Applications Consultant

Location: Dearborn, MI
Applications Consultant
Our client provides membership, travel, insurance and financial services offerings to approximately 9 million members and customers across 11 states and 2 U.S. territories through their brands.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Serves as a team leader/senior technical team member in the planning, designing, developing, implementing, and/or supporting complex to moderately complex new or revised processes, systems, or networks.  Acts as an acknowledged expert in one or more technical specialties and/or mission critical application systems, and provides leadership in design, development and application integration.  Ensures functional and technical designs support customer requirements.  Develops an understanding of the company’s business strategy and competitive environment and translate and implements business strategies into technology solutions.  Provides a high degree of technical and/or application expertise and design/programming leadership.  Assists Security team in the development of appropriate audit controls and procedures to ensure the integrity and protection of company resources.  Develops work plans and estimates projects and ensures that project team(s) and/or plan deliverables remain on schedule and budget.
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field or an equivalent level of work experience.
  • Designing, developing, implementing, or supporting complex to moderately complex information systems
  • Building or supporting mainframe or distributed systems
  • Identifying, analyzing and resolving complex business/technical problems
  • Technology assessment, recommendations and selection
  • Providing technical consultation/leadership to project teams
  • Staffing, coordinating/leading a large project team or a  variety of small project teams
  • Budgeting and expense control
  • Mainframe, distributed, and/or Web-based system design and development
  • Database management systems (e.g.,IMS,DB, Oracle, DB2, SQL Server)
  • PC fundamental software tools (e.g. MS Office)
  • Programming languages (e.g., COBOL, JAVA, HTML, XML, C++)
  • Prototyping
  • Database design
  • Project management tools and techniques
  • Multi-platform capabilities
  • User interaction
  • HTML and web development tools
  • System development tools (e.g. Endevor, IMS Expert, Xpediter, SQA Team Test, Eclipse)
  • Integration
Knowledge and Skills:
  • Relational database concepts
  • Use cases, object oriented design and programming techniques
  • Systems operation practices
  • Security and control procedures
  • Web server, and ip-level distributed technologies
  • Evaluation of a complex system and understand the inter-dependencies between components
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Technical Expertise in
    • PeopleSoft Development Tools (Application Designer, PeopleCode, SQR, Application Engine, Component Interface, Integration Broker, etc…)
    • PeopleSoft Reporting Tools (nVision, BI Publisher)
    • PeopleSoft Mobile
  • Technical Experience with
    • PeopleSoft Update Manager / PeopleSoft Upgrades
    • PeopleSoft Server Administration (Application Server / WebLogic Web Server)
    • Installation and Support of small to medium sized server based applications
  • Functional Experience Supporting / Knowledge of 2 or more
    • PeopleSoft Finance Modules (General Ledger, Expenses, Purchasing/eProcurement, Payables)
    • PeopleSoft HRMS Modules (Payroll, Time and Labor, Absence Management, Human Resources, ePerformance, Benefits)
    • PeopleSoft 1099 processing
    • Versions/Platform
    • PeopleSoft Finance and HRMS version 9.2
    • PeopleTools 8.55
    • Oracle 12c Database
    • Windows 2012 R2
    • Red Hat Linux Enterprise 7
  • Experience in an insurance environment or other service industry
April A. Estes
Senior Recruiter
720-439-2609 Direct
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