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Director, Information Technology Platforms

Company: Broad Institute
Location: Somerville
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWe are looking for an action-oriented, resourceful and creative individual to lead the GP Software Technology Platforms team in the Genomics Platform at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. Our collaborators are large-scale institutions (government, industry, - academic and foundations) that partner with us to generate clinical and genomic data, build new algorithms and make it all available to researchers through our open-sourced analysis platform. We routinely partner with organizations across the biomedical ecosystem and scientists in our own backyard.The Genomics platform group has experienced tremendous growth over the last few years and needs to scale its technology and data capabilities to meet growing demand. The Head of Software Technology Platforms group will partner with the Senior Director of Informatics & Digital Heath to create and implement technology strategy for the Genomics platform group. This person will be responsible for defining what technologies can be used to improve GP's products and services. - This person will align various technology teams to meet GP's short and long term goals. This leader will recruit, onboard and train various technology resources.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES / ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSSetting a vision and strategy for how technology will be used in GP groupWorks with a cross functional team of technology teams in DSP and BITS to align technology and cloud strategy that allows for seamless integration of Broad systemsOversee timelines for development and deployment of all technological servicesOversee technical architecture, - design of large complex workflows and ensures end to end enablement of data flowApplies technical leadership and influence to negotiate product design featuresAssesses project risks and identifies problems and feasible solutions well in advanceEnsure all technology practices adhere to regulatory standardsQUALIFICATIONS 1. EDUCATION: Required: Bachelor's/ Master's in Computer Science or Ph.D. in Genomics with experience developing pipeline solutions Preferred:2. MINIMUM YEARS OF EXPERIENCE necessary to effectively perform essential functions of the job: 20 -SKILLS - / TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE / CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:Knowledge and experience with multiple programming languages -Clear demonstrable past success in multiple languages and projects. -Current up to date knowledge and/or proficiency in one or more current programming languages. -Experience leading small and large complex systems. -Experience troubleshooting and debugging complex systemsExperience building full technical architecture for small and large complex systems. -Have shown vision capacity to bring new projects and products to market. - -Have full expertise and understanding of all layers of - classic and modern cloud based - architectures:, UI,Cloud, Db, Devops, and automated testing techniques. -Operational experience in one or more cloud environments (AWS, GCP, Azure)Experience building cloud native solutions at scale.Full understanding and experience in multi-team git repositories including open source dynamics.Experience with security practices and within regulatory environmentsKnowledge of scientific pipelines and/or deep understanding of Unix sh/bash scripting concepts -Prior involvement or interest in biology or genomics domain is a plus.Excellent communication skills and the ability to perform effectively in a fast paced environment required.Must be able to handle a variety of tasks, effectively solve problems with numerous and complex variables, and be able to shift priorities rapidly.All Broad employees, regardless of work location, must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by Tuesday, October 12, 2021. -Requests for exemption for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs will be considered.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.EEO is The Law - click here for more informationEqual Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/DisabledCheck out this video for a look into our community!SummaryLocation: Cambridge, MAType: Full time

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