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Senior PeopleSoft Engineer (HCM)

Company: AC Transit
Location: Oakland
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:


$140,952.00 - $168,275.00 Annually


Downtown Oakland, CA

Job Type

Regular Full Time


Innovation & Technology

Job Number


AC Transit is actively recruiting for a Senior PeopleSoft Engineer (HCM). Under general supervision, this position acts as technical lead, and retains responsibility for the operation and maintenance of the District's PeopleSoft Human Resources Management System. This position consults with Information Services staff, hosting service providers, all levels of management, and PeopleSoft users throughout the District. This is an excellent opportunity to work for the largest bus agency in California, make a difference in our local community and promote AC Transit as a great employer of the East Bay. In addition to working with some of the best in the business, AC Transit also has an outstanding benefits package that includes pension, medical, dental and vision coverage, flexible spending and 457 savings plan.
Representative Functions

  • Manages the functions and procedures involved in the implementation and maintenance of PeopleSoft HCM modules.
  • Leads the production support effort in tracking, developing, testing and implementing the short-term & long-term solutions to PeopleSoft issues.
  • Leads software project planning efforts and strategy sessions, and continuallyprioritizes issues and solutions to optimize system performance. Sets PeopleSoft development andsupport priorities, schedule, and work assignments.
  • Develops requirements and specifications for new and modified features.
  • Consults with end users and facilitates planning, application, and functional designsessions with representatives of the various District departments to reach consensus onsystem needs and requirements.
  • Analyzes requirements and findings to develop end-to-end solutions; and applies businessprocess re-engineering with use of new systems or enhancements to existing applications.
  • Collaborates with information systems staff and the various user departments to test, train,and gain user acceptance of all PeopleSoft modules across departments and functions asadopted by the District.
  • Identifies data issues and collaborates with functional teams to mitigate risks by proposingdata rationalization and clean up strategies.
  • Participates in defining, fine-tuning, and implementing development processes.Supervises assigned staff, and may provide supervision to other staff on an ad-hoc orproject basis.
  • Collaborates with Information Services staff, PeopleSoft end-users, and hosting servicesto address and resolve issues, and implement recommendations.
  • Monitors and enforces use of both internal and hosting services' change management processes for PeopleSoft applications.
  • Manages relationship with the District's PeopleSoft hosting service provider. Participates in regular management and oversight meetings.
  • Performs related duties, as required.
    Minimum Qualifications
    Education/Certification: Equivalent to either a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field; OR at least five (5) years in a Senior PeopleSoft Engineer capacity.

    Experience:Ten (10) years of recent and verifiable PeopleSoft implementation and support experience. This must include experience with PeopleTools 8.5x or above,
    PeopleCode, Application Engine, Portal, Security Administration, Application Designer , Workflow, Component Interface , Integration Broker, BI Publisher, Application messaging, nVision, PS Query, Crystal Report and SQL with application version 9 or above, including responsibility for the development/modifications/interfaces.

    Desired: (1) Knowledge of Oracle's PeopleSoft Human Resources Management System 9.2(HRMS); (2)Peoplesoft Time & Labor expertise (3) experience with HCM integration to Financials, and (4) demonstrated experience with project management and leadership in the above mentioned areas.
  • Time and Labor expertise required for development/customization.
  • Atleast 3 years of experience in both creating and updating PS Time and Labor rules(version 9.0 and above) based on functional requirements.
  • Atleast 5 years of experience in supporting PS NA Payroll (version 9.0 and above)module.
  • Experience gathering and analyzing user requirements, performing fit/gap analysis, and developing prototypes. Proven analytical, problem,-solving and debugging skills.
  • Functional and technical understanding of key processes in Peoplesoft Payroll/HR/Benefits.
    Additional Information
    License Requirement: (1) Must possess or obtain, and maintain a valid Class C California Driver License, and meet the District's driving standards.

    Special Requirement: Must be willing to: (1) work outside regular business hours as required by implementation of special projects, and emergencies; and (2) travel between the various District facilities as required.

    Physical Requirements: Must maintain the physical condition necessary to: (1) perform tasks in an office setting operating a personal computer, keyboards, and other peripheral equipment; (2) possess physical mobility in order to travel to other locations within the AC Transit District.

