IT – Sr. Developer (PeopleSoft) – ATE HQ

at Utilities Service, LLC
Published November 3, 2022
Location Willow Grove, PA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


IT - Sr. Developer (PeopleSoft)

Asplundh is currently in PeopleSoft HCM 9.2 using PeopleTools 8.59 using Oracle 19.3g utilizing HR, Base Benefits, Ben Admin, and Payroll. The person will be responsible for the implementation and technical support of the PeopleSoft HCM 9.2 and providing guidance for new requests, current business processes, the development of new functionality within the PeopleSoft system. This person will be responsible for translating Functional requirements into Technical design and future state process documentation. The PS developer will be assisting in business case development for new projects such as upgrades, interfaces, reporting, and acquisitions, developing expertise in the relevant business area and ensures that the system applications support the current and planned future needs of the business.

Job Type : Exempt

Pay : Salary


  • Benefits Available and vary per position and location.

Are you a real go-getter looking for an amazing opportunity with a nationwide full-service utility contractor offering competitive wages and incredible benefits? Keep reading because this job might be for you!

Since 1928, Asplundh has been dedicated to safe, efficient, and innovative line clearance services for the utility industry. Reliable, uninterrupted power is an important service provided by the world's electrical utilities and Asplundh has the expertise to help keep the power flowing. Diversification over the years has opened up vegetation management services to other specialized markets such as municipalities, railroads, pipelines, helicopter vegetation services, and departments of transportation.

A family-owned and operated corporation headquartered near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Asplundh has grown to employ over 33,000 service professionals throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Development and support on the following:

  • Custom Processes/Reports

  • Interfaces both inbound and outbound from Peoplesoft

  • Acquisitions

  • Security Administration

  • Workflow

  • Data Conversions

  • Data Uploads

  • Fluid

  • Development and support using the following tools:

  • SQR

  • Application Engine

  • Application Designer/PeopleTools

  • Process Scheduler

  • Oracle

  • PS Query

  • Component Interface

  • Data Mover

  • Application Messaging

  • Integration Broker

  • PeopleCode

  • JAMs scheduling application

  • Provide documentation on development work such as Technical Design, Change Control Requirements, etc.

  • Provide 24x7 problem management support only when needed

  • Formulate and document standards relating to PeopleSoft management

  • Prescribe user access requirements based on analysis of system function and end user service needs

  • Review database design and integration of systems and makes recommendations regarding enhancements and/or improvements

  • Provide PeopleSoft Administrator tasks (preferred but not required):

  • Tax Updates/ Maintenance Packs/Bundles

  • PeopleSoft/PeopleTools Upgrade/Installation

  • Development Migration of customized objects from different environments

  • Change Control

  • Scheduling of Environment Refresh

  • Maintenance of different servers.

  • User training/walkthrough, as needed.

General Responsibilities include:

  • Strong Programming and Analytical Skills in Application Engine and SQR.

  • Strong Oracle DBA knowledge

  • Skills in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures.

  • Good Application Knowledge on PeopleSoft HCM modules (HR/Benefits/Payroll/ESS/Manager Self Service)

  • Good Communication Skills

  • Be readily accessible in order to respond to all reactive calls / emails

  • Attend scheduled departmental and business unit calls / meetings, as required

  • Provide appropriate and timely feedback to all stakeholders

  • Independent / Effective Output

  • Deliver high quantity/quality of work at all times

  • Request assistance when appropriate

  • Present thoughtful solutions for consideration

  • Trouble Management

  • Troubleshoot basic to complex problems taking full ownership of problem until resolved - manage trouble and report status to end users according to guidelines

  • Special Projects

  • Integrate into project team according to assignment

  • Participate/lead internal meeting sessions providing project status updates and track open tasks for confirmed completion

  • Provide back-up for IT team members as assigned


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent

  • 3+ years experience on PeopleSoft Admin/Development Work on Implementations and Production Support for PeopleSoft 9.x HCM application

  • Direct hands-on experience with all the phases of the system development life cycle.

  • Functional knowledge a plus.


  • Upon offer, employees may be required to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen, background, and/or MVR check.

Travel Requirements

Physical Requirements:

  • Rarely: walking, kneeling, squatting, crawling, seeing distant, climbing on/off truck, climbing, lifting over 10 lbs. to 50 lbs., depth perception, color vision, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, climbing ladders, balancing, lifting up to 10 lbs., lifting up to 50 lbs.

  • Occasionally: standing, stooping, body twisting, gripping, reaching, range of motion, climbing stairs.

  • Frequently : sitting, sense of touch, manual dexterity, speaking clearly, reading, hearing-speech range.

  • Constantly: seeing.


Due to the inherently dangerous nature of the industry and requirements to work with or around hazardous equipment, employees must have sufficient eyesight to judge distance/coordination of equipment and tools, be able to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods, be able to withstand exposure to all kinds of weather while completing work assignments, be able to wear personal protective equipment as necessary, be able to enter and exit a vehicle numerous times a day, have the endurance necessary to traverse various terrain, be capable of performing job duties throughout a standard 8- or 10-hour day, be able to communicate with others, read, write, and comprehend written/verbal job instructions and information, and communicate and handle conflict professionally.

  • Able to identify job site hazards.

  • Exhibits and carries out cognitive problem-solving skills.

  • Able to read, comprehend, and visualize job build and all prints.

  • Works near/around energized, hazardous parts and equipment.

  • Exposed to traffic.

  • Works around excessive noise from machines (bore drill, backhoe, trencher, mini excavator, bucket trucks, digger derricks, concrete saw, jackhammers).

  • May be exposed to hot and cold environments, poisonous plants or reptiles, and stinging insects.

About Us:

As a full-service utility contractor, Asplundh performs tree pruning and removals, right-of-way clearing and maintenance, vegetation management with herbicides, and emergency storm work and logistical support. Asplundh is the parent company of UtiliCon Solutions whose subsidiaries provide overhead and underground line construction, planning and design, meter reading and AMR/AMI installation, electrical testing, and street lighting/traffic signal services. Asplundh also operates Rotor Blade Airborne Utilities Management, overhead electric distribution, and transmission lines using MD 500 helicopters.

Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Individuals with a disability who desire a reasonable accommodation should contact the ADA Coordinator at 1-800-248-8733, ext. 1339.

An Equal Opportunity Employer.