Ellucian Software Developer - Java / SQL in Melbourne, Florida


Posting Title:

Software Developer - Java / SQL


Global Services

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Role Description:

  • Consults with clients to gather information about program needs, objectives, functions, features, and input and output requirements.

  • Analyzes, defines, and documents requirements for data, workflow, logical processes, hardware and operating system environment, interfaces with other systems, internal and external checks and controls, and outputs.

  • Writes and maintains technical specifications.

  • Develops and maintains plans outlining steps and time tables for developing programs.

  • Researches and evaluates software and hardware to assist in programming or to use as program platforms.

  • Customizes and codes screen layouts, graphical user interfaces, printed outputs, and interfaces with other systems.

  • Converts designs and specifications into computer code.

  • Compiles code into programs and corrects errors detected in compile process.

  • Creates test transactions and runs tests to find errors and confirm programs meet specifications.

  • Analyzes code to find causes of errors and revises programs.

  • Consults with client and/or senior team member to prototype, refine, test, and debug programs to meet needs.

  • Writes and maintains documentation to describe program development, logic, coding, testing, changes, and corrections.

  • Writes documentation that describes installation and operating procedures.

  • Reviews documentation written by others that describes installation and operating procedures.

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

  • Monitors performance of programs after implementation

  • Assists in researching performance issues with SQL queries and database functions

  • Writes custom SQL functions

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Technology Management

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  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; or two to four years programming experience and/or training; programming experience

  • Ability to work 8am-5pm

  • Strong SQL, Query, development skills

  • Development experience using Java, PLSQL

  • Good communication written and verbal

  • Strong analytical and communications skills required

  • Ability to work independently

  • Ability to learn complicated subjects quickly​


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.