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Senior Programmer Analyst (Colleague ERP)


Puebla, PUE, MX

Req ID:  1258
Level of experience:  Mid-Career
Remote:  Yes
Travel Required:  0%-25%

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.



The Colleague Programmer/Analyst will work directly with our clients and internal teams to help implement solutions and provide support for our clients. Many of the activities include:

  • Consults with clients to gather information about program needs, objectives, functions, features, and input and output requirements.
  • Analyzes, defines, and documents requirements for data, workflow, logical processes, hardware and operating system environment, interfaces with other systems, internal and external checks and controls, and outputs.
  • Writes and maintains technical specifications.
  • Develops and maintains plans outlining steps and time tables for developing programs.
  • Researches and evaluates software and hardware to assist in programming or to use as program platforms.
  • Customizes and codes screen layouts, graphical user interfaces, printed outputs, and interfaces with other systems.
  • Converts designs and specifications into computer code.
  • Compiles code into programs and corrects errors detected in compile process.
  • Creates test transactions and runs tests to find errors and confirm programs meet specifications.
  • Analyzes code to find causes of errors and revises programs.
  • Consults with client and/or senior team member to prototype, refine, test, and debug programs to meet needs.
  • Writes and maintains documentation to describe program development, logic, coding, testing, changes, and corrections.
  • Writes documentation that describes installation and operating procedures.
  • Reviews documentation written by others that describes installation and operating procedures. 
  • Provides technical assistance by responding to inquiries from others regarding errors, problems, or questions about programs.
  • Monitors performance of programs after implementation
  • Assists in researching performance issues with SQL queries and database functions
  • Writes custom SQL functions


Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; or at least four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to work 8am-5pm (Eastern or Central Time – US & Canada)
  • Strong SQL skills
  • Development experience using C#.NET
  • Strong analytical and communications skills required
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to learn complicated subjects quickly


Desired skills/knowledge/experience:

  • Microsoft SQL Database administration
  • Strong project management skills
  • Experience working in higher education
  • Experience with Colleague, Banner or other ERP used in the higher education field
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Career Function : Product/Engineering 

Career Level : Mid-Career 

Hiring Manager Name: Craig McKeough 

Recruiter Name: Jake Meer 

Employee Class: Regular Employee 

Remote: Yes 

Travel Required: 0%-25% 


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.