IT Infrastructure and Project Specialist for Research and Development
Job Description SummaryBe part of something bigger!
BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics, and the delivery of care. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.
BD has an opportunity for a Project Specialist in our RTP location in NC. This role will be a specialist dedicated to supporting the unique needs of BD’s IT needs for our RnD organization. The IT Specialist will act as the technical leader for all internal IT needs of the RnD organization helping drive the technical direction of infrastructure and security projects.
Be part of something bigger!
BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.
The specialist will be part of the Site Service Delivery (SSD) organization which is responsible for all infrastructure and security delivery. The SSD team is the gatekeeper / interface between the BD internal Business Relationship Management, Businesses, Functions, IT Global Infrastructure Towers and the Suppliers / Vendors servicing BD with IT services, operations, and technical project execution. Any IT technical aspects, one-time efforts, or long-term service establishment to the business, is being addressed by the SSD groups. The SSD team owns related Project Management, Project Execution, Communications Management as well as Risk and Issue Management.
Partner with the BDTI R&D leaders, SMEs and TGS teams to understand strategic priorities and complete the associated work
Primary responsibilities will include:
Develop a deep knowledge of R&D function within BDTI, including key driver goals, short- and long-term roadmaps, key projects, and personnel
Act as an interface between CAE/R&D group, global infrastructure, change management, and technology support teams
Ensure communication of change implementations and service impacts
Provide an escalation point for when service levels are missed or at risk and coordinate resolution of issues with infrastructure, change, and support teams
Provide program and project management services across all technology towers
Work with other TGS business partner teams and external partner teams to define, document, analyze and prioritize existing and emerging business requirements
Complete the projects needed to implement technology, processes, or services to meet R&D team requirements including the documentation, testing and implementation
Applies comprehensive understanding of concepts within own technical area to design relatively advanced solutions; demonstrates understanding of key business drivers
Has a broad and in-depth understanding of IT Infrastructure technologies
Serves as a specialist within a technical area and educates others on technical issues
Draws on standard methodologies and comprehensive technical knowledge to advise internal/external customers
Approaches issues from multiple perspectives and collaborates with internal/external customers in generating creative, effective and practical solutions
at least 10 years of Demonstrated ability in IT and 5 years in an Engineering, Project Management, or other technical leadership role
Bachelor’s degree in technology, business or a related field is required. Master’s degree is highly desirable. Educational certificate or training in cloud technology is a plus
Proficiency in system development life cycle documentation, testing and release cycle protocols including business requirements documentation, test scenarios/data/execution, cutover, hypercare, project planning and status reporting
Experience working in a corporate environment and working with outsourced providers
Savvy in working with geographically distributed team members / virtual collaboration
Extensive experience in troubleshooting with strong analytical, problem solving, organizational, and planning skills
Strong humility, listening, creativity, and negotiation skills
Familiarity with LAN/WAN technologies
Deep understanding of IT infrastructure and IT security
Familiarity using Microsoft Office, Visio, Project, O365, SharePoint, OneDrive, Active Directory, Messaging, DNS, Site & Services, Group Policies, Share / Folder permission standard methodologies & security groups
Experience with Client Computing
Working knowledge of cloud compute & storage (e.g. Azure, Oracle, AWS)
Employment at BD is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are or will be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law.
Why join us?
A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.
You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.
To learn more about BD visit https://jobs.bd.com/
Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.
Primary Work LocationUSA NC - Research Triangle Park
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