Lead Software Developer

3+ months agoBengaluru, India

Together we are powering the future of Higher Education
Here at Ellucian, we are motivated by a mission the power of education to transform lives and change the world. We are the global market leader in EdTech for Higher Education, serving more than 2,700 customers and reaching over 20 million students in 50+ countries. We are dedicated to helping Higher Ed thrive by transforming their institutions to agile, digitally connected campuses that enable student success.

About the opportunity

The incumbent will be part of a new Ellucian team that is responsible for creating the Next Generation SaaS (NGS) solutions for Payment. This work is aligned to support Ellucian's strategy of accelerating customers' journey to the Ellucian Managed Cloud service and Next Generation SaaS (NGS).

As a Lead Software Developer (Full Stack Developer), you will bring new and creative solutions to the evolution of our product while supporting design principles: extensibility, configuration, usability, openness, and scalability. You will engage in the full development life cycle, from specification review to product adoption. This is an exciting opportunity to work with talented new teams and to build your skills with cutting edge technologies such as ReactJS, NodeJS, AWS, bootstrap, HTML5, and more.

Where you will make an impact

  • As a member of creative and agile development team, design, develop, test high quality enterprise solution without compromising quality, time and customer expectations
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced delivery focused challenging environment.
  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with all members throughout the organization.
  • Engaging with the team in software requirements, designs, and reviews
  • Set direction for our web development practices and provide technical guidance to developers
  • Engage in continuous learning and adoption of new concepts, technologies and functionality.
  • Embrace and evangelize change.
  • Work with ambiguity and changing priorities yet always focused on the end result.
  • Oriented towards problem-solving and analyzing impacts, both technically and functionally.
  • Demonstrate ownership from specification review to final testing.
  • Sound decision-making skills, as well as the ability to exercise good judgment while consistently meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as on teams, in an agile, global environment.
  • Assist software development manager in project planning.

What you will bring

  • 10 + year's experience in software development.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to analyze and infer requirements, working in an Agile team environment.
  • Hands on experience in Restful Microservices using Node.js (Advanced)
  • Hands on experience on building serverless APIs using AWS services Lambda, API Gateway, Cognito using Node.js
  • Expertise in AWS likes EC2,S3,Auto Scaling, EBS, ELB,IAM, VPC and Cloud Watch
  • Experienced in tools like GIT/SVN.
  • Proficiency in writing pipeline code for Jenkins. Experience in creating Docker images and Docker Containers.
  • Web tier programming / UI Layer - ReactJS, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, jQuery, and Ajax.
  • Experience with React JS and the Material-UI component library will be an added advantage.
  • MYSQL/PostGreSQL knowledge and the ability to understand and write complex SQL queries.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills with experience of working under pressure with precision and accuracy.
  • Ability to cope with rapidly changing priorities and a continual backlog of work.
  • A great team player and ready to take on initiatives on the unknown areas.
  • Knowledge of working in Linux environment is must.

What makes #Ellucianlife
  • 22 days annual leave plus 11 public holidays
  • Competitive gratuity policy
  • Group insurance and Annual health check up plan with a variety of family and wellness benefits.
  • Thrive Flex Program that allows you to contribute towards your health, financial or learning interests
  • 5 charitable days to support the community that supports us
  • Diversity and inclusion programs that promote employee resource groups such as: Buzzinga and Lean In Team to name a few.
  • Parental leave
  • Employee referral bonuses to encourage the addition of great new people to the team
  • We Foster a learning culture with:
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Professional development opportunities


Additional Information:
Req ID: 2852
Hiring Type: Full - Time
Level of Experience: Mid-Career
Remote: No
Travel Required: None