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Laboratory Corporation of America IT Director - Informatics in Burlington, North Carolina

Advance your Information Technology (IT) career at an industry leading HealthCare provider.

Corporate IT is actively searching for an experienced hands-on IT Director, Informatics. In this role you will leverage your significant informatics skills to advance the use of data and deliver data and insights via data feeds, intuitive reports and dashboards as well as ad hoc analyses for our internal and external customers. These include our vast provider network including hospitals, health systems, value-base care organizations, patients, payers and corporate functions such as Sales & Marketing, RCM, Corporate Ops, IT, etc.

This role is part of a large team within Corporate IT and you will have overall responsibility for the strategy and implementation of Informatics which includes the analytics platform, business intelligence and advanced analytics at LabCorp. You will work closely with company-wide Senior Leadership to champion informatics-based efforts and execute a prioritized roadmap of projects that take advantage of business opportunities.

Your ability to interpret highly specialized terms and data, and present derived insights, visually and orally, to others with different areas of expertise, will be key to your success.

In this role you will manage a team of leaders that head up the areas mentioned above. Your team will use agile analytics methods to quickly iterate on projects to generate actionable insights in a time-sensitive and secure environment. You will coordinate all aspects of defining and delivering products that leverage Labcorp's corporate and clinical data as well as third party data sources.

Most importantly, you'll be engaged in meaningful work for an organization that is committed to "Improving Help. Improving Lives" every day.


  • Passionate enthusiasm for empowering customers with analytical tools to improve processes and products based on lab data.

  • Work with customers, business users and management to develop a prioritized list of project ideas and bring these ideas to life.

  • Develop a strategy to roll out Informatics as a service to the organization and to external customers using appropriate tools and technologies from Hadoop and SAP HANA to Tableau, Crystal, R, python, etc.

  • Prototype ideas with a fail-fast mindset to gauge feasibility to bring it to market.

  • Be intimately familiar with industry trends affecting the diagnostic laboratory ecosystem and propose novel analytical solutions that leverage LabCorp's strengths and make our products sticky.

  • Choose appropriate technologies when prototyping products such that we retain the ability to scale the prototype once experiments are successful.

  • Build the team by training existing team plus hiring and retaining new talent.

  • Manage talent and performance on the Informatics team.

  • Vendor management activities including setup of agreements, statements of work, etc.

  • Demonstrate knowledge in:

  • Agile development priniciples and how they can be applied to Informatics teams.

  • Setting up well governed processes to scale out the team's ability to churn out quality insights.

  • Visualize the results of complex data analysis to communicate insights effectively.

  • Extensive experience in Tableau and other BI tools such as SAP Business Intelligence suite.


License/Certification/Education: Normally B.S. Degree required w/7-10 years of experience.


  • Masters degree or Bachelors + equivalent experience in a quantitative or computational field from accredited university.

  • 7+ years management experience building and leading a cross-functional team to develop analytics applications.

  • Healthcare industry BI experience strongly preferred.

  • Strong background working with Tableau (required) and other BI tools like SAP BI (preferred).

  • Solid experience working with very large data sets stored in modern big data systems and expert level skill on SQL.

  • High level organizational and product management skills in order to handle multiple concurrent assignments in a timely fashion.

  • Candidate must flourish in a fast paced, iterative, deadline driven environment

  • Strong communication and organizational skills are critical to success.




Monday through Friday, 8:00-5:00

As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.