City of Seattle PeopleSoft Update Manager/Interface Lead in Seattle, Washington

Position Description

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW The City of Seattle is seeking qualified candidates for the position of a PeopleSoft Update Manager/Interface Lead in Seattle Information Technology's (Seattle IT) Applications Division. Seattle IT provides technology leadership for the City enterprise, developing common standards, architectures, and business solutions; focused on developing scalable, sustainable solutions that enable departments to deliver City services more efficiently and effectively to constituents. Seattle IT harnesses the power of technology and telecommunications to facilitate City government serving Seattle's residents and businesses. Seattle IT is responsible for Citywide technology governance, strategic planning and policy development, and programs that promote technology literacy and public access to government information. Join this newly created division and become an integral player on an exciting team!!

Job Responsibilities

Position Overview*:* The PeopleSoft Update Manager/Interface Lead will perform some support responsibilities for PeopleSoft 8.8 during the completion of an upgrade to PeopleSoft 9.2 version. Upon completion of the PeopleSoft upgrade to 9.2 and transition to the Application Support team, this position will support the PeopleSoft 9.2.

Position Responsibilities

  • Evaluate and analyze PeopleSoft Update Manager (PUMs) as they are released, making recommendations for which elements should be adopted by the City.
  • Manage the interface development from PeopleSoft and other applications within the city; develop and maintain interface standards.
  • Design and support interfaces between PeopleSoft systems and other third-party systems.
  • Provide technical guidance and oversight to the team.
  • Provide production batch processing support PeopleSoft financials system by working with Data Center staff.
  • Develop and administer O&M; and CIP budget to ensure operating stability and ongoing development of the PeopleSoft application.
  • Work with business analysts and/or users to perform technical analysis options and estimate.
  • Code, test, troubleshoot and document system issues and modifications, both for new development as well as maintenance.
  • Design and support interfaces between PeopleSoft systems and other third-party systems.
  • Develop and maintain financial management and accounting reports and queries.
  • Provide peer QA reviews on code and program modifications to ensure system internal controls and technical standards are maintained.
  • Translate business requirements into clear and concise technical documentation.Prepare scalable, robust, and flexible design documents, both conceptual and detailed.
  • Contribute to technical standards and procedures.
  • Proactively and effectively communicate and collaborate with external and internal customers to determine information needs and development requirements.
  • Collaborate with business analysts and subject matter experts to analyze tradeoffs between usability and performance needs.
  • May require some after hours on call support. Qualifications

Note: Equivalent combinations of education/experience/training will be considered for the required qualifications except where specifically noted. Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, or a closely related field. Experience:

  • Expansive knowledge and experience developing in PeopleSoft using the latest PeopleSoft 9.2 platforms and tools.

  • Strong understanding of a PeopleSoft operations and maintenance environment. Experience adopting PUMs.
  • In-depth understanding of release management and governance models.
  • Significant experience working as analyst-developer on various technologies including client/server applications, relational databases, web-based applications and data warehouse applications.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and deadlines concurrently.
  • Ability to be innovative, resourceful, reliable.
  • Demonstrated experience with source control mediums.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a professional team.
  • Experience working a Software Development Lifecycle (SDCLC). Additional Information


  • Ability to build trust and engagement with executives, customers, peers and team.
  • Ability to work in a matrtixed environment.
  • Proactively seize opportunities to learn.
  • Demonstrated team leadership skills in a formal or informal capacity.
  • Recognize the importance of teamwork, building relationships and facilitation.
  • Ability to produce high quality deliverables while maintaining schedule commitments.
  • Experience creating strong working relationships with co-workers in business units, technology teams and across all levels of the organization.
  • Must show ability to multi-task as needed.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in order to convey technical information to non-technical staff or customers;
  • Proven ability to proactively solve problems and recommend solutions; strong analytical and critical thinking skills; process orientation with strong attention to detail.
  • High energy; able to deal with demanding pace and changing priorities and the ability to remain calm under pressure.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, use good judgment and discretion, and interact with diverse workforce within the City and customer base. Note: *Submit cover letter and resume along with NeoGov application. *NOTE: Employment contingent upon successful completion of comprehensive criminal background investigation in compliance with Seattle's Fair Change Employment Ordinance SMC 14.17

Salary: $45.00 - $67.51 Hourly

Location: Seattle, WA

Job Type: Civil Service Exempt, Regular, Full-time

Department: Seattle Information Technology

Job Number: 2018-00635

Closing: 5/1/2018 4:00 PM Pacific

Agency: City of Seattle

Address: Seattle Municipal Tower 700 5th Avenue, Suite 5500 Seattle, Washington, 98104