Senior Peoplesoft Developer/Analyst

New Jersey, United States
13 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
13 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Department   Software and Application Svs
Category   Information Technology
Full-Time / Part-Time   Full-Time


Princeton University’s Office of Information Technology is seeking a Senior Developer/Analyst I to serve as a technical expert for the PeopleSoft Human Capital Management (HCM) application. This position analyzes customer needs and develops customizations, reports, interfaces and bolt-on solutions for HCM. Responsibilities also include operational support, testing, maintenance, and customer support. The Senior Developer/Analyst works under the general supervision of senior staff and the Senior Manager of ERP HCM.

This position offers the flexibility to work remotely within the United States. Employees are expected to have a professional, distraction free environment with reliable high speed internet connection. This position requires company paid business travel to Princeton, NJ approximately 4-5 weeks per year.


  • Develop solutions including customizations and bolt-on solutions within the PeopleSoft environment that meet customer business needs and requests
  • Work to identify and solve functional issues, and develop conceptual models
  • Design and develop interfaces between new and existing systems, both internal and external to Princeton
  • Troubleshoot operational application issues and implement appropriate solutions
  • Follow established change management processes to migrate changes to production environments
  • Apply delivered PeopleSoft Upgrade Manager (PUM) images
  • Analyze customer requests and recommend and design appropriate solutions to meet their needs
  • Work with senior managers to design solutions, and translate functional requirements into technical requirements
  • Develop a deep understanding of customer business processes
  • Research new functionality and technologies that can enhance customer business processes and meet business needs
  • Collaborate with ERP colleagues in the research and implementation of new technologies, including training and knowledge transfer


  • A minimum of 5 years of experience as a PeopleSoft developer/analyst, which includes direct programming experience and experience conducting business analysis with technical and non-technical staff
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience as a developer/analyst supporting PeopleSoft HCM, mainly HR, Payroll, Benefits, Absence Management, Time & Labor and Self Service
  • In-depth knowledge of PeopleSoft architecture
  • In-depth experience developing in PeopleTools, including Application Designer, Application Engine, PeopleCode, and Application Packages
  • In-depth knowledge SQR, and SQL 
  • In-depth knowledge of debugging and tracing PeopleSoft sessions 
  • Working knowledge of HTML5, CSS, XML, JavaScript 
  • Understanding of sound security principles and practices
  • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, XML, JavaScript
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong initiative and drive
  • Ability to multi-task between projects and applications and to manage multiple priorities, while meeting deadlines
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team, as well as independently
  • Ability to adapt to change, keep abreast of technology trends, and learn new skills and technologies

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in a higher-education setting
  • Working knowledge of PeopleSoft Fluid, Work Centers and Activity Guides
  • Working knowledge of web service technologies such as Integration Broker, REST and SOAP
  • Knowledge of scheduling software (such as PeopleSoft Process Scheduler, IWS) 
  • Working knowledge of AWE
  • Familiarity with change management processes and software (such as ServiceNow)
  • Familiarity with COBOL


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related fields or equivalent related experience

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

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