The Peralta Community College District is a two-year college system, dedicated to providing comprehensive educational and community services to the communities it serves, including the cities of Albany, Alameda, Berkeley, Emeryville, Oakland and Piedmont California. The District enrolls over 25,000 students in a broad range of transfer and occupational curricula. The colleges in the District include College of Alameda, Laney College, Merritt College and Berkeley City College, which operate under the governance of a seven- member Board of Trustees and are administered by a Chancellor/Superintendent.
The Peralta Colleges proudly offers a competitive and comprehensive core of work-life benefits. The value of the employer contribution towards your benefits may increase your total compensation by as much as 47%. Benefit-eligible employees have access to coverage for themselves and eligible dependents:
• Medical, dental, vision, prescription drug insurance coverage*
• Life insurance of 150% of your income up to $100,000.
• Long-term disability coverage.
• Employee Assistance Program.
In addition to your own contribution, Peralta also contributes 15.531% of your salary to the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS). Effective January 1, 2013, the PEPRA (Public Employees’ Pension Reform Act) went into effect. Changes have been implemented as a result of the adoption of this legislation that impact new and existing employees enrolled in CalPERS. A summary of those changes is available at http://www.calpers.ca.gov/eip-docs/employer/program-services/summary-pension-act.pdf. For further up to date information on CalPERS retirement eligibility and PEPRA, please visit the website at www.calpers.com www.calpers.ca.gov/. The CalPERS member handbook is available at http://www.calpers.ca.gov/eip-docs/about/pubs/member/your-benefits-your-future-school-benefits.pdf., please visit the website at www.calpers.com. After 10 years of creditable service, medical benefits in retirement are extended until age 65.
Other voluntary benefits include:
• Flexible benefit plan participation in the Medical Reimbursement Plan, Dependent Care Reimbursement Plan (under tax code 125)
• Pre-tax commuting expenses (under IRS code 132)
• Tax-deferred plan participation in the 403(b) and 457 plans
• Credit union membership
• Prepaid legal plan participation
• Additional Life Insurance for yourself, spouse or children
- Kaiser and United Health Care Dental are fully paid by the District. Other plans require employee contribution. Subject to change.
Job TitleSenior Applications Software Programmer/Analyst
Time Base12 Months/Year, 40 hours/week
CompensationSalary Range: $8,093 - $10,235/Month Hiring Range: $8,093 - $9,236/Month
DepartmentInformation Technology(DP) (115)
Job Description Summary
The Senior Applications Software Programmer/Analyst provides PeopleSoft based business solutions, business process configurations, data conversion strategies, business scenario-based test scripts, Interface design, report design and production support and maintenance of mission-critical, district-wide administrative software systems. Duties may involve supervision of programming staff and student workers.
Duties & Responsibilities
Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class. To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty of the position satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions required for the position.
Senior Applications Software Programmer/Analyst will:
• Proactively seek to identify institutional needs for electronic delivery of services/data, and for business process re-engineering. Identify and convene user groups.
• Develop project plans, goals, and budgets; identify resources needed and develop schedules and methods for measuring results.
• Identify the most appropriate technologies for projects. Creates functional specifications for new or modified systems and obtains user buy-in.
• Work in coordination and collaboration with other information technology staff at the colleges and district office, as needed.
• Organize and manage all phases of the project to ensure on-time completion.
• Provide work scope, task decomposition and effort estimates for project prioritization. Manage scope and customer expectations on individual assignments.
• Work on all project phases: Project Preview, Fit/Gap Analysis, Setup, Build, Testing and Post go-live support.
• Design and implement applications, separately or as part of a team. Respect coding and documentation standards and develop standards for new technologies. Train team members on standards.
• Create and execute test scenarios and test plans.
• Perform database testing by writing and executing SQL queries to ensure user’s data has been uploaded correctly to the specific tables in the database. Design data conversion strategies by introducing multiple layers revalidation and reconciliation.
