• Senior PeopleSoft Developer

    Job Locations US-DC
    Job ID
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Growth requires a strong foundation, and at Buchanan & Edwards, our people are our strength. They are the foundation for building the next generation of innovative IT solutions, revolutionizing the industry, and solving the nation’s most critical challenges.


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    In this Senior PeopleSoft Developer role you will create software applications to support PeopleSoft O&M and Development, as well as, Modernization and Enhancement efforts for our client Department of State's mission-critical HR Bureau Personnel Management System.  This includes all phases of Software Development from analysis through deployment. You will serve as a senior resource for all aspects of PeopleSoft technical activities. The ability to communicate with diverse audiences is critical.


    You will be part of a team, collaborating with PeopleSoft Technical and Functional resources, to meet client needs. Your designs will support internal business requirements or external customers, ultimately serving a base of 32K customers.


    The ability to design and architect a software component, and write technical documentation, to include specifications are critical success factors for this role. The ideal candidate will be able to document and unit test all changes, and will possess knowledge of Configuration Management practices, packaging, and migration of PeopleSoft projects across various environments.  


    You will also have the opportunity to work with our BE CTO in a PeopleSoft Lab environment to support new technology initiatives.


    This is a fast-paced environment in which technical expertise is valued.




    Interim - Secret


    Job Responsibilities:

    • Leads design sessions, prototypes, demonstrations etc, with the technical team and stakeholders to establish requirements and technical design
    • Stays abreast of modifications to the Customer’s PeopleSoft application through participation in user requirements, software change control reviews, design adaptations/customizations reviews, Independent Validation and Verification System (IV&V) testing, other IPMS user/management related forums, and documenting the outcomes as required
    • Support PeopleSoft O&M and DME efforts for the DOS HR Bureau Personnel Management System.  Includes all phases of Software development from analysis through deployment.
    • Assists in the installation of PeopleSoft software, patched and configuration changes
    • Validates Technical capabilities and requirements prior to the final release phase for application fixes and enhancements.
    • Supports all technical aspects of a PeopleSoft Federal HRMS upgrade from v8.8 to v9.2 PeopleTools 9.1/9.2
    • Tests Peoplesoft Code
    • Creates Test Plans/Cases and Documentation of Test Results


    Required Qualifications:

    • Minimum interim secret level clearance
    • 2+ years’ of prior technical Federal Government upgrade experience
    • 5+ years’ of Peoplesoft Development HRMS Federal experience
    • 5+ years’ experience with PeopleTools 8.X or Higher
    • 5+ years’ experience with Oracle 11g or Higher
    • 5+ years’ experience with PeopleSoft HCM 9.X or Higher
    • 5+ years’ of Development experience with at least 2 of the following
      • HRMS PeopleSoft 9.1 modules preferred  
      • Core HR Federal Product using Position Management
      • Job Profile Management
      • ePerformance
      • Base Benefits
      • Payroll Interface
      • Self-Service Functionality
      • Talent Acquisition Management
    • 5+ yers’ of prior experience with evaluation, development, and unit testing of reapplied custom code (PeopleSoft and external objects).
    • Must able to document and unit test all changes. Knowledge of Configuration Management practices, packaging, and migration of PeopleSoft projects across various environments is required.  The candidate must be able to work closely with the functional resources to map functional design to technical design
    • Team Player with good communication skills

    Desired Qualifications:

    • 5+ years’  of Peoplesoft HRMS 8.x ,9.x or higher experience
    • 5+ years’ of Peoplesoft HRMS Federal experience
    • 3+ years as manager or team lead


    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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