SENIOR IT PROJECT LEADER

Location
Philadelphia, PA
Posted
Jul 12, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Duties: WRDS is hiring a project leader for corporate integration and IT security. IT security has become increasingly important as WRDS has grown. New data vendors and recent corporate customers have had stringent requirements regarding internal controls and systems architecture. European and other government entities have enacted regulations on data privacy and security. These issues must be addressed proactively and incorporated into ongoing development activities.

WRDS corporate customers require a high level of interaction aside from security. Frequent communication and custom integration are the norm. This role will be responsible for assessing technical needs of current and potential customers and taking the lead on implementing solutions. Partner with the WRDS Marketing Team to coordinate site visits and other outreach.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in systems administration and architecture, experience managing a high performance computing cluster, and experience supporting big data and research projects. The candidate must have a positive attitude and a strong customer service focus.

Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree and 4 years to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Experience administering data storage and access tools such as relational databases, SAS, R, and Python.

Experience administering a high performance compute cluster. Knowledge of security best practices and demonstrated ability to present your organization to clients during sales or training meetings. Familiarity with developing in some of SAS, Python, R, SQL Server, or web development tools preferred.

Reference Number: 07-29301

Salary Grade: E

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: Wharton Research Data Services

Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

Job Family: E-Information Systems/Technology

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