1070 PeopleSoft Technical Development Manager

Recruitment #PEX-1070-089947


PeopleSoft Technical Development Manager
City Job Classification:  1070 IS Project Director

Controller’s Office -  Systems Division


Overview: The Systems Division of the Controller’s Office manages the City and County of San Francisco’s Enterprise Oracle and PeopleSoft Applications, which are branded locally as our SF People & Pay, SF Learning, SF Financials, SF Procurement, and SF Reports & Analytics systems. These applications provide a robust, integrated platform that delivers mission-critical services to 55 City Departments, eliminating the need for hundreds of independent legacy systems and customized applications. The technology implemented and maintained by the Systems Division provides standardization, transparency, and efficiency for the City’s crucial business processes.  We are committed to enhancing and expanding application functionality to better support our users’ changing needs.  Over the last 5-year period, we have launched new applications and products that have greatly increased and diversified our user base and amplified the need to improve how we assist our business partners to drive stakeholders value and desired business outcomes.

The Systems Division within the Controller’s Office manages the following enterprise-wide systems for the City:  Oracle Interaction Hub, PeopleSoft Human Capital Management (HCM), PeopleSoft Financials & Supply Chain Management (FSCM), PeopleSoft Enterprise Learning Management (ELM), Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE), Cognos Business Intelligence, and Informatica.    

The Technical Development Manager reports to the Systems Division’s Chief Technology Officer and is responsible for managing all the development activities needed to implement and support the PeopleSoft Human Capital Management (HCM), PeopleSoft Financials and Procurement (FSCM), PeopleSoft Enterprise Learning Management (ELM), and PeopleSoft Interaction Hub (iHUB) Enterprise Applications solutions. This position oversees the areas of technical design, development, unit testing and production support of reports, interfaces, conversions, extensions and workflows.   The position will have two (2) direct reports in job class 1054 IS Business Analyst Principal (Lead Business Analyst) and oversee an overall team of 13 technical PeopleSoft developers. 

Essential duties for this job include but are not limited to: Performing analysis and approval of application technical design specifications using documented functional requirements and business processes; Preparing status reports for all development activities; Monitoring and reporting on development team performance; Identifying and prioritizing issues; Working with the Functional team to manage the development lifecycle (functional design, technical specifications, coding and testing) for all development tasks; Coordinating work with the Infrastructure team (with the Systems Division as well as our partners at the Department of Technology) to ensure availability of development tools and environments to meet development objectives;  Staying up to date with PeopleSoft toolset knowledge for technical development activities; Managing technical resources, including recruitment, performance goals, reviews, development work, and training plans; Collaborating with senior business leaders to analyze and resolve complex business problems, evaluating the impact of potential solutions from both business and technical perspectives; Training, evaluating, and mentoring subordinates use of development tools to ensure critical knowledge, skills and abilities are available to support the applications, future implementations and application updates and upgrades; Creating and maintaining strategy and plan documents, as required for development; Participate in the weekly Capacity Planning and Change Advisory Board (CAB) meetings to confirm prioritization of new work and review/approve proposed changes to Production; Recommend and coordinate development of consulting services as needed; Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

These minimum qualifications establish the education, training, experience, special skills and/or license(s) which are required for employment in the classification.  Please note, additional qualifications (i.e., special conditions) may apply to a particular position and will be stated on the exam/job announcement.

An associate degree in computer science or a closely related field from an accredited college or university OR its equivalent in terms of total course credits/units [i.e., at least sixty (60) semester or ninety (90) quarter credits/units with a minimum of twenty (20) semester or thirty (30) quarter credits/units in computer science or a closely-related field].

Seven (7) years of experience in system administration, information systems development, maintenance and support, or information technology project management, including two (2) years of supervisory experience

License and Certification:


Additional experience as described above may be substituted for the required degree on a year-for-year basis (up to a maximum of two (2) years). One (1) year is equivalent to thirty (30) semester units / forty-five (45) quarter units with a minimum of 10 semester / 15 quarter units in computer science or a closely related field.


