Application Lead, R&D IT

Department:  Information Technology
Date:  Nov 15, 2022

FMC Agricultural Solutions is an R&D-based business, dependent upon the introduction of new products to deliver a competitive advantage in the agrochemical industry.  As the only global agricultural sciences company focused exclusively on crop protection our business has a robust pipeline of new products that anticipate our customers’ needs and contribute to their long-term prosperity while advancing agriculture.


At FMC, global R&D IT is embedded in R&D to provide world class IT solutions that enable the collaboration and innovation required to advance R&D’s pipeline of award winning novel products.


The global R&D IT team supports a portfolio of custom and packaged applications that enable every step of the R&D process from screening to commercialization. You will be part of a team that is adopting the mindset, agility and processes of a technology company while drawing on our 100+ years of experience in agriculture.


This role will be located at our office in Stine Research Center, Newark, Delaware.

We welcome you, your ideas and your enthusiasm.




  • Application lead for managing custom built Field Trial Management R&D Application focused on global field trials:
    • Responsible for administration, enhancements, support, software changes, data management.
    • Direct offshore team members doing development and support.
    • Work with team and user community on complex issues and data problems, and assisting with other apps as needed.
  • Collaborate and foster cross-functional relationships with R&D scientists, support team and Corporate IT to understand data needs and build reliable applications
  • Provide key input into  FMC R&D IT projects related to Field Trial Management.



Required Education:


  • College or advanced degrees in Information Technology fields with  5-10 years’ relevant experience with Microsoft technologies.




  • Design, develop, test, and deployment of high-performing, scalable web-based .NET applications. Expert in .NET Full Stack Development, Applications Architecture, C#, Azure DevOps, ASP.NET
  • Experience in Windows Server 2012 R2/2016 and IIS Administration (e.g., security patches, SSL certificates)
  • Experience in DevOps repository and design of CI/CD (Continuous Integration/Continuous Development) pipeline
  • Able to quickly learn, assess complex problems and conceptualize solutions to be deployed through technology or process improvements
  • Creative problem-solver who combines analytical skills with technical proficiencies to deliver quality results
  • Experience with the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) utilizing Agile methodologies (i.e., Scrum)
  • Performs well in a fast-paced team environment and manage/drive multiple requests to successful completion in a prompt and professional manner while communicating issue/status to appropriate stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills, both in writing and in person.











Functional or Technical Knowledge or Skills




Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia