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Director of HR Technology

Corporate IT
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Akamai's IT team is looking for a talented and driven Director of HR Technology to deliver end to end transformational solutions to support the Human Capital Management strategy and roadmap. This leader will be responsible for partnering with the HR leadership to understand prioritize and execute on a roadmap of transformation projects to support the efficient and effective management of our human resources. We need a leader with a strong technical background who can focus on communication with our partners and stakeholders in HR and across the Akamai enterprise. 

As a Director of HR Technology you will be responsible for:

* Partnering with HR to develop a technical strategy for next generation cloud solutions to support our HCM business processes. 

* Working closely with executive management to define priorities, direction and timelines

* Researching HR best practices and industry innovations and apply those across the HCM business and technology landscape

* Overseeing preparations of business case and needs analysis as they arise for the HR portfolio of applications.

* Develop an integration strategy to ensure one cohesive user interface with one source for information that adheres to our Corporate integration strategy.

* Coordinating with functional and technical staff and lead system-related projects and initiatives such as, new system functionality and/or new technologies  

* Responsibility for support and maintenance of our HR systems

* Proving leadership and oversight to large transformational programs across many functional teams including 3rd party vendors.

* Providing mentoring, coaching, career development and day to day management of work to a team of business analysts, process analysts, software engineers and support resources in Cambridge and Bangalore.

About The Team

The director of HR Technology will report to the VP of Corporate Systems. The Corporate systems team is responsible for enhancing the business operations of our Finance, Procure to Pay, Supply Chain, Corporate Accounting and HR business processes and applying technology to enable them in a scalable and sustainable way. The team is combination of process analysts, business systems analysts, software engineers and support analysts.  The teams reside in both Cambridge, Massachusetts and Bangalore, India.

Required Education and Experience 

* 12 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or MIS. 

Required Skills 

* 12+ years of software engineering or development experience

* 8+ years’ experience leading engineering and development teams or projects.

Desired Skills 

* Advanced degree in engineering or business management.

* Experience leading large business transformation programs.

* Knowledge of Oracle cloud, Oracle ERP, Workday

* Desire to work in and lead a fast-paced, dynamic, highly effective team. 

* Strong communication and organizational skills.

* Highly responsible, self-disciplined, motivational, creative, and confident.

Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.

About Akamai Technologies

Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. Top brands globally rely on Akamai to help them realize competitive advantage through agile solutions that extend the power of their multi-cloud architectures. Akamai keeps decisions, apps and experiences closer to users than anyone - and attacks and threats far away. Akamai's portfolio of edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access and video delivery solutions is supported by unmatches customer service, analytics and 24/7/365 monitoring. To learn how Akamai is shaping the future of digital transformation, visit and follow @Akamaijobs on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.

Akamai is a growing, and evolving, company with offices and operations around the world. As such, we strive to foster inclusive and representative workplaces where all employees are wholly welcome, and enabled to share and benefit from each other’s diverse contributions, as one global team. Our commitment to diversity reaches beyond our corporate offices, to our business partners and suppliers who share the same principles, and whose employees we value as integral to the Akamai business family. Learn more at

Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here

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