THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
These positions are located within the Enterprise Applications Division of the Department of Information Technology and is responsible for the application development, technical management, and support of PeopleSoft Enterprise Resource Planning system. The position requires technical knowledge of PeopleSoft Finance Management and/or PeopleSoft Human Capital Management. The incumbents are expected to work closely with end-users and business stakeholders and be able to drive projects independently with minimal supervision/direction.
The Senior Application Developer’s work in this position is responsible for the application development, technical management, and support of the PeopleSoft based Enterprise Resource Planning systems that host City’s Financial and Human Resources operations. The position requires specialized skill and technical knowledge in PeopleSoft architecture, development tools and applications. The incumbent is expected to work closely with end users and business stakeholders. In addition, the ideal candidate is expected to work on very tight timelines and with competing priorities and possess the following skills:
• PeopleSoft Fluid User Interface experience
• PeopleSoft Fluid development experience
• Experience in PeopleSoft Image upgrade process
• Experience in supporting multiple modules within PeopleSoft applications
Under general supervision, the Senior Applications Developer performs a variety of professional, technical, and analytical duties involving requirements analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, administration and support of new and existing small and large scale systems and databases in a multi-platform environment that includes mainframe, client server, distributed and web based systems.
This is an advanced journey-professional classification populated with multiple incumbents. The Senior Applications Developer’s work involves advanced concepts in the performance of their duties. The incumbents in this classification may provide oversight to other Applications Developers. The Senior Applications Developer is distinguished from that of the Applications Developer classification by the increased degree of difficulty of the work assignments, the greater level of business and technical knowledge required to perform the tasks and the potential consequences of errors by the incumbent. The work of this classification is distinguished from that of the Principal Applications Developer classification in that the latter classification is the highest level technical expert.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
General supervision is provided by an Information Technology Supervisor or other high-level manager. The Senior Applications Developer does not supervise.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Plans and manages information technology related projects involving critical applications, large systems and sophisticated processes.
- Provides team leadership, guidance, business, and technical expertise on assigned projects involving citywide computer systems.
- Designs and/or creates database structures, data migration/conversion techniques for system(s) conversions or upgrades.
- Monitors and tunes databases in order to obtain optimum performance.
- Applies analytical and advanced design techniques in developing new programs or systems or modifying existing ones.
- Codes and/or tests programs and resolve related problems in large, complex systems.
- Provides technical guidance to lower-level IT personnel and contractors through training, mentoring, and coaching.
- Performs other or related duties as assigned.
- Principals and concepts of business process and software design; relational and distributed database technology; networks and communications; and project management.
- Software development methodologies and life cycles.
- Current trends in information technology software, business systems, hardware, networks, and communications.
- Commonly used programming languages, databases, and operating systems on multiple hardware platforms.
- Commercially available software, and application evaluation techniques.
- Applications development and structured analysis methods; data modeling theory and methods; disaster planning and recovery techniques; debugging and error detection.
- Software applications such as finance, human resources, utility billing, geographical information systems, and permitting.
- Advanced level form, screen, and report design techniques.
- The use of design and testing tools and methodologies
- Project Management and planning tools
- The use of various desktop tools
- A variety of complex programming languages, databases and operating systems on multiple hardware platforms
- The appropriate use of relational and distributed database technology
- Maintaining good working relationships with a variety of city staff at all levels
- Communicate effectively orally and in written format in a variety of situations and formats; make group presentations
- Analyze and develop logical solutions and alternatives to problems
- Train others; coordinate and facilitate work with others
- Carry out multiple tasks, projects, and various other resources simultaneously
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field.
Five years professional experience in information technology in a multi-platform environment doing one or more of the following: application development, database management, GIS programming, system analysis/development, and website design/development, project management.
PROOF OF EDUCATION
Proof of education such as, but not limited to, university/college transcripts and degrees must be submitted to the City of Sacramento Employment Office as an attachment(s) to the online application, faxed to (916) 596-1556, or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by the final filing deadline. If submitting via fax/email, please include your name and Job #001812-20-IT-7 on your documents. Unofficial documents and/or copies are acceptable. Important note: Applications will be rejected without proof of education.
An applicant with a college degree obtained outside the United States must have education records evaluated by a credentials evaluation service. This evaluation must be submitted by the final filing deadline.
Possession of a valid California Class C Driver License at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to physical disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.