Senior, PeopleSoft Functional Analyst

Job Locations US-Washington
Job ID
Technical Support


Are you looking for an opportunity to join a growing company that is innovative, cutting edge, and mission centered?  Our prestigious technical and management consultants work closely with our customers in a dynamic, solution-oriented environment, and we are inviting you to apply for our recent opening as a PeopleSoft HCM Functional Analyst

Analyzes actual and predictable interacting operational activities of a business system to obtain a quantitative, rational basis for decision-making or resource allocation. May have subject matter expertise in a specific application. Provide integral support in the requirements determination, conceptualization, design, development, testing, verification and validation, documentation, and implementation of modeling and simulation based decision support system applications.  Utilize modeling and measuring techniques, mathematics, statistical methods, engineering methods, in determining solutions.


Interim - Secret


Job Knowledge:  The PeopleSoft Functional Analyst is responsible for supporting the DoS HR Bureau Customer’s systems.  This person will support all aspects of a PeopleSoft Federal HRMS 9.x operations with respect to system functionality, performance, troubleshooting, system testing, customer communications, and interfacing with PeopleSoft and other technical staff supporting HR/EX/SOD systems.
Problem Solving/Complexity: Assignments are typically broad in nature, requiring discretion and ingenuity. Identifies key barriers/core problems and applies problem-solving skills to resolve complex situations. Typically confers with managers or superiors on unusually complex matters.
Supervision Received/Independent Judgement:  Operates with considerable latitude performing work with instruction limited to results expected.  

Plays a role in overall functional strategic planning for the DOS HR Bureau customer.


Advanced subject matter expertise in PeopleSoft HCM family. Experience with PeopleSoft – Core HR Federal Product using Position Management, Job Profile Management in 9.1, ePerformance, Base Benefits, Custom Payroll Interface, Self-Service Functionality, and Person Model Knowledge.  Candidate must be able to:

  • Create, execute, and document test cases/results based on requirements provided.
  • Define requirements based on current functionality and SME knowledge.
  • Map the requirements to test scripts and validate not only documented requirements but validate current functionality against identified business processes and test scenarios.
  • Work closely with technical resources to map functional design to technical design. 
  • Conversant with Federal HR and payroll processing, ePerformance, eTelework, and other HCM modules in PeopleSoft.
  • Evaluate configuration options to leverage PeopleSoft-delivered functionality, identify required customizations to PeopleSoft HCM to meet business requirements, and document business processes and requirements. 
  • Handle multiple assignments based on directed priorities.
  • Excellent communication skills are essential.

Desired Qualifications:

  • PeopleSoft Certifications are highly desirable



Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. (BE) is an Information Technology and Professional Services consulting firm located in Arlington, VA. BE is a diversified high-technology services company, providing government, commercial and nonprofit agencies technology solutions and organizational management services to ensure mission success. Serving the federal sector since 1998, we base our solutions on an in-depth understanding of our clients, their mission and the unique challenges they face. BE is the winner of the 2015 Microsoft U.S. Federal Solution Partner of the Year award, a 2015 and 2016 Washington Post Top Workplace and has been an Inc. 500/5000 awardee for six consecutive years.

Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is dedicated to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. We are committed to crafting a workplace that endorses creativity and innovation, and promotes engagement through open communication, acceptance of new people and ideas, and a supportive team dynamic. Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EOE Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled. Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is an E-Verify employer.



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