For more than 135 years, the Art Institute of Chicago and School of the Art Institute of Chicago have shared a commitment to the preservation, education and exploration of the artistic ideal. The Museum and the School are proud of our longstanding relationship, and form a single corporation called the Art Institute of Chicago. While the Museum and School have a shared mission of promoting the arts and art education, their operations are largely separate and each has its own chief executive who reports directly to the corporation's Board of Trustees.
The Senior Systems Analyst will provide application development and software programming, maintenance and support for the PeopleSoft (PS) environment and related systems. This role includes business analysis, design and development of customizations, enhancements, program fixes, upgrades, and system interfaces. The primary emphasis will be around PeopleSoft/Oracle Human Capital Management (HCM) system products such as Workforce Data Management, Benefits Administration, Recruiting Solutions, Payroll, Time and Attendance Systems, and Employee Self-Service.
The position also provides integration programming and support to internal and external systems that require HCM information. Coordinates with the IS team for proper timing and implementation of application software modifications. Reviews system requests for application enhancements and prioritizations. May also assist with supporting integration points around PS Finance/Accounting and PS Campus Solutions (CS).
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide programming development and support for PeopleSoft HCM systems and interface systems and applications that utilize PeopleSoft HCM information.
Assist in translating the problems, needs and requests of constituent business areas into application development projects and software solutions.
Provide technical expertise for system analysis, design and implementation of applications and systems integration.
Coordinate with IS staff to insure a sound technical architecture is provided to support the relevant applications.
Review, evaluate and report on progress and quality within projects including: problem definition and specifications; systems design; programming effort; controls; documentation; issue identification/resolution and conversion.
Provide coordination in reviewing and implementing new software releases and patches.
Work with IS staff to coordinate applications development process and department procedures.
Analyze new hardware and software products where applicable.
Keep abreast of new PeopleSoft and related application area technologies, determining their relevance to the organization.
Work with outside vendors when needed in the implementation and integration of third party solutions.
Monitor and resolve issues efficiently and effectively for supported systems.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Analysis or related field; or an equivalent combination of experience, education and training. Minimum of 3 years of technical experience with PeopleSoft applications, PeopleTools, PeopleCode, Application Designer, SQR, SQL, Oracle, Application Engine, and Component Interface are required. Experience supporting both vendor applications and custom developed software. Understanding of software development methodologies and technology along with business analysis and needs assessment experience. Ability to work and communicate effectively with people having a wide range of skills and experience including business users, peers, and vendors. Experience with web services, Java, C/C++, and XML is desirable. Experience with Human Capital Management systems is preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
The Art Institute of Chicago is an equal opportunity, equal access employer fully committed to achieving a diverse and inclusive workplace.