PeopleSoft Systems Administrator

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Posted Date 7 years ago(3/28/2014 5:35 PM)
# of Openings
Information Technology


The System Administrator (SA) is responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of Peoplesoft systems and related infrastructure. This individual participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure. This individual ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values, enabling staff, volunteers, and Partners.


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  • Install and Configure all PeopleSoft Infrastructure components (Weblogic, Tuxedo, Application server, Process Scheduler, PIA)
  • Monitor several web, batch and application servers for the HR and EL Online application
  • Applying patches/ bundles using PeopleSoft  change assistant 
  • Perform application/PeopleTools upgrade using PeopleSoft change assistant if necessary
  • Perform code and object migrations between PeopleSoft environments using STAT
  • Maintain technical configurations within PeopleSoft Applications (e.g., Interface Broker, Messaging, Security Integration)
  • Assist with troubleshooting of system and program issues involving technical configurations
  • Communicate and collaborate with Systems Engineers (e.g., Operating System, Network, Storage)




  • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups
  • Perform regular security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions
  • Monitor several web, batch and application servers for the HCM and Financial application
  • Respond immediately off hours to system failure
  • Update and maintain all system administration documentation as needed
  • Repair and recover from hardware or software failures
  • Coordinate and communicate with Functional Team, Technical team and End-Users




  • 5 -10 years’ experience working with Oracle PeopleSoft Public Sector Financials and HCM
  • Senior level PeopleSoft technical knowledge, skills, and experience as an Administrator
  • Ability to handle difficult customer service issues
  • Must have experience in application support and of PeopleSoft HRMS9.1 and PeopleTools 8.5x Product solutions
  • Proficiency at writing SQL queries
  • Proficiency at writing Shell Scripts
  • Understand the PeopleSoft security concepts
  • Required Experience serving as PeopleSoft System Administrator  with HCM 9.1 Upgrade
  • Ability to advise and assist less experienced staff in technical matters courteously
  • Capable at resolving the most difficult programming and systems problems
  • Able to quickly learn and understand the operations, goals and business needs of the customers/departments
  • Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with customers and vendors
  • Provide effective recommendations to department management regarding the best balance of internal vs. external resources
  • Ability to understand and recommend solutions to complex technical issues
  • Ability to write users and technical documentation for computer systems
  • Ability to generate reports from multiple systems/databases
  • Ability to create and validate test plans for systems
  • Ability to accurately estimate the time necessary to complete a project or assignment
  • Ability to effectively coach and provide knowledge transfer to others


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