Functional Analyst III - PeopleSoft Benefits

King County   Seattle, WA   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
Posted on June 3, 2022
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Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and accepted until the position is filled. 
King County's Business Resource Center (BRC) is searching for a Senior Analyst (Functional Analyst III) to join our PeopleSoft Benefits Team.   The Benefits Team provides critical support to County employees through maintenance and enhancements of King County’s PeopleSoft Benefits Administration module.
In this career service position you will manage projects and lead work efforts to define business requirements and system implementations. Some duties will include creating project schedules and project documents, creating change management plans, developing test plans and providing end user support.  
You will have an opportunity to apply your consulting and technical skills to execute high visibility PeopleSoft projects, working across a number of King County departments and teams.
Special considerations will be given to candidates who are familiar with PeopleSoft technical tools, benefits interfaces, and vendor management.  Bring your talents to our team today and do work that directly benefits your colleagues and King County's essential workers!

Job Duties

A Successful candidate for the position will be able to demonstrate skill and ability, at a minimum to:

  • Provide system and user support for the PeopleSoft Benefits Administration modules and it’s related stand-alone systems.
  • Create project documents to support the PeopleSoft Benefits Administration projects, including project schedule, requirements, and test case documents
  • Lead and facilitate project groups in defining business requirements and assess alternative solutions to avoid system customizations
  • Conduct Software Development and System Testing according to standard SDLC methodologies

Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills


  • Have a strong background in business and system analysis support of the PeopleSoft Benefits Administration
  • Have the ability to design solutions for application modifications, interfaces and reports
  • Have knowledge of Benefits Administration best practices, configurations, solution design, and process reengineering 
  • Have customer - focus in building and maintaining positive relationships with agencies and staff

Supplemental Information

This recruitment is open to internal King County employees and the public.  A King County Application is required. We highly suggest that you include a letter of interest and a resume with your submission.

Due to this position’s access to sensitive records and systems, the successful candidate will be required to pass a thorough background and reference check.

If you have any questions regarding this opportunity, please contact Josh Isgur at

Remote and On-Site Work:
This position's work is primarily performed telecommuting/remotely. There may be occasions in the future when onsite work will be expected. The office is located in the heart of downtown Seattle at the Chinook building.

Employees must reside in WA state and within a reasonable distance to their King County worksite to respond to workplace reporting requirements.  
To support employees during this time King County has a robust collection of tools and resources to support working remotely. The individual selected for this opportunity will be joining an innovative and progressive team. King County is doing its part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and remains committed to reducing our carbon footprint.

King County's Business Resource Center (BRC) is a great place to work!
 At King County, our work is guided by our True North and values. Our True North is what we aspire to:   Making King County a welcoming community where every person can thrive.
King County has defined values which define our expectations for ourselves and one another:
King County’s Our Equity and Social Justice shared values guide’s our work: King County's ESJ Vision
You will have the opportunity to work with colleagues who embrace a one team approach, and continuous improvement, equity and inclusion, delivering customer value, and who are adept at remote working and collaboration.

 King County offers great benefits, to include a pension plan, holidays, transit pass, plus training and education opportunities to promote growth and development.
 Our focus is to provide our employees with work life balance

  • Competitive healthcare plans 
  • Flexible work environment incorporating remote working* 
  • Free Orca Card allowing multiple transportation options to/from the office 
  • On-Site exercise facilities and bike storage 
  • Paid vacation time (in addition to paid holidays) 
  • Ten paid holidays and Two Additional personal holidays
  • Paid sick leave 
  • Paid parental leave 
  • Deferred compensation plan 
  • Employer Contributions to state pension plan 
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
King County Executive Branch employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are the successful candidate for the position you applied for, the County will send you a conditional offer letter.
 As a condition of employment, prior to a final offer of employment, you will be required to:
  • submit proof of vaccination, or
  • have an approved request for medical or religious exemption and an approved accommodation. Philosophical, political, scientific, or sociological objections to vaccination will not be considered for an exemption or accommodation.
People are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the final dose of a vaccination approved by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The Executive Branch includes employees in the Executive branch, the Assessor's Office, Elections, the King County Sheriff's Office, and the Executive Office.
 King County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer

 No person is unlawfully excluded from employment opportunities based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other protected class. Our EEO policy applies to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, selection for training, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation. 

This position is not represented by a union.

King County offers a highly-competitive compensation and benefits package designed to meet the diverse needs of our employees and support our employees' health and well-being.  Eligible positions receive the following benefits and have access to the following programs:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage: King County pays 100% of the premiums for eligible employees and family members
  • Life and disability insurance: employees are provided basic coverage and given the opportunity to purchase additional insurance for both the employee and eligible dependents
  • Retirement: King County employees are eligible to participate in a pension plan through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems and a 457(b) deferred-compensation plan
  • Transportation program and ORCA transit pass
  • 10 paid holidays each year (plus 2 personal holidays)
  • Generous vacation and paid sick leave
  • Paid parental leave, family and medical leaves, and volunteer leave
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Wellness programs
  • Onsite gyms and activity centers
  • Employee giving program
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Flexible schedules and telecommuting options, depending on position
  • Training and career development programs
For additional information about employee benefits please visit our Benefits, Payroll, and Retirement Page.

This is a general description of the benefits offered to eligible King County employees, and every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy.  If any information on this document conflicts with the provisions of a collective bargaining agreement (CBA), the CBA prevails.  Also, in the event of any incorrect information in this document, applicable laws, policies, rules, CBAs, or official plan documents will prevail.
NOTE:  Benefits for Term Limited Temporary (TLT) or Short Term Temporary (STT) positions, including leave eligibility and/or participation in the pension plan through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems, will vary based upon the terms and details of the position. Short Term Temporary positions are not eligible for an ORCA transit pass.
For inquiries about the specifics of this position, please contact the recruiter identified on this job posting.

Are you applying to this position as an eligible current or previous King County Employee Priority Placement Program Participant? Is this position the same or lower percentage of full-time when compared to the position held at the point of the notification of layoff? Do you possess the skills and abilities to qualify for this position?
  • Yes, I was given a layoff notice from my role at King County and I am within two years of the effective date of my layoff. Additionally, the position I was laid off from was the same or a higher percentage of FT status when compared to this one.
  • No.
If you answered yes to the question above and you are applying for this position as a Priority Placement Participant, to be considered, you must provide the following three pieces of information in the space provided: 1. The title you held when you received your layoff notice 2. The department you worked in 3. The effective date of your layoff

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