IT Development Leader

Updated: 17 days ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 27 Jun 2024

Posting Information
Posting Information


Department AHEC-400101
Career Area Information Technology
Posting Open Date 06/13/2024
Application Deadline 06/27/2024
Open Until Filled No
Position Type Permanent Staff (EHRA NF)
Working Title IT Development Leader
Appointment Type EHRA Non-Faculty
Position Number 20006123
Vacancy ID NF0008235
Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Permanent
FTE 1
Hours per week 40
Position Location North Carolina, US
Hiring Range Dependent upon qualifications
Proposed Start Date 07/22/2024

Position Information


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A global higher education leader in innovative teaching, research and public service, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill consistently ranks as one of the nation’s top public universities . Known for its beautiful campus, world-class medical care, commitment to the arts and top athletic programs, Carolina is an ideal place to teach, work and learn.
One of the best college towns and best places to live in the United States, Chapel Hill has diverse social, cultural, recreation and professional opportunities that span the campus and community.
University employees can choose from a wide range of professional training opportunities for career growth, skill development and lifelong learning and enjoy exclusive perks for numerous retail, restaurant and performing arts discounts, savings on local child care centers and special rates on select campus events. UNC-Chapel Hill offers full-time employees a comprehensive benefits package , paid leave, and a variety of health, life and retirement plans and additional programs that support a healthy work/life balance.
Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
Since the creation of NC AHEC Program in 1972, NC AHEC has helped meet the state’s health and health workforce needs. The NC AHEC Program is a network of nine (9) regional education centers (AHECs) representing all 100 counties in NC. The NC AHEC Program Office at UNC-Chapel Hill works with 9 AHECs, Duke AHEC Program Office, and partners with NC academic medical centers/schools, health professions programs, community colleges, other private educational institutions, hospital systems and health departments and more than 1,400 medical practices in the state.
Mission: The NC AHEC Program provides and supports educational activities and services with a focus on primary care in rural communities and those with less access to resources to recruit, train, and retain the workforce needed to create a healthy North Carolina. 
Vision: We envision a state where every North Carolinian is healthy and supported by an appropriate and well-trained health workforce that reflects the communities it serves. 
Within the NC AHEC Program, the Statewide Information Technology team is charged with providing robust technical solutions to support common processes across the AHEC system that are accessed by AHEC staff as well as consumers of AHEC services. By employing a combination of internally developed systems and integrations with commercial services, Statewide IT provides applications for all AHEC service lines as well as controlled access for regional IT staffers working at our 9 regional AHECs. The Statewide IT team also serves as primary data managers for a variety of programmatic data used throughout the system. This unit works closely with other Program Office leadership to contribute to business planning and evaluation to support automation and business processes to meet the mission of the organization.
Position Summary
Flexible work arrangements, including remote/hybrid work locations, are an integral part of the School of Medicine’s Working Forward initiative. As such, this position’s work location is designated as virtual. Please note that the designated work location is subject to change based on the unit’s business needs.
The IT Development Leader combines hands-on software development with team coordination activities for the Statewide IT team. The IT Development Leader contributes to and coordinates system architectural design, application development, and operational support for an innovative, hybrid (cloud and on-prem) micro-services platform to aid NC AHEC and partnering AHEC regions in their delivery of services and information to support the NC AHEC mission. This position will Support and work alongside a cross-functional development team on the latest technologies. In conjunction with the Director of Statewide IT, this position will work with regional stakeholders to define tools to automate and streamline statewide workflows onto a centralized platform with an eye to keep technical debt low. This position serves as an IT resource and advisor for statewide projects and personnel across the state.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Master’s and 1-2 years’ experience; or Bachelors and 2-4 years’ experience; or will accept a combination of related education and experience in substitution.
Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
* Experience working in IT Operations 
* Prior experience leading and managing IT projects
* Well-versed in managing cloud-based environments including DevOps tasks
* Programming experience in Laravel, Eloquent, Javascript, and Angular.io
* Experience developing web applications and backend API for accessing SQL databases
* Practical experience with Docker containerization and redundancy
* Experience implementing CI/CD (e.g. Jenkins, TravisCI)
* Version control system experience (e.g. Git)
* Experience with microservices design and implementation
* Strong communication skills with technical and non-technical audiences
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience
* Proven experience working with interdisciplinary teams
* Experience with sprint planning and itemizing specific tasks to accomplish goals
* Strong networking skills and ability to engage stakeholders from various backgrounds
* Fluency in SQL Database design and tuning
* In-depth experience with AWS (EC2, S3, Lambda, Elastic, IAM, AWS CLI, SAM CLI)
* Development experience with front-end frameworks such as AngularJS, Bootstrap
* Knowledge of Test-Driven Development
* Experience working with Docker Swarm
* Experience integrating with vendor software via webhooks and vendor APIs.
* Knowledge of network security (i.e. SSL, firewall maintenance) load-balancing, reverse proxying using nginx
* Experience with major system/software upgrades and migrations
* Implementation experience with OAuth 2.0 and SSO
* Certification in project management or related IT field
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

Special Instructions
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Posting Contact Information


Department Contact Name and Title Shelly Fritts
Department Contact Telephone or Email [email protected]
Office of Human Resources Contact Information

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Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.


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