PeopleSoft HCM Developer/Analyst

Job description

Requisition # 2018-8456
Department Administrative Info Services
Category Information Technology
Full-Time / Part-Time Full-Time
Application Deadline


Princeton University's Office of Information Technology is seeking an experienced developer/analyst to serve as a technical subject matter expert for the PeopleSoft Human Capital Management (HCM) module. In this role, the developer/analyst analyzes customer needs and requests, suggests solutions within the PeopleSoft environment, estimates the required effort, and implements the solution. In the event of an operational application issue, the developer/analyst troubleshoots the issue and implements the appropriate solution. The developer/analyst also researches, develops, modifies and supports customizations and interfaces between new and existing systems—both internal and external to Princeton.

The developer/analyst works under the supervision of the Manager of ERP Human Resources, Payroll & Benefits and OIT senior staff.


  • Analyzes customer needs and requests and recommends, designs, and develops appropriate customizations and bolt-on solutions within the PS environment
  • Works with senior managers to identify and solve functional issues, design solutions, develop conceptual models, and translate functional requirements into technical requirements
  • Develops a deep understanding of customer business processes
  • Continually researches new functionality and technologies that can enhance customer business processes and solve business needs
  • Designs and develops interfaces between new and existing systems, both internal and external to Princeton
  • Troubleshoots operational and application issues and implements appropriate solutions
  • Follows established change management processes to migrate changes to production environments
  • Applies delivered PUM images
  • Collaborates with ERP colleagues in the research and use of new technologies, including training and knowledge transfer


  • A minimum of 4 years of experience as a PeopleSoft developer/analyst, which includes direct experience conducting business analysis with technical and non-technical staff
  • A minimum of 4 years of experience as a developer/analyst supporting PeopleSoft HCM, mainly HR, Payroll, Benefits, Absence Management and Self Service
  • In-depth knowledge of the PeopleSoft architectural environment
  • In-depth experience developing in PeopleTools, including Application Designer, Application Engine, PeopleCode, and Application Packages
  • Working knowledge of BI Publisher
  • In-depth knowledge of debugging and tracing PS sessions
  • In-depth knowledge of SQR
  • Working knowledge of Integration Broker technologies, web services, PeopleSoft Update Manager (PUM) and PS Query
  • Working knowledge of Fluid development
  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft security and an understanding of security considerations
  • Working knowledge of SQL and the ability to optimize SQL statements
  • Working knowledge of COBOL
  • Knowledge of Unix commands and scripting
  • Knowledge of Work Centers and Activity Guides
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to partner with and facilitate specification development sessions with customers
  • Ability to multi-task between projects and applications and to manage multiple priorities, while meeting deadlines
  • Excellent written, verbal and listening skills and the ability to communicate effectively with customers having varied levels of technical proficiency
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team, as well as independently
  • Ability to adapt to change, keep abreast of technology trends, and learn new skills and technologies
  • Ability to use and find information on My Oracle Support


  • Experience in a higher-education setting
  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft Time & Labor
  • Knowledge of Elastic Search and AWE
  • Knowledge of scheduling software (PeopleSoft Process Scheduler, TWS)
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS and XML
  • Familiarity with Commitment Accounting
  • Familiarity with change management software (Service Now)


Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work experience

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

Salary Grade

AIT, 030

Standard Weekly Hours


Eligible for Overtime


Benefits Eligible


Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)


Physical Capacity Exam Required


Valid Driver's License Required


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Posted: 6/8/2018
Application Due: 6/21/2018
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