PeopleSoft HCM Analyst II

Washington D.C
Nov 06, 2019
Nov 12, 2019
Full Time
Metro is seeking a talented, intermediate level PeopleSoft HCM Analyst to join its Human Resources Information Management team. Reporting to the Manager, HR Systems & Reporting, this position is a key member of the team that supports all aspects of WMATA's PeopleSoft HCM system and business processes.

In this role, we are seeking a professional who will work collaboratively with professionals across departments to define functional requirements that are line with Human Resources initiatives and the overall WMATA vision. The Analyst will help foster organizational agility and change management capability for leaders and staff, enabling the adoption of technology, process, organizational and job transformations.

Strong functional knowledge of PeopleSoft HCM and reporting are highly desired.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Computer Science/Engineering or Information Systems Management
    • In lieu of Bachelor's Degree, a High School Diploma or GED and four (4) years of experience in systems analysis and programming in a web application environment or similar work on applications in a PeopleSoft environment

  • A minimum of two (2) years HRIS experience in PeopleSoft HCM 9.1 or greater. Also, must have two (2) years hands on experience in report writing, Query development and data/statistical analysis using SQL/SQR tools

  • N/A

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Medical Group:

Satisfactorily complete the medical examination for this position, if required. The incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of this position either with or without reasonable accommodations.

Job Summary:

The PeopleSoft Human Capital Management Analyst I partner with technical and functional staff to design, develop, and support solutions within the Human Resources Information System (HRIS) applications. The incumbent is responsible for providing on-going support to HRIS, Information Technology (IT), Human Resources division and the User community. This support includes developing and managing project plans, requirements, designs, process flows, test plans and other system documentation as part of a System Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

Essential Functions:
  • Leads, investigates, analyzes and participates on the feasibility of less complex enhancements, automations, implementations and business processes for the PeopleSoft application. Proactively identifies opportunities and enhancements that help to design future Human Resources processes which strengthen the operational effectiveness and system functionality of the PeopleSoft application. Participates in sessions and design reviews to ensure design meets Human Resources requirements.
  • Works collaboratively with departments, management and team members in defining, designing, planning and implementing business processes and technology to improve overall business function.
  • Pro-actively investigates, audits and determines the integrity of the system and/or data within HR information systems and resolves problems at the individual, departmental and organizational levels.
  • Assists with the on-going development of the Human Resources (HR) applications, system administration, support, dealing with upgrades, patches, and other system issues daily.
  • Ensures all user acceptance tests are conducted and documented according to standards. Identifies and document system deficiencies. Assists with the coordination of Human Resources end user groups who test, evaluate and validate new functions of PeopleSoft.

  • Supports the HR Reporting and Analytics team with ad-hoc or urgent reporting requests and the HR Shared Services team with HCM production support and process improvement.
  • Provides functional and data training to peers and customers.

The essential duties listed are not intended to limit specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Nor is it intended to limit in any way the right of managers and supervisors to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.

Evaluation Criteria:

Consideration will be given to applicants whose resumes demonstrate the required education and experience. Applicants should include all relevant education and work experience.

Evaluation criteria may include one or more of the following:
  • Personal Interview
  • Skills Assessments
  • Verification of education and experience
  • Criminal Background Check
  • Credit history report for positions with fiduciary responsibilities
  • Successful completion of a medical examination including a drug and alcohol screening
  • Review of a current Motor Vehicle Report


Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, a Federal contractor, is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable federal law, except where a bona fide occupational qualification exists. Our hiring process is designed to be accessible and free from discrimination.

This posting is an announcement of a vacant position under recruitment. It is not intended to replace the official job description. Job Descriptions are available upon confirmation of an interview.

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