Job Details

  • Title: R Platform Support
  • Code: RCI-BASF-9213
  • Location: Durham North Carolina (NC) 27709
  • Posted Date: 09/11/2019
  • Duration: 12 Months

  Job Description


Provide support for R platform (R servers, RStudio, R packages).  Will also provide expert support to data scientists and statisticians



  • Advise teams in the planning, designing and utilization of the R based data analysis platform.
  • Interact and consult with global R community to translate business requirements into solutions.
  • Provide functional support to the scientific community using the R data analysis platform.
  • Provide guidance for coding standards and discover new methodologies
  • Maintain the data analysis platform, provide technical support, assist troubleshooting day-today operational issues.
  • Provide monitoring of the platform to proactively identify and resolve issues. Conduct root cause analysis to identify and resolve complex problems impacting service levels.
  • Document the configuration of the system, system controls, and procedures.
  • Mentor and train end users



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Informatics, Computer Science, or similar
  • 5+ years’ experience supporting R statistical programming language
  • Experience with bioinformatics tools and data analysis
  • 5+ years’ experience working with OS - Red Hat Enterprise Linux Version
  • Experience with high performance computing environments
  • Configuration and System Management System - Puppet 4+, GitLab, etc.
  • Background in scripting and code development: Python or Perl
  • Analytic Computing experience (RStudio Emphasis preferred)
  • Knowledge of cloud computing and data analytics
  • Knowledge of big data methodologies (e.g. Spark)