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Bank of the West Sr Peoplesoft Developer in Tempe, Arizona

Sr Peoplesoft Developer


What sets Bank of the West apart from other banks is our team members–they embody the optimistic spirit of the West. There is a spirit here that drives us to do more. Our team of more than 10,000 employees is vital to the success of our Bank. They reflect our modern western values-straightforward, entrepreneurial and optimistic. We seek to create a corporate culture that fosters and rewards excellence, encourages creative thinking and respects diversity – an environment where team members are engaged, supportive of one another and enthusiastic about serving our customers. Bank of the West offers the stability of a company that has a 135 year history and is part of BNP Paribas, a European leader in global banking and financial services and one of the 6 strongest banks in the world. We offer opportunities across our diverse business lines – Retail Banking, Commercial Banking, National Finance, and Wealth Management.

Position Summary

The PeopleSoft Technical Developer primary responsibility will be to provide solutions for PeopleSoft HCM and Portal applications. Support will involve the maintenance, troubleshooting and development of application modules and interfaces. Upgrade support consists of re-applying customizations, new development and downloading and applying of PeopleSoft delivered fixes, bundles, maintenance packs and tax updates. Position requires strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to work with business functional users to comprehend business requirements for system development and modifications. Responsibilities will include the design, development and unit testing of project work and system enhancements. The ideal candidate will have a “can do” attitude and the ability to make pragmatic and practical decisions without compromising the integrity of the PeopleSoft application.


Required Skills:

  • 10 years minimum relevant experience

  • 9.1 PeopleSoft Technical development skills, PeopleTools, OBIEE, PeopleSoft Portal. Strong experience in HCM modules, and have been involved in implementations, upgrades and maintenance

PeopleTools version 8.5x and above, SQR, XML publisher, Security, Integration Broker, Oracle 12c

  • Other tools like MS office, Sharepoint , Visio, Powerpoint etc.

  • Previous experience in technical and functional design and configurations

  • Previous experience in coding, unit test planning, and unit testing

  • Understand the PeopleSoft architecture and serve as a valuable member in a high functioning team

  • Experience with PeopleTools, OBIEE, PeopleSoft Portal administration; Experience with other HR application and Taleo is preferred

  • Support PeopleSoft integration Interfaces with other systems in the Bank of the West

Administrative Skills required:

  • Analytical and research skills

  • Application development methodologies

  • Solution architect and follow development standards.

  • Guide the junior team members to arrive at optimal solutions

  • Thorough understanding of systems environments including one or more of the following: hardware, software and networking environments, files/databases, programming languages, program design and systems development, batch and online programs, installation procedures, and processing

  • Documenting technical design and business requirements

  • Strong written/verbal communication skills

  • Experience to have to worked with the business teams

  • Supports applications, revising, updating and providing documentation as required.

  • Leads, executes or participates in parallel, pilot and other system test phases prior to implementation to ensure accuracy and completeness.

  • Researches, prepares detailed specifications, defines, designs, develops, tests, debugs, installs, and modifies computer software in various platforms in a complex and integrated systems environment.

  • Provides technical expertise in the examination and definition of objectives for existing or proposed systems and in the design of improved systems utilizing information services.

  • Provides technical assistance to staff including interpretation of specifications.

  • Performs other duties as assigned or requested.


Bachelor’s degree

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Bank of the West is an Equal Opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers without regard to any status protected by applicable law. Bank of the West is also an Affirmative Action employer - Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.

Bank of the West will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance subject to the requirements of all state and federal laws and regulations.

Job: Technology

Location: United States-Arizona-Tempe

Requisition ID: 060750