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Senior Software Developer


Puebla, PUE, MX

Req ID:  2072
Level of experience:  Mid-Career
Remote:  No
Travel Required:  None

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.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, test and implement high quality enterprise software, as a member of a creative, agile development team creating solutions that exceed customer expectations.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced delivery focused environment
  • Support customer adoption of new solutions.
  • Engage in continuous learning and adoption of new concepts, technologies and functionality
  • Work with ambiguity and changing priorities yet always focused on the end result
  • Oriented towards problem-solving and analyzing technical and functional impacts
  • Demonstrate ownership from specification review to final testing
  • Actively participate within agile development ceremonies (sprint reviews, planning, scrums)
  • Frequently learn new technologies/libraries/concepts and share knowledge with your colleagues
  • Present information with confidence at team meetings
  • Collaborate with Business Analysts, Developers, Tech Lead, and Architects to determine the optimum user interface design, workflow, and functionality of software products



  • 4+ years of professional software development experience
  • Degree in computer science, software engineering or similar course of study
  • Highly motivated self-starter with advanced capability to quickly learn, and work with new technologies and complex technical environments, including a variety of databases and operating systems.
  • Some experience building web services and/or cloud-based software
  • Experience with Agile software development practices such as XP, Lean Agile, Scrum, and Kanban.
  • Familiar with common data structures, algorithms, and object-oriented and basic functional idioms.
  • Working knowledge of GIT and collaborative development practices (e.g., Pull Requests, feature branches)
  • Proficiency with Java and J2EE
  • Well versed in Object Oriented Design and Principles
  • Understanding of basic Linux and command line usage
  • Hands-on experience with Oracle and PL/SQL
  • Working knowledge of REST, JSON, XML and asynchronous communication (e.g., queues, topics, streams)
  • Demonstrated ability to author highly-readable code
  • Familiarity with Integration tests.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability for critical thinking and problem solving



[Highly] Desired Skills / Knowledge / Experience

  • Cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, or equivalent)
  • DevOps tools and processes
  • Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment
  • Higher education domain knowledge
  • Working knowledge of Ellucian products

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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