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Mercury Systems Vice President, Enterprise Systems in Andover, Massachusetts


Reporting to the CIO, the Vice President of Enterprise Systems at Mercury Systems is viewed as a strategic partner to the business to help drive growth and profitability. The successful candidate will be capable of forming collaborative partnerships with all levels of the business and aligning talented IT resources to be meet the needs of a fast-paced growing enterprise. The ideal candidate will have extensive business and IT leadership experience at a Sr. director or VP level with demonstrated, consistent success delivering value to the business through scalable IT solutions.

You are responsible for

  • Partner with business leaders to establish business systems strategies that improve operational efficiency, reduce operational costs and enable business growth and scalability

  • Foster a strong customer service mind-set throughout the Business Application Services team, while challenging existing methodologies and business processes

  • Effectively manage communication with the Mercury community, up to and including the executive staff.

  • Lead by example, consistently displaying Mercury's core values while effectively managing the performance and professional development of the business applications team.

  • Set clear objectives and direction for the business applications team, resulting in projects being delivered on-time and within budget

  • Play a major role in Mercury's M&A execution, by assessing business processes and systems of acquired companies and driving rapid process alignment and applications integration.

  • Maintain project lifecycle processes and standards to ensure best practice change management and full compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.

  • Effective management of IT service providers to ensure Mercury continues to receive a high level of quality and value from these providers

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience


15+ years of IT leadership experience at the Sr. Director or VP level.


Past experience working in a company focused on M&A and successfully leading process and systems integration activity.


Ability to manage, motivate and mentor a group of highly technical seasoned professionals within a complex business environment.


Strong understanding of manufacturing and supply chain operations and the associated operational, accounting and finance reporting required to ensure rapid decision support to business leaders


Strong problem-solving capabilities with the ability to influence desired outcomes.


Experience deploying and supporting functionality and enhancements in an Oracle EBS and environment


Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills for leadership, technical and business audiences


Excellent interpersonal skills demonstrated by the ability to: listen to and empathize with others; convey confidence; provide exemplary levels of service; resolve conflict effectively; collaborate with and facilitate small groups.


Strategic mindset to envision the future and translate into tangible strategies


Prior experience in business roles (engineering, operations) is desirable


Bachelor's Degree (College/University Degree and/or Undergraduate Diploma in Information Security, Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering or Mathematics) or equivalent combination of education and experience required.


Prior knowledge and/or experience with budget and expense management.


Ability to work under constantly changing conditions and tight deadlines and simultaneously manage multiple goals and deadlines;


Ability to develop an applications architecture vision aligned with business objectives and translate into a tangible deployment roadmap

Why should you join Mercury Systems?

Mercury Systems is the leader in making trusted, secure mission-critical technologies profoundly more accessible to the aerospace and defense industries. Optimized for customer and mission success, our innovative solutions power more than 300 critical aerospace and defense programs. Headquartered in Andover, Mass., and with manufacturing and design facilities around the world, Mercury specializes in engineering, adapting and manufacturing new solutions purpose-built to meet the industry's current and emerging high-tech needs. Our employees are committed to Innovation that MattersĀ®.

Our Culture

We are committed to making Mercury a great place to work, no matter where our employees are located. We offer a casual and enjoyable atmosphere that allows employees to learn and grow. We help and care for one another and work as one to achieve results for us and for our customers. We value communication and transparency, and strive to foster two-way dialogue at all levels of the organization. We are committed to lifelong learning, offering comprehensive skills training and tuition reimbursement. Whether you're just starting out on your career journey or you are an experienced professional, it's important to us that you feel recognized and rewarded for your contributions.

To find out more about Why Mercury?, or visit the Mercury Community or find answers to general questions at Mercury FAQs

Mercury Systems is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.

As an equal opportunity employer, Mercury Systems is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If you would like to contact us regarding teh accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact the number below.

(978) 256-1300

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