Job Description :
Peoplesoft HCM Developer

Location: Oakland, CA

Duration: 6+ months

Duties Function

1. Participate in development activities for CLIENT , the PeopleSoft HCM ERP system, including, but not limited to, the areas of HR/WFA, Payroll, Benefits Administration, Commitment Accounting, Absence Management, partnering with other parties, including vendor consultants to incorporate industry best practices and development of defect-free enhancements for the system.

Collaborate with core development team members, subject matter experts, and campus project teams as necessary. Work closely with University business and/or technical counterparts to deliver enhancements that are compliant with industry and application best practices.

Prepares and approves or obtains approval for system and programming documentation. Initiates and oversees changes in development, maintenance and system standards. Sets the technical requirements for complex software specifications.

Applies advanced software concepts to plan, design, develop, modify, debug, deploy and evaluate highly complex software for functional areas. Analyzes existing highly complex software or works to formulate logic and devises algorithms for new highly complex software systems. Performs highly complex data analysis and tests/debugs highly complex software, working directly with management. Initiates, analyzes, designs and applies highly complex data sources. Applies and enforces complex programming security practices.


2. Provide advanced production support services as required.

Participate in support rotations, and provide on-call support services as needed. Tasks include, but are not limited to, reviewing processes, analyzing and fixing system data, working with customers directly to resolve issues, and designing new solutions to resolve system defects.

Perform analysis to identify and resolve recurring issues. Problem solving; tackle challenging issues/bugs. Assess and triage issues. Escalate issues to management as appropriate.

Production Support

3. Mentoring or overseeing technical work deliverables of other team members. Participate in and provide subject matter expertise to other areas as needed.

Understands and applies industry practices, community standards and department policies and procedures in depth. May serve as technical lead for multiple software development projects of moderate to broad scope.

Team Mentorship and Leadership

4. May lead a team of software development professionals. Enforces project plans. Travel to other UC locations for meetings and collaboration with other UC resources.

Job Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.

Advanced experience designing and developing solutions for PeopleSoft HCM applications HR, Payroll, Benefits Administration, Commitment Accounting, Absence Management, Talent Management and associated self-service applications, including deep experience and understanding of the PeopleSoft HCM data model.

Demonstrated ability to understand functional needs and how systems can support those needs. Demonstrated ability to develop conversion and system implementation plans.

Experience authoring technical design specifications and test plans.

Experience developing traditional PeopleSoft interfaces and web services into legacy and 3rd party systems.

Experience with configuration strategy preparation, object migration with STAT, procedures & practices, determining automated and manual methods etc.

Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to communicate technical information to technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization. Strong collaboration, analytical, and teamwork skills. Strong, demonstrated project leadership and software management skills.

Self-motivated and works independently and as part of a team. Able to learn effectively and meet deadlines. Strong collaboration, analytical, and teamwork skills. Strong, demonstrated project leadership and software management skills.

Demonstrated complex problem-solving skills. Be able to be on call support as needed.

PeopleSoft development tools, languages, and integration technologies, BI Publisher, Oracle databases, SQL, and PL/SQL

Knowledge of HR and Payroll policies, procedures and systems (i.e. federal/State Law, FLSA, W-2, etc as well as hands on configuration experience with relevant PeopleSoft modules.


Minimum of 8 years’ experience in PeopleSoft HCM 9.x including extensive work experience on at least 2 large-scale system implementation project involving large numbers of users and multiple locations.

Experience in Government or higher education a plus.

License Certifications:

PeopleSoft Application Developer I/II

PeopleTools & PeopleCode I/II