PeopleSoft Enterprise Resource Planning System Administrator - Information Technology

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

PeopleSoft Enterprise Resource Planning System Administrator - Information Technology

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


Category: Information Technology

UTHealth Houston General Administration

Requisition #: 230003MS

Pos ition Summary:

UTHealth Houston is looking for a PeopleSoft ERP System Administrator in our Information Technology department. This employee will provide technical leadership and operational expertise at the decision-making level for the implementation, configuration and administration of institutional PeopleSoft ERP and related software systems. They will act as principal application architect and as primary technical resource for all PeopleSoft and related systems. You will need to be able to exercise considerable latitude and judgment in determining methods and objectives of assignments. Completed work is reviewed from a relatively long-term perspective for desired results.

We prefer candidates who have the following:

  • Ability to deploy, maintain, and troubleshoot PeopleSoft infrastructure (Webservers, Application Servers, Process Schedulers)

  • Complete understanding of Oracle/Peoplesoft Security Model -Prior experience maintaining Oracle/Peoplesoft Security for online users

  • Familiar with Oracle/Peoplesoft Object Migrations -Ability to perform on-call duties during on-call rotation as necessary

  • Working knowledge of basic Linux system commands

  • Linux shell scripting is a plus

  • Ability to work off hours as necessary

  • Weblogic, Tuxedo, Java experience is a plus

Location: Texas Medical Center - University Center Tower. May need to work a hybrid schedule of on-site and remote.

This is a full-time exempt role that is eligible for all UTHealth Houston benefits.

What we do here changes the world. UTHealth Houston is Texas’ resource for healthcare education, innovation, scientific discovery, and excellence in patient care. That’s where you come in.

Once you join us you won't want to leave. It’s because we reward our team for the excellent service they provide. Our total rewards package includes the benefits you’d expect from a top healthcare organization (benefits, insurance, etc.), plus:

  • 100% paid medical premiums for our full-time employees

  • Generous time off (holidays, preventative leave day, both vacation and sick time – all of which equates to around 37-38 days per year)

  • The longer you stay, the more vacation you’ll accrue!

  • Longevity Pay (Monthly payments after two years of service)

  • Build your future with our awesome retirement/pension plan!

We take care of our employees! As a world-renowned institution, our employees’ wellbeing is important to us. We offer work/life services such as…

  • Free financial and legal counseling

  • Free mental health counseling services

  • Gym membership discounts and access to wellness programs

  • Other employee discounts including entertainment, car rentals, cell phones, etc.

  • Resources for child and elder care

  • Plus many more!

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Performs or leads the development, maintenance, performance monitoring and tuning, vendor contact, upgrade, and ongoing support for institutional on-prem and cloud-based ERP software systems.

  2. Provides expert technical leadership to all internal IS service providers as well as system users in the investigation, analysis and resolution of all problems related to institutional ERP systems.

  3. Develops and maintains a thorough knowledge of institutional business processes and how they are implemented and configured within these systems at UTHealth. Acts as an expert technical resource for application and data users, developers and systems analysts, and other internal IS service providers in facilitating and maximizing the use of any or all ERP Systems to meet institutional objectives.

  4. Develops and administers policies and procedures relating to security including procedures by which access is authorized, enabled, changed and withdrawn.

  5. Monitors response time, performs validation checks and uses other methods to monitor, analyze and tune system performance. Ensures that architecture will support planned growth and change.

  6. Provides technical support and guidance for systems analysts and programmers in support of all aspects of ERP System architecture, tools and configuration.

  7. Develops, documents, and implements flexible, non-restrictive change management standards, policies, and procedures for all changes to the any or all ERP Systems. Monitors and enforces usage of these standards

  8. Performs analysis, feasibility studies and vendor comparisons leading to the acquisition and implementation of related products including monitoring tools, utilities, query tools, connectivity solutions and add-on products.

  9. Maintains current knowledge and keeps management informed of products, developments, enhancements and trends in any of these ERP systems and related software. Develops recommendations for management. Coordinates with vendors in testing and installing new releases, installing patches, user training, and documenting updates.

  10. Performs other duties as assigned.


• Certifications in relevant areas of expertise (PeopleSoft, Oracle, ERP, Cloud and web-based systems, Document Management, including Clinical/Epic Integration, and Robotic Process Automation) are highly desirable. ERP systems implementation and support experience is highly desirable.

• A broad knowledge of automated systems; including Windows Server, Linux, AWS; large complex application systems with multiple file structures; and/or large data networks.

• Requires strong study and research skills for input into institutional technical direction.

Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, business, or related discipline or related experience in lieu of education.

Minimum Experience:

Five (5) years of experience working with ERP systems, relational databases, and/or cloud applications in a large-scale enterprise-wide environment.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

Residency Requirement:

Employees must permanently reside and work in the State of Texas.

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University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth Houston is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth Houston includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits

UTHealth Houston offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Houston Office of Benefits Website.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

UTHealth Houston is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth Houston policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.

UTHealthHoustonhas adopted a policy consistent with CMS regulations to protect our patients and university community from exposure to COVID-19. This policy affects all employees, residents, fellows, students, contractors, new hires, visiting scholars program participants, adjunct faculty, and volunteers who work, train, or collaborate at the John S. Dunn Behavioral Science Center.

In addition, all UTHealthHouston​​​​​​​employees who are assigned to work at a location that is subject to the affiliated partner’s hospital, clinical offices, or agency are required to abide by UTHealth’sHoustonrules and regulations, as well as the affiliate’s rules and regulations, including COVID-19 vaccination and safety requirements.

Work location is based on the needs of the department and may be adjusted.