Senior PeopleSoft Application Developer | Minnestar

Minnesota IT Services
07/27/2024

Working Title: Senior PeopleSoft Application Developer
Job Class: Information Technology Specialist 4 or 5
Agency: Minnesota IT Services

  • Job ID: 77703
  • Location: St. Paul
  • Telework Eligible: Yes #LI-Hybrid
  • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Unlimited
  • Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
  • Date Posted: 06/21/2024
  • Closing Date: 07/15/2024
  • Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Minnesota IT Services
  • Division/Unit: IT PR Reports MMB / SWIFT SEMA4
  • Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift
  • Days of Work: Monday – Friday
  • Travel Required: No
  • Salary Range: $37.45 – $64.04 / hourly; $78,195 – $133,715 / annually
  • Job Class Option: Application
  • Classified Status: Classified
  • Bargaining Unit/Union: 217 – Confidential/Unrep
  • FLSA Status: Exempt – Professional
  • Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities: Yes

The work you’ll do is more than just a job.

At the State of Minnesota, employees play a critical role in developing policies, providing essential services, and working to improve the well-being and quality of life for all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota is committed to equity and inclusion, and invests in employees by providing benefits, support resources, and training and development opportunities.

Join the 2,600+ professionals of Minnesota IT Services (MNIT) who connect Minnesotans to services that will improve their lives.  This position serves our partners at Minnesota Management and Budget (MMB). MNIT MMB supports critical business operations for the State of Minnesota, including enterprise human resources and payroll, state employee insurance, and benefits administration. The team also provides the technical expertise necessary to manage the state budget and provide economic forecasts to policymakers.

*This position is eligible to receive a $5,000 Hiring Bonus! This bonus will be paid in two increments, with the first payment made after successfully passing the probationary period. **In order to qualify, you must not currently work for the State of Minnesota.

 

Job Summary

The purpose of this position is to provide project leadership for the enhancement, maintenance, and operation of the statewide Oracle/PeopleSoft Human Capital Management (HCM) and Enterprise Learning Management (ELM) Information Systems. Provide team leadership for feasibility/upgrade studies, system designs, implementation and enhancement of the complex ELM and HCM Information Systems.  Provide advanced technical guidance, advice and assistance to state technical staff, state functional staff, and others as needed. Perform advanced developer duties including system design, programming, testing, and troubleshooting.  Provide expertise to other technical or functional groups as needed (ELM, FMS, EPM, etc.). Participate in development for legislative and bargaining issues affecting the labor negotiation process.  Incumbent will have access to, and be exposed to, bargaining related material and discussions without censure.

This position acts as the HCM Application Technical Lead of the Statewide Human Capital Management Information Systems. HCM includes Recruiting Solutions, Human Resources, Benefits Administration and Payroll Oracle/PeopleSoft modules.  These functions are mission-critical for the State of Minnesota. Errors and problems in these modules could have significant cost, penalty, and legal impacts. The incumbent of this position will serve as the lead in maintaining, improving, and troubleshooting HCM/ELM functionality.  They will provide expertise and project management to other technical and functional staff in support of this area. The state acronym for HCM is SEMA4 (Statewide Employee Management), and the terms SEMA4 and HCM are often used interchangeably not only within this document but also within the teams that use it.

This position is currently eligible for full-time telework: 

  • Telework for Minnesota IT Services allows an employee to perform work from a telework location and an employee may be required to be in the office based on business needs and other dependencies.  
  • Candidates residing outside of Minnesota and bordering states (Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, or Wisconsin) require additional review prior to telework approval upon becoming a finalist. 
    • Candidates located in Minnesota, or a bordering state, do not require additional review.  

***This vacancy is being posted at the Information Technology Specialist 4 and Information Technology Specialist 5 classification levels. Only one vacancy will be filled, and the classification level will be determined by the selected candidate’s qualifications

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must clearly demonstrate all of the following qualifications in their resume: 

 

Information Technology Specialist 5 Level:

 

Position requires a minimum of five (5) years of experience in an information technology role with primary responsibility for advanced application development using PeopleSoft Technologies.

 

Experience must include:

  • Oracle/PeopleSoft HCM software.
  • Oracle/PeopleSoft application development tools, i.e., PeopleTools.
  • SQL.
  • Ability to deliver effective verbal or written messages that facilitate a mutual understanding on both parties.
  • Customer service skills that include active listening, empathy, and problem-solving.

A Master’s degree in Information Technology or a related field substitutes for three years of experience, OR a related Bachelor’s degree substitutes for two years, OR a related Associate’s substitutes for one year.

Information Technology Specialist 4 Level:

Position requires a minimum of four (4) years of experience in an information technology role with primary responsibility for advanced application development using PeopleSoft Technologies.

Experience must include:

  • Oracle/PeopleSoft HCM software.
  • Oracle/PeopleSoft application development tools, i.e., PeopleTools.
  • SQL.
  • Ability to deliver effective verbal or written messages that facilitate a mutual understanding on both parties.
  • Customer service skills that include active listening, empathy, and problem-solving.

A Master’s degree in Information Technology or a related field substitutes for three years of experience, OR a related Bachelor’s degree substitutes for two years, OR a related Associate’s substitutes for one year.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent analytical capabilities; strong communication skills; ability to work independently, be proactive and
    accountable for own deliverables.
  • Creativity in developing resourceful solutions to deal with constantly changing information technologies.
  • Extensive work experience with a combination of PeopleSoft HCM 9.2, PeopleSoft ELM 9.2, People Tools 8.60+ and Fluid application development
  • Understanding of business processes and requirements
  • Experience with version control/migration tools for PeopleSoft such as Phire
  • Experience with batch job scheduling tools for PeopleSoft such as AppWorx
  • Demonstrated experience as a PeopleSoft application development lead, or team lead (especially for the ITS 5 role)
  • Ability to estimate development costs.
  • Public Sector experience.

Additional Requirements

  • SEMA4 Records Check (applies to current and past state employees only)
  • Criminal History Check
  • Reference Check
  • Social Security and Address Verification
  • Education Verification
  • Other legally required checks

Minnesota IT Services will not sponsor applicants for work visas, including F-1 STEM OPT extensions. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

Job Type: Full-time
Compensation: $37.45 - $64.04 / hourly - $78,195 - $133,715 / annually
Compensation Type: Salaried
Location: Remote
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