IT Network Engineer, Plant Infrastructure

Recurrent Energy
Austin, Texas
Nov 02, 2023
Nov 22, 2023
Engineering, Software
Position Type
Alternative Fuels
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate

Company Summary

Recurrent Energy is a wholly owned subsidiary of Canadian Solar Inc. and is one of the world's largest and most geographically diversified utility-scale solar and energy storage project development, ownership, and O&M platforms. Recurrent Energy is focused on bringing low-cost clean energy and meaningful economic development to communities across the globe.

With a strong track record of originating, developing, financing, and building nearly 9 GWp of solar and 3 GWh of battery storage power plants across six continents, Recurrent Energy has established a leadership position in both solar and battery storage project development. With a total pipeline of 25 GWp in solar and 47 GWh in battery storage, of which 14 GW and 12 GWh respectively already have interconnections (as of January 31, 2023). In addition, Recurrent Energy's services business has 6 GW of projects under operations and maintenance contracts, either operational or contracted projects.

Position Title: IT Senior Manager, Corporate Applications

Department: IT

Reports To: IT Director

Location: Remote U.S. or Canada

Position Summary

We are seeking an accomplished Senior Manager of Corporate Applications with extensive experience in managing SAP, Hyperion, and other financial applications integration projects. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of driving the design, implementation, and optimization of corporate application systems, specifically focusing on SAP and Hyperion. As the Senior Manager of Corporate Applications, you will play a pivotal role in aligning technology solutions with business processes to enhance efficiency, accuracy, and financial reporting across the organization.


Application Strategy: Develop and execute a comprehensive corporate application strategy that aligns with business goals and objectives. Lead the assessment and selection of new technologies to enhance financial processes, reporting, and decision-making.

SAP and Hyperion Management: Oversee the administration, configuration, and maintenance of SAP and Hyperion systems. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless integration of these systems with other corporate applications and data sources.

Integration Expertise: Drive the integration of financial applications with other systems, such as CRM, ERP, and BI platforms. Develop and implement data flows and interfaces to ensure accurate and timely information exchange across the organization.

Process Improvement: Identify opportunities for process optimization within financial application workflows. Work closely with business stakeholders to streamline processes, improve data accuracy, and enhance user experiences.

Project Leadership: Lead the end-to-end lifecycle of corporate application projects, from requirements gathering and design to implementation and post-implementation support. Ensure projects are delivered on time, within scope, and within budget.

Team Management: Build and lead a team of skilled professionals responsible for corporate application management, support, and development. Provide mentorship, guidance, and training to foster a culture of continuous learning and growth.

Vendor Management: Collaborate with software vendors, consultants, and service providers to leverage their expertise and ensure successful implementation and ongoing support of corporate applications.

Financial Reporting Enhancement: Partner with finance and accounting teams to enhance financial reporting capabilities through application enhancements and data integrations. Ensure accurate and reliable financial data for decision-making.

Security and Compliance: Implement and maintain robust security measures to safeguard corporate application systems and sensitive financial data. Ensure compliance with relevant regulations and industry standards.

Change Management: Develop and execute change management strategies to ensure smooth transitions during application upgrades, migrations, and changes in business processes.


o Other: Ensures compliance with applicable company, state, and federal laws, statutes, and regulations, as appropriate. Performs other related duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree in IS, Engineering, Computing, or related field required; Master's degree preferred.

Substantial experience in IS, with successful experience managing major, complex applications development projects.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

5-7 years of Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

7-10 years financial applications - SAP, Hyperion (similar HFM), Concur and other Treasury.

Strong expertise in financial application integration, data flows, and interfaces.

Ability to solve technical and operational problems.

Knowledge of financial processes, reporting standards, and compliance requirements.

Demonstrated problem-solving abilities and a strategic mindset to align technology solutions with business goals.

Relevant certifications in SAP, Hyperion, or project management would be advantageous.

Ability to produce and maintain necessary documentation.

Excellent customer service and project management skills.

Expected to work outside normal working hours supporting other regions as required.

Recurrent Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.