BASF R&D Informatics Application Manager - 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 comprehensive management of assigned client relationships and related IT systems to ensure optimal performance and meet existing and future needs 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…

Education

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

  • Will substitute 10 years’ experience in lieu of degree

Experience

  • 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

Knowledge/Skills

  • 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 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/TAQ-Seed R&D Informatics-63021855

Title: R&D Informatics Application Manager - Morrisville, NC

Location: NC-Morrisville

Requisition ID: 1900782

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