Sr. Application Analyst - PeopleSoft HCM Developer_20979

City of Minneapolis - Minneapolis, Minnesota

Posted 738 days ago
  • Experience
    Mid-Senior level
  • Job function
    Information Technology
  • Employment type
  • Industry
    Government Administration, Information Technology and Services
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Job description

 IF INTERESTED:    See the complete Job Description  AND  APPLY on-line at

 This CLOSES FOR APPLICATION   Friday, October 12, 2012

 Questions may be directed to


The exempt incumbent will provide IT services to the City of Minneapolis Human Resources Department and related City departments.

The City has currently installed: 

  • PeopleSoft HRMS / HCM 8.9 package suite with Human Resources, Payroll, Benefits, FSA, Time & Labor, Self Service ePay, eBenefits, eProfile, eRecruit Candidate Gateway, Portal Pack, etc.
  • PeopleSoft ELM (Enterprise Leaning Management) 9.0
  • PeopleSoft Financials 9.0 package suite with many modules
  • EPM 9.0 (Enterprise Performance Management) Financials data warehouse, with HRMS info in future.

These and related interfaces/integrations operate as an ERP application system. 

Incumbent must participate in an on-call rotation schedule and respond to / resolve Human Resources emergency issues after hours via cell phone/pager and on site as necessary (with on-call compensation).

Primary Duties and Responsibilities of this specific position / vacancy:

  • Responsible for application software development, maintenance, support, testing, and documentation.
  • Serve as the key person supporting the Human Resources applications, both technically and for process, and back up team members in other roles.
  • Evaluate various directions/possibilities, both technical and process, in efforts to implement new functionality or enhance support of the Human Resources applications into the City's processes.
  • Lead technical efforts in the research, diagnosis, and resolution of critical situations (Human Resources applications are down and/or customers cannot operate effectively).  Develop research plan, communicate technical actions, request assistance from other team members, and provide level 1 & level 2 analysis and resolution of critical issues. 
  • Lead large Human Resources applications area projects and other efforts and develop new or modified customizations to the delivered PeopleSoft software.
  • Coordinate efforts in the Human Resources applications area with other PeopleSoft and interfacing applications.
  • Serve as the key liaison person between the customers of the Human Resources applications and the IT staff supporting the applications.
  • Provide peer review on design, development, documentation and other efforts and train and mentor others in the Human Resources applications area.

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide knowledge and recommendations to Human Resources and related departments on technical issues.
  • Review error logs and other information daily and provide information on unusual finding to Human Resources management and staff.
  • Develop and maintain documents that outline maintenance tasks, system restart procedures, troubleshooting, etc. for other Human Resources administration staff.
  • Periodically monitor use of Human Resources applications.  Develop recommendations for potential improvements.
  • Recommend modifications and bug fixes to software vendor that would enhance Human Resources satisfaction and reliability.
  • Act as a point of reference for supervisors and trainers on Human Resources HRMS functional issues.
  • Provide regular reports on issues and projects concerning support.


Desired Skills and Experience

REQUIREMENTS:         Anyone may apply.     


Six (6) years of experience performing duties similar to those described above.  Prior experience as a Lead Developer / Administrator of PeopleSoft HRMS, ideally with versions 8.9 or 9.x, is expected.  Proficiency with PeopleTools (ideally 8.48 or better), PeopleCode, and other tools is expected.      

The following are highly desired: 

  • Knowledge and experience with the full suite of PeopleSoft products installed and with PSAdmin duties and tools;
  • Experience with relevant DBMS, operating systems, networking, etc. (Windows OS and Oracle DBMS). 

The ability to become proficient in these areas is required.

  • Also desired:  Experience in public sector and public sector human resources processes.   

Note:  Fully describe the duties you actually performed, software / programs / etc. you utilized, your level of responsibility, etc.


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or a closely related field.

Note:  Interview may not be granted without proof of education.  You are encouraged to submit copies of transcripts (showing successful completion of coursework) NOW with your official City application.


An equivalent combination of related education/experience may be considered.

Note:  If attempting to meet minimum qualifications in this manner, be certain to heed the two (2) “Notes” directly above.


You must submit your resume (along with the required City application) to Darcie Bisset’s attention (email or fax) at  or 612.673.2508.  Please mention this job title and Exam Number.

Background Check:    

The City has determined that a Police-conducted, full criminal background check and/or qualifications check may be necessary for certain positions with this job title.  Applicants may be required to sign an informed consent form allowing the City to obtain their criminal history and/or verify their qualifications in connection with the position sought.  Applicants who do not sign the informed consent form will not be further considered for the position.


IF INTERESTED:    See the complete Job Description  AND  APPLY on-line at


This CLOSES FOR APPLICATION   Friday, October 12, 2012


Questions may be directed to

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City of Minneapolis

Minneapolis is a vibrant and welcoming city that encourages learning and innovation and embraces diversity. A mixture of accessible housing, jobs and educational opportunities creates a livable city and stimulates growth. Neighborhoods give the comfort and safety of home while offering the connectedness of community. Thriving commercial areas are linked by state-of-the-art transit and generous green spaces. Renowned cultural and recreational activities entertain and inspire. Minneapolis is a valued state resource and a city people enjoy visiting and calling home. The city’s future is shaped through thoughtful and responsible leadership in partnership with residents and coordinated with a regional vision.

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