Ellucian Programmer Analyst in Dover, Delaware


Posting Title:

Programmer Analyst


Global Services

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Role Description:

The Sr. Programmer/Analyst uses superior programming skills and knowledge of customer business challenges to provide outstanding service to the Ellucian Managed Services client community. The work ranges from software troubleshooting and break/fix support up to full application development and spans many areas including applications, integrations and reporting. This is a customer-facing position that requires good consulting skills.

This position may require travel up to 20%.

In addition, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing project management, leadership, needs assessment, integration services and the ability to develop a strong working relationship with the client.

The Sr. Programmer/Analyst will:

Provide creative technical input to help develop technical solutions to customer problems.

Facilitate business process review and application prototyping sessions as well as providing business process analysis and insight into best practice methodologies.

Consult with client to prototype, refine, test, and debug applications.

Apply design and programming skills across all application tiers to develop and test application, changes, interfaces, reports and scripts.

Provide quality end-user consultation and support.

Provide technical assistance by responding to inquiries from others regarding errors, problems, or questions about applications. Analyze code to find causes of errors and revise applications.

Prepare documents related to requirements and specifications for conversion, reporting, interfaces and custom applications.

Write documentation that describes installation and operating procedures.

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Technology Management

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Required Skills/Knowledge/Experience:

5+ years related experience.

Oracle database developer expertise including SQL, PL/SQL, database functions and procedures.

Experience with reporting tools including Argos, Cognos, Crystal Reports or similar products.

Experience using a Oracle SQL development environment such as TOAD or SQL Developer.

Experience with developing reports and systems integrations.

Proven ability to troubleshoot issues and implement solutions.

Strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, vendors and customers.

Desired Skills/Knowledge/Experience:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, IT or equivalent degree program.

Oracle Forms and Reports development experience.

ProC and ProCOBOL development experience.

Oracle HTP built-in web application development.

UNIX/Linux shell script and or cron experience.

Experience with business and higher education applications

Experiencie or knowledge of Ellucian Banner

Oracle developer certification.

Java MVC web application development experience.

Groovy / GRAILS web application development experience.

Knowledge of Angular, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery.

Other web application development (PHP, Ruby, etc.)

Application consulting experience is highly desired.


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.

Functional Area:

Technology Management

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We’re inclusive

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.