The Oracle HCM Cloud is a great product from Oracle and lot of customers are using it to manage their Human Resources and workforce.
It’s great to have the required skills both functional and Technical and be in demand in the current IT market.
Here are some of the Oracle HCM Cloud Technical Interview Questions which are generally asked, hope it will help you prepare and progress in the HCM Cloud Technical career!
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HCM Extracts are used to extract hcm objects data in raw format.
A prebuilt tool to do data migration into HCM Cloud.
BIP Report Extracts -With BI Extract a custom SQL can be written to pull data from different objects. you need to have an understanding of data model joins and able to write SQL. You can also format the output to your desired look.
HCM Extract – Can be used for complex reporting where you can fetch data from different sources or modules, with hierarchy and the parent-child relationship. Technical understanding and writing joins are not required.
Using File in a certain predefined format to load hcm entity objects in hcm cloud.
HR_ALL_ORGANIZATION_UNITS_F, HR_ALL_POSITIONS_F, PER_LOCATIONS, PER_ALL_PEOPLE_F, PER_PERSON_NAMES_F, PER_ALL_ASSIGNMENTS_M, PER_PERIODS_OF_SERVICE
HCM Adapters are used in integration to hcm cloud to access HCM business objects and Feeds.
Atom feeds are like Rss feeds and can be subscribed to read HCM events. Read more on Atom feeds here
Fast formula is custom calculation used to add computed value in documents.
Please read the oracle documentation on enterprise Structure
Please get an understanding of basic HR Processes on hiring and terminating.
Employee is hired as a worker.
We have to define Worker, Person Names, work relationships, work terms and Assignments.
When loading data we need to have Source System ID, User Keys, GUID, Surrogate ID defined
MERGE|Job|SE|2020/02/05|4712/2021/12/31|HCM Cloud Consultant|COMMON|EBS-OSCAR|78787
Fusion GUID is HCM Cloud is a hexadecimal value. GUID is automatically generated at the time of the creation of the Entity object.
The tables which store the erros are
You can also check the errors by clicking the message icon in the import and export screen.
HDL Supports all flex fields DFF and EFF and People group Flex field.
We need to have components data as separate data files in FBL whereas you can do with single file in HDL.
FBL supports only GUID whereas HDL supports 4 keys.
FBL supports around 21 HCM objects and HDL supports around 90 business objects.
You can schedule any HCM extract using a fast formula with type ‘Flow Schedule’ .
While defining parameter you need to write a validation SQL to validate from parent parameter. Refer the parent parameter with a : (colon).
Data File Validator tool can be used to validate the format of data files including flexfield configuration.
XML, CSV, Excel, HTML, RTF, PDF
Payroll Interface, Full Profile , Payments, Benefit Carrier, Archive Retrieval, HR Archive, Payroll Archive.
Document of Record, Email, FTP, FAX, File System, HCM Connect, HTTP, Printer.
Mobile version of HCM on IOS and Apps Store.
To send BIP output to a different destination.
If yes please explain the integration.
ATOM Feeds are not really event which can trigger a process rather it has to be subscribed with a polling mechanism.
Explain job role , duty role and the differences
Hierarchy of positions in an organization.
Explain the Request and response method and the rest adapter capabilities.
Explain How BIP data is used . Report Bytes encoding and decoding requirement.
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