PeopleSoft Senior Technical Developer

$44.22 - $56.08 hourly
  • Clackamas County
  • Oregon City, OR, USA
  • Jan 20, 2023
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

PeopleSoft Senior Technical Developer

Job ID: 106714

Location: Oregon City, Oregon

Full/Part Time: Full Time



Clackamas County employees work to serve the public and enrich our community. In that spirit, we pledge to hold ourselves to these standards at all times in our interactions with customers and one another:

• Service

• Professionalism

• Integrity

• Respect

• Individual accountability

• Trust

By incorporating these values into our daily routines, we can better serve our customers, ourselves and our projects. We're always looking to improve. That's the Clackamas County SPIRIT.

Clackamas County is committed to building a community where people thrive, have a sense of safety, connection, and belonging, so that everyone is honored and celebrated for the richness in diversity they bring. We encourage applicants of diverse backgrounds and lived experience to apply.


Clackamas County does not offer visa sponsorships. Within three days of hire, applicants will be required to complete an I-9 and confirm authorization to work in the United States.


This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed every Monday. We reserve the right to close this recruitment at any time.


Annual Pay Range: $ 91,984.96 - $ 116,658.17

Hourly Pay Range: $ 44.223540 - $ 56.085661

Salary offers will be made within the posted pay range and will be based on a candidate's experience (paid or unpaid) that is directly relevant to the position.

In addition to competitive wages, Clackamas County offers an attractive benefits package for employees in regular status positions.

Most benefits, including Medical & Dental, start the first of the month after date of hire!

Generous paid time off package, including:

• 12 hours of vacation accrued per month

• 8 hours of sick accrued per month

• 10 paid holidays and 1 personal day per year

Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP)

• PERS/OPSRP Pension Program is funded by Clackamas County and provides a lifetime pension to eligible participants, this includes the County picking up the 6% employee retirement contribution!

• OPSRP members get vested after five years of contributions or when they reach age 65

• The 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan provides a resource for retirement savings in addition to your PERS/OPSRP benefits. You can contribute a fixed dollar amount or percentage with each paycheck; a County-paid contribution is included for certain groups.

Other Benefits:

• Choice of Medical Plans that include chiropractic coverage, alternative care, vision and prescription drug coverage

• Choice of Dental Plans

• Chiropractic Coverage and Alternative Care Benefit

• Robust EAP and wellness programs, including gym discounts and wellness education classes

• Longevity pay (eligible at 5 years)

• A variety of additional optional benefits

This is a full time County position represented by the Employees' Association.


Clackamas County's Department of Technology Services is seeking an experienced professional developer to join our team as a PeopleSoft Senior Technical Developer.

This position requires a candidate with a background that demonstrates a high level of hands-on development experience, strong working knowledge of development processes and best practices, strong skills in basic business functions (Human Resources, Finance, Payroll, etc.), problem-solving, collaboration, and critical analysis. Our PeopleSoft Senior Technical Developer needs to be proactive and customer-service-driven.

The Developer will be a member of the Technology Services PeopleSoft team. This team is responsible for the maintenance and modification of the County's Oracle PeopleSoft system. The system is stable and mature; we have implemented many upgrades, service packs, new modules, and bolt-on applications for both the Human Resource (HR) and Finance systems. Currently, the County has implemented the following modules: Human Resources, Payroll for North America, Benefits Administration, Talent Acquisition Manager, Employee Self-Service, Manager Self-Service, General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Asset Management, Purchasing, and Project Costing. This team is also responsible for the maintenance/modification of Workforce Software (the County's time and labor system), and integration with other systems including OpenGov ( the County's budgeting system) and iPrositions (the County's Learning Management system).

Future projects may include, but are not limited to, implementing, Accounts Receivable, Billing, Customer Contracts, Supplier Contracts, and Kibana Analytics.

Equity, diversity, and inclusion are at the core of everything we do. Clackamas County is committed to building a workforce that reflects the community we serve. In that spirit, we encourage applicants of diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply.