• Configure systems based on user requirements.
• Demonstrate extensive product knowledge in Admissions, Student Records, Student Financials, Academic Advisement, Accounts payable, Payroll, General Ledger, Core HR, Commitment control or Asset Management.
• Plan project cutovers by allocating time for each activity and providing updates to the entire team after each activity.
• Train users in the use of new or existing applications to encourage technological competence and confidence throughout the institution.
• Communicate clearly and effectively with clients, account managers, and management.
• Consistently produces clear, concise status reports.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.
1. Completion of a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) from an accredited college or university in computer information systems or a related field and 10 years of experience in the development of mission-critical applications.
A master’s degree (or equivalent) and three years of experience in the development of mission-critical applications.
2. Examples of relevant experience:
• Principles and methods of systems analysis
• Analyzing systems and problems and developing new or modified programs to meet user needs
• Preparing clear and concise program documentation, user problems, reports of work performed, and other written material
• Planning and preparing written communication
• Technical planning of information technology projects
• Working with groups to build consensus
• Effectively serving a divergent customer base
• Establishing PeopleSoft system specifications by conferring with users; analyzing workflow, access, information, and security requirements; designing system infrastructure.
• Analyze, design, code, test and document programs
• Ability to communicate effectively, both oral and written
• Establish and maintain productive working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
• Ability to synthesize project information and establish the appropriate scope of a project
• Ability to communicate effectively with senior management
• Must be good in written and oral communication; proficient in creating and maintaining very detail timeline
3. Applicant must have demonstrated cultural competency, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college staff, faculty, and students.
• Ten (10) years’ experience with application development, preferably in an educational environment
• Involved in multiple PeopleSoft implementation and Upgrade projects
• Experience with relational database systems (e.g., Oracle, DB/2, Sybase, SQL server, etc.)
• Extensive experience working with People Tools, People Code, Java, Application Designer, Application Packages, Application Engine, Component Interface, File Layout, Application Messaging, Integration Broker, Security, Tree Manager, PS Query, Data Mover, Import Manager, Fluid, Workflow (AWE), Upgrade and Change Assistant, SQR, Crystal Reports and XML Publisher.
• Extensive product knowledge in Admissions, Student records, Student Financials, Academic Advisement, Accounts payable, Payroll, General Ledger, Core HR, Commitment control and Asset Management.
• Experience with Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE)
• Worked across multiple modules and executed multiple roles as a Lead and Business Analyst across various PeopleSoft modules.
• Proficient in executing split and upgrade of PeopleSoft 9.0 to 9.2 ( min 2 projects)
• PeopleSoft (v 9.2 experience preferred) Upgrade and implementation
• Extensive product knowledge in PeopleSoft Admissions, Student records, Student Financials, Academic Advisement modules
PeopleSoft Accounts payable, Payroll, General Ledger, Core HR, Commitment control and Asset Management modules.
• Experience with establishing PeopleSoft system by planning and executing the selection, installation, configuration, and testing of PC and server hardware, software, LAN and WAN networks, and operating and system management systems; defining system and operational policies and procedures.
* Occasional work performed alone
* Constant work around and with people
- Flexibility or ability to respond to multiple demands
* Occasional standing, walking, stooping, kneeling, squatting, and climbing stairs
* Occasional lifting and carrying up to 15 lbs.
* Occasional pushing and pulling up to 20 lbs.
* Occasional twisting of body
* Occasional use of manual dexterity
* Occasional use of tactile acuity
* Occasional use of visual acuity from a distance, with depth, and for color
* Frequent work at a rapid pace
* Frequent reaching, high, low, and level
* Frequent audio acuity at all ranges, including speech
* Frequent visual acuity for reading
* Constant sitting
* Constant use of clear oral communication
Tools & Equipment Used
* Computers and appropriate peripheral equipment
* Standard office machines and equipment
Application Deadline DateOctober 19, 2018