Job no: 233136-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems/Technology

Position Summary:

Position Summary
Enterprise Business Systems (EBS) serves UW System and UW-Madison administrative offices. The majority of staff work with packaged and cloud applications. For UW System, EBS uses a wide-range of tools and techniques to support UW System-wide applications. The largest of these applications are the Human Resource System (HRS), the Shared Financials System (SFS), PlanUW Budget, and Learn@UW for System. For UW-Madison, EBS supports 3 primary areas: administrative student systems such as Student Information System (SIS), enterprise CRM (Salesforce) and UW Housing systems.

HRIS Applications is part of two teams that support the Human Resource Information System, which is used across all UW System campuses. The data in this system relates to the employment of persons at the university, and includes applicants, appointments, vacancies, as well as data related to appointments, compensation, and benefits specific to an individual. The work we do is varied and challenging; with a consistent list of development projects that benefit students, faculty and staff at UW-Madison and beyond.

The ERP Team Lead is responsible for leading a team of developers that translate business requirements into well-engineered solutions. Solutions include cross platform integration using vendor packages, web services, custom applications, and database design. The position interfaces with internal and external customers to determine the most efficient and cost-effective approach to meet their business requirements.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

No Degree Required

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

* Minimum 7 years of experience developing with widely used object oriented programming languages or packaged solutions (eg. Java, .NET, PeopleCode, PHP, PeopleSoft, Workday).
* Minimum 7 years of experience writing new, and troubleshooting existing, SQL for a widely used relational database (e.g. Oracle, SQL Server, DB2, Sybase).
* Project Management Skills: able to coordinate many different project tasks (determines relative importance of each; prioritizes and plans work activities; sets appropriate deadlines to complete activities accordingly); effectively manage time and resources; sets goals and objectives.
* Leadership Skills: inspires and motivates others to perform well; effectively influences actions and opinions of others; works well with all team members.
* Teamwork skills: balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others' view; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports every team member's effort to success; ability to obtain resolution by team consensus when differences in business processes are discussed.

* Flexibility in development frameworks, languages, and other tools.
* Experience with version control systems (e.g., Phire Architect, Quest STAT, SVN, Git).
* Experience with large Financials, Human Resources, or Student Information ERP systems.
* Experience with Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) and web services development.
* Experience with PeopleTools 8.x or Workday Design Studio
* Knowledge of complex business/transaction processing at the UW System and campus level, and experience working within the UW organization.

Additional Information:

Occasional non-standard hours of work are required for upgrades, special projects and activities.

The candidate selected for this position may work remotely subject to an approved telecommuting agreement, which is reviewed and approved annually. Candidate may, on occasion, be required to report to campus due to operational needs for meetings, trainings, or other activities. Remote work requires successful candidates to possess their own high-speed internet and phone to perform the work on a University provided computer.

Please note that DoIT is not able to provide sponsorship for this position; successful applicants must be authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship, on or before the effective date of appointment.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $90,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Click on the "Apply Online" button to start the application process.
You will be prompted to upload the following documents:
Cover letter (REQUIRED)
Please use your cover letter to address each of the Required Qualifications for this position (listed above in the Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience section). For each Required Qualification, describe your relevant experience, using specific examples from your work history to illustrate how your experience satisfies the requirement.


Vickie Arneson
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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Applications Open: Apr 12 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: May 10 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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