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Applications DBA (Ellucian Banner, Banner ODS, Oracle Database, Automation Scripting, AWS) - REMOTE


Lake Mary, FL, US

Req ID:  1446
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.



Ellucian, an enterprise SaaS/Cloud Technology company disrupting the Higher Ed community as the largest provider of ERP systems, and cloud services market. We are exclusively focused on serving Higher Education; providing flexible & scalable hybrid cloud solutions that help colleges and universities improve & enrich the education experience by providing a fresh, modern, and more connected experience for both student & faculty. Our solutions are all Cloud-ready, all tied together with a first-of-its-kind data model and technology platform.


Job Responsibilities:


The Cloud Services group has a proven track record of delivering exceptional services to clients around the globe.  We are seeking an experienced, detail-oriented, and motivated Senior Application Administrator to join our Application Services Team. Our team is responsible for delivering high performance, high availability, and high stability Cloud applications to our clients by troubleshooting, tuning and configuring their entire technology stack including Weblogic server, Tomcat application server, Linux operating system, and Oracle database server.


The Senior Applications Administrator will play an integral role in the success of the group.  Specifically, s/he will be responsible for:


  • Having been part of automation teams where various scripting languages have been used to automate common and complex tasks.
  • Database & application installation, configuration and maintenance according to established best practices
  • Develop and implement backup, recovery, and cloning of all databases
  • Proactively monitor and optimize system performance using tuning, optimization, AWR, and other methods
  • Subject matter expert in providing detailed planning information to project coordinators to assist in planning of service requests, implementation steps, corrective actions, upgrade recommendations and optimization steps for Oracle and Ellucian technologies and products
  • Scripting language expertise to automate common repeatable tasks across the spectrum of supported products and technologies
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously and able to adapt to changing business goals
  • Publish, improve and maintain technical documentation along with processes and procedures
  • Engage in continuous learning and adoption of new concepts, technologies and problem-solving techniques
  • Participate in after hours on-call process


Required Skills:


  • Proven professional and technical experience in an enterprise cloud environment with a focus on customer service and delivery role managing and mitigating escalations
  • 5+ years of experience with Oracle Relational Database Administration (11g and 12c), installation, and configuration management
  • Strong knowledge on Oracle SQL & PL/SQL, Oracle Recovery Manager (RMAN), Weblogic Server, Oracle Fusion Middleware (Forms and Reports), Operational Data Storage (ODS)
  • Strong background in automation and scripting in a Linux/Unix environment.
  • Good experience with Single Sign-on Configuration/Support (SSO)
  • 5+ years of experience with enterprise scale Linux Administration
  • Administration of web servers running Tomcat, Apache, IIS, Nginx
  • Experience in Shell, Perl, Python, or similar scripting languages to automate common tasks.
  • Experience with LDAP and SSL setup and configuration
  • ITIL Knowledge (Incident, Change and Problem Management) and related tools (ServiceNow)
  • A desire to resolve problems and not just incidents or events. Possess the tenacity to delve to the root of the problem quickly, understand why it happened, and prevent it in the future
  • Works well with cross-functional global and remote teams
  • Demonstrate the ability to learn new technologies, methods, and tools quickly to meet our business requirements
  • Proven ability to collaborate with team members to achieve successful customer outcomes
  • Strong presentation, verbal and written skills, excellent customer service, as well as high attention to detail


Desired Skillset (Plus to Have):


  • Hands-on operational experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Ellucian Banner ERP Administration, installation, and configuration
  • Knowledge of Ellucian Banner Oracle tables
  • Supported Banner Document Management, Degree Works, Banner Enterprise Identity Services (BEIS), Application Navigator, Job Submissions, 3rd party integrations (ie. Touch-Net, E-visions, Argos Report Writing, etc.) 
  • Proficient with automated deployment and upgrade tools, including Ellucian Solution Manager (ESM)


Education / Certifications:


  • B.S (Computer Science/Engineering) or equivalent preferred. Similar qualifications with adequate experience will be considered
  • Oracle Certified Professional Certification
  • AWS Certification, a plus



Ellucian is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, or any other protected factor.




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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