PeopleSoft Middleware Systems Administrator

at University of Utah
Published January 5, 2023
Location Salt Lake City, UT
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  



Open Date 07/14/2022

Requisition Number PRN31437B

Job Title Systems Administrator

Working Title PeopleSoft Middleware Systems Administrator

Job Grade F

FLSA Code Computer Employee

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

M-F. In office and remote. Hybrid model. Full remote work may be a possibility for a successful candidate

VP Area President

Department 01555 - UIT INFRASTRUCTURE & OPS

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $47,600/yr to $80,000/yr

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

University Information Technology ( UIT ) has an opening for a PeopleSoft Middleware Systems Administrator position within the Software Platform Services team. This position is responsible for supporting the design and implementation of highly available and scalable middle-tier infrastructure for web applications and the enterprises PeopleSoft environment.

About UIT :University Information Technology ( UIT ) ( , the central IT service provider for the University of Utah, reports to the UsChief Information Officer ( and is responsible for many of the Us shared IT services including the wired and wireless network; Campus Information Services ( CIS ) portal; UMail, telephone, and online collaboration; high performance and research computing; information security; software licensing; and a host of other IT systems and services.

UIT is committed to creating a workplace culture that values equity, diversity, and inclusion ( EDI ), and we believe that everyone plays a role in fostering EDI , every day. EDI isnt just the right thing for our employees and the university community; its also the smart thing. It empowers us to provide the best IT services for our students and their families, staff, faculty, clinicians, and patients and their families.

About the University of Utah : Located in Salt Lake City, the U is the flagship institution of the State of Utahs system of higher education, home toarts and museum venues ( and a member of thePac-12 Conference ( .Skiing and snowboarding opportunities ( are a short distance from campus, and opportunities to pursue activities frombiking to hiking to fishing abound ( . Salt Lake City is home to theUtah Symphony and Opera ( ,Ballet West ( ,professional sports teams ( , and a wide range of other cultural and recreational activities.

University of Utah Benefits

Health, dental, and wellness coverage (\_wellness.php) Automatic and immediately vested14.2% employer contribution (\_401aPlan.php) to personal retirement account (401a)

Freepublic transportation pass ( (Utah Transit Authority)

Paid leave time ( Reduced tuition benefits for employee and family members ( More information:


- Assist with the design, installation, administration, and maintenance of highly available and scalable middle-tier infrastructure for the PeopleSoft environment and other assigned systems

- Installs, upgrades, tunes/optimizes, manages, and secures virtual servers running the Enterprise PeopleSoft platform and other related systems as assigned

- Installs new software releases and system upgrades, evaluates and installs patches, and resolves software related problems

- Designs/develops, tests, and implements automated administrative tasks related to the middle-tier infrastructure

- Monitors capacity and analyzes information concerning processing time, response times, application/software, CPU loads, etc. for future growth and proactively informs management of potential areas of concerns, makes recommendations, and provides capacity planning/metric reports

- Collaborates with service owners to configure applications that meet the business needs

- Conducts technical evaluations on new products and features and provides recommendations and directions for implementation

- Creates and maintains technical documentation on critical processes and standards

- On-call required

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a bachelors degree in a related area or equivalency with at least 2 years of experience in the field or in a related area.

Experience with UNIX /Linux system administration

Experience with application servers (WebLogic, Apache Tomcat, Tuxedo, Glassfish, JBoss, IIS )

Knowledge and understanding of Jenkins, Atlassian products (Bitbucket/Stash, Wiki), GIT , Crontab

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


Experience working with an ERP system (e.g. PeopleSoft, Banner, SAP )

Experience working in Higher Education

Experience with automated configuration management tools (e.g., Ansible)

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veterans status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (URS). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.