PeopleSoft Senior Developer/Analyst

Job description

Requisition # 2018-9148
Department Software and Application Svs
Category Information Technology
Full-Time / Part-Time Full-Time
Application Deadline


Princeton University's Office of Information Technology is seeking a PeopleSoft Senior Developer/Analyst II to serve as a technical subject matter expert for the PeopleSoft Campus Solutions 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 senior developer/analyst works under the general supervision of the Manager of ERP Campus Solutions and OIT senior staff.


  • Develops customizations and bolt-on solutions within the PeopleSoft environment to meet customer needs and requests
  • Works with senior managers to identify and solve functional issues, and develop conceptual models
  • 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
  • Analyzes customer requests and recommends and designs appropriate customizations and bolt-on solutions within the PeopleSoft environment that meet customer needs
  • Works with senior managers to design solutions, and translate functional requirements into technical requirements
  • Develops a deep understanding of customer business processes
  • Collaborate with ERP colleagues in the research and use of new technologies, including training and knowledge transfer


  • A minimum of 5 years of experience as a PeopleSoft developer/analyst, which includes direct experience conducting business analysis with technical and non-technical staff
  • Experience in a higher-education setting
  • In-depth knowledge of the PeopleSoft architectural environment
  • In-depth experience developing in PeopleTools, including Application Designer, Application Engine, PeopleCode, and Application Packages
  • In-depth knowledge of debugging and tracing PeopleSoft sessions
  • In-depth knowledge of SQL and the ability to optimize SQL statements
  • Working knowledge of Integration Broker technology, REST and SOAP web services, PeopleSoft Update Manager (PUM) and BI Publisher
  • Working knowledge of PeopleSoft security and an understanding of security considerations
  • Working knowledge of SQR
  • 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

Preferred Qualifications
  • 5+ years of experience supporting PeopleSoft Campus Solutions, mainly Student Records, Student Financials, Admissions, and Campus Community
  • Knowledge of scheduling software (PeopleSoft Process Scheduler, IWS)
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, XML, JavaScript
  • Knowledge of Elastic Search and AWE
  • Working Knowledge of Fluid development
  • Familiarity with change management software (Service Now)
  • Knowledge of Work Centers and Activity Guides
  • Familiarity with Stress Test tools
  • Familiarity with COBOL


Bachelor's degree or equivalent related 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: 8/17/2018
Application Due: 10/16/2018
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