• ERP Programmer III

    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.




    The Senior ERP Programmer is responsible for supporting and enhancing Fred Hutch’s enterprise applications to meet customer needs. The programmer is also responsible for interface development and technical documentation related to enterprise applications. The position works closely with end users, HRIS and FMIS and requires the highest levels of customer service, communication, productivity and professionalism. The position requires leadership skill and self-motivation, along with strong analysis and development expertise.


    The ERP Programmer, Senior reports to the Enterprise Applications Manager.

    Job Responsibilities

    1. Gather business requirements, perform analysis and deliver technical design specifications for enterprise applications and components.
    2. Develop code with a high level of proficiency, perform detailed and thorough testing, and actively participate in walkthroughs of artifacts.
    3. Work with business analysts and IT members to troubleshoot production issues pertaining to enterprise applications in a timely manner.
    4. Ensure that all work done meets customer business needs and will execute correctly and efficiently within a production environment.
    5. Clearly and concisely communicate status of all assigned tasks to the project team, stakeholders, and management.
    6. Keep up-to-date on job related technical issues, new trends, and product directions.
    7. Maintain the application knowledge base with information and knowledge gathered.
    8. Work with the Enterprise Application Team to develop policies, standards, best practices, training, and processes.
    9. Actively participate in Center IT's process improvement efforts.
    10. Provide user assistance and direction for ad hoc data reporting and, as needed, develop reports using PeopleSoft BI Publisher.
    11. Assess the impact of PeopleSoft updates and provide proposals for applying them effectively.
    12. Understand and support Center IT’s project management methodology
    13. Develop a basic understanding of Fred Hutch’s grants and research and how it relies on enterprise systems and services
    14. May require on-call support


    Minimum Qualifications

    1. BA/BS in IS, CS, CIS or equivalent.
    2. 10+ years of PeopleSoft HR or FMS experience. Must have advanced PeopleSoft programming skills using various PeopleSoft provided tools such as PeopleTools, PeopleCode, Application Package, Application Engine, Integration Broker, workflow, SQR’s, BI Publisher, Work Centers, etc.
    3. Thorough understanding of PeopleSoft application Architecture.
    4. Strong understanding of the underlying table structures and where data resides for the PeopleSoft
    5. Must be available to work after hours as needed to honor production support SLAs, project commitments, meet deadlines, and support business area needs
    6. Ability to diagnose and resolve production issues in a timely manner
    7. Ability to adapt to new technology
    8. Advanced T-SQL knowledge
    9. Enjoys working in a team environment and has a proven record of positive contributions to the work of the team
    10. Proven track record coaching and mentoring team members
    11. Must be able to work on multiple simultaneous projects and balance priorities

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at escmail@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.


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