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Aug 01 2022

Sr Systems Engineer

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ID Job Title Job Description
5866804 VSU - Sr Systems Engineer

Yakshna Solutions, Inc., (YSI) is a CMMI Level 3 assessed, ISO 9001, 20000:1, 27001 certified, woman-owned small business enterprises, headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, USA. YSI provides professional IT solutions and services to business corporations and government organizations. YSI is committed to serve its business communities as a leading IT vendor providing innovative, quality, and cost-effective IT business solutions and services.

Our benefits are very competitive that include 401(k), health, dental, and vision insurance, Life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, paid time off, training and professional development assistance.

YSI is seeking a highly qualified VSU - Sr Systems Engineer. The selected candidate will be able to communicate effectively (written/verbal), possess strong interpersonal skills, be self-motivated, and be innovative in a fast-paced environment.

Job Responsibilities:

ON SITE: 3 days/per week required from Day 1


35%     Provide technical leadership to the University's enterprise resource system and the integration of third-party systems.  Direct and manage multiple programming projects using the Commonwealth's Project Management practices and policies, including Microsoft Project, initiating, planning, executing, monitoring/controlling, and closing projects.  Proactively and effectively communicate resource constraints, project status, and issues to peers and management.  Communicate effectively with technical staff both orally and in writing.


20%     Plan, organize and manage programming and application maintenance/development of Ellucian Banner Enterprise Resource system and third-party systems.  Coordinate all programming activities of the unit to meet project deadlines and established budgets.  Prioritize and schedule work.  Define system scope/objectives; determine the extent of programming/coding required; establish estimates for project completion and implement solutions to problems.  Prepare detailed technical specifications, instruct, direct, and review project team members' work to ensure compliance with standards/specifications.


15%   Meet with application managers/team leads/functional administrators to discuss application and system requirements, specifications, estimates, and timelines to support resources defining data input/output requirements and including internal checks/controls.  Provide customer support by helping resources resolve issues in a customer-friendly manner, ensuring resources create user documentation, maintaining application and functional business process knowledge, proactively sharing information, and providing timely feedback on project process.  Provide recommendations on business process improvements.


15%     Provide leadership to programming staff members on optimum performance levels.  Schedule and prioritize work assignments.  Provide advice and instruction to programming staff in resolving complex programming problems


10% Serve as the Application System Administrator for the Oracle database in pre-production, test, development, and production environments.  Perform software administration, including installation, upgrades, patches, and maintenance for database and Banner application software.  Work closely with the DBA, Ellucian, and IT staff to develop, implement, and provide ongoing support for the Banner ERP system.  Diagnoses, troubleshoots, consults, and resolves problems with complex systems in an enterprise database/web server environment.  Assist with the development and software coding for operating systems (i.e., Unix/Red Hat) and system utilities in support of the environment


5%   Perform other duties as assigned by the Application Services Manager, Deputy CIO for IT Operations, or CIO.



Required Skills and Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technologies, or related field
  • A minimum of 5 years of programming experience required
  • Experience with business application development with Oracle, UNIX, Solaris, or JAVA.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Ellucian Banner Enterprise Resource System and supporting functional areas such as Human Resources, Finance, Student, Advan
  • Experience in developing Oracle PL/SQL code.
  • Experience with Unix/Linux shell scripting, PowerShell, JSON, XML, REST, C#, PhP, and JavaScript.
  • Experience in managing or supporting related Banner ancillary software products (i.e., Workflow, FormFusion/IntelleCheck, e-Print, or Automic (UC4)).
  • Experience as a project manager, team lead, or task lead.
  • One or more relevant certifications (i.e., Java, Oracle, Oracle PL/SQL Application Developer).
  • Prior experience working in a higher education environment is preferable.


 Salary: $90,000 Annually with benefits


 YSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


Please e-mail your profile / referrals to resumes@yakshna.com

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