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Stanford University Sr. Oracle Fusion Developer in Stanford, California

Sr. Oracle Fusion Developer

Business Affairs: University IT (UIT), Redwood City, California, United States

Information Technology Services

Post Date Sep 18, 2023

Requisition # 100701


University IT (UIT), part of the Business Affairs organization at Stanford University, is dedicated to delivering world-class service and technological solutions to advance research, teaching and learning, administration, and healthcare. UIT is embarking on a long-term strategy to plan, replace, and implement new cloud-based solutions for several enterprise-wide systems.

UIT seeks an experienced Senior Oracle Fusion Cloud Developer to support the technical implementation of the University’s cloud-based Human Capital Management (HCM) and Enterprise Learning Management (ELM) software application suite as part of the Pinnacle program. Pinnacle includes replacement of the legacy HR, Payroll and ELM systems. The Senior Oracle Fusion Cloud Developer will be responsible for providing technical solutions for functionality within Oracle Fusion Cloud HCM application using Oracle PaaS and other related technologies. The Senior Oracle Fusion Cloud Developer will perform the most advanced project and analytical work ensuring optimal implementation of the Oracle HCM Cloud suite as part of the Pinnacle program.

Implementation of the new cloud-based HCM/ELM application is sponsored by University HR, Financial Management Services and University IT.


  • Propose, conceptualize, design, implement, and develop solutions for difficult and complex applications independently.

  • Oversee testing, debugging, change control, and documentation for major projects.

  • Supervise professional staff, as necessary, working on all phases of application development projects.

  • Engage in long-term strategic planning.

  • Define complex application development administration and programming standards.

  • Oversee the support, maintenance, operation, and upgrades of applications.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex technical problems.

  • Review the physical design of existing systems for optimizing performance.

  • Lead projects, as necessary, for special systems and application development in areas of complex problems.

  • Work with other technical professionals to develop standards and implement best practices.


Education & Experience:

Bachelor’s degree and eight years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Minimum 5 or more years of experience with Oracle Fusion Cloud HCM.

  • Functional understanding of Oracle HCM applications (Core HR, Payroll, Compensation, and Performance Management, etc.).

  • Experience in developing extensions for Oracle Fusion Cloud HCM using Oracle Visual Builder Cloud service.

  • Proficient in Fast Formulas, Journeys, Extensible and Descriptive Flex fields.

  • Experience with Oracle Business Process Management Worklist Application including configuring/creating/modifying BPM workflows.

  • Oracle Fusion Cloud applications development experience using web services (SOAP/REST).

  • Ability to develop and maintain interfaces between Oracle Fusion Cloud and third party systems using HCM Extracts and BI Publisher.

  • Ability to develop and maintain file based integrations (FBDI) between third-party systems and Oracle Fusion Cloud using HDL and HSDL.

  • Expert level experience in writing complex SQL queries, SQL tuning and database concepts.

  • Experience configuring setups, personalizations in sandbox and migrating to production environments.

  • Provides technical/development leadership on strategic Oracle Cloud projects.

  • Strong ability to translate business requirements into technical designs and requirements.

  • Monitors implementation activity to ensure best practices and design principles are upheld.

  • Ensures implementation solutions support architecture objectives (availability, scalability, performance, security, etc.), as appropriate.

  • Strong understanding of overall project and system implementation methodology, specifically how it relates to the development life cycle.

  • Ability to select, adapt, and effectively use a variety of programming methods.

  • Ability to quickly learn and adapt to new technologies and programming tools.

  • Thorough understanding of all aspects of software development life cycle and quality control practices.

  • Strong communication skills with both technical and non-technical team members.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Project management skills as needed.

Certifications and Licenses:

  • Oracle HCM Cloud Certification


  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.

  • Frequently sit, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.

  • Occasionally stand/walk, use a telephone.

  • Rarely writing by hand, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.

  • Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.


  • May work extended hours, evenings and weekends.


  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.

  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.

  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide,

The expected pay range for this position is $139,000 – 160,000 per annum.

Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic location and external market pay for comparable jobs.

At Stanford University, base pay represents only one aspect of the comprehensive rewards package. The Cardinal at Work website ( provides detailed information on Stanford’s extensive range of benefits and rewards offered to employees. Specifics about the rewards package for this position may be discussed during the hiring process.

Why Stanford is for You:

Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Ourcultureandunique perksempower you with:

  • Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit courses. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.

  • A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.

  • A healthier you. Climb our rock wall or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our work-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.

  • Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.

  • Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more!

  • Redwood City. Our new Stanford Redwood City campus, opened in 2019, will be the workplace for approximately 2,700 staff whose jobs are important to supporting the University’s mission. The campus will offer amenities such as an onsite cafe and a dining pavilion, a high-end fitness facility with an outdoor pool, and a childcare center for Stanford families.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and 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, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

Additional Information

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Job Code: 4823

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Grade: L

  • Requisition ID: 100701

  • Work Arrangement : Hybrid Eligible