Under general supervision of the Director, the PeopleSoft Analyst/Programmer is responsible for providing administrative systems programming and analysis operations support for PeopleSoft Campus Solutions (Student Information System) currently in implementation at San Diego State University. SDSU also utilizes Oracle PeopleSoft for HCM (HR). This position will provide technical analyst/programmer support specifically targeted with Financial Aid as well as other areas of Campus Solutions to analyze administrative systems user and data needs and issues, determine and evaluate solution approaches, research and architect/design, develop and code solutions (product enhancements and process improvements) using the best enabling Oracle technologies that are supported for Oracle PeopleSoft technologies and applications. This position will work closely in support of and partnership with the business team it largely represents: Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships.
The PeopleSoft Analyst/Programmer provides on-going technical and analytical support directly to operational users, so excellent working relationships and communication skills with management, staff, and vendors is a requirement of this position, as well as the ability to effectively communicate and assist in requirements gathering through a potentially ambiguously defined need.
Our mission is to seek out and encourage opportunity and competitive advantage for the further advancement of equity, diversity, and inclusion for IT Division leadership, faculty, staff, and students. To this end, we aspire to increase and retain underrepresented faculty, staff, and students through strategic, equity-minded, and inclusive initiatives. To be impactful, our team will embrace the cultural change in our workplace through the data we use, the innovative technical solutions we provide, and the diverse representation of our Division. More information regarding our mission can be found at the IT Division's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion website: https://it.sdsu.edu/dei .
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This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, permanent (probationary) position. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation.
Education and Experience
To enter this classification, a basic foundation of knowledge and skills in applications programming and systems analysis and related programming support functions is a prerequisite. This foundation would normally be obtained through a bachelor’s degree, preferably in computer science or business, or equivalent training and applied experience. Foundation knowledge and skills for the Analyst/Programmer, depending on the position assignment, may include working knowledge of a specific industry standard applications programming language and knowledge of standard systems analysis techniques.
- Experience implementing PeopleSoft self-service applications.
- Experience implementing delivered and custom web services for use with PeopleSoft.
- Strong technical writing and presentation skills with correct grammar and style.
- Comfortable working through ambiguous and fluid iterative requirements, and patient with colleagues throughout the process.
- Knowledge of PeopleSoft architecture – both functional and technical, and sound judgement in providing technical support of PeopleSoft applications at the career analyst/programmer level.
- Understanding of PeopleSoft security model involving use of Permission Lists, Roles, Query Trees, and Row-Level Security assignment.
- Strong business process design skills, as well as experience with systems implementation and production support, is desired. These skills and experiences should include development and testing methodologies, and ability to document a business process flow using Visio or other related software.
- Development experience with Oracle Applications Express. Experience in using Change Management tools.
Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $7,917 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,372 - $10,792 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department’s fiscal resources.
San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here .
Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on April 27, 2021. To receive full consideration, apply by April 26, 2021.
The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act .
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
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SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.
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