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LocationEvanston, Illinois

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Department: IT AS ADO Peoplesoft
Salary/Grade: ITS/79

Job Summary:
Completes maintenance on existing software products. Assists in developing code, test, and debugs new software, and makes enhancements to existing software. Writes programs according to specifications from senior staff. Performs basic system integration tasks.
Specific Responsibilities:
Strategic Planning
Collaborates with user to develop workflow and best practices.
Assists in all stages of the project, starting from the initial planning stages.
Responds to inquiries via phone, online, in-person, etc.
Creates and maintains software/process/support documentation.
Routes more complex requests for features/upgrades/changes to appropriate senior staff/management.
Participates in team/project meetings.
Identifies database and software performance issues and make adjustments.
Assists with design, development, and maintenance.
Tests and debugs software.
Writes programs according to specifications from senior staff.
Codes software applications adhering to designs that support internal business requirements or external user.
Completes tier 3 troubleshooting.
Develops reports.
Prioritizes assigned tasks.
Opens help tickets with vendors.
Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: (Education, experience, and any other certifications or clearances)
Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in a major such as computer science, information technology, or related; OR appropriate combination of education and experience.
2-3 years of experience in application software development with PeopleSoft technical skills and business analysis.
PeopleSoft HRMS
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, Outlook)
Microsoft SharePoint
Oracle database
Application Engine (PeopleSoft)
PeopleCode (PeopleSoft)
SQR (Oracle Hyperion)
critical thinking
decision making
problem solving
use-case analysis
agile environment
Code documentation
collaboration and teamwork
iterative & incremental development
organizational skills
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
Solid written and verbal communication.
Problem solving and critical thinking skills.
Team collaboration
Coding experience or coding boot camp
Preferred Qualifications: (Education and experience)
Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field.
1-2 years programming experience in real world setting.
1-3 years People (PeopleCode, PeopleTools)
Preferred Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)
Debugging and troubleshooting skills.
Agile scrum team collaboration
Target hiring range for this position will be between $78,000-$93,000 per year. Offered salary will be determined by the applicant's education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.
At Northwestern, we are proud to provide meaningful, competitive, high-quality health care plans, retirement benefits, tuition discounts and more! Visit us at to learn more.
Work-Life and Wellness:
Northwestern offers comprehensive programs and services to help you and your family navigate life's challenges and opportunities, and adopt and maintain healthy lifestyles.
We support flexible work arrangements where possible and programs to help you locate and pay for quality, affordable childcare and senior/adult care. Visit us at to learn more.
Professional Growth & Development:
Northwestern supports employee career development in all circumstances whether your workspace is on campus or at home. If you're interested in developing your professional potential or continuing your formal education, we offer a variety of tools and resources. Visit us at to learn more.

Northwestern strongly recommends COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters for people who can obtain them as a critical tool for minimizing severe illness. More information can be found on the COVID-19 and Campus Updates webpage.
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Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.         

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Job Posting: 11978195

Posted On: Jun 14, 2024

Updated On: Jul 14, 2024

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