Specialist II, Sr Applications
AGL Resources - Atlanta, GA

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About AGL Resources

AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) is an Atlanta-based energy services holding company with operations in natural gas distribution, retail operations, wholesale services, midstream operations and cargo shipping. As the nation’s largest natural gas-only distributor based on customer count, AGL Resources serves approximately 4.5 million utility customers through its regulated distribution subsidiaries in seven states. The company also serves more than one million retail customers through its SouthStar Energy Services joint venture and Nicor National, which market natural gas and related home services. Other non-utility businesses include asset management for natural gas wholesale customers through Sequent Energy Management, ownership and operation of natural gas storage facilities, and ownership of Tropical Shipping, one of the largest containerized cargo carriers serving the Bahamas and Caribbean region


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Job Summary:
This position is for a techno/functional resource.

We need a person with a combination of technical and functional knowledge of the PeopleSoft HCM 8.9 and above system.

The ideal candidate should have experience in the following PeopleSoft areas:

HR, Benefits Admin, Payroll, Time and Labor and Compensation.

Provide support to HR business community for PeopleSoft

Provide application configuration services and technical support and development on HCM projects

Collaborate with business teams to develop functional designs

Perform and participate in Fit/Gap analysis against PeopleSoft delivered capability

Develop functional and technical design documents

Prepare development time estimates for assigned tasks and take responsibility for meeting those estimates

Interact with the HRIS team to manage change control for the application

Collect requirements for multiple functional areas

Support all testing activities including the creation of test scripts for System, UAT and Integration testing

Able to work with minimal supervision on broad and sometimes complex assignments

Provide frequent and clear communications regarding the status of initiatives, keeping stakeholders informed of changes and work in progress

Experience working in a SOX change-control environment


Education, Certifications/Licenses:
BA/BS or equivalent combination of education and experience

4+ years designing, coding, testing and implementing application software in a PeopleSoft HCM environment.

5 years experience with PeopleSoft HCM with at least 3 years directly involved in implementations

Ability to deliver results in cross functional multiple location team environment

Experience with requirements definition, mapping and gap-analysis\

Understanding of application architecture and application development methodologies

Ability to influence and foster collaborative relationships

Ability to deliver multiple concurrent work assignments

Proficient in MS Office tools

Demonstrated working knowledge and expertise in Application Designer, Application Engine, PeopleTools, PeopleCode, PeopleSoft Integration Broker, SQR, Crystal Reports, SQL, Component Interface, Data Mover, Oracle Database

Demonstrated experience with software development tools, scripting tools, and multiple programming languages that effectively support the business applications/environments for the business areas they support.

Demonstrated experience in providing information for project charters, technical approaches / proof of concept documents, functional / technical designs.

Possess excellent communication skills and aptitude to work with business process owners and technical users.

High impact individual with the ability to both challenge and

advise lead personnel

Exposure to multiple, diverse technologies and processing environments (Oracle, PeopleSoft, etc)

Demonstrated interpersonal skills, including teamwork, facilitation and negotiation

Occasional Traveler (5-20%): The incumbent will be required to travel on occasion.

Trips may require air travel and/or overnight stay away from home for one or more nights.

The incumbent works in an office environment.

This information describes the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this job.

The description is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees in the job.

Reasonable accommodation may be made to qualified disabled individuals for performance of essential duties and responsibilities.

AGL Resources is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V.

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AGL Resources brings its resources to customers in seven states through its fleet of utilities. Its Nicor Gas unit has 2.2 million customers...