Oracle's PeopleSoft applications are designed to address the most complex business requirements. These products are used by over 5000 large enterprises across the globe. The main PeopleSoft development centers for these products are in US, India and China. The India Development Center (IDC) is responsible for complete lifecycle of product conceptualization to design and development. These products provide comprehensive business and industry solutions, enabling organizations to increase productivity, accelerate business performance, and provide a lower cost of ownership and set the trend by using next generation Fluid UI.
Brief Posting Description
This opening in the India Development Center, Thiruvananthapuram/Bengaluru is for a Principal Product Manager in the PeopleSoft Application Development team. We are looking for candidates with strong PeopleSoft HCM/HR Helpdesk Functional knowledge and proven track record in designing Enterprise Applications. This is a very challenging role and provides an opportunity to work on designing Enterprise Software Products used by large set of customers across multiple domains. It provides exciting opportunity to work across multiple functional domains collaborating with teams worldwide. As a member of the product development division, you will define product specifications and or strategy. Gather and analyze information to define product specifications and review design specifications. Communicate product strategy and functionality. Initiate and foster relationships with other groups. Review product documentation and collateral. Ensure successful product releases based on corporate priorities.
Drive Product Management work for key PeopleSoft HCM/HRHD initiatives (Fluid Projects, Chatbots, Machine Learning) that streamline HR processes and continue to modernize UI design:
-Author high quality functional designs that support the main business objective(s) of the project including: use cases, wireframes/prototypes, and functional requirements.
- Come up with designs using modern technologies like Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and Chatbots which will revolutionize the HCM/HRHD products
- Create sample data delivered in the product to showcase new feature functionality and support product strategy and executive management with sample data used for demoing new feature.
-Manage projects and produce multiple project deliverables simultaneously
-Partner with product strategy to present the functional vision of the product to key customer or partners in various forums (conferences, focus groups, customer meetings)
-Partner with the usability team to help define new user interface widgets, constructs, and design patterns. Contribute to the authoring standards and guidelines documentation to ensure consistency across product lines
-Support the development team and other extended teams in resolving the customer reported issues. Able to handle incidents escalated by customers on a priority basis.
-Ability to multi-task on various assignments including new features, customer issues/escalations and adhoc projects
-BS or MS degree or MBA degree or equivalent experience in HR Business Practices (Hire to Train to Pay).
-8 years of software engineering or related experience.
-Candidate should have strong functional knowledge of PeopleSoft HCM/HR Help Desk applications (including Core HR, HR Help Desk)
-Good knowledge of SCRUM methodology
-Experience in designing UI for mobile devices
-Experience working in large organizations in the IT department in a functional role is desirable
-4 plus years experience in designing new features, develop prototypes, conduct usability tests and get approval from core design team
-End to end knowledge of software development cycle
-Good experience in writing Functional Design Documents.
-Ability to communicate well and work with development organization worldwide. Be able to conduct the design meetings with extended team independently
-Duties and tasks are varied and complex, needing independent judgment. Fully competent in own area of expertise
-Design experience of Chatbots and Machine Learning use cases are desirable
Detailed Description and Job Requirements
Lead a team that acts as the central resource and driving force for the design, process, manufacturing, test, quality and marketing of product(s) as they move from conception to distribution. Organize interdepartmental activities ensuring completion of the project/product on schedule and within budget.
As a member of the product development division, you will analyze and integrate external customer specifications. Suggest and justify product directions and specifications. Specify, design and implement moderate changes to existing software architecture. Build new products and development tools. Build and execute unit tests and unit test plans. Review integration and regression test plans created by QA. Communicate with QA and porting engineering to discuss major changes to functionality.
Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 7 years of software engineering or related experience.