Ellucian Software Developer (SQL and C# exp.) in Lakewood, New Jersey


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Software Developer (SQL and C# exp.)


Global Services

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Role Description:

Design IT solutions for higher education! At Ellucian, we deliver a broad portfolio of technology solutions that help education institutions navigate change, achieve greater transparency and drive efficiencies. See the impact of your work with this dynamic role!

We are seeking a Software Developer to work with customers on assigned projects to identify solutions to business technical problems. The primary application being utilized by the client is PowerCampus. As a Software Developer, you will interact with customers and other consultants to translate business requirements into technical specifications for conversions, reporting, interfaces and customizations. You will be responsible for providing high-quality customer consultation and support as well converting designs and specifications into computer code.

The successful candidate will add value by:

  • Working with other consultants to develop organizational standards, effective practices and knowledge-base.

  • Monitoring, tracking and reporting project risks, issues, milestones and work completed.

  • Providing leadership for the customer enabling them to stay on time and on task.

  • Facilitating application prototyping sessions as well as providing insight into best practice methodologies.

  • Evaluating and modifying systems, where appropriate, relative to the customer business practices.

  • Analyzing, defining and documenting requirements for data, work-flow, logical processes, hardware and operating system environment, interfaces with other systems, internal and external checks and controls and outputs.

  • Providing customer with high-quality installation guides, change management and other appropriate documentation.

  • Providing direction in developing testing methodology and test scripts for use during upgrades, patch application and customizations.

  • Working with the customer to test and confirm modifications and/or updates meet specifications.

  • Providing technical assistance by responding to inquiries from others regarding errors, problems or questions about programs.

  • Training end users or technical support staff to use programs.

  • Installing and testing programs at client site; monitoring performance of programs after implementation.

  • Implementing modifications and/or updates.

  • Customizing and coding screen layouts, graphical user interfaces, printed outputs and interfaces with other systems.

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Required Skills/Knowledge/Experience:

  • Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; OR 1-3 years related experience and/or training; OR equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • 3-4 years related experience in the Higher Education industry

  • 2+ years of experience and technical knowledge with MS Dynamics/Great Plains application, related 3rd-party products and/or other systems.

Desired Skills/Knowledge/Experience:

  • Ability to effectively manage scope and customer expectations on individual assignments.• Knowledge of the PowerCampus ERP and PowerFaids is preferred.

  • Conversion and implementation experience with MS Dynaimcs/Great Plains and/or Power Campus ERP.

  • VB Scripting.

  • ASP.NET using C# and VBScript.

  • Knowledge of SQL Server DBA Functions.

  • SQL Server Integration and Reporting Services.• Familiarity with Active Directory Structure.

We, as Ellucian Technology Management, are dedicated to assisting our customers achieve their strategic goals in pursuit of the institutional mission. We are committed to continuous improvement of our skills and performance, and we hold ourselves and one another to a higher standard in all we do.As a Programmer Analyst, you will work with our client, Georgian Court University, that fosters rich culture and mission, and be a part of our growing technical team. If you like serving the community by innovating technology in the Higher Education industry, Ellucian’s Technology Management Team is the place for you then. Our culture fosters opportunities for individual impact and advancement – YOU are the change agent! We are rapidly growing and are always seeking passionate people who collaborate with our clients as subject matter experts to transform cutting edge technology.Ellucian offers a comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance. We facilitate supplementing your medical spending with a Health Savings or Flexible Spending account. Our 401(k) retirement plan offers immediate vesting and a company match. Ellucian also offers great perks like tuition assistance, flexible and telecommuting work arrangements, and pet insurance. You’ll start with three weeks of vacation and a floating holiday as well as a bank of sick-time to use caring for yourself or family members. Our benefits program is designed to help you and your family thrive!


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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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.