University of Massachusetts Medical School

Senior PeopleSoft Developer

3 months ago
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It’s an exciting time to be at UMass Medical School!  U.S. News & World Report ranks UMass Medical School in the top 10 percent nationwide in primary care, and this opportunity gives the right candidate the chance to be part of an elite academic and research institution that is among the most affordable in the country.  As a member of our Information Technology Department, you will join a dynamic team of dedicated individuals committed to delivering forward thinking solutions with a focus on continuous improvement. At UMass Medical School IT we recognize and reward independent thought and innovative ideas. We have fostered an environment where the team dynamic is embraced and collaboration and FUN are core components of our culture! 


We are looking for a talented Senior PeopleSoft Developer to support, maintain, upgrade and enhance the Student system in a fast paced environment. The Senior PeopleSoft Developer will be joining a highly energized and motivated team. This individual should have the drive and aptitude to learn the business; with the ability to work as an individual contributor and in a team setting. On a day to day basis, this candidate will work on all phases of software development from development, testing, running user sessions, production support. The team supports 3 separate graduate level schools with unique needs. The future holds new initiatives/projects that will expand your knowledge and skills.

If you are an individual who loves to take on challenging work, we want to talk to you!



  • Provides mentoring and knowledge transfer to Application Engineers including providing input to code reviews, training and developing staff Supports business process, problem analysis and consultation.
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple project and timelines required.
  • Ability to work independently within guidelines, provide technical consulting on complex projects considering equipment capacity, limitations, operating time and desired results required.
  • Experience in formal Quality Review process, including but not limited to, instructing, directing, mentoring and reviewing other team members required.
  • Ability to ensure SDLC methodology is followed, including conducting inspections and post implementation reviews required.
  • Ability to create detailed technical design, code, test, debugs, document, and maintain applications required.
  • Knowledge of FTP and HIPAA compliant ANSI formatted EDI transactions required.
  • Work directly with the user and/or vendors to articulate and document user application needs.
  • Lead in the development of functional specifications, which articulate clearly and completely all project deliverables consistent with user expectations and vendor/third party needs.
  • Supervise the design, development, implementation, integration, production support, and continuous enhancement of applications to ensure reliable, integrated and stable information repositories.
  • Manage the development and maintenance of proper technical and user documentation for each system in a consistent and structured manner.
  • Ensure quality control through testing and debugging software for accuracy, completeness, and system integrity.
  • Interact effectively (verbally, written, etc.) with users, vendors and management to ensure delivery and use of application is consistent with agreed upon project goals.
  • Supervise and direct staff as assigned. Participate in recruiting and staff performance reviews as assigned.
  • Continue development of skills and expertise in present and emerging technologies by participating in formal training when possible and by independent self-teaching and tutorials.
  • Perform other duties as required.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent experience
  • 6 years of related experience
    • One or more of the following application development languages:
    • Strong object-oriented analysis, design and programming skills
    • Rapid Application Development experience
    • Demonstrated experience working Agile/Scrum framework
  • Solid interpersonal skills, with ability to work well with people of all levels of information technology expertise and comfort in varied organizational relationships.
  • Windows Services in managed code
  • Understanding of Windows Communication Foundation
  • Experience with WPF
  • Experience with SQL Serve 2008 databases
  • Experience writing multithreaded programs.
  • Experience with cloud technologies and services.
  • Experience using modern development processes/tools and developing through the complete Software Development Life Cycle.
  • Experience converting functional requirements into technical requirements
  • Experience with Visual Studio 2010/2012 Team System is a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Excellent problem solving skills required.
  • C, C++
  • SQL

Additional Information


  • 6+ years of PeopleSoft technical experience
  • Experience with PeopleSoft Campus Solutions
  • Proficient knowledge in the following tools
    • Designer Tools – Application Designer, Peoplecode
    • Data Management Tools - Application Engine, Data Mover, Import manager
    • Reporting Tools – SQR, Crystal Reports, XML Publisher, PS Query
    • Integration Tools – Component Interface, Integration Broker
  • PeopleSoft Security
  • Complete understanding of PeopleSoft Internet Architecture
  • Application and Tool Version – 9.0 + and 8.53 +
  • Expertise with Web Services
  • Experience in working in scrum/agile methodologies
  • Knowledge of STAT, Oracle Database




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