IT Application Specialist

Cambridge, MA /
Operations Team /
Commonwealth Fusion Systems (CFS) is the surest path to limitless, clean fusion energy. Our mission is to enable world-wide clean energy for everyone, creating a sustainable environment for current and future generations. We have created a credible path to an operating fusion power plant in 15 years which leverages our novel collaboration with MIT and funding from strategic and financial investors who share our vision. This begins by developing a new class of high-field superconducting magnets that will enable the SPARC tokamak to demonstrate net energy from fusion for the first time. To execute this plan, we are now looking to add talented people to the team who are mission-driven and treat people well, improve our team by adding diverse perspectives and new ways of solving problems, have demonstrated exceptional results through a range of different pursuits, and have skillsets and experience that relate to this role.

The IT Business Applications Specialist will work to understand and document the business needs and work with the Business to identify solutions and implement the solutions ensuring that a proper support model is in place. This role will be mostly focused on the CFS ERP implemented on Odoo, including configuring and designing solution in Odoo and integration with other systems such as HR Information System, Payroll, Manufacturing, etc. The IT Business Applications Specialist will also provide direction to implementors and vendors around how solutions have to be implemented when needed.

This team member will:

    • Work with the Business to define the use cases and translate them into a solution
    • Work with the IT colleagues to ensure that solutions are compatible with the defined standards and scalable
    • Configure and design solutions in response to the business needs
    • Implement the solution ensuring that the security and infrastructure contexts are properly evaluated
    • Monitor the IT Business Applications operations and ensure that applications are available, safe and protected

The ideal candidate will have most, if not all, of these requirements:

    • Bachelor degree or equivalent experience
    • Three to five years experience in the IT application space with focus on ERP, preferred if Odoo
    • Previous experience working with a Tier 2 ERP, preferably Odoo
    • Have a good understanding of SaaS and integration topics
    • Excellent problem solving skills
    • Learn quickly and adapt to new information and environments
    • Address problems with positive, creative and collaborative approach, always keeping the customer experience in mind
    • Have attention to detail and excellent communication skills, both written and verbal to provide updates on Applications and projects status
    • Have an agile mindset to provide solutions quickly with an incremental value to customers
CFS team members thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and have demonstrated exceptional results through a range of different pursuits. We all tightly align with our company values of integrity, execution, impact and self-critique. As we grow, we are looking to add talented people who are mission driven and bring diverse perspectives and new ways of solving problems.

At CFS, we deeply value diversity and are an equal opportunity employer by choice. We consider all qualified applicants equally for employment. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.