BASF Application Manager- Research Services - Morrisville, NC in Morrisville, North Carolina

At BASF , we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation. We achieve this through our commitment to continuous improvement and operational excellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious, long-term goals.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance our collective expertise.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2017. We strongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involving team members and colleagues from other relevant units when developing and executing strategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

The purpose of this position is to provide application management and operational support for R&D IT projects at BASF Agricultural Solutions. The selected candidate will:

  • Deliver and support applications and tools that adhere to regulatory and GLP compliance

  • Subject matter expert for network solutions, back up and retention policies

  • Identify opportunities to improve efficiency, provide new technical solutions and enhancements in line with research and business objectives

  • Manage efforts to identify, develop, test, and deploy enhancements to existing applications while working closely with developers and the research community

  • Lead development teams through standup meetings as-appropriate for continuous improvement of our technology

  • Deploy support and troubleshoot issues with lab equipment including workstations, servers, printers, scanners and multi-function devices

  • Coordinate vendor and contractor activities

Application Manager- Research Services (1805647) – Morrisville, NC

Formula for Success: You Will…


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or Biological Sciences preferred

  • Will substitute years’ experience in lieu of advanced degree


  • Experience working with scientific research applications or a good foundational knowledge of scientific concepts is preferred

  • IT Project Management experience with Agile and scrum

  • Knowledge of relational and non-relational database technologies a plus

  • 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

Experience of working in a regulated environment. Working knowledge of Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) and Computers Systems Validation (CSV) is preferred


  • Project management using scrum/agile required

  • Ability to communicate well with key users, developers, and scientific researchers

  • 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

For further information on Agricultural Products with BASF, please select: BASF: Create Chemistry with the Agricultural Products Division

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You…

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

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

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

Job: ITSE - Information Technology & Services

Organization: RBP/AQ-Seed R&D Informatics-63021855

Title: Application Manager- Research Services - Morrisville, NC

Location: NC-Morrisville

Requisition ID: 1805647