Senior IT - Technical Programs

Pacific Biosciences
Job Location
1380 Willow Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Job Description

This Senior IT – Technical Programs role is a key position that will be a connector and delivery implementer. They will construct and drive virtual teams in cross discipline programs.  The Senior IT – Technical Programs will help define and execute rollout strategy for major project initiatives as well as being a key voice in the overall direction. Collaborate with Bioinformatics, architects, engineers, QA, Networking, and external vendors.

-    Be champion for program management, integration, deployment and delivery.
-    Be a contributing technical member within IT and the programs.
-    Supporting, interfacing and cooperating with cross functional groups.  This person must work closely with end users to understand their needs and provide guidance.
-    Create and maintain project plans, policies and procedures.
-    Participate in the installation, integration, acceptance testing, and on-going maintenance of IT systems.
-    Work with system users to ensure efficient system utilization and be an active member in capacity planning.
-    Be part of an on-call rotation for evening and weekend support


-    B.S. in computer science or related field, or equivalent experience, and a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience
-    Must be able to work with cross functional groups and technical areas 
-    Experience with HPC clusters, BigData, scheduling systems, and high-performance storage and networking systems.
-    Extensive program and systems management 
-    Strong Perl/Python programming and automation tool development experience is a must
-    Extensive experience aligning user’s needs to capabilities.
-    Experience with monitoring and tooling.
-    Experience with distributed storage.
-    Experience in bioinformatics workflows a plus
-    Exposure to Intel Xeon Phi and other heterogeneous cluster acceleration computer hardware is a plus
-    Experience with integrating tools into Directory systems AD/DNS/LDAP
-    Must strive to deliver world class solutions that enable users and the business.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability, gender identity, and sexual orientation.

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