• Senior System Administrator

    Job Locations US-NC-Durham
    Requisition ID
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Information Technology
  • Job Description

    Senior System Administrator

    As a member of Information Security at Cree, candidate will be responsible for plan, build, manage and support of Cree’s Identity Management infrastructure globally.  Ideal candidate will have strong knowledge and experience working in a complex multi-national company.  The candidate should bring enthusiasm and sense of ownership to the job with good communication skills, creativity and passion for learning.


    Successful candidate will own Identity Management processes and technologies deployed on-prem and in the cloud globally.  This is a very dynamic role where a successful candidate can influence the future of Cree with growth opportunity.



    • Manage on-prem and cloud-based identity management infrastructure
      • Microsoft Active Directory
      • Microsoft Azure
    • Lead and support IT projects of various scope and complexity
    • Plan, build and deploy new identity management processes and technologies
    • Continuously Improve and enhance existing processes and technologies
    • Provide Tier 3 level support for identity management processes and technologies
    • Create and maintain documentation to facilitate knowledge transfer within Cree teams and to external partners
    • Manage vendor relationships and maintain acceptable performance metrics
    • Communicate at all levels of IT and Business Units as subject matter expert in Identity Management
    • Mentor junior members
    • Provide thought leadership to developing future roadmap

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • BS degree or equivalent experience
    • Strong experience managing Microsoft AD infrastructure
    • Strong experience managing cloud-based infrastructure
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Strong project management experience with track record for delivery
    • Excellent troubleshooting skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Excellent organizational skills multitask in a dynamic and complex environment

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • 10+ years’ system administration experience in medium to large companies
    • 5+ years’ experience managing Microsoft Active Directory environment
    • 3+ years’ experience managing Microsoft Azure environment
    • Strong experience managing Linux in predominantly Microsoft environment
    • Ability to influence and successfully interface with leadership
    • Strong experience with scripting for automation of manual processes
    • Experience working in a 24x7 global manufacturing environment


    At Cree, we’ve spent more than 30 years developing industry firsts as a leader in wide bandgap semiconductor technology. Not familiar with all of our products? That is because we are a part of the invisible revolution; if we do our job right you will never know we were there. Our products make impossible possible like our LEDs that power cities to our Silicon Carbide (SiC) and Gallium Nitride (GaN) components that power electric vehicles, solar energy, telecommunications and industrial, military and aerospace solutions.


    We believe in enabling the world to do more with less. That’s why we encourage each other to think unconventionally, take ownership and solve real problems. Interested in a career at Cree? We want to meet you. Submit your application now.


    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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