Required Minimum Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*

• A minimum of seven (7) years of experience performing advanced systems analysis and design work in support of highly complex application systems that involves multiple sub-systems, programs, files, databases, and users.

• At least 5 years of experience programming and troubleshooting using most of these Oracle PeopleSoft technical tools: Application Designer, PeopleCode, SQR, Application Engine, BI Publisher, COBOL, etc.

• Experience with all phases of application software development, including administration, setup, and troubleshooting.

• Experience developing new reports, data interfaces, bolt-on applications to meet business or technical requirements. This includes reports and interfaces between PeopleSoft Human Capital Management and Finance systems, third-party providers, and cloud providers.

• Experience providing internal customer service through troubleshooting, diagnosing and resolving production problems of the PeopleSoft Human Capital and Finance environments.

• Demonstrated knowledge of database management principles and techniques.

• Knowledge and experience using SQL data languages (Microsoft SQL Server or Oracle) utilizing the appropriate software tools and techniques for analysis, debugging, and programming.

• Previous experience developing and documenting technical and business requirements and processes. This may also include training users.

• Experience handling confidential, time sensitive information.

• Must pass a criminal history check which may include national or state fingerprint records check

• Driving may be necessary for County business. For position(s) with occasional/incidental driving, incumbents must possess a valid driver's license. Accommodation requests for an acceptable alternative method of transportation will be reviewed on an individual basis in compliance with State and Federal legislation. For position(s) with regular driving, incumbent(s) must also possess and maintain an acceptable driving record throughout the course of employment.

Preferred Special Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*

These are preferred but not required qualifications. No experience in any or all of the following will not necessarily disqualify you from consideration.

• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field

• Experience with FIT/GAP analysis

• Experience coordinating the work of a project team composed of staff, vendors, and/or users; managing, reporting progress and completing projects and time and within budget

• Experience with the PeopleSoft System Architecture and Administration, including system performance troubleshooting

• Experience executing PeopleSoft Upgrades

• Knowledge of Oracle's PeopleSoft Selective Adoption and experience using the PeopleSoft Upgrade Manager

• Experience with JSON, RESTFul web services or other integration tools (ETL) methods

• Experience with other programming languages, like Java

• Experience with SharePoint and Office 365

• Ability to learn new technology and reporting tools, utilize the training and be comfortable assuming development tasks upon training

• Experience with Crystal Reports

*For Veterans qualified for Veteran's Preference: If you believe you have skills that would transfer well to this position and/or special qualifications that relate to this position, please list those skills and/or qualifications in the open-ended question at the end of the application and explain how those skills and/or qualifications relate to this position.


Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

• Coordinates the work of project teams composed of technical staff, vendors and users; guides and formulates project needs and requirements; manages and completes projects within specific time and budget constraints; prepares progress reports and revises projections to reflect current status.

• Communicates with TS management, technical staff, users and departments to analyze current and projected application needs, resources and system performance; conducts research of new systems and modifications; conducts compatibility studies and cost/benefit analyses and recommends the most cost-effective approach to meet application system requirements.

• Coordinates the planning of projects related to existing or proposed systems; prepares estimates and tracks project time and costs; establishes a work plan in relation to the capacity and limitations of system infrastructure, operating time and available personnel; assigns projects or tasks to project staff.

• Develops detailed design specifications, definitions, performance criteria, and testing methods; writes; develops, and documents operational procedures; coordinates systems maintenance, testing, and production runs; devises schedules for implementation; provides training and technical guidance to users and staff in the use of new or modified systems and procedures.

• Utilizes appropriate software tools and techniques for systems analysis, logic design, applications programming and coding, data base management, computer operations, troubleshooting equipment problems, and maintaining operational integrity of the computer system.

• Leads and/or coordinates the work of regular employees and contractors assigned to projects; promotes cooperative team efforts among technical staff, contractors and users; monitor contractor/vendor activities; coordinates with required vendors in providing required services.

