Senior Consultant - Oracle DBA



Job Description

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 2,900 customers and reaching over 22 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

Ellucian is seeking an experienced Oracle Database Administrator to join the India Professional Services team to deliver Ellucian RDBA & Application Administration Service Offerings while customers continue to mature in their journey to the cloud and to fully SaaS based solutions. Bring in your full-stack of Database Administrator and Application Administration technical expertise to make an impact to the Higher Education customer base and grow together. The Consultant will serve in various capacities across all aspects of a project including Technical Planning, implementation and deployment of Ellucian ERP Applications which often requires considerable resources and high levels of complex functional and technical integration and knowledge. The expectations for candidates to fill this role include significant experience in the areas below.

Where you will make an impact

  • Execute all aspects related to service delivery includes Implementation, Upgrade & Migration, Integration & Configuration of Ellucian ERP applications through planned engagements with our higher education customers.
  • Collaborate with consulting teams and peers to ensure customer and Ellucian project expectations are exceeded.
  • Identify and remediate issues and project risks that impede enabling customer greatness.
  • Drive innovative and transformative strategies which will ensure successful implementations.
  • Continuously improve the customer experience by ensuring development, use and maintenance of services artifacts that exceed customer expectations.
  • Proactively prepare for and deliver high quality implementation consulting services.
  • Success will be measured by customer satisfaction, achievement of projects, and utilization targets.
  • Consult with customers to drive performance improvement, own problems, execute with precision, and professionalism.

What you will bring

  • 8+years’ work experience in the following areas.
    • Oracle Database, WebLogic and Tomcat Installation and troubleshooting
    • Oracle RAC Database 12c & 19c Upgrades and Migration
    • RMAN backups & recovery and Cloning of databases
    • Oracle Database Performance Tuning
  • Experience with Installation & Maintenance of Oracle RAC, ASM Oracle Data Guard, Oracle Utilities like Datapump etc.
  • Knowledge of Oracle Database replication methods; Strong SQL and PL/SQL capabilities
  • Experience with LDAP technologies, Identity management and single sign on services and solutions
  • Experience with SSL Certificates
  • Experience of various phases of Service Delivery Projects; Ability to quickly learn new products and technologies.
  • Strong technology understanding includes enterprise systems and web technologies.
  • Flexibility required to support a Global organization spanning many time zones
  • Ability to deconstruct complex technical issues to identify root cause issues; strong analytical and problem solving skills and abilities
  • Product experience, including consulting experience on relevant solutions.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills. Must present a professional demeanor.
  • Able to multi-task and meet deadlines

Responsibilities include (but not limited to)

  • Perform Installation, Upgrade and Migration Services of Oracle Database, RAC and Ellucian ERP applications in across OS platforms.
  • Perform Integration & Configuration of application components of Ellucian Identity management and Single sign-on solutions.
  • Provide Remote DBA support that includes database administration, performing DB Health checks, applying Oracle Upgrades & Patches, performance tuning and maintenance of Ellucian applications.
  • Planning, implementing and execution of database backups and disaster recovery scenarios.
  • Participate in service preparation call and demonstrate Service Delivery Process and Clarify Technical/Functional Queries on Ellucian RDBA Service Offerings.
  • Conduct technical assessments, understand customer requirements and work collaboratively with multiple subject matter experts to support project success.
  • Provide detailed technical documentation and troubleshooting steps for all engagements.
  • Advise and offer recommended practices for technical standards, guidelines, and quality control measures for enabling and implementing software systems.
  • Define technical task lists that align implementation efforts and tactical activities to the overall project goals and roadmap.
  • Advise project manager on structure and sequence of the software and systems installation and technical readiness activities.

What makes #Ellucianlife

  • 22 days annual leave, 8 days of sick 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



At Ellucian, we believe in the “power of together.” We embrace an inclusive, diverse, and equitable workplace, and believe that our differences help inspire a culture of acceptance that makes our company more collaborative and innovative. We’re proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetics or any other characteristic protected by law. We welcome you to come as you are!