IT Manager, Procurement Systems at Brightspeed (Remote)

| Charlotte, NC | Remote
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Company Description

At Brightspeed, we are reimagining how people live, work, play and connect by providing fast, reliable internet connections and an awesome customer experience in twenty states throughout the Midwest and South.

Backed by funds managed by Apollo Global Management, our vision is to accelerate the upgrade of copper to fiber optic technologies, bringing faster and more reliable internet service to many rural markets traditionally underserved by broadband providers, while delivering best-in-class customer experience.

Be a part of the team that will make this vision a reality….designing and building a world class fiber network and creating a customer experience second to none.

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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for an IT Manager, Procurement Systems to join our rapidly growing team. As IT Manager, Procurement Systems, you will be responsible for managing and driving development, delivery and support of Procurement related business functions using Ariba platform. This role requires a love of learning and problem solving, and the ability to guide a team towards implementing architectures and solutions.

The responsibilities for this position include:

  • Driving delivery of business functionality in Procure to Pay area covering Supplier management, Contracts management, Buying and Invoicing in Ariba platform
  • Coordinate and manage delivery across IT and business, employee, and vendor teams to deliver the business functionality
  • Lead the delivery functions end to end across Business requirements analysis, Architecture, Design, Development, Delivery and Support
  • Lead and drive integration of Ariba system with Enterprise systems involving Finance, Supply Chain (SAP S4/HANA), Asset management systems, HR systems, Business Analytics, Security, etc.
  • Manage the Procurement processes from a systems and technology perspective caring for Business and Operations KPIs
  • Generating reports and metrics for IT and business reviews, preparing updates for executive leadership
  • Work closely with senior management, analyzing long-term business goals and suggesting ways the organization might achieve these goals with technology
  • Influence, negotiate, build consensus, and align with peer engineering, product, business teams and vendor partners on solutioning and implementation
  • Provide industry knowledge, experience, and best practices to help the team stay ahead of the curve in keeping our technology stack cutting edge 




  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related discipline with 6-8 years of work experience in the following
  • Hands on and proven Industry experience in delivering functions related to Procurement, Supplier management, Contracts management, Buying and Invoicing modules in Ariba in Enterprise ecosystem
  • Proven experience in Architecture, Design, development, and delivery of Procure to Pay flows involving Ariba in Enterprise ecosystem
  • Proven experience in integration of Ariba with Enterprise modules and systems involving Finance, Supply Chain (SAP S4/HANA), Asset management and Project systems, HR, Business Analytics and Security
  • Experience in working with at least one of the Analytics platforms – BigQuery/Looker, SAC.
  • Experience in working with at least one of the Cloud technologies – GCP, Azure
  • Proven experience driving delivery in a multi-vendor, multi organizational environment across IT and Business, multiple time zones
  • Proven experience delivering solutions in Enterprise Cloud environment, highly scalable and High-performance environment
  • Good communication skills, ability to thrive in a dynamic fast paced environment

Additional Information


We aspire to contemporary ways of working.

We are committed to being a leader in defining a new way to work because we recognize the changing mindset of today's workforce. We meet you where you are...wherever you are, by providing sensible remote and hybrid work arrangements. Why? Because our purpose is to reimagine how people work, learn, play and connect!

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits.

Our benefits and paid time off programs reflect our underlying belief in promoting overall wellness through physical, emotional and financial health. We are committed to building a team as diverse as the customers we serve.

Diversity, equity and inclusion are at the center of our grounding belief in Being Real. 

When we bring our authentic selves to work, everyone is better as a result. A diverse team helps us be fierce advocates for more accessible, inclusive and high-quality internet, because we believe doing so promotes equity in the communities we serve.

Brightspeed is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please be advised that Brightspeed (Connect Holding LLC) requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to the Company’s legal obligations including potentially accommodating an employee’s sincerely held religious beliefs or medical condition.

More Information on Brightspeed
Brightspeed operates in the Internet of Things industry. The company is located in Charlotte, NC. Brightspeed was founded in 2022. It has 65 total employees. To see all 117 open jobs at Brightspeed, click here.
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