Navigant Consulting Inc PeopleSoft 9.2 System Administrator - Remote Location in PLANKINTON, South Dakota

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Provide technical support and coordination in managing the installation, configuration, monitoring, tuning, and troubleshooting of the PeopleSoft HCM, Financials and PS Enterprise Portal technical environments on an ongoing basis. Monitor the performance of the technical environments for Production and systems development. Apply version upgrades and maintenance to the PeopleSoft systems. Provide technical PeopleSoft system support to the implementation staff. Research, develop and provide technical assistance for PeopleSoft components. Share on-call duties to include serving as initial contact for system issues. Support implementation of new PeopleSoft components going forward.

Responsibilities include:

  • Architect PeopleSoft environments to ensure reliability, performance, and high availability

  • Application Server / Tuxedo configuration, maintenance, and monitoring

  • Web Server configuration, maintenance, and monitoring

  • Providing environment support to the development team members during testing and deployment cycles

  • Design and create Disaster Recovery environments

  • Creating and updating support materials and procedures

  • Maintains various PeopleSoft application environments for development, testing, QA, Production and Disaster Recovery

  • Applies updates, maintenance packs, patches and fixes for all environments

  • Prepares implementation plans for application upgrades and may coordinate rollout

  • Monitors server performance and recommends changes as needed. May design performance monitoring systems

  • Lead a team of PeopleSoft Administrators to ensure best practices are utilized and enforced

  • Works closely with developers, support and QA teams to design and optimize all PeopleSoft environments

  • Prepares scripts to automate administration tasks

  • Performs advanced administration activities including; installation, configuration, monitoring, space management, backup/recovery

  • Plans and performs server and PeopleSoft upgrades and determines standards for server configuration

  • Work with the PeopleSoft development teams and functional liaisons to ensure the system is meeting organizational needs

  • Provide after-hours support for scheduled and emergency maintenance

  • Frequently communicates with others and must be able to share information effectively

  • 5+ years dedicated PeopleSoft System Administrator role

  • Experience with PeopleSoft implementations and upgrades

  • Experience with PeopleTools version 8.52 required. Version 8.53 preferred

  • Experience supporting PeopleSoft Application version 9.2 required (HR and Finance).

  • Experience with designing and implementing load balancing for web and application servers

  • Experience architecting new PeopleSoft environments

  • Experience supporting Enterprise Portal preferred

  • Experience with PeopleSoft on Windows and MS SQL Server preferred

  • Experience with version control software such as Quest STAT or Phire preferred

  • Communicate frequently with co-workers as well as with managers to discern their needs, and be able to express themselves

  • Work as a member of a team as well as be a self-motivator with ability to work independently

  • Constantly operates a computer and other office equipment to coordinate work

  • Usually remains stationary for the majority of the day

  • Frequently communicates with clients and coworkers and must be able to share information effectively

  • Generally works in an office environment

The company offers competitive compensation packages including an incentive compensation plan, comprehensive medical/dental/life insurance, 401(k) and employee stock purchase plans.

Navigant does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Navigant and Navigant will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Navigant is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Navigant will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.