under tight timeframes.
  • Ability to multitask and handle multiple competing priorities with minimal direction from management. Should possess excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Must be able to write technical design and build documentation for all aspects of a technical infrastructure.


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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