IS Solution Manager, Finance Services en Portage, MI a Stryker Corporation

Fecha de publicación: 11/8/2019

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The world has gone from paper ledgers to spreadsheets to fully automated financial systems. Be part of the next wave of solutions at Stryker!

As the Solution Manager, you are responsible for build governance and execution of the Finance Services solutions/applications in accordance with EA guidelines. You are responsible for the delivery of capabilities and other supporting technologies within the Finance Services area into Stryker sites. You produce detailed technical documents, configuration and/or development within the assigned applications, understanding of the overall design and architecture of a platform, and delivery of the end to end solutions.

Essential duties & responsibilities:

  • Perform activities following Stryker’s Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) framework and processes
  • Responsible for the build and technical delivery activities for all products/applications/technologies assigned to the team
  • Responsible for the delivery of capabilities across the Finance Services
  • Working with Demand Review Board to manage supply and demand into Build group
  • Responsible for all planning and execution activities for the Build group in Finance Services
  • Responsible for the overall systems architecture and design in the larger context of complex heterogeneous systems. 
  • Manages and coordinates with external suppliers and deployment partners to ensure they meet their contracted deliverables, agreed upon timelines, and metrics.
  • Lead/champion new generation of technologies in the Finance Services arena
  • Accountable for choosing the right technology platform for implementing an architected solution
  • Formulates deployment strategies to ensure reliability and scalability for Stryker systems
  • Assesses technological risks that could jeopardize the growth and/or operations of the organization; makes recommendations on applications retirement
  • Leads and directs the work of Technical Solution Leads, Technical Solution Analysts and Solution Architects within Finance Services area or programs.
  • Provides consultation on complex projects and is considered to be the top-level contributor/specialist.
  • Writes specifications, develops architectural concepts and artifacts.
  • Works closely with vendors through the entire system development lifecycle and ultimately accountable for their performance against measured KPIs
  • Accountable for smooth transition to Service Delivery
  • Manages the HR designated tasks for the people within their team
  • Financial focus on delivering activities on budget, leveraging time on value-driven activities and ensuring external resources meet contractual deliverables.
  • Special projects/assignments as required.

Education & special training:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university in the areas of Computer science, Engineering, Information Systems, Business, or equivalent field of study required.
  • Master's degree in MIS, MBA or related disciplines preferred

Qualifications & experience:

  • Minimum 10 years of professional experience required, with at least 5 deploying or delivering Finance Services.
  • Experience in owning and building Finance Services applications and products (e.g., SAP BPC, Hyperion Financial Management, Blackline, etc.)
  • Experience in leading resources in projects and programs
  • Strong commercial awareness and acumen and dealing with vendors
  • Deep understanding and knowledge of enterprise systems including but not limited to Finance Services
  • Extensive knowledge of medical devices and/or pharmaceutical industry and basic knowledge of adjacent areas in terms of processes, organization, products and IS requirements
  • Ability to consider upstream and downstream process impacts and implications
  • Exhibits acute business acumen and understanding of organizational issues and challenges
  • Versatility and willingness to work with constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
  • Experienced in enterprise solution methodologies, preferably in both traditional waterfall and agile approaches preferred
  • International experience and/or exposure working in other business functions preferred
  • Knowledge of Lean, ITIL, PPM, PMO, etc. standards and processes preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with Senior Management
  • Must be able to generate, explain, and present detailed schedules, objectives, reports, and other documentation accurately
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a matrix organization structure with significant emphasis on collaboration and persuasion, rather than relying entirely on command and control.
  • Experience developing strategic business process methodologies to drive collaboration and business results
  • Demonstrated understanding of business-wide needs and processes and ability to work strategically with multiple facets of a global business
  • Strong data analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to drive initiatives and projects independently from start to finish
  • Exceptional written, verbal and presentation skills to a diverse set of audiences

Work From Home: Not available

Travel Percentage: 30%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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