PeopleSoft Security Administrator

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Posted Date 6 years ago(12/1/2014 10:47 AM)
# of Openings
Information Technology


SoluStaff is actively recruiting for a PeopleSoft Security Administrator for its NYC-based healthcare customer.  The PeopleSoft Security Administrator’s role is to ensure the secure operation of in-house computer systems, servers, and network connections. This includes checking server and firewall logs, scrutinizing network traffic, establishing and updating virus scans, and troubleshooting. This person will also analyze and resolve security breaches and vulnerability issues in a timely and accurate fashion, and conduct user activity audits where required.  Applicants to this position must provide a cover letter summarizing their experience with PeopleSoft Security LDAP Authentication, PeopleSoft Single Sign-on and PeopleSoft Security Architecture components.


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  • Oversee the PeopleSoft account administration process, ensuring that account creations, modifications, and deletions occur in a timely and appropriate manner

  • Ability to configure the PeopleSoft HCM and ELM (9.0 or higher) system to meet unique business requirements

  • Ensure that appropriate roles, permission lists, and row level security exists for all functional areas

  • Work with stakeholders, customers, and technical resources to design, implement, and maintain security structures for delivered and customized PeopleSoft applications

  • Experience with the full lifecycle of both implementations and upgrades

  • Have a solid understanding of setup tables, processing, and reporting requirements

  • Have a solid understanding of integration of all HCM and ELM modules

  • Routinely audit security in all environments, ensuring that all users are appropriately provisioned for their work function

  • Maintain and migrate security across multiple databases in support of database refresh activities

  • Analyzes and resolves security and access problems

  • Write and maintain documentation related to security design, implementation, and practices

  • Acts as top tier support for critically escalated issues related to security

  • Will collaborate with customers, staff and external customers on a regular basis to solve problems


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field

  • At least 5 years of experience with application & server security administration including software installations, deployments and configuration/troubleshooting/problems solving on Windows, Unix and/or Linux Servers, AIX

  • Must possess expert-level technical knowledge in Application Security, Mainframe Security, Server/System Security (AIX, LINUX, Windows Server etc).

  • Broad hands-on knowledge of firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, data encryption, and other industry-standard techniques and practices.

  • Ability to follow strict procedures for disciplined installations, documentation, event handling and change control

  • Ability to work flexible maintenance windows, and participate in on-call 24x7 rotation

  • Must be able to communicate complex technical details in a clear and concise manner to both technical and non-technical staff

  • Must have experience with Security Administration for PeopleSoft HR and ELM Applications 9.0 and higher

  • Strong knowledge of PeopleSoft Security LDAP Authentication.

  • Strong knowledge of Active Directory, PeopleSoft Single Sign-On and Oracle Internet Directory (OID)/OVD security infrastructure.

  • Excellent working knowledge of PeopleSoft Security Architecture components such as:

          • User Profile Management

          • Roles and Permission Lists

          • Queries Route Control

          • Row level security setup

  • The ability to absorb a large amount of information, quickly evaluate the nature of the problem and to provide a solution rapidly and decisively is essential.

  • The problems encountered vary greatly and may require the ability to work as part of a team to find a resolution.

  • Well versed with industry security standards and practices.

  • High level of analytical and problem-solving abilities.

  • Ability to conduct research into security issues and products as required.

  • Strong understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.

  • Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills.

  • Highly self-motivated and directed.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

  • Able to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.






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