BASF R&D Informatics 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 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:

  • Lead the design of technologysolutions, considering budget, risk and other organizational and environmentalfactors

  • Deliver, deploy, and manageapplications and tools to enable research in Trait Research at AgriculturalSolutions at BASF

  • Identify opportunities to improve efficiency,provide new technical solutions to enhance research capabilities, andimplement new tools in line with research and business objectives

  • Manage efforts to identify, develop, test, anddeploy enhancements to existing applications while working closely withdevelopers and the research community

  • Lead development teams through standupmeetings as appropriate for continuous improvement of our technology

  • Coordinate with other groups in research andR&D IT when appropriate

  • Coordinate vendor and contractor activities

R&D Informatics Application Manager- ResearchServices (1900783)– Morrisville

Formula for Success: You Will…


  • Master of Science degree in ComputerScience, Information Systems, or Biological Sciences preferred

  • Will substitute 10 years’ experience in lieuof degree


  • Experience working with scientific researchapplications or a good foundational knowledge of scientific concepts ispreferred

  • IT Project Management experience with Agileand scrum

  • Knowledge of relational and non-relationaldatabase technologies a plus

  • Deploying advanced algorithm and automationcapabilities (e.g. AI, Machine Learning, etc.) preferred

  • Programming skills preferred

  • Familiarity with cloud computing and dataanalytics 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 scientific researchers

  • Excellent written and verbal communicationskills

  • Functional competencies needed include:analytical thinking, interpersonal skills, negotiation skills, problemsolving, functional analysis, and documentation

  • Ability to work in a multicultural environmentwith global teams

  • Practical developmentexperience with ability to create and communicate user stories to adevelopment team

For further information on Agricultural Productswith 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-63023454

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

Location: NC-Morrisville

Requisition ID: 1900783