System Administrator III, PeopleSoft

at Lone Star College
Published May 26, 2023
Location Austin, TX
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Commitment to Mission This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential. Cultural Beliefs One LSC Student Focused Own It Advance Equity Cultivate Community Choose Learning The Chronicle of Higher Education's "Great Colleges to Work For" is designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact on organizational culture at higher education institutions. Lone Star College was recognized in five areas: Confidence in Senior Leadership; Diversity; Facilities, Workspace & Security; Job Satisfaction; and Work/Life Balance . Campus Marketing Statement Lone Star College-System Office, University Park Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 93,000+ students each semester. LSC has been named a 2021 Great Colleges to Work For institution by the Chronicle of Higher Education and ranked 35th in Texas in the Forbes 'America's Best Employers By State' list. LSC consists of eight colleges, seven centers, eight Workforce Centers of Excellence and Lone Star Corporate College. Lone Star College-System Office employees are based at one of two System Office locations; The Woodlands and University Park. Both are the site for multiple administrative departments and system-wide training programs. Location address is 20515 SH 249 (SH 249 and Louetta Road) Houston, Texas 77070-2607. Job Description PURPOSE AND SCOPE: The System Administrator III, PeopleSoft is responsible for maintaining both application and structure of all pillars. This role must ensure the PeopleSoft pillars are always working. This role provides technical analysis, design, installation, maintenance and modification of broad/complex computer systems and security platforms. In addition, the position is responsible for the design and development of IT systems-developing design and functional specifications, producing deliverables related to the project(s) assigned and assisting in post implementation support and system enhancements. The PS Admin III is responsible for gathering, compiling and synthesizing information with regard to technology processes or systems. This position is member of a 24/7/365 global department with travel within the LSC service area and the availability of on-call scheduling. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Maintain PeopleSoft PIA and servers upgrade PeopleSoft pillars, troubleshoot issues found by the developers or logs, and set up new tools deliver by Oracle Patch bugs in PeopleTools, Tuxedo or WebLogic Responsible for upgrading both PeopleTools and Application to the next version Apply PUM bundles Set up PPM for monitoring purposes On-call MTPs - projects moved through Phire application Manage PeopleSoft application software, application infrastructure, and third party application environments, and ensure security integration connectivity Perform problem analysis to resolve system or application issues. Perform complex diagnosis of problems, provide solutions within area of responsibility, and/or consult with other technical staff Develop and manage internal procedures, tools, and documents to provide a high level of application integrity and availability Apply PeopleSoft Application patches/bundles, install software, manage the application and database environment, monitor performance, and troubleshoot alerts Upgrade PeopleSoft application and PeopleTools and other supporting components of the ERP systems Responsible for other related, reasonable duties as assigned KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Requires knowledge of learned routines, procedures, practices and more complex skills Demonstrated analysis skills, knowledge of business process review functions, and knowledge of process design, and project management Ability to work in cooperation with developers, analysts, managers, and consultants Ability to deal with somewhat complex problems that must be broken down into manageable pieces Understands relationships between problem components and prioritizes them Utilizes knowledge, experience, and available resources to find solutions Participate in formal or informal group problem solving for immediate issues and to collaborate with team and shares relevant information with those who may be affected by decisions Ability to convey technical or complex information to others in non- technical terms Ability to recognize immediate obstacles to completing work and initiate action to address a need without being directed Knows and follows standard operating procedures and define departmental metrics PHYSICAL ABILITIES: The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee sits comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items, such as papers, books, or small parts; or driving an automobile. No special physical demands are required to perform the work. WORK SCHEDULE AND CONDITIONS: Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment Interface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position Work is performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazards REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree and at least 4 years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience Strong PeopleSoft maintenance experience with upgrade applications/patches/updates experience Strong knowledge of PeopleSoft Internet Architecture (PIA) and Change Assistant, PUM and Integration Broker. Intermediate certification in area of responsibility PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Work experience in large-scale, infrastructure Experience with automation of PeopleSoft maintenance Advanced certification in area of responsibility Salary Hiring salary range $74,911 - $86,148 Lone Star College provides a hiring salary range for all posted full-time non-faculty positions. Where your salary offer would fall in that range is determined by your related experience and education. Should you receive an offer of employment from Lone Star College, the resume submitted in the application process will be utilized to calculate your salary offer. The information outlined below will provide the Office of Human Resources everything needed to determine an accurate starting salary. Your resume should provide a complete picture of your work experience. The resume should include the following information for each position listed: Length of time (specific months and years) of employment If the position was full time or part time If the position was paid or unpaid Unofficial transcript for highest earned degree Additionally, any certifications listed as required or preferred in the Lone Star College job description should be included in the resume submitted. Benefits Marketing Statement By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization that offers a supportive, collegial work environment and excellent work/life balance. This includes a full comprehensive and competitive benefits package, a generous number of paid holidays and vacation days, wellness programs, tuition waiver, professional development opportunities and more. Special Instructions Go to the Job Search page, click on 'My Activities' at the top of the page. Under My Cover Letters and Attachments you will click on 'Add Attachment.' Please be sure to put the Job ID# in the title once you name your file for cover letters only, unless you attached your cover letter with your resume. If you are applying for an Instructional position (i.e. Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Instructor), please ensure you include the following to be considered: Resume/CV, Cover Letter, Teaching Philosophy, and unofficial transcripts. You must limit your file name for any attachment to 40 characters or less. How to Apply ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered. Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year. By selecting the option to receive notifications on your profile, you will begin receiving electronic communication regarding new opportunities with Lone Star College (LSC). If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview. Lone Star College participates in the E-Verify program, under which Lone Star College provides the federal government with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm that the employee is authorized to work in the United States. More information on the E-Verify program is available at . Lone Star College is an EEO Employer. All positions are subject to a criminal background check.