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PeopleSoft Developer

Cornell University
Job Location:
Ithaca, New York

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If you are a dynamic and motivated individual who embraces IT challenges as opportunities, and wants to lead, collaborate and influence in your next role, then the PeopleSoft Developer position just may be the perfect opportunity for you.

The PeopleSoft Developer will lead and contribute to the support and development of critical solutions in PeopleSoft Campus Solutions and downstream systems that interact with PeopleSoft.

What you will do:

You as a PeopleSoft Developer will use PeopleTools to develop, implement and maintain custom applications based on analysis of business needs. You will analyze, identify and implement approved features, upgrades, enhancements, and changes to PeopleSoft Campus Solutions.

You will work effectively with teams and collaborate across organization boundaries with business and technical groups at all levels. You will foster teamwork and collaborate to solve problems. You will participate in business process analysis, systems analysis, systems design, development, testing, deployment and support; perform (full-lifecycle) software development, and partner with PeopleSoft team in planning and deployment activities, including providing analysis and recommending strategies to ensure smooth system upgrades, implementations and transitions, and advise PeopleSoft technology platform decisions.

Remote position

This position is located in Ithaca, New York. The successful applicant will be asked to perform this role remotely at a location in the United States.

The New York Convenience of employer guidelines require New York State individual tax reporting and withholdings for this position. Additional individual state income tax filings may also be required if working temporarily outside New York State.

What you will be:

You will be a person who is self-motivated to research and discover solutions that address complex business problems, drive efficiencies and instill confidence in the underlying processes and data outcomes. You will be a people person who is passionate about technology and solving complex problems. Also, we work as a team, so collaboration is key!

Additionally, you will have:

  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum 3 years' experience working as a PeopleSoft application developer in Campus Solutions and a minimum of 4 years' experience working directly in higher education, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience developing in PeopleSoft v. 9.0 or above (v 9.2 is preferred), application design and development and full-lifecycle management.
  • PeopleSoft technical skills ranging from analysis and design to coding and testing.
  • Experience supporting large-scale PeopleSoft Campus Solutions implementations and solid understanding of typical higher education business processes running PeopleSoft Campus Solutions.
  • Thorough and updated knowledge of relevant technologies; for example, Application Designer, Application Engine, PeopleTools 8.55 or above, PeopleCode, PeopleSoft Integration Broker, BI Publisher, SQR, Change Assistant, DataMover, Component Interface, and Process Scheduler.
  • In-depth technical understanding of PeopleSoft Campus Solutions 9.2 and/or 9.0 and demonstrated expertise in web server applications and web services. Experience managing, remediating and testing PeopleSoft updates including PUM image releases and PRPs for production release.
  • Experience writing complex SQL against an Oracle relational database. Experience working with Oracle relational database management systems, query tools, writing SQL and working knowledge of Oracle 12c or above.
  • You will work effectively with teams and collaborate across organization boundaries with business and technical groups at all levels. You will foster teamwork and collaborate to solve problems.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills and advanced problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Effectively manage workload in order to accomplish all project related tasks, on-time and within budget.
  • Attention to detail, decision making/judgment, organizational skills and prioritization skills.

What we offer:

Great benefits that include educational benefits, access to a plethora of wellness programs, employee discounts with local and national retail brands, health care options to choose from, generous paid leave provisions: 3 weeks of vacation, 12 university paid holidays (including end of year winter break through New Year's Day) and superior retirement contributions.

An active and diverse community to work and thrive in! Cornell is situated in picturesque Ithaca, New York, the heart of the Finger Lakes. Ithaca is home to two academic institutions, state parks, waterfalls, gorges, and a wide range of art galleries, theaters, eateries, wineries, and breweries. Ithaca has something to suit all ages and interests!

No Visa sponsorship is available for this position.

University Job Title:

Applications Sys Analyst III

Job Family:

Information Technology



Pay Rate Type:




Contact Name:

Cyndi Morris

Number of Openings:


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  • Prior relevant work or industry experience.

  • Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position.

  • Unique applicable skills.

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