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Sr PeopleSoft SME Functional job in Baltimore

Laureate Education jobs
Maryland (MD), Baltimore
Company Type:  Certified B Corporation
Industry:  Other/Not Classified
Employment:  Full-time
Impact Area:  Education & Training
Company Name:  Laureate Education

Location
Country:  United States
State / Province:  Maryland (MD)
City:  Baltimore
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Description

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Sr. PeopleSoft specialist is a member of the Corporate PMO technology team for Laureate Education, Inc. Responsible for configuring, and documenting technology solutions in this area of expertise. In this capacity, the Senior PeopleSoft specialist identifies gaps in technology solutions and operational needs, evaluates required course of action: deployment of new financial modules or changes within the global implementation standards. Supports project implementation activities by assisting in project scoping, identifying needs, communicating with customer and development teams, recording user preferences and feedback on prototypes. Supports pre-implementation activities by communicating with relationship managers, development team, and assisting with the management of projects from inception through completion.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Understand business teams and their operations, how teams interact with enterprise systems, and their operational and data challenges

  • Identify high-level conceptual improvements to operational and technology challenges; push creative thinking beyond the boundaries of existing industry practices and mindsets

  • Identify, review, and edit requirements, specifications, business processes and recommendations related to proposed solution to ensure alignment with global standards

  • Develop functional specifications and system design specifications; communicate complex concepts to non-technical audiences

  • Participate in the identification of the work breakdown structure required for project delivery

  • Assist in the enforcement of project deadlines and schedules, and the tracking and management of development work

  • Supports corporate PMO implementation audits

  • Liaise with the support team to enforce enterprise standards and best practices

  • Identifies the impact of technology change on current processes and detail the creation of new processes

  • Works on the creation and improvement of use cases



To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Incumbents will be evaluated, in part, based on performance of each essential function. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Must possess 5+ years of project experience in PeopleSoft FSCM

  • Excellent knowledge of PeopleSoft financials modules Accounts Payable, eProcurement, Purchasing and Expense

  • Knowledge of financial processes required

  • Experience in implementation, requirement gathering, design, development and testing PeopleSoft FSCM

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze business needs and formulate technology solutions consistent with global corporate standards

  • Ability to communicate well at different levels for effective scope control and timely project completion

  • General knowledge of programming concepts

  • Understanding of business process modeling

  • Bilingual Spanish / English highly desired



EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
  • BA or BS degree Accounting or Computer Science


BUSINESS COMPETENCIES:

  • PeopleSoft Functional and Technical Knowledge

  • Sensitivity to Customer Needs

  • Ability to Remain Focused

  • Leadership Skills

  • Excellent Oral and Written Communications Skills

  • Detail orientation, and the ability to record, organize, and communicate detail

  • An interest in people, and the ability to grow relationships

  • A broad technical knowledge base, with the ability and desire to keep informed of emerging technology.

  • Skill in organizing and motivating resources, and the ability to drive and account for work

  • A propensity and willingness to learn new technologies


ref: (SB_8103)
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