Human Resources Technical Developer/Analyst

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Work type: Staff
Location: Chancellor's Office
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time

Chancellor's Office Statement

Join our team at the California State University, Office of the Chancellor, and make a difference in providing access to higher education. We are currently seeking experienced candidates for the position of Human Resources Technical Developer/Analyst. The CSU Chancellor's Office, located on the waterfront adjacent to the Aquarium of the Pacific in downtown Long Beach, is the headquarters for the nation's largest and most diverse system of higher education. The CSU Chancellor's Office offers a premium benefit package that includes outstanding vacation, health, and dental plans; a fee waiver education program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS); and 15 paid holidays a year.


The anticipated salary hiring range is up to $11,167 per month, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The salary range for this classification is $4,912 to $12,124 per month.


Analyst/Programmer - Career

Position Information

The California State University, Office of the Chancellor, is seeking a Human Resources Technical Developer/Analyst to provide technical support for CSU's PeopleSoft HCM application. Information Systems’ Application Development area encompasses application support and upgrade activities for 23 campuses and the CSU Chancellor’s Office (CO), integration with other third-party/external and/or internal systems, the consolidation of the HR databases implementation (CHRS). The Human Resources Technical Developer/Analyst requires proactive initiative to resolve the complex HCM application issues in support/development areas that include implementation, system analysis, planning, design, development, and support of the Human Resources application. The career level position must possess comprehensive technical knowledge of the HCM system, database management and working experience with PeopleSoft Web Services. Specific technical support and development assignments may change at any time based on Application Development’s projects and priorities, including supporting other applications within the area.


Under the general direction of the Associate Director, Application Operations, the Human Resources Technical Developer/Analyst will:

-Create new technical development based on functional specifications.

-Support technical development of the PeopleSoft HCM application using PeopleTools, PeopleCode, Web Services, Integration Broker, Application Designer, Application Messaging, Application Engine, complex SQR, etc.

-Provide production support for the 23 CSU campuses by analyzing and troubleshooting campus application issues reported through Service Now help desk tickets. Coordinate PeopleSoft updates, fixes, upgrades, and installations. Advise campus programmers on technical development, environment control, and maintenance issues. Collaborate with functional leads on ongoing maintenance and development.

-Assist Technical Developer/Analysts on development efforts, best practices and documentation.

-Participate on project teams to implement new system functionality within the PeopleSoft HCM application.

-Analyze, design, code, and unit test application solutions from requirements using defined processes and procedures. Present analysis to management and other project teams.

-Document code changes throughout the development process.

-Provide estimates and timeframes for development work and deliverables.

-Deliver effective solutions on time and adhere to development and quality standards.

-Communicate and enforce best practice coding standards.

-Track and coordinate Databases for internal development, testing and versioning.

-Undertake special projects as directed including working with other subject matter experts (SME) teams to facilitate cross training and coverage of all application areas.


This position requires:

-This position requires a BA/BS in Computer Science or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience, as well as course work in the PeopleSoft HCM application. 

-Minimum 3-5 years of technical experience developing and supporting PeopleSoft, preferably the HCM application version 9.2 or higher and PeopleTools version 8.57 or higher.

-Proven technical expertise within the Human Resources application. Development skills include proficiency with Integration Broker, PeopleTools, PeopleCode, Application Designer, Application Engine, Application Packages, Component Interfaces, Configuration Manager, SQL/SQR, XML Publisher.

-Proven recent technical end to end development on major projects and modifications. Proven ability to create new development based on functional specifications.

-Excellent application implementation lifecycle skills including experience with: translating business requirements into technical designs, contributing to fit/gap analysis, application configurations, and technical specifications.

-Creative problem solving / strategic thinking skills to improve processes and solve complex problems.

-Strong understanding of best practice coding techniques and testing skills.

-Excellent analytical skills, debugging techniques and root cause analysis skills.

-Excellent written and advanced verbal communication skills (including exceptional listening, mentoring and collaboration abilities).

-Ability to handle multiple tasks, prioritize, take initiative, and work well under pressure.

-Must be flexible and able to work independently or in a team environment.

-Desire and willingness to learn and implement new technology.

Preferred Qualifications

-Preferred expertise with Web Services, PeopleSoft Update Manager (PUM) or Change Assistant.

-Proficient knowledge of PeopleSoft rules-based processing is preferred.

Application Period

Priority consideration will be given to candidates who apply by March 4, 2024. Applications will be accepted until the job posting is removed.

How To Apply

Please click "Apply Now" to complete the California State University, Chancellor's Office online employment application.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Senior Human Resources Manager at (562) 951-4070.

Title IX

Please view the Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator at:


This position requires new hire employment verification to be processed through the E-Verify program administered by the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (DHSUSCIS)' in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA).

If hired, you will be required to furnish proof that you are legally authorized to work in the United States. The CSU Chancellor’s Office is not a sponsoring agency for staff and Management positions (i.e., H1-B VISAS).

COVID19 Vaccination Policy

Per the CSU COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, it is strongly recommended that all Chancellor’s Office employees who are accessing office and campus facilities follow COVID-19 vaccine recommendations adopted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) applicable to their age, medical condition, and other relevant indications.

CSU Out of State Employment Policy

California State University, Office of the Chancellor, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California. As of January 1, 2022, the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.


The Chancellor's Office policy requires that the selected candidate successfully complete a full background check (including a criminal records check) prior to assuming this position.

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