Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Employment Type: Permanent Staff (EHRA NF)
Vacancy ID: NF0003684
Salary Range: Depending on Qualifications
The Associate Director of Information Systems will collaboratively design, develop, deploy, and manage software and infrastructure systems to support business and research processes. Activities include customization of and enhancements to extant software systems; informatics analysis solutions and infrastructure; integration with specialized scientific instruments; auditing and provenance tracking; applications and services to manage interactions between the facility, its customers and partners. These efforts will promote transparency of operations and inter-operation with research software solutions across UNC operating units.
Education and Experience:
The Associate Director of Information Systems will have experience and qualifications as follows: Project Management, product planning, feature prioritization, business process design, user experience best practices. Significant knowledge and skill at the highest technical level of applications systems analysis and programming. Software architecture patterns. Ability to take operational requirements and convert to software implementations. Detailed understanding of technical issues to design architecture for stable and scalable technologies. Demonstrated knowledge of computer technology, systems methodology, information management, web and mobile development, data warehousing and business intelligence techniques.
Demonstrated software architecture and development expertise with technologies such as: C#, ASP.Net, Angular, WebAPI, JSON, SQL, Entity Framework, .Net core, MSSQL, and business intelligence tools. Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with a broad array of collaborators. Proficiency with Windows Server and Linux for management of data/informatics and light administration is required. Prior experience with genomic or biological data and laboratory instruments preferred.
Knowledge of computer equipment capacity and limitations to devise or modify procedures to solve complex problems. Experience identifying, gathering, and documenting high-level requirements from nontechnical users I clients, and translating into technical specifications delivered software solutions. Investigates, researches and implements new technologies in support of unit operations and mission.
Experience supporting users, including non-technical users. Ability to proactively identify and plan data I systems improvement initiatives. Serves as a technical resource in solving problems of high complexity as they relate to unit operations and informatics. Ability to consult with senior level decision-makers, on an on-going basis, to develop long-range strategic alternatives. Experience working with changing requirements from non-technical user communities.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Internal Number: 159516
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