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PeopleSoft HCM Functional Analyst

Information Technology | Hampton, VA | Full Time

Job Description

PeopleSoft Functional Human Resources Analyst with proven experience on the capability of PeopleSoft HCM application with emphasis on Human Resources, Recruiting, Benefits Administration and Time and Labor to work with multiple teams composed of technical and business analysts to provide support and lead functional team in upgrade of HCM application. Provide on-going functional support to end user community to support client in usage of PeopleSoft HCM application to its full capability.

Individual must be well versed in functional aspects of PeopleSoft HCM modules with insight into technical aspects.

Individual must be able to define requirements based on current functionality and SME knowledge, as well as be able to map requirements to test scripts and validate not only documented requirements but validate current functionality against identified business processes and test scenarios. Expertise in working closely with technical resources to map functional design to technical design is required.

Required Knowledge, Abilities and Skills essential to Job Functions

  • Exemplified advanced knowledge in understanding of business requirements, processes and implementation approaches for three or more of the following PeopleSoft HCM modules: HR, Benefits Admin, Payroll, T&L, Recruiting or Absence Management.
  • Experience with configuring PeopleSoft ESS, MSS and Workflow
  • Must be able to QA test development work and work with the technical development team to ensure customer requirements are met
  • Advanced knowledge of HR business practices, workflow analysis, business systems design, and process re-engineering.
  • Proven experience in requirement gathering, fit/gap analysis, documenting design, test planning, test scripts etc.
  • Accountable and strong rapport with technical counterpart and user community.
  • Willing to provide leadership in the development of functional skills in others through active knowledge sharing.
  • Technical proficiency in developing user reports with PS/Query.
  • Technical proficiency with SQL and PS/Query for reviewing data, troubleshooting and testing/validating source system data.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities effectively and efficiently.
  • Demonstrated skill in verbal and written communications.
  • Excellent issue resolution (problem diagnosis), analytical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to and understanding of best practices in quality customer service.

Required Software Knowledge and Skills Essential to Job Functions

Proficiency in using computer systems and the listed software applications associated with performance of assigned work is essential. Basic problem-solving skills associated with software applications used is expected. Software usage relevant to job duties will be evaluated.

Software applications:

Advanced knowledge of MS Office products (with particular emphasis on Excel, Project, and Visio (or other flowcharting software)).


Training and/or Education:

  • BA/BS degree in Business Administration or Management Information Systems or closely related field or the equivalent combination of education and experience required.
  • Required Experience:
  • Combined minimum of seven (7) years of operational experience supporting PeopleSoft HCM versions 8.9 through 9.2.
  • Six (6) plus years proven ERP system implementation/upgrade experience.
  • Two (2) plus years full PeopleSoft HCM Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) implementations
  • Worked as HR Functional Lead two (2) plus years implementing and/or upgrading projects.

Nice to Have: 

  • Experience using Oracle User Productivity Kit. 
  • Experience working with a Transit agency. 
  • Public Sector experience.