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MKS Instruments Inc Senior Manager of IT (HCM Applications) in Andover, Massachusetts

MKS Instruments is a global provider of instruments, subsystems and process control solutions that measure, monitor, deliver, analyze, power and control critical parameters of advanced manufacturing processes to improve process performance and productivity for our customers. Additional information can be found at ( .

Are you naturally curious? So are we at MKS. Our collective curiosity drives us to be an innovation leader in many industries. Our products drive technology advancements across a wide range of applications such as 5G, augmented/virtual reality, autonomous vehicles, clean drinking water and space exploration. We are a team of collaborators who value fresh thinking and believe in mutual respect, constructive candor, diversity and inclusion. As a valued and trusted partner to our customers, we are continually pushing the boundaries of possibility. We believe in creating technology that transforms our world and are looking for like-minded individuals to join our team. If this is appealing to you, we want to meet you.

We are looking for an exceptional Senior Manager of IT to manage the Human Capital Management (Workday) Applications. The Senior Manager will directly manage a global delivery team of Business Analysts and third-party resources. This is a highly visible and influential role that supports a number of critical business functions. This position requires strong knowledge of both business process and technology to drive IT solutions that align with MKS business objectives.

This role offers a hybrid work option for days remote and onsite at our Andover, MA office.

What you will do is:

  • Provide end to end oversight for application lifecycle, enhancements and projects

  • Ensure that standards and best practices are published, maintained, and enforced; ensures application changes are compliant with Sarbanes Oxley and other processes

  • Partner with Business Relationship and other IT teams on options to solve business problems including, solution options and approach; provides estimates for business cases

  • Lead the functional design and system configuration process for complex solutions

  • Work with Managed Service partner teams to understand application support metrics and identifies project and enhancement opportunities to improve application stability and the user experience

  • Maintain an application roadmap for applications residing in their domain; roadmap includes projects to ensure supportability, migrations to Enterprise solutions, and consolidation opportunities

  • Provide resource supervision including but not limited to career development, behavioral management, goal setting, and performance evaluations

What you will bring to the team, along with your curiosity and drive for excellence is:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and or Information Systems, or equivalent with 10+ years overall IT experience including 3+ in an IT leadership role

  • Proven success implementing and configuring Workday HR and Payroll business processes and applications

  • Experience translating business problems into IT solutions via a structured methodology

  • Extensive experience with project and resource management methodologies and best practices

  • Experience working with managed service and delivery partners leveraging a Global Workforce

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and written communication skills to frequently interact with all levels of the organization

    We are interested in a qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we will not sponsor employment visas.

MKS Instruments, Inc. and its affiliates and subsidiaries (“MKS”) is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer: diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. We win as a team and are committed to recruiting and hiring qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions), religion, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability or handicap, marital status, membership in the uniformed services, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other category protected by applicable law. Hiring decisions are based on merit, qualifications and business needs. We conduct background checks and drug screens, in accordance with applicable law and company policies.

Work, job, career.Similar words that can have very different meanings when you join the right company with outstanding people.And that company is MKS Instruments. Our vision is to enable the technologies that transform our world. Our people are the reason we continue to be one of the fastest-growing companies, - an innovation leader and trusted partner pushing the boundaries of possibility.

Consider us if you are seeking a place to learn, grow and be a part of the next generation of technical expansion.