Ellucian

Technical Fellow ( Technical Director)

1 month agoBangalore, India

Together we are powering the future of Higher Education
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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.

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

Higher education customers are transforming to modern campuses while leveraging technology and solutions to enable student success. To help catalyze this transformation we are looking for a Technical Fellow to join our R&D organization. In this critical role, you will help define the strategy and architecture within a complex application systems environment with multiple products, integration points, and technology stacks. This is a highly visible role within where you will have an opportunity to influence the capabilities and scalability of an enterprise solution within our company.

Where you will make an impact

  • Driving architectural vision, requirements and overall design of an enterprise-level solution
  • Collaborating with Product Management, Common Architecture and the global Technical Fellow community to develop solution architecture
  • Researching broader trends and identifying opportunities to apply emerging technology to deliver disruptive solutions to higher education
  • Fostering a culture of innovation and continuous learning
  • Defining and ensuring achievement of non-functional requirements (NFRs)
  • Driving a quality-first mindset throughout the org, for both existing and new solutions
  • Developing proof of concept solutions to validate market and customer requirements and enable data-driven decisions
  • Defining the architecture and roadmap to support a high-performance and scalable solution with a minimal footprint
  • Developing key modules / components to meet technical specifications
  • Help to continuously raise the technical bar for the R&D organization


What you will bring

  • 10+ years hands-on experience in relational and non-relational data stores
  • 10+ years hands-on experience in object-oriented design and development
  • 5+ years hands-on experience in architecting, building and maintaining scalable, performant, secure cloud solutions
  • Solid working knowledge of ORM frameworks
  • Hands-on experience with cloud tools, services and technologies
  • Solid working knowledge of Agile CI/CD tools and practices (build/release, Git, pipelines, scripting etc)
  • Working knowledge of Quality Assurance automation frameworks and tools, and agile testing best practices (e.g TDD)
  • BS Computer Science or similar degree; MS degree preferred
  • Results focused with a strong bias toward thoughtful action, developing appropriate metrics to drive technical decisions
  • Comfortable with working at a product level as well as thinking at an org level, across products
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization and types of audiences
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines and delivering in a complex environment
  • Independent, self-motivated, risk-taker, with an ability to influence
  • Ability to help define software development project plans including scoping, estimating, scheduling, and implementation
  • A passion for improving existing systems while driving a long term future technical vision
  • Experience working with global teams and stakeholders, and with a diverse set of Tech Fellows
  • Experience working with Product Mgrs in guiding, defining and prioritizing features and NFRs
  • Passionate about mentoring, guiding and building the next generation of top class technical architects and engineers
  • Any experience with the higher Ed space would be a strong plus


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

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Additional Information:
Req ID: 2806
Hiring Type: Full - Time
Level of Experience: Senior Level
Remote: No
Travel Required: 0%-25%