Sr. System Engineer

Information Technology
in Orlando
, FL
Reference: 19-04130

Job Description:

The Sr. System Engineer will be responsible for providing technical expertise in developing and maintaining our client’s HR business applications, including PeopleSoft. In this role, the Sr. Engineer creates technical design specifications from business/functional requirements, working with internal stakeholders to clarify system requirements as appropriate. The Sr. Engineer configures, programs/creates business functionality and unit tests development work to ensure quality. Working within our client’s SDLC methodology and adhering to technical architecture standards, the Sr. Engineer proactively identifies potential problems and issues and actively communicates and manages issues to resolution.

Roles and Responsibilities: 

  • Work closely with key stakeholders and other project team members to understand and prioritize functional requirements and information needs
  • Participate in the development of functional requirements and design specifications as appropriate
  • Develop, create and document technical specifications and designs from which applications and/or technical solutions can be developed that satisfy documented business/functional requirements and envisions potential future requirements and business needs to ensure solutions are flexible and extensible
  • Provide programming and technical expertise to ensure business solutions (applications) function according to business and technical requirements
  • Prepare and deliver technical documentation as required
  • Ensure that all code/technical configurations and other work products are thoroughly unit-tested prior to delivery
  • Participate in system/integration testing as appropriate
  • Perform code reviews and other QA steps as requested
  • Adhere to SDLC and technology architecture requirements
  • Contribute to architecture design principles and standards as appropriate
  • Proactively identify and communicate potential problems and issues to project team members/leaders
  • Proactively identify alternatives and recommend/implement solutions as appropriate
  • Ensure accurate project status and work estimates (ETCs) are always reported /communicated to project leaders/managers in a timely fashion
  • Effectively communicate with stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle
  • Ensure issues are analyzed, discussed and resolved in a timely manner
  • Consistently enhance skills and job knowledge by researching new internet/intranet technologies and software products and trends; reading professional publications
  • Maintaining personal networks
  • Participating in professional organizations

Required Skills: 

  • BI Publisher
  • PeopleCode
  • App Engine
  • Component Interface
  • SQR experience in developing reports, interfaces and processes
  • Oracle PL/SQL and Performance Tuning
  • Proficiency in Excel and Word
  • Integration Broker/Web Services
  • Product management mind-set and skills including experience with and a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into functional business requirements, application and operational requirements
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills that will assist in relationship building
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of people at all levels of the organization
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Strong analysis and problem-solving skills

Preferred Skills: 

  • Time & Labor knowledge
  • Development experience on FLUID Pages knowledge
  • PeopleSoft Update Manager (PUM) knowledge
  • Mulesoft knowledge
  • JAMS Scheduler knowledge

Required Education and Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field and minimum eight (8) years’ PeopleSoft experience with minimum two (2) years’ hands-on version 9.1 or later experience
  • Experience in at least two of the following modules in PeopleSoft 9.1 or later: Benefits Administration, Payroll, HR, Time & Labor

Preferred Education and Experience: 

  • COBOL experience – PeopleSoft HCM 9.2 experience