    The Selection Process: The Human Resources department must receive a completed online application by the filling date. If this recruitment is "Continuous," it may be closed at any time without notice. Applications will be screened for job related qualifications, and those candidates who best meeting the qualifications listed on this Job Announcement will be invited to participate in an examination process that may include written, oral and/or performance segments. Current District employees must have satisfactory attendance and performance records. Finalists will be placed on an Eligibility List. When filling vacancies, the Human Resources Department will refer the top candidates to the hiring department for final screening and recommendation.

    Vaccination Requirement for Candidates Seeking Employment: Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District has implemented a requirement that requires all candidates for District employment to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, including variants, prior to being employed by the District, subject to limited exceptions. AC Transit adopted this vaccination policy as an emergency public health response to mitigate the negative public health consequences associated with increased incidence and test positivity rates and the prevalence of new virus variants, including increased hospitalizations, intensive care unit admissions, and deaths.

    As such, candidates seeking District employment will be required to: (1) be fully vaccinated (two weeks after completion of the entire recommended COVID-19 vaccination series) and (2) submit a copy of their COVID-19 vaccination card prior to their start date, unless a reasonable accommodation request for a medical or religious exemption has been approved.

    Benefits: The transit professionals who call AC Transit home represent the rich cultural diversity of the Bay Area. For more than 60 years, we have been an equal opportunity employer honoring religion, ethnic background, national origin, gender, gender expression, genetic information, disabilities, age, and veteran status. We are not only an inclusive employer but also offer a comprehensive benefits package rooted in choice, flexibility, and affordability. Most Benefits are effective the first of the month following your hire date. Employees and eligible dependents have access to the following benefits*:
  • Medical - Choice of two Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs): Kaiser Permanente and Health Net. $10.00 office visit co-pays; $5.00 - $35.00 prescription co-pays.
  • Dental - MetLife Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) $50 annual deductible per person/$150 per family; $3,000 per person annual maximum; preventative care covered at 100%; basic and major care covered at 90%; $4,000 lifetime maximum orthodontia covered at 50%.
  • Vision - Vision Service Plan - $10.00 copay; eligible for an exam, lenses, frames or contact lenses every 12 months - based on the last date of service. $200 frame allowance or $120 allowance for contact lenses.
  • Employer paid Basic Life Insurance
  • Employee paid Voluntary Term Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Retirement - employees automatically participate in a lifetime defined benefit plan and have the option to contribute to a 457 deferred compensation plan via payroll deductions. All employees hired on or after January 1, 2016 may be in the District's Tier II pension plan covered by the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013 (PEPRA). As such, employee may be required to contribute a small portion of annual income towards the cost of the pension.
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for Health Care, Dependent Care, Parking, Transit
  • AC Transit contributes up to $50.00/month towards an employee's FSA Transit costs
  • Free AC Transit Bus Pass
  • Federal Credit Union
  • Vacation and Sick Leave or Personal Time Off
  • Nine (9) paid holidays; 2 paid floating holidays; 1 paid birthday holiday
  • Tuition Reimbursement - up to $2500 per fiscal year on approved courses
  • Wellness Program *AC Transit benefits are negotiated and subject to change based on collective bargaining agreements.

    Pension: All AC Transit employees participate in a lifetime defined benefit pension. All employees hired on or after January 1, 2016, may be in the District's Tier II pension plan covered by the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013 (PEPRA). As such, he/she may be required to contribute a small portion of annual income towards the cost of his/hers District pension.

    ADA Compliant and Drug Free Workplace: The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment/examination process to accommodate applicants with disabilities. If you have a need for an accommodation, please call Human Resources at (510) 891-4783.

    The Alameda Contra Costa Transit District has established the goal of a 100 percent drug and alcohol-free workplace. Applicants will be required to undergo drug and alcohol testing prior to employment and those in safety sensitive positions will be subject to further drug and alcohol testing through their period of employment, including random drug and alcohol testing.

    In accordance with federal requirements, all job applicants selected for appointments in a safety sensitive position are subject to pre-employment drug and alcohol testing. A final job applicant will be tested for five prohibited drugs: Cocaine, PCP, Amphetamines, Marijuana and Opiates. During employment, employees holding safety sensitive positions are subject to random, reasonable suspicion, post-accident, return-to-duty, and follow-up drug and alcohol testing. Additionally, in the event of an absence of more than 90 days from a safety sensitive position, pre-employment drug testing will be performed.
    Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: AC Transit, Oakland , Senior PeopleSoft Engineer (HCM), Other , Oakland, California

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