Organizational Area: Information Technology Services - Application Infrastructure
Location: Oakland, CA
Posting Salary: commensurate with experience
Position Summary: Having wide-ranging experience, uses IT concepts and campus / medical center / OP objectives to resolve the most complex issues with campus / medical center / OP-wide impact. Works on most complex issues with little or no campus / medical center / OP precedent where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Internal and external contacts often pertain to a campus / medical center / OP's plans and objectives. Is considered a subject matter expert at the campus / medical center / OP and often recognized as an expert externally in the industry.
UCPath is the University of California's priority program to implement a single payroll, benefits, human resources and academic personnel solution for all UC employees. The ITS UCPath Systems Group provides research, design, development, and support services for the production UCPath environments for infrastructure and applications. This position is in the UC PATH Systems Group within the Information Technology Services (ITS) department. The incumbent will work closely with business partners , UC Path Center , Project Team and others and leads a team of technology professionals who deliver service and support to a system-wide audience.
Having wide-ranging experience, applies software concepts and objectives to projects, up to and including the most complex, with campus-wide / medical center, institution-wide and / or multi-institutional scope and little orno precedent. Directs the selection of tools, methods, techniques, technologies and evaluation criteria to obtain results. Internal and external contacts often pertain to campus / medical center and system-wide plans and objectives. Is considered a subject matter expert at the campus, medical center or Office of the President and may be recognized as an expert in the industry.
Special Conditions of Employment:
Other Special Conditions of Employment: Must be able to provide 24x7 on call support as assigned.
Employment is contingent on successful completion of a background check.
Job Close Date:
Duty 1: As the recognized organization-wide expert, influence the ITS on projects of critical importance to the organization; these projects carry substantial consequences of success or failure.
May direct programs with organization-wide impact that include formulating strategies and administering policies, processes, and resources.
Provide technical leadership, mentoring, work direction, coaching and guidance to junior developers, as needed.
Responsible for reviewing high level business requirements and collaborating with business analysts and subject matter experts in architecting/designing multiple solution ideas, designs, and estimating work efforts.
Provide effective change leadership in driving continuous improvement to realize measurable productivity results from identified improvement initiatives and effectively manage resources to ensure projects and initiatives are properly staffed to meet knowledge and timeline requirements.
Work in a functional/technical capacity providing technical and functional expertise to business and various IT Teams.
Work with IT development peers and production support to troubleshoot and perform root cause analysis of issues and defects during development, testing, and post-production phases
Actively participates in post-implementation support activities as needed.
Strive to achieve Operational Excellency in the groups work Function:Management Percent: 40
Duty 2: Actively assist the unit manager in defining positions, interviewing, and selecting candidates for the team.
In conjunction with unit manager and project coordinator plan tasks, make assignments, and establish target deliverable dates, builds/enforces project plans. Function:Project Coordination Percent: 20
Duty 3: Develop significant portions of the application code.
Perform or lead unit testing.
Follow software development process.
Identify and fix bugs in code.
Spearhead response to and resolution of production problems.
Conduct technical design reviews and code demonstrations.
Monitor and enforce adherence to standards and procedures.
Resolve differences over code design and programming detail. Function:Development Percent: 20
Duty 4: Work with UCPath Center , Project team and Information Technology Service groups on Application maintenance, infrastructure, performance, and support requirements.
Work with Campus IT groups and outside agencies on interface file specifications and operational processes.
Participate in requirements discussions, review functional requirements documentation, provide feedback to business users.
Review bugs and issues; provide clarification and direction to the team in handling them Function:Collaboration Percent: 20
Job Requirements Education: Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Skills/Experience: Minimum 9 years' experience with Oracle PeopleSoft HCM application implementation and or development, including two years of recent PeopleSoft 9.x integration experience.
Must have 2+ years in leadership role with proven ability to deliver results.
Expert knowledge of secure software development. Expert skills associated with software design, development and deployment of diverse and complex software of campus-wide / medical center, institution-wide and/or multi-institutional scope.
Advanced experience designing and developing solutions for PeopleSoft HCM applications HR, Payroll, Benefits Administration, Commitment Accounting, Absence Management, Talent Management and associated self-service applications, including deep experience and understanding of the PeopleSoft HCM data model.
Knowledge of the following development tools and skill set: PeopleCode, Linux/Unix, PeopleTools 1 & 2, Integratation Broker, PeopleSoft SQR, SQL, Oracle Payroll Technical (e.g. Tables and APIs)
Experience developing PeopleSoft interfaces into legacy and 3rd party systems.
In-depth knowledge of business and process analysis functions. Knowledge of the design, development and application of technology and systems to meet business needs. Demonstrated ability to create software specifications.
Demonstrated consistent ability to lead cross-functional teams and deliver technical solutions while mitigating or removing hurdles / obstacles. Has a track record of overcoming project crisis. Required
In-depth knowledge of computer security tools, best practices and policies including demonstrated experience securing server-based software. Expert knowledge of computer security tools, best practices and policies including demonstrated experience.
Experience working with Vendor or Hosting solutions partners to deploy /manage changes.
Interpersonal communication skills sufficient to work with both technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization.
Ability to elicit and communicate technical and non-technical information in a clear and concise manner.
Demonstrated ability to maintain a climate of fairness, cooperation. Demonstrated skill leading technical teams, including organizing workflow and scheduling assignments.
Ability to work independently on complex technical projects as well as on a team. Preferred
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