Ellucian Senior Project Manager in Bangalore, India


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Senior Project Manager


Product Team

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  • Working with the Manager, Director, Product Owners and/or Product Manager to plan the release calendar and decide deliverables for a release

  • Working with the team (Developers, QAs and BA) to plan, scope and deliver to the commitments

  • Work with the Release, UXD and Documentation Teams to secure their time/availability to support projects, and do necessary collaboration/follow up to ensure on time delivery

  • Participate in reviewing user-stories, test plans, designs, code, etc. and ensure that all processes and standards for applications for Ellucian are followed

  • Build a good understanding of our products, customer base and their needs and work with the Product Owner to help manage customer expectations and queries

  • Work with the customer support team to triage on issues reported and ensure that customers get a prompt response for their issues

  • Bring-in a culture of continuous improvement in the team such as focusing on areas that can benefit from automation to improve customer experience and quality

  • Resource planning, management and reporting

  • Set goals, review periodically and bring in the cultural change in teams at Ellucian, aligned to the organizations values and objectives

  • Identify and design training to suit the upskilling need for employees

  • Take on the responsibilities of the Scrum Master role

  • Provide leadership and mentoring to team on technical areas, process and tools

  • Work in collaboration with other teams across the organization in developing solutions and/or to support each other as necessary

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  • 7+ year’s experience in software development

  • 4+ year’s experience managing software development teams

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Results oriented with relentless focus on operational excellence and execution.

  • Demonstrated ability to implement agile approaches which dramatically improve software quality and speed to market.

  • Experience in technical and operational cooperation and integration with other company business units.

  • Demonstrates the qualities of participatory leadership and team motivation.

Company Information:

Ellucian is the world’s leading provider of software, services and insight to higher education. Ellucian helps the higher education community—students, faculty, and staff—achieve their goals more efficiently, effectively, and with reduced risk. Ellucian’s comprehensive suite of software solutions includes student information systems (SIS), finance and HR systems, recruiting and retention systems, among other offerings. With more than 1,500 institutions subscribing to Ellucian’s cloud services and SaaS offerings, the company is one of the largest providers of cloud-based solutions. Ellucian also supports the higher education community with a range of professional services, such as application software implementation, training, education, and management consulting. More than 2,400 institutions in 40 countries rely on Ellucian to help enable the mission of higher education.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at Ellucian without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law.