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Technical Infrastructure Lead
Boston, MA

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Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute (HPHCI) is currently seeking a highly motivated individual to join our organization as a Technical Infrastructure Lead. The Technical Infrastructure Lead is responsible for the Therapeutics Research and Infectious Disease Epidemiology (TIDE) research team's technical infrastructure, which includes a combination of internally developed tools (see: as well as web-based collaborative tools. The Lead will oversee the development of TIDE's technical infrastructure resource plan. The Lead develops and implements policies and protocols for TIDE's shared technical infrastructure, working collaboratively with TIDE's program leads, TIDE's leadership team and the Department to help advance TIDE's strategic plan and coordinate development across projects.


* Develop technical infrastructure strategic plan to support TIDE's portfolio, including a resource plan. May include both hardware and software development to support research funding opportunities.
* Manage collaborative vendor relationships and oversee outsourced software development program; represent TIDE in project and funding development meetings, both internally and externally.
* Oversee the preparation of technical scopes of work, timelines, and deliverables for proposals and grants, assist with development of technical infrastructure service center to inform scope budgets.
* Facilitate implementation of technical infrastructure efficiencies and standardization between projects.
* Act as primary contact for technical infrastructure activities. Develop collaborative working relationships with stakeholders and partners and representthe program externally. Provide guidance and suggestions based on technical and operational experience.
* Perform out-of-the-box thinking, collaborate with others, and make a difference every day!


* Bachelor's degree required; master's degree in public health, health services research, health policy, economics, epidemiology, biostatistics, or similar field strongly preferred with 11 years of relevant experience conducting epidemiological evaluations, or working with administrative healthcare and electronic health record data.
* Proficient at synthesizing and summarizing technical details for a broad audience.
* Adept at analyzing data and reporting findings; intermediate SAS programming skills. Knowledge of common electronic healthcare coding systems (e.g., NDC, ICD-9-CM/ICD-10-CM, HCPCS).
* This position requires high-level communication skills for close collaboration with investigators, project managers and other programmer/analysts, both within HPHCI and with external institutions and collaborators.
* Resilient, collaborative, flexible, innovative.


* Work-Life-Flexibility
* Paid volunteer time off (up to 3 days annually)
* Open Time Off
* Annual Mini-Grant of $500 donated to a non-profit organization of the employee's choice
* Educational Reimbursement

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