Ellucian Principal Software Developer in Reston, Virginia


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Principal Software Developer


Product Team

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Role Description:

  • Participate on a high performing scrum team

  • Design, develop, and unit test software

  • Collaborate on architecture and design across multiple teams

  • Engage with the team in software requirements, design, and reviews

  • Stay current with development trends looking for opportunities to improve our development approaches and best practices

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Required Skills/Knowledge/Experience

  • Server-side Java technology such as Servlets, Java Server Pages, PHP or Grails

  • Client-side JavaScript

  • Experience with Node.js

  • Experience with AWS (ECS,EC2, S3, Cloudwatch, Redis, VPC, Route 53, IAM, Kenesis Firehose)

  • CICD and IAAS experience (Jenkins, Terraform, Ansible, Packer)

  • Object Oriented design and programming

  • Git source control

  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills

Desired Skills/Knowledge/Experience

  • Experience with enterprise workflow products

  • Experience with declarative business rules

  • AWS Certification

  • Agile development

  • Experience with database systems such as Oracle, SQL, and mySQL

  • JIRA or other issue and project management software

  • Experience with cloud-ready applications

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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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.