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Job #: R-00065986-OTHLOC-PL-2D2715
Location: The Woodlands, TX
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Are you interested in improving and shaping the IT industry? Leidos is seeking a PeopleSoft Developer who is motivated by variety, is seeking a challenging environment for professional growth, and is interested in supporting an Investor-Owned Utility client headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana. Leidos has a long-term customer who we have supported in all areas of IT operations since the client’s first outsourcing engagement over 20 years ago.

Leidos is looking for a PeopleSoft Developer to join our team, provide technical development and PeopleSoft expertise in support of large IT projects for our utility customer. The PeopleSoft Developer will analyze, develop, deploy and implement new solutions using the latest PeopleSoft technologies to achieve program goals and business results. Successful candidates will have significant development or architectural experience creating and maintaining applications through all stages of the software release life cycle and will make recommendations for developing and integrating new requirements and capability enhancements. The ability to perform configuration, coding, testing, and implementation tasks while meeting deadlines must be demonstrated. This candidate must have the ability to work collaboratively with teams and effectively interact with Project Manager, Lead Technical Analysts, Technical developers and Business team.

Location: New Orleans, LA - Little Rock, AR or The Woodlands, TX area preferred, however may consider other locations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides research, analysis and recommendations when new functional business processes or software upgrades are needed and develops new technical solutions, products, and/or standards in support of business strategy and operations.
  • Involved in all aspects from customizing deployments, cutovers, defect remediation and post implementation production support
  • Work with Functional teams to help make decisions on best technical practices for application design
  • Writes technical specifications, configures, customizes, builds and tests PeopleSoft configuration and customizations.
  • Integrates PeopleSoft application software over data management systems and supporting components and services.
  • Troubleshoots operational and systems issues ranging from difficult to highly complex, including problems with multiple solutions and potential significant consequences.
  • Ensures performance optimization

Required Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 8+ years of development experience with PeopleSoft Technology. High school diploma with additional years’ experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Software development using several of the following PeopleTools 8.5 (or greater)
  • PeopleCode, Application Designer, Application Engine, Integration Broker, Component Interface, Fluid Pages, SQL scripts, Data Mover, Data Migration Workbench, PeopleCode event triggers, application packages, SQR
  • Experience with a number of PeopleSoft HCM modules: Benefits, HR, Compensation, User Experience and Interaction Hub, Time and Labor, Absence Management
  • Strong SQL knowledge; able to write and read complex SQL
  • Experience with enterprise-wide PeopleSoft environments involving multiple component interfaces
  • Excellent communication skills for customer interaction a must
  • Working knowledge of agile and waterfall development methodologies
  • Strong ability to set and meet functional team deadlines while maintaining an even disposition under pressure

Preferred Experience:

  • Public sector Experience with a Utility or Energy Based company
  • Strong knowledge of systems development and project management methodologies/processes
  • Configuring integration broker
  • Creating test cases

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Please note that effective October 1, to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos business events outside of our facilities, employees, vendors, subcontractors, and visitors will be required to be vaccinated or maintain proof of a weekly negative COVID-19 test. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated or able to show negative COVID-19 test results to access facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. 

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021.  For more information, visit

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Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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