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PeopleSoft Developer - Remote Work Opportunity Available

University/Agency: Illinois State University
Civil Service Classification: Information Technology Technical Associate
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Posting Duration: 5/17/2017 - 5/22/2017
Probation Period: 12 months

Job Description

The PeopleSoft Developer works within a team environment and will be responsible for the technical analysis, design, development, coding, testing and support of software applications for the PeopleSoft systems including Human Capital Management (HCM), Campus Solutions (CS), and Interaction Hub (IH or Portal).

Technical Duties include, but not limited to:
- Performing Software engineering both long-term and day-to-day maintenance as well as provide technical analysis around how we use and should adopt and/or modify various functionalities.
- Perform Technical Support & Incident Management providing subject-matter expertise on database best practices.
- Provide proactive analysis including ad-hoc queries for analysis, reporting, and tuning.
- Create, Maintain and Update System and Configuration Specific documentation like Environment Diagrams, Security and Integration Mappings.
- Perform Core and Integration Testing of all planned Changes.


1. Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
2. Two (2) years' work experience in a Developer/Programmer role
3. Two (2) or more years' work experience in PeopleSoft Technical Role ideally as a Developer with PeopleSoft App Designer doing PeopleCode, SQRs, Application Engines, Workflows, Component Interfaces, Data Mover Scripts, Portal in PeopleSoft HCM, Campus Solutions with PeopleTools 8.5 or higher.
4. Two (2) years' work experience in software testing including creating test plans, creating test cases, test execution, and documenting defects
5. Two (2) years' work experience collecting technical requirements and designing appropriate process and/or software solutions
6. Two (2) years' work experience in higher education administrative systems
7. Understanding of relational database concepts, design, and SQL queries
8. Two (2) years' experience with Source Control, Defect Management, and Incident Management Software Tools
9. Demonstrated experience in software testing, including unit testing and integration testing
10. Strong customer service skills along with a desire for achieving excellence in customer satisfaction, process and product quality and reliability.
11. Strong Problem Solving ability
12. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to conduct internal and external meetings
13. Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment with good communication and collaboration skills
14. Demonstrated ability to work with considerable latitude and independence of action.
15. Demonstrated ability to clearly communicate complex technical concepts verbally and in writing to management, technical staff, and customers in terms appropriate for each audience
16. Demonstrated ability to analyze large amounts of detailed information, quickly understand complex issues, and break information down into smaller pieces more manageable pieces
17. Demonstrated ability to leverage Microsoft Visio, and Excel
18. Demonstrated ability to adapt quickly to new technologies and changing business requirements
19. Strong analysis, research, and time management skills, reflected in the ability to derive and document technical specifications and designs
20. Foundation qualification in Information Technology Infrastructure (ITIL) v3 or ability to obtain within 3 months of hire
21. If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.


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Contact Information

University/Agency: Illinois State University
   Department/College: Illinois State University
Contact: Jill Smith
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Comments: For full consideration, the application and all supplemental information must be submitted on-line. Please complete the entire employment application including the education and work history background. Please do not put "see resume" in the duties and responsibilities section of the work history. This will be considered an incomplete application and incomplete applications will not be considered. The employment application (not resume/cover letter) will be reviewed to determine if applicant meets minimum qualifications. Please be complete in the duties and responsibilities section for each position listed.

The Civil Service examination for this classification is a credentials assessment. No participation other than submission of applicant materials is required from applicants that qualify to take the exam.

Copies of transcripts (may be unofficial), and any certifications MUST be submitted in order to receive full consideration for this position. If applicable, DD214 must be submitted to Jill Smith by the posting deadline via fax to 309-438-0011, or sent to Human Resources, Campus Box 1300 Normal, IL 61790-1300.

Please upload a cover letter, resume and a reference list of three business references with name/mailing address/title/phone number.

The active register for this classification will be voided after the position is filled.

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at 309-438-3383.

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