Student and HR Systems Developer

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Student and HR Systems Developer

Stanford University

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Job Code: 4822
Grade: J

Student and HR Systems Developer
If you're passionate about a high-energy environment and meaningful work, this job is for you! Our group is a fun, hardworking and encouraging team. You won't be bored, you will find your work valued and the work you do, makes a difference.

The Stanford University Student and HR Systems team is responsible for the support, maintenance, operations and upgrades of the HR and Student applications. Collaborating with the Technical Manager of Campus Solutions and HR Systems group within Enterprise Technology (ET), PeopleSoft Developer will be applying a strong combination of technical skills. The developer will be responsible for executing all programming tasks, including programming, analyzing, designing, developing, implementing, modifying, and maintaining computer programs. You should have confirmed a track record of conceptualizing and developing enterprise wide information systems that meets user requirements and is secure, reliable, scalable, and extensible.


  • Design and document modules and components and their interfaces, using PeopleSoft Development Tools including Application Engine, Component Interface, Security, Application Designer (version 8.50 or higher), PeopleCode, COBOL, DataMover, SQR, PS Query, Integration Broker, BI Publisher, Component Interfaces, Portal.
  • Work in a collaborative environment to develop and support PeopleSoft and other applications, using version control, software configuration and release management practices.
  • Identify and tackle problems with PeopleSoft using quantitative and qualitative analysis and strong problem solving and debugging skills.
  • Work with a variety of users to gain information, and develop intra-system tradeoffs between different users, as necessary; interact with a diverse client base and outside vendor contacts.
  • Document system builds and application configurations; maintain and update documentation as needed.
  • Provide technical analysis, design, development, conversion, and implementation work.
  • Work as a project leader, as needed, for projects of moderate complexity.
  • Serve as a technical resource for applications.
  • Compare, evaluate, and implement new features and technologies, and integrate them into the computing environment.
  • Follow team software development methodology.
  • Mentor lower level software developers.
  • Apply knowledge of SDLC and quality assurance practices to develop technical specifications to ensure compliance with System Development Lifecycle methods.
  • Address issues related to system stability, scalability, performance and security.
  • Build and maintain complex real-time integrations between systems.
  • Build custom bolt-on solutions to address gaps in system functionality and business processes or system limitations.
  • Other duties may also be assigned

  • Bachelor's degree and five years of relevant experience, or a combination of education and relevant experience.
  • BS in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Engineering, Information Technology preferred.
  • 5 years progressive post-baccalaureate experience in positions involving PeopleSoft application development preferred.
  • Expertise in designing, developing, testing, and deploying applications.
  • Proficiency with application design and data modeling.
  • Ability to define and solve logical problems for highly technical applications.
  • Strong communication skills with both technical and non-technical clients.
  • Ability to lead activities on structured team development projects.
  • Ability to select, adapt, and effectively use a variety of programming methods.
  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft architectural components including BEA Enterprise, Apache, Tomcat, PeopleSoft Internet Architecture.
  • Experience with Unix, Linux, Java Script, Java/J2EE.
  • Three years experience with PeopleSoft Functional Modules, including PeopleSoft Human Capital Management, North American Payroll, Campus Solutions, Enterprise Learning Management and Portal Administration.
  • Experience with PeopleSoft Upgrades.

Certifications and Licenses:

Physical requirements*:
  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
  • Frequently sit, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
  • Occasionally stand/walk, writing by hand.
  • Rarely use a telephone, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
  • - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.

Working conditions:
  • May work extended hours, evening and weekends.

Work standards:
  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide,

Why Stanford is for You:
  • Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:
  • Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
  • A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
  • A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
  • Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
  • Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more.
  • Redwood City. Our new Stanford Redwood City campus, scheduled to open in 2019, will be the workplace for approximately 2,700 staff, including University IT, whose jobs are important to supporting the University's mission. The campus will offer amenities such as onsite cafes and a dining pavilion, a high-end fitness facility with an outdoor pool, and a childcare center for Stanford families.

We are not able to provide relocation or sponsorship for this position.

How to Apply
We invite you to apply for this role by clicking on the “Apply for Job” button. Please submit your resume and a one-page cover letter along with your online application.
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

IndeedBA Additional Information
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Job Code: 4822
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Grade: J
  • Requisition ID: 83239


Location: Business Affairs: University IT (UIT), Redwood City, California, United States
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Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Posted: 5/24/2019
Application Due: 7/24/2019
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