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PeopleSoft Developer - Contract
Ref No.: 18-00553
Location: Holmdel, New Jersey
Position Objective:

This position within the Corporate Business Technology Solutions - Finance Solutions group will focus primarily on supporting and enhancing the company's suite of PeopleSoft modules and related reporting and integration technologies. Current modules include General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Asset Management, eProcurement and Purchasing. The candidate will work with limited supervision in a dynamic small team environment directly interacting with business area personnel, business analysts, and technical subject matter experts both internal and external to the company.

The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in the technical execution and have input in the direction of key financial systems. Opportunities exist to work in a team environment defining and implementing these solutions. Some specific opportunities include:
  • Execution of major PeopleSoft upgrades
  • Expand knowledge of PeopleSoft technologies and functional applications
  • Expand knowledge of PeopleSoft System Administration
  • Expand soft skills such as project management, working with business partners on process improvements
  • Project Name: PeopleSoft Multi-Currency Project

Activities:
  • Production support of existing PeopleSoft modules - 25%
  • Ensure key systems are available and performing
  • Development of new custom functionality across suite of financial applications - 50%
  • Support business initiatives by implementing robust technology solutions
  • Implementation of major and minor upgrades and new software - 25%
  • Ensure packaged systems remain supported and implementation of new software supporting business strategies
  • Overall Traits:
  • Motivated self-starter with sharp analytical skills
  • Multi-faceted, eager and quick to learn new skills
  • Reliable, with a drive for quality
  • Must work well in a team environment
  • Understanding of project life cycles - from analysis through post-implementation support, with hands-on experience managing small to medium scale projects
  • Takes ownership and sees things to their logical conclusion
  • Background:
  • Proven developer that is comfortable and has experience with package and custom development
  • Significant experience with new development/enhancements and equally important production support roles
  • Working with integrating various applications via various technologies, flat file, web services, etc.
  • Communication:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must work well with non-technical contacts to ensure business requirements are satisfied
  • Experience documenting detail design specifications and adherence to methodology

Programming Experience:
  • 10+ years of application development and implementation experience
  • 7+ years of PeopleSoft Finance 9.2 Development experience around implementation / support / upgrade experience is required using PeopleTools 8.55
  • The following environments / tools / languages are required:
  • Environments / Tools / Languages:
  • 7+ years of PeopleSoft application development and testing experience using PeopleTools 8.5x and 8.4x Application Engine, PeopleCode, Tree Manager, Data Mover, SQR, PS Query, Integration Broker, Component Interface, File Layout, nVision, BI Publisher and Crystal Reports
  • Experience developing in both Windows and Unix environments
  • Experience with PeopleTools object types, including Integration Broker, Application Package and Oracle BI Publisher
  • Application Experience:
  • Functional knowledge of at least 4 of the following modules:
  • PeopleSoft eProcurement
  • Purchasing
  • General Ledger
  • Accounts Payable
  • Asset Management
  • Experience configuring direct connect suppliers a plus
  • Experience configuring Integration Broker with Web Services
  • Knowledge of eProcurement, General Ledger workflow a plus
  • The following environments / tools / languages are desirable:
  • PeopleSoft Administration, webserver / application server
  • Experience with DB2 is a plus
  • OLAP tools (e.g., Essbase)
  • Rational tool suite (or similar defect, issue tracking software)
  • UNIX shell scripting

Other:
  • Experience working with business owners documenting business requirements would be helpful
  • Must have the ability to maintain focus on quality deliverables and be able to effectively manage project tasks, and have the ability to work on multiple projects and tasks concurrently
  • Use collaborative skills to work with project managers, task force members, database administrators, system administrators, users and other staff
  • Ability to pick up new business processes and technologies quickly
  • Ability to lead workshops, including the gathering/documenting of requirements and use-cases and recommendation of envisioned processes is required

Education:
  • BA or BS in Computer Science, MIS or related

Experience:
10+ years experience in a developer position