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R&D Informatics Application Manager - Morrisville, NC

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Job Title: R&D Informatics Application Manager - Morrisville, NC
Location: USA
Company: BASF - We Create Chemistry
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer
Career Type: Administrative/Clerical
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: 0
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At BASF,we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economicsuccess with environmental protection and social responsibility, we arebuilding a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world's leadingchemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet thecurrent and future needs of society through science and innovation. We achievethis through our commitment to continuous improvement and operationalexcellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious,long-term goals.


We provide a challenging and rewarding workenvironment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety ofour employees and the communities we operate in and are always working to formthe best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learningand development. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate newideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance ourcollective expertise.


And we are constantly striving to become an evenbetter place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one ofAmerica's Best Employers in 2017. We strongly support the spirit ofcollaboration through effectively involving team members and colleagues from otherrelevant units when developing and executing strategies and projects. Come joinus on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future


Where the Chemistry Happens...


The purpose of this position isto provide comprehensive management of assigned client relationships andrelated IT systems to ensure optimal performance and meet existing and futureneeds for R&D IT projects at BASF Agricultural Solutions.  The selected candidate will: 

Help in designing technologysolutions, considering budget, risk and other organizational and environmentalfactorsDeliver and supportapplications and tools that adhere to regulatory and GLP compliance

Subject matter expertfor network solutions, back up and retention policies

Identifyopportunities to improve efficiency, provide new technical solutions andenhancements in line with research and business objectives

Manage efforts toidentify, develop, test, and deploy enhancements to existing applications whileworking closely with developers and the research community

Lead developmentteams through standup meetings as-appropriate for continuous improvement of ourtechnology

Coordinate vendor andcontractor activities

R&D Informatics Application Manager (1900782) - Morrisville, NC


Formula for Success: You Will...



Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, orBiological Sciences preferred

Will substitute 10 years' experience in lieu of degree 


IT Project Management experience with Agile and scrum

Experience working with scientific research applications or a goodfoundational knowledge of scientific concepts is preferred

Knowledge of relational and non-relational database technologies a plus

Experience with any of the following: Java, .NET, Java Script, Oracle,SQL Server, IIS, Unix, Windows server

Deploying advanced algorithm and automation capabilities (e.g. AI,Machine Learning, etc) preferred

Familiarity with cloud computing and data analytics is desirable

At least five years relevant industry experience required 


Project management using scrum/agile required

Ability to communicate well with key users, developers, and scientificresearchers

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Functional competencies needed include: analytical thinking,interpersonal skills, negotiation skills, problem solving, functional analysis,and documentation

Ability to work in a multicultural environment with global teams

Practical development experiencewith ability to create and communicate user stories to a development team

For further information onAgricultural Products with BASF, please select: BASF: Create Chemistry with the Agricultural ProductsDivision 

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You...


Adding value to our customers begins with addingvalue to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and uniqueopportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your lifeand career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.


The total rewards that you receive as a BASFemployee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans,to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, tomaking sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investingin our success. Working for a large, global organization, you'll have a chanceto grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build arewarding and dynamic career.


BASF provides interesting and challenging learningand development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents andyour job.


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Job Post Date: 07/16/19
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