|Published||September 13, 2023|
Allied Consultants, Inc. is an Austin-based firm which has for 31 years been a premier provider of technical and business professionals to clients in Texas. We are currently seeking an experienced Senior PeopleSoft Functional Analyst to be a key resource on a technical services team.
Allied Consultants offers its family of consultants excellent rates, a local support staff, and an attractive benefits package which includes medical insurance (Allied shares a percentage of the cost), life insurance, a matching 401(k) plan and a cafeteria plan.Candidates selected for interview will be required to undergo criminal background checks and may be required to complete a drug screen in accordance with Federal and State Law. Offers of Employment are contingent on a successful background checkAllied Consultants is an equal opportunities employer.
This role is functional in nature and will not require hands-on coding; the role will, however, require enough technical acumen to research problems in the legacy system using PeopleTools/Code, SQL, etc. The candidate will be expected to demonstrate their knowledge and skills in both the functional and technical aspects of PeopleSoft.
The role will also require heavy Functional Analyst skills. In addition, the candidate must have solid experience working in an Agile/SCRUM environment as part of a data conversion team to include the mapping of data fields and performing root-cause analysis in the legacy PeopleSoft application identifying the cause of data problems in the system.
The worker must have impeccable oral and written communication skills, solid experience with the integration of the core modules within the PeopleSoft HRMS 8.8 application (HRMS, Base Benefits, Benefits Administration, Pension Administration, Payroll), including experience researching processing requirements between other systems – both upstream and downstream. This worker must be equally confident conversing with top level management and developers. Finally, the worker must be confident having detailed conversations with the users at the functional level, with developers at the technical level, and be able to accurately read PeopleCode, write SQL, and analyze data.
The ideal candidate would have experience on data conversion projects; has been a hands-on project team lead and have substantial experience as a functional resource in Benefits Administration, Payroll, or Pension Administration modules. The worker’s experience would include past development work and would be functional in recent years. Additionally, the Worker would have past development experience with PeopleSoft code, SQL, Application Engine and SQR programs and have the ability to determine how a page or Application Engine is processing data.
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
- Performs other duties as assigned
- Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) certification(s) a plus.
- Communicates respectfully and works harmoniously with all co-workers, customers and vendors.
- Highly collaborative and transparent
- Ability to quickly grasp the complexities of the client's business mission to our members
- Ability to handle multiple competing tasks and meet deadlines, work efficiently and productively, communicate both verbally and written, with a high level of confidence
Project Team experience utilizing Agile Methodologies
Experienced in gathering requirements towards changes the PeopleSoft application
Demonstrated current hands-on functional experience in one or more of the following PeopleSoft modules: HRMS, Base Benefits, Benefits Administration, Pension Administration, Payroll
The most recent six years must have been working exclusively as a PeopleSoft Functional Analyst
Solid understanding of technical aspects of the PeopleSoft application
Strong SQL skills, ability to write and execute advanced SQL in both Oracle and SQL Server
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel
Working in Information Technology
Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) certification(s) a plus.
Past experience as a developer in one or more of the following PeopleSoft modules: HRMS, Base Benefits, Benefits Administration, Pension Administration, Payroll
Solid PeopleTools skills, including Application Engine, PeopleCode, and SQR
Ability to manage a Scrum or Kanban team
Experience with Microsoft Azure Dev Ops preferred
Experience in having worked on prior implementations/conversions from a legacy PeopleSoft application
Experience with Defined Benefit Pension Plans preferred
Defined Benefit Pension Plan knowledge to understand data requirements and use
Experience with Base Benefits or Benefits Administration systems
Experience with Pension Administration systems
Experience with Payroll Systems
Provide expert troubleshooting for isolating functional / technical problems