IT Solution Architect - Finance

Job Description

IT Solution Architect – Oracle Finance

Cree is seeking a IT Solution Architect – Oracle Finance to be the go-to contact for Oracle Financial activity at Cree. This position is accountable for the alignment of financial strategies and objectives within overall Cree IT and business objectives. This position will lead the solution design, training, education, and execution of Oracle finance strategies and projects with the goal of fully utilizing systems capabilities in achievement of business objectives.  

What can Cree do for you?

  • Potential for upward mobility in a thriving organization
  • Opportunity to directly impact Cree IT’s transformation efforts
  • High visibility in a $1+ billion company.

What can you do for Cree?

  • Provide overall direction, development and integration of Oracle finance for the Cree business
  • Work with the Functions and Divisions to understand business strategy and define business requirements
  • Ensure integration of processes and IT solutions across Cree, consistent with the approved IT Application Architecture
  • Meet the needs of Cree in the area of finance
  • Lead/manage delivery of projects/solutions on time, within budget and to customer expectations
  • Assist in design and delivery of infrastructure required to support new IT solutions
  • Ensure adherence to IT Architecture principles and guidelines
  • Ensure optimal application performance, maintainability and supportability of the infrastructure
  • Be a part of Cree IT strategic transformation efforts

What you need for success:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Information Management, Financial Management or related field.
  • 10+ years of progressive IT experience in finance and business related processes, with at least 3 years in a customer facing project delivery leadership role.
  • Ability to work within a 24/7 environment across multiple time zones
  • Experience with Oracle EBS, Hyperion and associated modules/environments
  • IT management experience demonstrating a proven project and process management skill set, including knowledge of standards and methodology of a Project Management Professional (PMP).
  • Ability to influence and lead change.
  • Ability to travel (10%) domestically and internationally

Highly preferred skills and certifications:

  • Experience with manufacturing, ideally in the Industrial Electronics and Electrical Equipment industry
  • Advanced degree preferred 

Company Overview
At Cree, we’re always on. We believe that meaningful change happens through sheer force of will and the determination of a team solving a problem, and we’re unafraid to kick down the door to make it happen. That’s how we inspired the LED revolution and continue to create brilliantly affordable, radically simple, uncompromisingly efficient solutions that transform the way we experience light. From inventing America’s best-selling light bulb to commercializing the brightest lighting-class LEDs, our vision isn’t just to cultivate a thriving business – it’s to better the world. And we don’t take no for an answer.

Be part of what’s next. Join our growing multi-billion dollar start-up, named a 2014 MIT Technology Review “50 Smartest Company,” to revolutionize energy efficiency and transform the way we experience light.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.





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