PeopleSoft Sr. Payroll Business Analyst

Company: University of South Carolina- University Technology Services

General Information
$65,225.00 - $90,000.00 /Year
4 Year Degree
At least 5 year(s)
Not Specified
Job Description

Job Description:

  • This senior level business analyst provides application support and provides solutions for the Oracle PeopleSoft Payroll (HCM) v9.x enterprise application and its integration with other enterprise, departmental, and external applications. 
  • This job involves production support for Payroll business units and PeopleSoft end users – including incident triage/resolution as well as problem analysis/resolution. 
  • This job also includes leading the design and implementation of complex special projects related to application modifications and system upgrades. 
  • This job also includes supporting and delivering training, end-user communication, and process documentation in support of the PeopleSoft Program. 
  • This job also involves working with the Program Manager and other team members to develop common standards and procedures for incident, testing, security and change management processes. 
  • Two positions available.

  • Additional salary information:  S.C. State Band 8


  • Extensive knowledge of capabilities, techniques, and intricacies of enterprise resource planning (ERP) information systems – including deep knowledge of at least one of the following areas: Payroll, Time & Labor, Absence Management, Benefits, Employee and Manager Self-Service, or Human Resources. 
  • Ability to understand and carry out complex technical analysis, instructions and requests.
  • Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner – including creating and giving presentations. 
  • Ability to work effectively with users, vendors, and IT personnel. 
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems. 
  • Ability to plan, direct, instruct, and review the work of technical personnel. 
  • Ability to lead complex technical projects. 
  • Extensive knowledge of technical documentation. 
  • Working knowledge of information system software, internet software, spreadsheet software and word processing software as well as basic PC applications and operations – including Word, Excel and other MS Office products. 
  • Project management skills. 
  • Occasional work at other than normal times may be required based on production support responsibilities and other duties as assigned from time-to-time. 
  • Identification of and adherence to IT best practices and standard operating procedures for program management are important; however, flexibility in meeting the needs of customers is also a key consideration.

  • Job RequirementsMinimum Qualifications:
    • Master’s degree and 5 years related program management experience, or bachelor’s degree and 7 years related experience.

    • Bachelor’s degree in a related area and five (5) years business analyst experience. 
    • Preferred related areas include, but are not limited to Payroll, Benefits, Human Resources, Accounting, or Information Technology. 
    • PeopleSoft Financials 9.x or higher application support experience. Experience creating PeopleSoft Queries and nVision reports. 
    • Phire release management, Gideon Taylor eForms, and/or Hyland OnBase application support experience preferred, but not required.

    If interested in the position, please apply at the USC Job Website:, requisition # STA00620PO17 or use the Quicklink: to complete the application process .

    The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.