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Application Systems Supervisor

Date Posted:  Jan 14, 2022
Requisition ID:  289808

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204


Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population.  As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a roll.


About the Indiana Office of Technology (IOT):


To provide cost-effective, secure, consistent, reliable enterprise-technology services to our partner agencies so that they can better serve our mutual customer, the Hoosier taxpayer. IOT will also act as the technology and solution enabler for the State, helping its partner agencies achieve business objectives and innovation.



The starting salary for this position may be commensurate with education and/or experience.

About the Job:

The Application Systems Supervisor leads top-level technical experts to oversee security architecture, design, administration, and maintenance to make the PeopleSoft systems conform to Indiana State requirements. Also supports periodic Oracle bundle implementation and testing and the ongoing security management for the Development, Quality Assurance, and Production Support of the PeopleSoft systems that provides Human Resources and Financial services for more than 200 agencies.  Reports to Deputy IT Director.

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:


  • Provide technical leadership on security design, roles, and permission lists across all PeopleSoft application domains;
  • Provide oversight and security strategy guidance to the security administration team;
  • Create and maintain security reports as needed for the Board of Accounts and the Auditor of State to ensure compliance with security and data management guidelines and policies;
  • Manage assignments and deliverables to meet the goal of system security audit requests;
  • Test and debug new and existing application software security roles, permission lists, and workflow;
  • Monitor and maintain System Security for all PeopleSoft users which includes over 200 agencies and multiple external Bidders;
  • May function as Team and/or Project subject matter expert responsible for completion of project phase;
  • Prepare activity and progress reports regarding the activities of the security-related projects undertaken by the team;
  • Review and provide guidance on specification for workflow processes;
  • Serve as the lead consultant for documenting key business decisions regarding data masking within the PeopleSoft applications;
  • Interact directly with Oracle and related software vendors to resolve issues;
  • Identify and implement best practices in security design for PeopleSoft Audit Data Security Frameworks

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of this role.

What You'll Need for Success:

  • Thorough understanding of the PeopleSoft systems deployed for the state of Indiana.
  • Thorough understanding of IOT and industry policies, standards, procedures, and methodologies followed in PeopleSoft applications development specific to Financials at the State of Indiana.
  • Broad knowledge of application development software tools and application development software languages including: Application Designer, SQL Plus, PeopleCode, SQR, Application Engines.
  • Advanced knowledge of table structure and schema of PeopleSoft security, roles, permissions, and workflows.
  • Advanced skills in SQL Server and creating and running SQL scripts in the PeopleSoft environment.
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex technical issues to management and functional support staff.
  • Ability to perform effective project management.
  • Ability to train, supervise, guide and coordinate the work of others.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role provides direct supervision for one or more staff members.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:


The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages 
  • Wellness program (offers premiums discount for the medical plan) 
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution) 
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match 
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options 
  • Group life insurance 
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits 
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off 
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs 
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program 
  • New Parent Leave 
  • Free Parking 
  • Free LinkedIn Learning 


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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