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Job Category:
Software Development
VP, Technology Director
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Syneos Health | Philadelphia, PA
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Job Description


The VP, Technology Director is the face of the agency when it comes to all technical capabilities. As our lead technology expert, he/she is expected to understand the pharmaceutical industry and is able to provide and/or drive innovative, and measurable technology solutions for our clients. As a director, he/she is
responsible for leading a team of developers to execute websites, applications and digital campaigns. From project initiation, coding, QC and deployment, the VP, Technology Director will collaborate with the extended team to delivery against defined project scopes.

Description of Duties

  • Manages direct reports and performs reviews 2x a year
  • Mentors team members on technology concepts in the pharmaceutical industry including best practices and practical execution
  • Works closely with the Resource Manager on project assignments to ensure fit for talent-to-task
  • Drives project clarity in objectives, technical specifications to lead a team of developers to deliver on functional specifications
  • Collaborates closely with a creative and technology team members to execute solutions against the defined technical architecture and visual design
  • Accountable for building strong relationships with client and internal IT departments.
  • Partners with team members to identify and resolve problems before there is a business impact to timing, budget or quality
  • Is comfortable estimating work effort and owning project targets, assumptions and commitments
  • Prepares client presentations of his/her work.

Minimum Requirements

  • Experience in an agency environment
  • Experience implementing complex user experiences, responsive sites or web apps
  • Experience with native mobile development (iOS or Android)
  • 1-3 years of demonstrated experience managing or leading web development, programming or application development in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • 5-10 years experience in web development or some other technology related area.
  • Bachelor's Degree in CS/MIS/CIS or equivalent experience
  • Communicates clearly and concisely to audiences of varying technology backgrounds, both within the team and with our clients
  • Understanding and experience with HTML/CSS/JS, PHP or .NET, web development standards, best practices, content management systems, frameworks and libraries, and multi-tier architectures
  • Solid understanding of cross-browser/platform issues and code solutions
  • Experience with Git or other version control systems
  • Thrives in a high-pressure, timeline-driven, client-focused environment




Pennsylvania [PA]

About Syneos Health

Why Syneos Health? Join a game-changing global company that is reinventing the way therapies are developed and commercialized. Created through the merger of two industry leading companies - INC Research and inVentiv Health - we bring together more than 21,000 clinical and commercial minds to create better, smarter, faster ways to get biopharmaceutical therapies to patients. Teaming with some of the most talented professionals in the industry, you'll gain exposure and work in a dynamic environment where you'll be supported with comprehensive resources including emerging technologies, data, science and knowledge sharing. Grow your career with a global company committed to shortening the distance from lab to life.