Ellucian Sr. Software Developer in Bangalore, India


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Sr. Software Developer


Product Team

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Role Description:

As Ellucian's Senior Front-End Software Developer on the Ethos platform group you will utilize your expertise primarily in JavaScript to help us create the next-generation platform and Design System used by product management, UX/UI designers and developers across the Ellucian product ecosystem. In addition to our internal customers, our users are also tens-of-thousands of students, professors, administrators, and staff using smartphones, tablets, and personal computers. You'll collaborate with multiple teams across the organization to influence the design and development direction of our products, and build them using modern development technologies with a keen eye toward resiliency, maintainability, and massive scale.

As a senior member of this Agile scrum team, this position requires not only rock solid UI development skills, but also a background and/or interest in creating tools, frameworks, and libraries for other developers and designers to build upon. You will help drive and create the roadmap for features across multiple teams using our design system. You’ll be working on building Ellucian’s Design System for product teams to use and reference across the Ellucian ecosystem using cutting edge technology and tools. This is an entirely cloud-based, modern web application built and hosted in Amazon Web Services. You’ll be challenged and learning new skills all the time while adopting new techniques and technologies as they emerge.

Your Key Responsibilities include:

  • Write scalable, performant code that customers love

  • Evaluate your solution across multiple browsers, javascript engine for performance

  • Negotiate and honor cross-team agreements on architecture and delivery

  • Code and features from working with product management all the way through to deployment and support

  • Analyze, design and develop test cases and implement automated functional tests

  • Resolve complex technical issues in existing applications

  • Provide technical mentoring to other junior software developers within the team

  • Help the team's product owner by defining technical requirements for feature development

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Required Education, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field

  • 5+ years in software development and front-end web programming

  • JavaScript frameworks, (preferably Node.js and React)

  • Strong front end, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, React JSX

  • Integrating with server-side code to produce dynamic pages

  • Task/Build runners such as Gulp, Grunt or Webpack

  • REST (preferred), SOAP, web services and/or other web integration technologies

  • Developing cross-browser, cross-platform, cross-device compatible solutions

  • Version control system (git, svn, etc.)

Desired Skills/Knowledge/Experience:

  • Agile methodologies and scrum

  • Project management tool such as JIRA

  • Working on teams that practice test-driven or behavior-driven development

  • CSS Grid

  • Third party component libraries, preferably Material UI

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.