• Lifespan Corporation
  • $91,405.00 -130,230.00/year*
  • Providence , RI
  • Scientific Research
  • Full-Time
  • 25 Broadway

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The Sr Research Technology

Specialist supports the Lifespan research and academic mission. Analyzes

designs implements and maintains information technology solutions and systems

for the Lifespan academic and research community and manages and oversees

projects and staff as required. Responsibilities include the concept analysis

planning design testing and assessment of the academic and research

initiatives. Prepares the appropriate technical documentation project plans

and end-user documentation. Audits and assesses institutional methodologies and

computer systems. Represents Lifespan

when collaborating and interacting with other academic institutions.


Participates in managing

large-scale projects and initiatives.

Acts as liaison between the

IS department and the research community and administration.


with members of the Lifespan research community that includes clinical and

basic science investigators research support staff students and trainees and

research administration to understand requirements of information technology

assets needed to conduct their research and academic activities at Lifespan.

Analyzes user requirements

and develops innovative solutions and strategies for new and/or enhanced

applications system to meet research community needs by means that maximize

alignment with Lifespan business practices.

Coordinates and troubleshoots

software (hardware) problems on behalf of the end user community where

necessary beyond standard channels.

Analyzes the capabilities of

new and existing application software (hardware) and applies functionality

where appropriate.

Administers monitors and

maintains a high degree of system and application security.

Prepares operational

technical and end-user documentation.

Attends meetings and

participates in committees as required.

Works with end-users

Research Administration and IS Department to establish appropriate priorities

for all requests.

Communicates activities and

project status information to users and IS Department.

Initiates professional growth

in area of specialty.

Assists in the professional

development of other IS staff.

Effectively prioritizes own

work to complete job responsibilities. Adjusts priorities based upon

understanding of policies and procedures.

Completes job

responsibilities within required timeframe according to established

schedules or workflow


Evaluates areas in need of

improvement and provides input to improve current methods services programs

or technology.

Reviews and assesses

information before consulting additional resources or making decisions and

solving problems.

Uses proper judgment and

knowledge of established practices and procedures when

addressing problems or


Establishes and maintains

effective relationships with customers gaining their trust and respect.

Anticipates customer needs

and proactively addresses them and leads or delegates follow-up efforts with

other IS segments where necessary on behalf of the customer.

Proactively seeks

understanding the customers business and the importance to the organizations


Follows the established

procedures and effectively uses tools to provide high level support to


Demonstrates an ability to

work well with employees at all levels.

Contributes information

ideas and opinions in a group setting.

Volunteers for team

assignments or group problem solving.

Assists in directing and

maintaining own professional development.

Performs other related duties

as assigned.

Other information:



Degree in Computer Science or a related technical field. A minimum of seven

years' information technology experience may be substituted for a Degree.



least seven years experience in Information Technology as well as at least

three years in a managerial or project management role is required.


in Information Services and/or research and academics are preferred.


have outstanding verbal written presentation communication and interpersonal



more responsible related experience demonstrating high level of oral and

written communication skills effective leadership skills.



functional guidance to others who may be assigned on a project basis.


up to 1 FTE.

Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status. Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Location: Corporate Headquarters USA:RI:Providence

Work Type: Full Time

Shift: Shift 1

Union: Non-Union
Associated topics: artificial intelligence, c, c++, c#, c c++, computer engineering, matlab, radar, robotics, software engineer

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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