Ellucian Enterprise Architect in Remote, Ireland


Posting Title:

Enterprise Architect


Customer Success

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Role Description:

A senior customer focused architect role with a primary objective (as a member of a wider sales team) to sell software solutions to prospects and customers. The ideal candidate will be a commercially focused trusted adviser to our customers, comfortable engaging with senior figures in institutions to understand (and help shape) their strategy, goals and intended business outcomes and be confident in mapping those to business capability and to our solutions. You will work hand in hand with our Sales and Delivery teams to engage with customers and prospects (with people at all levels), throughout the customer lifecycle. You will be considered a thought leader in Higher Education and strive to be at the cutting edge of new developments in the market adding tangible value to the sector.

Qualify, Understand, Consult, Advise, Challenge, Solutionise, Present, Demonstrate, Explain, Visualise, Prove

  • Work with customers to understand (and help shape) their strategy, intended business outcomes, business capability requirements & solution requirements.

  • Advise on best practice & latest thinking & facilitate workshops

  • Solution architecture – understand & evaluate “as is”, build roadmap to future state vision

  • Design solutions and solution architecture to meet customer needs

  • Carry out senior level presentations

  • Lead, help prepare and carry out presentations, demonstrations and workshops

  • Own the solution through the implementation process ensuring the design will meet the objectives and deliver benefits to the organization

  • Develop new services for our customers

  • Present at customer and partner conferences

  • Providing change management advice as appropriate

  • Business process review and analysis of client business requirements. Gather and document business requirements, discuss with clients,advising on the adoption of industry-wide practice, and brief the implementation team on requirements

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Business Unit:

Professional Services

Job Posting Location(s):

IE-Dublin, IE-Remote, UK-Remote


The ideal candidate’s career history will have given them a good understanding of the Higher Education industry and a broad understanding of the various functions across a University including the high-level business processes.They will have strong consulting and customer facing skills, be commercially astute and have a broad understanding of solutions and what they deliver for institutions.

  • Extensive experience working in ERP and / or Student Information Systems and/or CRM

  • Good technical background in a technology platform environment in some of the following: workflow, integration (middleware), analytics, data access, integration, identity management, security, UX and mobile.

  • Enterprise / Solution Architecture experience ideally qualified in TOGAF or similar


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.

Functional Area:

Professional Services

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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.