SENIOR ORACLE SUPPORT DEVELOPER @ University of California Office of the President - Oakland, CA

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4 months ago


University of California Office of the President - Oakland, CA

Location: Oakland
Job ID: 30052
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At the University of California (UC), your contributions make a difference. A world leader producing Nobel and Pulitzer prize recipients with over 150 years of groundbreaking research transforming the world. Choose a career where you can leverage your knowledge, skills and aspirations to inspire and support some of the greatest minds in the world, and those who will follow in their footsteps. Working at the University of California is being part of a unique institution, and a vibrant and diverse community. At the University of California, Office of the President, we propel our mission through impactful work locally, in government centers and systemwide. We are passionate people, serving the greater good.

The University of California, one of the largest and most acclaimed institutions of higher learning in the world, is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and public service. The University of California Office of the President is the headquarters to the 10 campuses, six academic medical centers and three national laboratories and enrolls premier students from California, the nation and the world. Learn more about the UC Office of the President


As a security first organization, Technology Delivery Services (TDS) is part of the Information Technology (IT) Department. The TDS teams include Information Security, Planning (architecture and PMO), Application Development, HR & Payroll Development, Infrastructure, and Client Services teams. We maintain an innovative, inclusive, and supportive work environment.


This position supports the Oracle Financials Cloud for the University of California Office of the President (UCOP), including support for General Ledger, Procurement, and other Financial Management functions.

The Finance Applications Team provides research, design, development, and support services for the Finance applications. This position is in the Finance Applications group within the Technology Delivery Services (TDS) department and reports directly to the Financial Applications Manager. The incumbent will work closely with campus locations, business partners, vendors, the project team, and other technology professionals.

The Senior Oracle Support Developer is responsible for all technical aspects of maintaining and supporting UCOP's Oracle Financials suite. This includes, but is not limited to, designing, evaluating, developing, modifying, debugging, and deploying complex Oracle configurations and customizations.

This position may be required to provide remote on-call support during off hours. Occasional travel may be required with notice. Flexible work arrangements are available.



Operational Support: Handle the technical aspect of maintaining and supporting day-to-day Oracle Financials activities: Design, develop, modify, debug, deploy and evaluate complex Oracle configurations and customizations. Work with functional and technical resources to support cloud systems (e.g., general ledger, bank transactions, procurement exchanges, Concur T&E, etc.). Log Oracle support requests, review patches, deploy, and provide operational support. Develop solutions that leverage existing frameworks, align with the overall enterprise cloud architecture and vision, and are compliant with the established coding standards and other development principles. Partner with other parties, including vendor consultants, to incorporate industry best practices and development of defect-free enhancements for the system. Collaborate with core development team members, subject matter experts, and campus project teams as necessary. Work closely with University business and/or technical counterparts to deliver enhancements that are compliant with industry and application best practices. Initiate changes in development, maintenance and system standards. Set the technical requirements for complex software specifications. Apply advanced software concepts to plan, design, develop, modify, debug, deploy and evaluate highly complex software for functional areas. Apply and enforce complex programming security practices. Perform highly complex data analysis and test/debug highly complex software, working directly with management. Initiate, analyze, design and apply highly complex data sources.


Collaboration and Communication: Collaborate with core team members, subject matter experts and business partners. Proactively engage other ITS teams in cross-functional efforts. Communicate technical information in a clear and concise manner. Understand and communicate with business partners in business terms and use this understanding to assure the business partner's understanding of work status, risks, issues and proposals. Work with multiple stakeholders to develop solutions against the departmental roadmap. Openly share plans and strive to prevent surprises within and across the organization.


Technical Expert: Mentor the technical work deliverables of junior team members. Participate in and provide subject matter expertise to other areas as needed. Understand and apply industry practices, community standards and department policies and procedures in depth. Remain current on technology trends. Foster an innovative, inclusive, and supportive work environment.


Design, Integration, and Documentation: Create technical design documents, test plans for applications, prepare time estimates, and develop conversion and/or integration plans and system implementation plans. Review and prepare flow-charting and data analysis for requested customizations for potential inclusion into the existing Oracle Financials ecosystem. Document and execute transformation of the University's financial accounting, planning and budgeting solutions to an Oracle cloud environment. Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications
  • At least 8 years of experience in Oracle ERP Financials Cloud, with a strong working knowledge of accounting processes, workflows and terminology.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with an ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms and translate complex business rules into technical designs.
  • At least 2 full cycles of Oracle EBS Financials implementations, including the General Ledger, Sub-ledger Accounting, and Procure to Pay (P2P) modules.
  • Experience implementing and providing technical expertise in the following modules in Oracle Financial Accounting: General Ledger, Asset Management, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Cash Management, Fixed Asset, Procurement, Administer Workflow, EDMCS, and ARCS.
  • Implementation experience in Oracle PPM (Projects Portfolio Management).
  • Experience in end-to-end implementation of Oracle P2P (Procure to Pay).

Preferred Qualifications
  • 8+ years of hands-on system/DBA experience administering Oracle Financials ERP cloud/EPM/FCCS (ERP/HFM).
  • Experience in OneSource tax integration for Oracle ERP cloud.
  • Experience in creating and modifying Oracle workflow and approvals.
  • Experience in developing reports within Oracle BI.
  • Familiar with month-end and fiscal year closing and accounting practices and standards
  • Familiarity with systems integration using MuleSoft, system security, user provisioning, and single sign-on technologies.
  • Demonstrated expertise managing different applications, environments and interacting with vendor support.
  • Self-motivated and proactive with excellent problem-solving, critical thinking and team/collaboration skills.
  • Prior experience with reporting and data extraction tools e.g. OTBI, BI Publisher, FRS, Smartview.

  • Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.


Salary: $121,200 - 145,000 annually commensurate with skills/experience.

Benefits: For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: Benefits of Belonging


Fully remote, U.S. based applicants will be considered


Please be prepared to attach a cover letter and resume with your application.


The first review date for this job is 2/8/2022. The position will be open until filled.


Background Check Process: Successful completion of a background check is required for this critical position. Background check process at UCOP

Smoke Free Work Environment: The University of California, Office of the President, is smoke & tobacco-free as of January 1, 2014. UC Smoke & Tobacco Free Policy

August 2021 Update: The University of California has issued a policy requiring employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID -19 before physically accessing the University location or programs. Upon hire into a UCOP position, you will be provided detailed instructions on how to comply with this policy including access to the COVID vaccination at no cost. New hires to UCOP who work onsite or will come onsite for any activities at a UCOP or other UC location must comply with this policy within 8 weeks after their start date. The policy allows for employees to request approval for an exception or deferral. UC COVID-19 Vaccine Policy


The University of California, Office of the President, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. EEO/AA Employer UC Nondiscrimination Policy

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