ERP Applications Developer III (3401) - Extended

Northern Illinois University
January 31, 2023
Offerd Salary:$3,541.67-$4,166
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full-Time
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Working Position Title ERP Applications Developer III (3401) - Extended

Classification Title IT Technical Associate - CUSTOM CLASSIFICATION Position Number 00003401 Open Date 11/30/2022 Close Date 01/31/2023 Priority Review Date Business Unit Description Civil Service Full-Time/Part Time Full-Time FTE 1.00 Position Status Regular FLSA Exempt Job code 5031 Union Representation Non-Union Union Code Unit/Department Application Services College/Unit Application Services Division Div Information Technology Location WL 2100 Link to Department Website or Custom Search Page https: // www.

Position Summary, Requirements, and Qualifications

Position Summary, Requirements, and Qualifications


The Division of Information Technology (DoIT) promotes NIU student career success through the creative and efficient use of information technology that supports teaching and learning, administration, and research at all of NIU's campuses. This central IT division manages administrative and academic computing, identity management and security, telecommunications, and the NIU network.

Position Summary

The Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Applications Developer III designs, implements, and supports technical solutions to manage information and to support NIU's ERP business and academic operations. The Applications Developer interacts with enterprise-wide users to ensure ERP system modules function effectively and meet business requirements. This position consults with users to research, recreate, and resolve production issues and/or apply fixes and to discuss new system requirements and modifications. The Applications Developer may interact with vendors to achieve solutions. This position provides technical support for ERP modules to troubleshoot, code, develop, debug, and test technical solutions. The individual assists with training to meet customers' special needs. This position works with the system administrators to test system patches and upgrades to ensure up-to-date and efficient operability. This role performs initial run-through testing on software components and utilizes reports to verify changes. The individual performs technical assessments and modifies programs to utilize new data structures. The Applications Developer utilizes database knowledge to maximize efficiencies. Must provide off-hour on-call support when required.

This position is currently 100% remote, but candidate is required to establish Illinois residency within 180 days of hire.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

1. Coordinates Development and Testing of Application Solutions

  • Interacts with ERP team members to design technical components for highly reusable and maintainable components for meeting NIU standards.
  • Develops programming code solutions to meet defined requirements.
  • Implements the designed components using selected technologies to meet solutions requirements.
  • Conducts unit testing and system integration testing to validate solutions.
  • Interacts with customers to ensure requirements are met.
  • 2. Coordinates Gathering and Analysis of Requests

  • Interacts with customers and stakeholders to gather, analyze, and validate requests.
  • Utilizes a NIU-chosen framework analysis template to determine data sources and requirements.
  • Partners with Applications Developer team members to review complex solutions proposals.
  • Complies with NIU documentation standards to clearly document findings and utilize task tracking tools for tracking progress.
  • 3. Coordinates Deployment and Maintenance of Applications

  • Documents steps taken to support applications migrations to the next environment.
  • Interacts with Database and Systems Administrators to ensure proper database table and messaging set-up.
  • Create process and object definition documents to provide documentation for production control.
  • Provides on-call support to ensure applications' operability and to meet customer expectations.
  • Responds to production program issues to drive resolutions.
  • 4. Coordinates Implementation of Bundles and Upgrades

  • Analyzes changes in bundles and upgrades to determine impact on customizations and to determine testing needs.
  • Reapplies NIU customizations and unit testing to redeploy customizations following upgrades.
  • Coordinates quality assurance (QA) testing with functional leads and provides testing assistance to correct and resolve problems resulting from vendor software changes.
  • Interacts with vendor technical resources to ensure modules are not affected by modifications.
  • 5. Acts as ERP Applications Support Team and/or Project Lead

  • Mentors junior team members to teach and elevate team skills levels.
  • Manages small to medium technical projects to meet customers' deadlines and business needs.
  • Shares ERP Applications knowledge with NIU DoIT (Division of Information Technology) to expand knowledge.
  • Acts as an ERP Applications resource enterprise-wide to provide expertise for developing solutions.
  • 6. Performs Other Duties as Assigned

    Minimum Required Qualifications (Civil Service)

    1. Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology (IT) or a closely related discipline.

    2. Five (5) years of progressively more responsible work experience in design, development/programming, SQL, implementation and testing of technical solutions to support software applications and systems, including one (1) year of PeopleSoft (ERP) application work experience

    3. Intermediate to advanced level of proficiency using PeopleSoft development tools, including SQR, Application Designer, PeopleCode, Application Engine, PS Query, BI Publisher, and Integration Broker.

    4. Intermediate to advanced level of proficiency writing and debugging SQL.

    5. Understanding of the PeopleSoft maintenance and upgrade methodology.

    6. Intermediate to advanced level of knowledge of PeopleSoft application modules and associated tables.

    Specialty Factors (Civil Service)


    Preferred Qualifications (Civil Service)

  • Master's degree
  • Minimum of five (5) years of work experience designing and developing solutions and providing technical support for PeopleSoft FSCM, HCM, and/or Campus Solutions in a large-scale production environment.
  • Intermediate to advanced level of proficiency using PeopleSoft development tools, including SQR, Application Designer, PeopleCode, Application Engine, PS Query, BI Publisher, and Integration Broker.
  • Intermediate to advanced level of proficiency writing and debugging SQL.
  • Understanding of the PeopleSoft maintenance and upgrade methodology.
  • Intermediate to advanced level of knowledge of PeopleSoft application modules and associated tables.
  • PeopleSoft certification(s)
  • Minimum Required Qualifications (SPS)


