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Information Technology (PeopleSoft HR Developer)

UH/Information Technology Services

Information Technology (PeopleSoft HR Developer) PBB, position number 77167


Duties & Responsibilities: 

Analyze and define system and/or project-specific requirements; provide logical process designs and data structures for system enhancements; and define interface specifications in accordance with overall system design.

Work directly with customers and assess technical requirements based on strategic initiatives and customer needs; assess feasibility, cost and risk factors; develop system specifications including timelines and functional specifications.

Communicate and work with managerial, administrative, and technical staff to determine information needs, data flows, and system definitions and document these requirements.

Define project tasks, subtasks, and interrelationships. Schedule tasks and resources to be utilized. Modify schedules and tasks as required.

Develop system specifications including timelines and functional specifications.

Translate system specifications into programming requirements including program modules and data element dictionaries; determine feature lists of programs.

Determine software, equipment, and other tools necessary to implement the system.

Determine feature lists of programs; evaluate progress during project stages; and modify work schedule and tools utilized to meet project requirements.

Keep abreast of advances in information technology and assess the feasibility of incorporating into project plans and specifications.

Advise individuals and groups having diverse viewpoints and opinions on the most appropriate, effective, and efficient solutions.

Advise managers and customers of project requirements including hardware, operating systems and other software, technical support, cost, and timeframe. Propose options based on customer needs and recommend most feasible plan of action.

Develop and document functional description from the user’s perspective which describes the system enhancement and/or new development and the business solution to the problems identified.

Develop and document technical descriptions of the system enhancement and/or new system to be designed in order to satisfy the documented requirements within the identified constraints.

Convert the conceptual design or business solution into technical programming specifications. The level of detail to which the system specifications are prepared is a function of the size and complexity of the enhancement or new systems.

Develop and document planning documentation for the development and implementation phases of the project. The four plans that are generally prepared include: implementation plan, system test plan, conversion plan, and training plan.

Develops software programs involving complex data exchange among multiple programs and/or requiring sophisticated program logic; develops reusable software modules and reviews and updates program documentation to ensure adequacy.

Program, evaluate and test the University of Hawaii’s Human Resources System using Oracle’s PeopleSoft PeopleTools, PeopleCode, Structured Query Reports (SQR) for PeopleSoft, SQL, and/or any other programming languages to meet project requirements.

Develop software test procedures; design system test; coordinate system and parallel testing; evaluate test results and determine whether program(s) can be considered operational; and performs software quality assurance testing.

Evaluate, modify, and maintain existing programs.

Modify existing tools & packages as needed.

Ensure programming projects are planned, programmed, tested, and implemented by project deadlines.

Work directly with customers and development staff to ensure that the necessary programming modifications, testing, and “bug fixes” are completed by project deadlines.

Resolve any operational problems related to the maintenance of the University of Hawaii’s Human Resources System and related system interfaces.

Assess and evaluate the capabilities and limitations of new and upcoming programming or scripting languages.

Provide project implementation and post-implementation support for the University of Hawaii’s Human Resources System and related system interfaces.

Evaluate progress during project stages; and modify work schedule and tools utilized to meet project requirements.

Report activity, progress, and performance to Enterprise Systems (ES) and Office of Human Resources (OHR) management.

Provide technical support in a timely manner, identify the cause(s), research, assess, solve and take action to prevent programming and/or system problems from recurring using available resources such as, but not limited to the following: hardware/software manuals, third party books, technical email lists, Internet newsgroups, technical support lines, online help systems, and other available resources.

Serves as technical resource to non-technical administrators, staff, and to other IT professionals.

Monitor and tune software performance; perform software trouble-shooting.

Other duties as assigned.




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Closing Date:  November 6, 2017.


Inquiries:  (808)956-9098.


An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution.

Occupational fields: 
IT / Software Development
Fields of study: 
Computer science / IT
Employment type: 
Full time
Years of experience: 
3 - 5 years
Required degree level: 
Bachelor's degree