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Department: 190101 - College Of Veterinary Medicine
Location: Raleigh, NC
Essential Job Duties:
The CVM AppDev Team Lead position is responsible for overseeing all the application development projects undertaken within the College. This entails the engagement and oversight of all CVM IT resources needed, including appropriate capacity/demand planning, scheduling, client communications, and tactical project management to design, develop, and implement these applications. Projects can involve multiple technology disciplines relative to veterinary medicine, research, and educational/curriculum initiatives. These disciplines require the consistent application of solid information technology processes and procedures using DevOps best practices. CVM applications present a unique challenge to develop due to the scope and diversity of use cases they need to be designed for. Quality animal care is of the utmost importance and involves a high amount of risk; therefore any applications related to direct care/treatment must be extremely robust, scalable, and include high availability features to meet stringent hospital operational SLAs. This role also manages multiple application portfolio projects involving DVM learning tools and student interaction, which must be highly available and engineered to provide a superior UX for our students. In general, this position will oversee all CVM DevOps and our college application portfolio, thereby ensuring our applications infrastructure meets the requirements mandated by the strategic objectives set forth by the College.
The role requires an exemplary understanding of CVM hospital services/functions, diagnostic/research laboratory systems, billing, test requests/reports, ongoing research initiatives, and DVM apps supporting our Academic Affairs unit to consult with clients to determine their application requirements, and propose viable solutions based on capabilities across the CVM application portfolio as well as those available via NCSU service partners. Regular,consistent client communications and consultation will continue throughout the application development lifecycle. To ensure ongoing customer satisfaction, application consultation and client communication will continue through application decommissioning & retirement. This will ensure that required upgrades and application enhancements will be executed to support changing customer requirements. In addition to client consultation, the position will also consult with internal CVM IT team services/members, OIT, NCSU college/departmental IT, and external IT partners/vendors as needed for assistance.
They are responsible for ensuring the CVM application portfolio is actively managed and updated through the entire application lifecycle. This includes internal DVM apps, hospital webapps, cloud-hosted apps, and 3rd party applications in use across the college. It does not include existing OIT, DELTA, G Suite or other NCSU campus applications not directly.
Research, design, develop and program complex and highly technical academic, research, and medical applications that will meet the highly specialized needs of the CVM client, such as 4th year DVM student clinical rotation scheduling (CRESS), research automation applications involving high throughput sample entry/tracking, and hospital application programming interfaces (APIs) for controlled drug, laboratory, and pharmacy systems that need to interface with the core HIS system. These applications/APIs must be robust and well documented with sufficient transition planning to support on-going Tier 2/3 support and maintenance.
Assist with the maintenance and support of all in-house applications as needed.
Occasional on-call duties.
Other duties as assigned.
Master's degree and at least one year of relevant experience; or Bachelor's degree with at least two years' of relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and relevant experience.
- For management‐level roles, also include with the above requirements 1‐2 years of supervisory experience.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Solid Business System Analysis (BSA) skills.
Knowledge of multiple application development frameworks and scripting languages, including ColdFusion, Dreamweaver, Java, Python, PHP, etc.
Knowledge of application programming interface (API) development and the tools necessary to construct them for CVM/3rd party apps.
Knowledge of multiple database systems, including Oracle, MySQL, PostGreSQL, etc. and the ability to successfully interface web apps to them.
Exposure to cloud service providers (CSPs) and familiarity with cloud DevOps.
Graduation from a four-year college or university with nine semester hours in programming and three years of experience in business application consulting or development.
Solid project management experience as well as experience in a supervisory role.
Working knowledge of Cold Fusion and Dreamweaver software interfacing with Oracle databases.
Required license or certification:
Position Number: 00060198
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