Role Purpose:
Develop, maintain and support a portfolio of software applications and services to ensure improved business efficiencies and that are aligned to the enterprise architecture and business strategy.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Bsc or IT related degree
  • 5-7 years of development experience using PeopleTools (8.54 to 8.56)
  • Extensive experience in PeopleSoft Human Capital Management and Enterprise Learning Management (advantageous)
  • Extensive experience in Application Designer, PeopleCode, SQR, Application Engine, Component Interface and fluid development is required.
  • Understanding of key processes in HR, ESS and MSS (advantageous)
  • Proficient in Microsoft SQL
  • Knowledge of the Software Development lifecycle and agile methodology


  • Conduct an analysis based on requirements received from the Business Analyst.
  • Translate business requirements into workable solutions and document solutions into technical specifications.
  • Determine a percentage fit of required functionality and the best approach in terms of impact of developments on other modules and/ or customisations already in place.
  • Develop required functionality obtained in the functional specifications/user stories using PeopleSoft tools.
  • Develop and code new software functionality using codes that is readable, maintainable and re-usable.
  • Provide scrum master, business analysts and testers with regular feedback on the technical development design and timelines for a solution.
  • Developing, testing and deploying new software system components.
  • Review the current developed code and ensure maintenance of existing programmes to ensure ongoing software system enhancements.
  • Co-create test cases with the DevOps team.
  • Conduct System Integration Testing (SIT) and User Acceptance Testing (UAT) and resolve all issues/queries.
  • Contribute to user acceptance testing (UAT) and training material.
  • Identify solutions based on UAT test requirements.
  • Migrate development into production/live environment once successfully tested.
  • Monitor performance of solutions and make recommendations to improve the performance and functionality of the solution.
  • Log issues found in existing systems as internal change controls and ensure successful resolution of issues.
  • Maintain, trouble shoot and fix errors in existing application systems offered across all the modules by PeopleSoft as well as all the in-house developed customisations. This includes all interfaces, SQR’s, Integration Broker, App Engines and REST Services etc.
  • Provide authoritative, expertise and advice to clients and stakeholders based on their requirements.
  • Build and maintain relationships with clients, internal and external stakeholders.
  • Deliver on service level agreements made with clients and internal and external stakeholders in order to ensure that client expectations are managed.
  • Make recommendations to improve client service and fair treatment of clients within area of responsibility.
  • Participate and contribute to a culture which builds rewarding relationships, facilitates feedback and provides exceptional client service.


  • Business Acumen
  • Customer/ Stakeholder Commitment
  • Drive for Results
  • Leads Change and Innovation
  • Collaboration
  • Impact and Influence
  • Self-Awareness and Insight
  • Diversity and Inclusiveness

Portfolio Manager Screening Questions
1. What is your highest qualification?

Work Experience
2. How many years of experience do you have in development using People Tools?

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