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Senior PeopleSoft Administrator

Date Posted: May 11, 2018

Location: Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Job Location: Cary, NC


Role Value Proposition: 

This exciting and challenging role is a senior administrator with PeopleSoft focus in our application and platform operations team. The role works in a very large 24/7 global enterprise with a user base of 50,000+. Will be responsible for design, development, installation, customization, optimization, upgrade and support of distributed HR & financial management applications.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct ongoing research into emerging technology to anticipate and plan for opportunities to take advantage of new and enhanced features and integrations.
  • Identify risks and exposures and determines the solutions to rectify and prevent future occurrences.
  • Handle the day-to-day administration of HR & financial applications both on-premise and in cloud- which will include troubleshooting production issues, participating in application development deployments, build automation and integration between platforms, assisting in development lifecycle, space allocation and management, optimization, backup, recovery, monitoring & tuning, capacity planning, standards identification & compliance, and ensuring a high-level of reliability and availability.
  • Provide a 24x7 on-call escalation path for problems; guide junior associates and off-shore 24x7 team.
  • Cross train on other complementary application and information hosting platforms.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • A broad general knowledge of systems, operations, security, network and storage management processes and their interdependencies and implementations
  • 3+ years of experience with administering and supporting PeopleSoft platform and applications.           
  • 3+ years of experience in PeopleSoft HCM modules - payroll, HR, Ben Admin , Benefits, Time and Labor, version 9 and above.
  • 3 years’ experience in SQR, People Tools & Queries
  • 3+ years of experience with SunGL, OBIEE, or Hyperion
  • Exposure to cloud hosted environments


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, or related field, or 10 years equivalent work experience. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate technical concepts to a technical and non-technical audience. 
  • Demonstrated ability to establish relationships and built rapport in order to influence colleagues at all levels, uncover business issues, and identify needs


Business Category

Global Infrastructure Technology Operations – Application Operations


Number of Openings



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MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Requisition #: 98377 

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