• Provides ongoing high-level technical design, support and enhancements to new and existing systems and applications; coordinates maintenance, testing and daily operations; prepares schedules for implementation; monitors, troubleshoots and maximizes performance and integrity; performs comprehensive diagnosis of problems and develops / implements solutions.

• Under direction, researches, recommends and implements new technology for new and existing systems coordinating such activities with the required application, network, system, administration & network teams for new and existing systems.

• Coordinates and as required also performs, the administrative design, development and support technical functions to provide required application services; coordination and work performed includes, but is not limited to, network/system (non-application) / database and security functions.

• Maintains a broad knowledge of current and emerging state-of-the-art technologies, business best practices, architectures and products; acts of the highest point of escalation in application support and maintenance; coordinates other technical areas to facilitate issue resolution, technology development and integration.

• In coordination with TS management/ technical staff and department business staff, designs and implements technical and business standards and policies, security practices and performance metrics; participates in long range planning and design of technical and business requirements and configurations; backup and recovery procedures; and design of service enhancements.


Thorough Knowledge of: Principles and practices of applications programming, data communications and systems analysis and design; computer hardware and systems software in supporting application systems; data base management principles and techniques; techniques of supervision and project management; business systems design and analysis; Systems and Database administration including server and workstation hardware, operating systems, security protocols and best practices, web services, database design and related support services.

Working Knowledge of: Basic principles and techniques cost/benefit analysis, research methods and report preparation. Network administration including internet services, security protocols, network design and performance tuning.

Skill to: Communicate effectively both orally and in writing; convey technical and complex information to users, technical staff and management; design and analyze advanced systems; collect, analyze, evaluate, and prepare recommendations regarding system design and performance, user needs and requirements; establish controls and security measures; develop and manage projects within established timelines and budget requirements; plan and coordinate assigned staff to achieve project requirements and objectives; establish and maintain effective working relationships with system users, vendors, co-workers, other County personnel and outside agencies.


Frequently works early and late hours to meet time lines, provide off-hour upgrade and maintenance, available for periodic on-call, and respond to emergency situations.


This position is included in the County's alternate workweek program, working 40 hours during a standard workweek of Monday through Thursday (Fridays off). Specific hours of work will be discussed with the candidate selected for this position at the time an offer of employment is extended. This position is eligible for hybrid on-site/telework subject to the and based on the Department's business needs. The exact amount of on-site/telework and schedule will be discussed with the hiring manager during time of offer. Telework locations cannot be located outside of Oregon or Washington. Washington residents must perform 50% of their time on-site at Clackamas County.


Clackamas County is in a prime location in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area and is recognized nationally as one of the most livable areas in the United States. Located on the southern edge of the City of Portland and extending to the top of Mt. Hood, Clackamas County is part of a thriving region in the Northwest. It has a population of about 420,000 residents.






The Technology Services Department provides computing services to County departments and other public and private agencies. The Department offers technical services and support in the following areas:

• Applications, including enterprise systems

• Geographical Information Systems

• Web

• Document Imaging

• Desktop Support

• Data Center Operations

• Network, including the Clackamas Broadband Express

• Telecom

• Systems Administration

• Technical Call Center

• Technical Learning Center

The mission of the Technology Services Department is to provide high quality, cost-effective technology for, citizens, county departments, and county commissioners.


Clackamas County only accepts online applications.

Help With Your Application:



If you have any questions or issues you may contact the Department of Human Resources at 503-655-8459 or Our office hours are Monday - Thursday 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time (closed on Fridays).





Clackamas County does not offer visa sponsorships. Within three days of hire, applicants will be required to complete an I-9 and confirm authorization to work in the United States.


Clackamas County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.

If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request an accommodation, please address the request to the Department of Human Resources prior to the recruitment close date. You may request an accommodation during the online application process.


James Callahan, Recruiter

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