Desirable Qualifications:

The stated desirable qualifications will be used to identify job finalists at the end of the selection process when candidates are referred for hiring.

  • Experience implementing PeopleSoft Financials & Supply Chain Management modules: General Ledger, Receivables, Cash Management, Expenses, Project Costing, Grants Management, Accounts Payable, Contracts, Asset Management, eSettlements, Billing/eBill, eProcurement, Purchasing, Supplier Contracts, eSupplier Contracts, Strategic Sourcing and Inventory+Mobile.
  • PeopleSoft AWE (Approval Workflow Engine) Experience
  • Experience implementing or supporting Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition and Analytic Applications
  • Demonstrated understanding of purchasing and inventory management in a large government or highly regulated environment
  • Experience implementing PeopleSoft Human Capital Management modules: Human Resources, Time and Labor, Absence Management, Payroll, and Benefits Administration
  • Understanding of integration points between PeopleSoft Enterprise Applications and Oracle Identity and Access Management application for user authentication and provisioning
  • Seven (7) years experience implementing and managing integrated information systems projects including experience in the implementation of PeopleSoft ERP system;
  • Five (5) years experience of technical design and development experience with PeopleSoft Development Tools (PeopleTools 8.5x, Application Designer, PeopleCode, Application Packages, SQR, Process Scheduler and PeopleSoft Query
  • Three (3) years experience in PeopleSoft Application Engine for PT 8.5x
  • Three (3) years experience supervising and managing the work of technical PeopleSoft designers, developers, consultants and IS professionals
  • Two (2) years experience in PeopleSoft Integration Broker, Component Interface 8.5x.
  • Two (2) years of PeopleSoft Financials and Supply Chain Management (FSCM) Experience. 
  • Two (2) years of verifiable and recent technical experience using PeopleSoft PeopleTools, including Application Designer, Application Packages, Application Engine, Integration Broker, Application Messages, PS Query, SQR, PeopleCode, and workflow design experience. 

How To Apply

Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Visit www.jobaps.com/sf to register an account (if you have not already done so) and begin the application process.

  • Select the desired job announcement
  • Select “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information
  • Select either “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or “I have Registered Previously”
  • Follow instructions on the screen

Computers are available for the public (from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) to file online applications in the lobby of the Dept. of Human Resources at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco.

Applicants may be contacted by email about this announcement and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date.  Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter.  To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (@sfgov.org, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwater.org, @sfdph.org, @asianart.org, @sfmta.com, @sfpl.org, @dcyf.org, @first5sf.org, @famsf.org, @ccsf.edu).

Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file.  Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records.  Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.

All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline.  Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.

Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores.

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the analyst, Vicente Centeno, by telephone at (415) 554-7506, or by email at Vicente.Centeno@sfgov.org


Selection Procedures

Only those candidates who most closely meet the needs of the Department will be invited to continue in the selection process.  Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed to advance through all of the steps in the selection process. 

Verification:  Applicants will be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at http://sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=456

Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.

Conviction History

As a selected candidate for a job, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you are a selected candidate. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances, such as:

  • Candidates for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.
  • Candidates for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.

Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City.

If you are a selected candidate, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.

Disaster Service Workers

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.


General Information concerning City and County of San Francisco Employment Policies and Procedures:
Important Employment Information for the City and County of San Francisco can be obtained at http://sfdhr.org/information-about-hiring-process or hard copy at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor.

Copies of Application Documents:
Applicants should keep copies of all documents submitted, as these will not be returned.

Right to Work:
All persons entering the City and County of San Francisco workforce are required to provide verification of authorization to work in the United States.


Applicants with disabilities who meet the minimum eligibility requirements for this job announcement can find information on requesting a reasonable ADA Accommodation at: 

Permanent-Exempt (PEX) Appointment. This position is excluded by the Charter from the competitive civil service examination process and shall serve at the discretion of the appointing officer. This appointment has a maximum duration of up to three (3) years.


Recruitment Type: PEX 
Micki  Callahan
Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources
Recruitment ID Number: PEX-1070-089947
CON/VC (415) 554-7506


All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, ranging from 7.5%-13.25% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.

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