    Additional Requirements (SPS)


    Preferred Qualifications (SPS)


    Physical demands/requirements

  • Sitting for extended periods of time
  • Using computer/electronic equipment for extended periods of time
  • Occasional lifting and moving items weighing up to 25 lbs.
  • Appointment and Compensation Details

    Appointment and Compensation Details

    Anticipated Appointment Start Date 01/23/2023

    Anticipated Appointment End Date Percent of Staff Year 1.00 Standard Hours Per Week 37.50 hrs/wk; M-F 8am-4:30pm Salary Commensurate with education and experience Hourly or Semi-monthly Pay Rate/Range $3,541.67-$4,166.67 Earn Type Salary

    Application Procedure

    Application Procedure

    Application Procedure

    1. Fully complete the Education and Work History sections of the application. Be specific on your entire work history, including employment dates and duties for all positions held. Applicable part-time work experience will be considered toward qualifying for this position; however, it will be converted to a full-time equivalency to determine combined length of experience. Important: Please upload any unofficial transcript(s) and/or documentation that verifies any education, experience, and/or training you have received.

  • If eligible for Veteran's Preference Points, DD214/DD215/NGB22/DD256 paperwork reflecting an Honorable Discharge MUST be uploaded to this application to receive the maximum eligible points on the Civil Service examination.
  • 2. After the posting has closed, your submission will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the classification, including any specialty factors associated with this position. If you meet the minimum required qualifications for this position, you will receive a score based on your education and experience, and your name will be placed on the active employment register.

    3. Please monitor your e-mail for further information regarding your application. Emails will be generated from [email protected] and [email protected]. Please add these emails to your address book to ensure timely delivery of any future communication.

    4. Illinois residency required within 180 days of the hire date.

    Credentials Assessment Examination:

  • The examination for this position is a Credentials Assessment and is based on your application materials as submitted for this posting. A Credential Assessment is a rating by the Human Resources Office of an applicant's/employee's education, experience, and special credentials/qualifications (licenses, etc.). Applicants are required to upload documentation to verify the minimum qualifications for this position has been met.

  • Required documentation noted in the posting, such as a driver's license, licensures, or certifications MUST be uploaded with your application materials.

  • After assessment of all qualified applicants has been completed for this position, the names with the top three (3) scores will be referred to the hiring department for interview.

  • Additional Details:

  • Click on IT Technical Associate for more information including salary ranges, typical duties, minimum acceptable qualifications, and testing requirements.
  • Please click on Human Resource Services – Benefits for detailed information about Northern Illinois University's benefits package.
  • Employment is contingent upon your passing a criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.
  • Applicants must be a current citizen or resident of the State of Illinois to move forward in the hiring process.
  • Special Instructions Quick Link to Applicant https: // Is Background Check Required? Yes EEO Statement Summary

    In accordance with applicable statutes and regulations, NIU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation, or any other factor unrelated to professional qualifications, and will comply with all applicable federal and state statutes, regulations and orders pertaining to nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action.

    The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

    Ethics and Compliance Officer, Title IX Coordinator Health Services 230 [email protected] 815-753-5560

    Visa Policy

    In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

    ADA Accommodation

    NIU remains committed to ensuring that its recruitment and application procedures include full opportunities for applicants with disabilities. Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make accommodations for a person's disability during either the application or interview process. An applicant who believes they require an accommodation to participate in the employment process due to a disability may request that accommodation through the Accommodation Request Form. For further assistance, please contact the office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity (AAEO) at [email protected]

    Safety Information

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    Read the Annual Safety and Security Report. Contact the Ethics and Compliance Office at 815-753-1649 for a hard copy.

    Read the Fire Safety Report. Contact the Department of Environmental Health and Safety at 815-753-0404 for a hard copy.

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Transcripts (unofficial with official required at hire)
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Certifications/Licensure #1
  • Certifications/Licensure #2
  • List of at least 3 References
  • Military Discharge Documents ONLY (DD214/DD215/NGB22/DD256)
  • Transcripts #2 (unofficial with official required at hire)
  • Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Are you currently a citizen or resident of the State of Illinois?
  • Yes
  • No
  • What is the highest level of education that you have earned?
  • High School/GED
  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctoral Degree
  • Have you attached all transcripts to support the degrees you are submitting for consideration?
  • Yes
  • No
  • How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
  • 0-1
  • 1-3
  • 3-5
  • 5-7
  • 7+
  • Please provide the name of the employer and the dates of employment where you gained this experience. Please note that this information must be verified on an NIU application and/or resume.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • If applicable, have you attached a copy of your DD214, DD215, NGB22, or DD256 for consideration of Veterans Preference Points? The copy submitted should reflect the status of discharge in order to be considered.
  • Yes
  • No
  • Not Applicable
  • How many years of progressively more responsible work experience in design, development/programming, SQL, implementation and testing of technical solutions to support software applications and systems do you possess?
  • Less than 1 year
  • 1-2 years
  • 2-4 years
  • 4-6 years
  • 6-7 years
  • More than 7 years
  • Do you possess at least 18 months of PeopleSoft Development professional work experience?
  • Yes
  • No
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