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Senior Applications Administrator, Enterprise Applications Systems

Company: Purdue University
Location: Hammond
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary

The Senior Applications Administrator in Enterprise Applications Services/IS/PNW delivers enterprise applications such as Ellucian Banner, Luminis and Degree Works to the campus community. The Administrator is responsible for performing job duties in accordance with the mission, vision and values of Purdue Northwest University. The Administrator is a key position in the implementation and ongoing success of mission-critical information technology solutions supporting university operations and student success. This position will deploy application technology solutions for use across the campus, as well as for individual functional areas (e.g., Admissions, Registration, Billing, Financial Aid, Advising, Student Success, Academic Operations, Business Intelligence, Operational Intelligence, Event Scheduling, Information Services, etc.). This individual works within a small team that does the implementation, deployment, operation, configuration, administration and maintenance of the University's vendor-packaged or custom-built application solutions. This position may also serve as a liaison with other areas of Information Technology as assigned. The holder of this position will follow established procedures, assist to establish best practices suitable for the PNW environment, and keep up-to-date with the technology shifts through personal initiative as well as formal, assigned training and development.

Core Competencies

Knowledge of SSL configuration, use of Directory Services (LDAP, Active Directory), deploying configurations to use SSO with CAS/SAML authentication; Tomcat & Weblogic; demonstrated ability to learn & adapt to new technologies, methods, & tools; understanding of SQL concepts, common Oracle DDL, & ANSI standard DML practices; ability to troubleshoot, resolve issues & restore services quickly; ability to collaborate with team members while being self-motivated, keen attention to detail, analytical & problem-solving, well organized & effective prioritize tasks in high-pressure environment; strong verbal & written skills providing excellent customer service.


Bachelor's degree


A minimum of 4 years' experience in administration and troubleshooting of web applications running on Tomcat, WebLogic, Java applications with Oracle database back end. Deployment, configuration (including SSO), and troubleshooting of Ellucian Banner, ODS, and associated applications, including upgrades and patches. Formal certification (e.g. OCA or higher) administering Oracle databases and experience working in higher education, preferred.

Additional Information

For information regarding our excellent benefits package, please visit: www.purdue.edu/benefits

Professional references will be verified prior to any offer of employment. Employment is contingent upon completion of successful background check along with a motor vehicle records check if applicable.

Purdue University Northwest is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

FLSA Status


Keywords: Purdue University, Hammond , Senior Applications Administrator, Enterprise Applications Systems, Other , Hammond, Indiana

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