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Senior Banner ERP Programmer Analyst


Immaculata, PA, US

Req ID:  577
Level of experience:  Mid-Career
Remote:  No
Travel Required:  None

Employee Type:  Full - Time 




Ellucian helps education institutions thrive in an open and dynamic world. We deliver a broad portfolio of technology solutions, developed in collaboration with a global education community, and provide strategic guidance to help education institutions of all kinds navigate change, achieve greater transparency, and drive efficiencies. 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 Senior Programmer Analyst will provide requirements analysis, software design, application development, implementation, integration, and maintenance for Ellucian Banner and associated administrative systems.



Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Design, develop, test, and maintain software solutions based on defined requirements and according to institutional and industry standards.


  • Use reporting tools and programming languages to design and develop reports.


  • Perform systems analysis for new business processes and business process improvement.


  • Design and implement automated batch processes.


  • Implement solutions in the student information system.


  • Maintain and enhance existing solutions and document changes.


  • Troubleshoot technical problems and errors encountered by users.


  • Develop and maintain integration between various administrative systems.


  • Manage and perform Banner system upgrades and related projects.


  • Provide end-user operational support and satisfy ad hoc requests for data.


  • Recommend and implement best practices with regard to the institution’s administrative systems.


  • Review system documentation prepared by others for completeness and correctness.



Required Skills:


  • Knowledge and experience working with Banner SIS.


  • Bachelor’s degree with appropriate related work experience.


  • Experience in higher education information technology support.


  • Student information systems in higher ed.


  • Strong SQL language programming and query optimization skills.


  • Relational database design and normalization experience.


  • Strong problem solving skills.


  • Procedural programming experience.


  • Ability to work and participate in a team environment.


  • Outstanding work, task and time management aptitudes.


  • Excellent information gathering, research, and reporting skills.


  • Exceptional interpersonal communication skills.


  • Excellent customer service skills.



Desired Skills:


  • ITIL Experience.


  • Knowledge and experience working with Oracle Database Server.


  • Evisions Argos reporting platform.


  • Appworx/UC4/Automic process automation tool.


  • Degree Works degree audit system.


  • Knowledge and experience with financial aid and student functional areas.



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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