There are 5 major streams for Peoplesoft technical consultant
1. Reporting Tool: Hyperion SQR, nvision, Crystal,
2. Server Tool: peopesoft internet Architecture, Tuxedo, JOLT, Webserver, Appserver
3. Application development: peoplecode, application designer, App Engine, PS integration Broker,
4. Installation and Upgrade : Upgrade Assistant,
5. Peoplesoft DBA: all issues related to Database on top of which peoplesoft ERP is sitting.
Depending of Each of these streams The a day in life of Peoplesoft technical consultant will differ.
Life cycle of Peoplesoft implementation from :
4 major areas:
1. GAP Analysis,
3. stabilization phase of ERP ,
4. and support for already developed
Each phase has its own daily routine Like during support phase
3 major type of request which can come from user is ICE:
Incident, Customization, and Enhancement request.
During gap analysis: The As-IS state is studied and its difference made out from TO-BE state. The Gap between AS-IS and TO-BE state is implementation which needs to done.
As you know peoplesoft is ERP package comes with its pre-delivered tables, forms and reports Which needs customisation depending on company, country , laws of land, company processes.
During implementations phase according to gap analysed forms , reports are customized using peoplecode language and application designer, 9 steps process is applied to each component being developed, which include security settings.
SQR banned reports are being customized with header footer for display and for business logic of processing data fetched from database and displaying in format required using option like BREAK options.
Support Phase ICE request for each change is being accepted for Incident, enhancement and Customisation for Each Change Request raised and Accepted or any errors in existing code.