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Peoplesoft Technical Lead at Buchanan & Edwards

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Washington, Washington DC

Job Description:


Growth requires a strong foundation, and at Buchanan & Edwards, our people are our strength.
They are the foundation for building the next generation of innovative IT solutions, revolutionizing the industry, and solving the nation's most critical challenges.
Let Buchanan & Edwards help you unleash your potential and reach your goals.

In this Senior PeopleSoft Developer role you will create software applications to support PeopleSoft O&M and Development, as well as, Modernization and Enhancement efforts for our client Department of State's mission-critical HR Bureau Personnel Management System. This includes all phases of Software Development from analysis through deployment. You will serve as a senior resource for all aspects of PeopleSoft technical activities. The ability to communicate with diverse audiences is critical.
You will be part of a team, collaborating with PeopleSoft Technical and Functional resources, to meet client needs. Your designs will support internal business requirements or external customers, ultimately serving a base of 32K customers.
The ability to design and architect a software component, and write technical documentation, to include specifications are critical success factors for this role. The ideal candidate will be able to document and unit test all changes, and will possess knowledge of Configuration Management practices, packaging, and migration of PeopleSoft projects across various environments. You will also have the opportunity to work with our BE CTO in a PeopleSoft Lab environment to support new technology initiatives. This is a fast-paced environment in which technical expertise is valued.

A challenging and dynamic work environment isn't all that BE has to offer. When you join BE, you become an integral part of our team. Not just an employee number, but a valued opinion with a voice that carries, and drives change and innovation. You'll have access to some of the most well-respected IT industry leaders in virtually every field and learn new tools and techniques while expanding your knowledge and skillset. We're dedicated to helping you develop your career, and our culture applauds outside-the-box thinking and initiative. Our employee-focused leadership team knows that your success is our success and empowers employees with the necessary tools to excel. Join us as we continue to move the future forward, together.




  • Leads design sessions, prototypes, demonstrations etc, with the technical team and stakeholders to establish requirements and technical design
  • Stays abreast of modifications to the Customer's PeopleSoft application through participation in user requirements, software change control reviews, design adaptations/customizations reviews, Independent Validation and Verification System (IV&V) testing, other IPMS user/management related forums, and documenting the outcomes as required
  • Support PeopleSoft O&M and DME efforts for the DOS HR Bureau Personnel Management System. Includes all phases of Software development from analysis through deployment.
  • Assists in the installation of PeopleSoft software, patched and configuration changes
  • Validates Technical capabilities and requirements prior to the final release phase for application fixes and enhancements.
  • Supports all technical aspects of a PeopleSoft Federal HRMS upgrade from v8.8 to v9.2 PeopleTools 9.1/9.2
  • Tests Peoplesoft Code
  • Creates Test Plans/Cases and Documentation of Test Results


  • Minimum interim secret level clearance
  • 2+ years' of prior technical Federal Government upgrade experience
  • 5+ years' of Peoplesoft Development HRMS Federal experience
  • 5+ years' experience with PeopleTools 8.X or Higher
  • 5+ years' experience with Oracle 11g or Higher
  • 5+ years' experience with PeopleSoft HCM 9.X or Higher
  • 5+ years' of Development experience with at least 2 of the following

    • HRMS PeopleSoft 9.1 modules preferred
    • Core HR Federal Product using Position Management
    • Job Profile Management
    • ePerformance
    • Base Benefits
    • Payroll Interface
    • Self-Service Functionality
    • Talent Acquisition Management

  • 5+ yers' of prior experience with evaluation, development, and unit testing of reapplied custom code (PeopleSoft and external objects).
  • Must able to document and unit test all changes. Knowledge of Configuration Management practices, packaging, and migration of PeopleSoft projects across various environments is required. The candidate must be able to work closely with the functional resources to map functional design to technical design
  • Team Player with good communication skills

  • 5+ years' of Peoplesoft HRMS 8.x ,9.x or higher experience
  • 5+ years' of Peoplesoft HRMS Federal experience
  • 3+ years as manager or team lead

The Buchanan & Edwards Internship Program hires qualified experienced professionals for a full-time paid internship, where you will learn new skills, explore our enterprise, network with experts, connect with thought leaders, and finish with a resume that will result in future opportunities. As an intern at BE you'll also gain something even more valuable: an understanding for the value of teamwork and collaboration and pride in your contributions to high-visibility projects.
Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is dedicated to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. We are committed to crafting a workplace that endorses creativity and innovation, and promotes engagement through open communication, acceptance of new people and ideas, and a supportive team dynamic. Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is an equal Opportunity Employer -Minorities / Women / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation. Buchanan & Edwards is an E-Verify employer.