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PeopleSoft Architect in Jacksonville, FL at Genesys Talent LLC

Date Posted: 3/15/2019

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Job Description

Through our partners at Modis, we have an immediate need for a Peoplesoft Architect in the Jacksonville, FL area.  This is a contract to hire position paying $48-$60+/hour depending on experience.

PeopleSoft Payroll or Finance experience is needed, with Payroll being #1 priority.  We are looking for someone who is a:

  • Natural mentor
  • Visionary with a solutioning mindset
  • Quick/self learner
  • Innovator 

Job Description:

The PeopleSoft Solutions Architect is responsible for providing overall guidance, structure and authority for the creation and maintenance of solutions. Owns technical releases and upgrade cycles for a solution(s). Specifies technologies, application architectures and data structures as a basis for application development or customization. Produces and maintains all design documentation in line with organizational standards. Endorses solution design for deployment into the production environment. Ensures level 2 support as required for assigned solutions areas. Solves complex problems and takes a new perspective using existing solutions. Acts as a resource for team members with less experience. Works independently and receives minimal guidance.


  • Acts as the key systems authority for an assigned business solution(s).
  • Guarantees all work is compliant with identified guidelines, internal and external audit requirements, and any related financial and legislative requirements.
  • Collaborates with Solution Architects, Infrastructure Architects and other technical team leads to ensure any proposed solutions fully integrate with existing and developing architectural patterns.
  • Designs both functional and technical details of applications.
  • Produces high-level, detailed, technical design specifications.
  • Consults with and obtains design validation by the Architecture team as required.
  • Ensures solutions are technically robust and are technically fit for purpose.
  • Collaborates with project management team members to ensure designs and technical deliverables meet project objectives.
  • Monitors technical activity within projects, highlights major issues and formulates solutions.
  • Evaluates systems change proposals and ensures adherence to or adoption of the architecture and related strategy.
  • Champions the implementation of architectural changes within the agreed program of work.
  • Evaluates work packages and provides recommendations on *build or buy- decisions.
  • Provides level 2 support as required for assigned solutions area.
  • Identifies and recommends vendors for development and maintenance.
  • Ensures Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and Service Level Agreements (SLAs) are clearly defined in contracts before handing off to Procurement.
  • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.
  • Software architecture, technical design, design reviews, prototype development and demonstration, and system testing for all new application development initiatives and production support requirements.
  • Lead design with technical team and client community to establish requirements PeopleSoft 8.x & 9.x experience.
  • Functional understanding of key processes in PeopleSoft HCM, FSCM, Time and Labor, Absence Management, ESS, MSS, and North American Payroll modules
  • Experience with PeopleTools 8.49 or above
  • Strong knowledge of Oracle databases
  • Competence in Application Designer, PeopleCode, SQR, Application Engine, Component Interface, Application Packages, PS/Query, XML/BI Publisher, Data Mover.
  • Experience with Integration Broker, Application Security, Self Service configuration, AWE.
  • Experience in STAT and Autosys is preferred


  • Skilled in communicating effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to proactively establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to be a strong team player, as well as the ability to effectively influence technical teams.
  • Ability to act accordingly under strong pressure, along with the ability to effectively manage crisis situations.
  • Ability to evaluate information, identify key issues and formulate conclusions based on sound, practical judgment, experience and common sense.
  • Ability to develop, improve and/or streamline processes to meet established goals and objectives.
  • Ability to demonstrate creativity in inventing new ways of approaching problems and developing innovated applications.
  • Ability to recognize the needs of internal customers and create new applications that answer those needs.
  • Ability to deliver to and successfully manage stakeholder expectations while working in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines, budgets and resources.
  • Ability to demonstrate expertise in delivering to a strategic agenda.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to interpret and apply best standards practices in software development and enterprise application architecture methodologies, such as Agile and Scrum.
  • Knowledge of and the ability interpret and apply best standards and practices in the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Knowledge of and the ability to interpret and apply best standards and practices in IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Service Management processes.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Willingness and ability to travel is required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology or a related field with a minimum of five (5) years of related application architecture or solution design experience; or equivalent combination of post high school education and experience.


  • Previous experience utilizing database technologies such as Oracle or Microsoft SQL and related experience in the staffing solutions industry is highly desirable.


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