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PeopleSoft Security Analyst
Ref No.: 17-00121
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Client: GaSAO
Location: Atlanta,GA
Duration: 12 Months
Submission Deadline: 02/17/2017



Job Description:
The PeopleSoft Security Specialist is responsible for the analysis and maintenance of functional security objects and role definitions as relates to the PeopleSoft Financials and HCM Applications.   This role works with business units, development, project and application support teams to define and implement functional security access requirements and determine appropriate security restrictions in the systems to meet those requirements.   This role leads and owns the analysis, design, and documentation of all functional security access analyzing security change requests and changes introduced as a result of the development of new or modified user functions and assisting in the resolution of functional access security related production issues.  This position is part of the PeopleSoft Security Team and supports the State Auditors with the ongoing development of processes and procedures to strengthen the state's security environment and internal controls. Experience with PeopleSoft Application security set up is a must.
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Job Responsibilities:

1.    Serve as the mid-level security administrator for enterprise-wide PeopleSoft HCM and Financials applications

2.    Design, develop, integrate, test, implement, and maintain PeopleSoft security structure

3.    Assesses all system changes for functional security impact.   Supports unit and integration testing of new roles and impact on roles as a result of changing functions

4.    Oversees and maintains the master definition of all functional security roles and permissions across key applications (PeopleSoft, Hyperion, Concur, and others as added by the agency)

5.    Works with business units, development, project, and application support teams to define and implement functional security access requirements and determine appropriate security restrictions in the systems to meet those requirements.

6.    Assess current Security configuration and recommend process improvements to role and row-level security

7.    Provide guidance and training on PeopleSoft security to end-users

8.    Work with auditors to ensure PeopleSoft Security Architecture is compliant with all policies and regulatory standards and requirements 

9.    Ability to make recommendations to improve, streamline and automate PeopleSoft security   

10.    Provides troubleshooting and problem resolution for functional security and resolve security issues, exceptions and escalations when identified           

11.    Conducts risk management analysis to identify areas of risk and to develop security measures to prevent losses.
 
12.    May create reports on status of agency information security programs and projects. 

13.    May be required to communicate to senior executives through oral and written reports and presentations.  
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Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in information technology, computer science, information assurance or a related field or TWO years of information technology experience, one of which was in information security or information assurance. A minimum of 3 years of experience working with PeopleSoft Security in both Financials and HCM applications.
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Preferred Qualifications:

•    A minimum of 5 years of experience in an Application or Security Administrator role in the information technology field or equivalent experience
•    Experience configuring/developing security objects that adhere to Oracle/PeopleSoft development, standards and best practices, and ability to document the security changes so that it may be interpreted, maintained and enhanced.
•    Able to do basic data analysis by writing basic queries in query tools such as PS Query Manager, SQL/SQL*Plus, Golden, etc.
•    Practical knowledge of People Tools
•    PeopleSoft upgrade experience is a plus
•    Understands the risks and compliance issues facing PeopleSoft or other ERP implementations
•    Well versed in segregation of duties and internal control principles
•    Understands principles of software development life cycle
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•    Ability to communicate with employees at all levels of the organization
•    Excellent interpersonal skills 
•    A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards and a diverse workplace
•    Ability to adapt to a fast paced continually changing business and work environment while managing multiple priorities 
•    Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite


Background Verification (Suppliers shall use Info Cubic (IC) for background verifications.)¿
   
  Standard Background Verification 
(Required for all new proposals)
Initial background verifications must contain:
1- Global Monitor Check (formerly Patriot/OFAC/Terrorist)
Any additional requirements stated by the Agency on the requisition
 
  (Suppliers Only)
To order, click on the link to the right:
Order Standard Background Verification
 
 
  Instructions
 
The completed Background Verification will be attached (via an automated feed) to the candidates user profile under the Attachments Section.
Please make sure to always include the applicable proposal ID, contract ID, or requisition ID in the reference field when ordering.  It is also very important to double check that the name on the order being requested matches the candidate's name in the Covendis system.  Otherwise, the completed report will not be successfully uploaded to the candidates profile.
 
  Additional Background Verification Services  
  To be completed upon candidate selection:
 
1- State Criminal Record verification (past 7 years covering each State in which the candidate has resided)
1- SSN Name Search
1- Federal Criminal Records Verification (past 7 years)
 
  Education Verification (Highest Completed Degree)   Yes  
  Employment Verification (Previous 3 Full Years including current employer)   Yes  
  Drug Screening (5 Panel)
 
  Yes  
  MVR   Yes  
  (Suppliers Only)
To order, click on the link to the right:

Order Additional Background Verification services
 
  Instructions (If Applicable)
 
The completed Background Verification will be attached (via an automated feed) to the candidates user profile under the Attachments Section.
Please make sure to always include the applicable proposal ID, contract ID, or requisition ID in the reference field when ordering.  It is also very important to double check that the name on the order being requested matches the candidate's name in the Covendis system.  Otherwise, the completed report will not be successfully uploaded to the candidates profile.
 
  Agency Certification(s)  
  Please read and understand the following statement carefully: I understand that a person who enters into an agreement in restraint of trade or in restraint of free and open competition in any transaction with the state may, upon conviction thereof, be punished by imprisonment for not less than one nor more than five years pursuant to OCGA 16-10-22. I further agree that when there is a prior agreement or understanding between a vendor and a state agency or state employee regarding the acceptance of any offer, such conduct is collusive, fraudulent and in restraint of trade and in restraint of free and open competition on the part of both the vendor and the state agency or state employee.  
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