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Information Systems/Technical: IT Database Management/Services
Database Administrator - Football Operations - Minnesota Vikings (Eden Prairie, MN)

SUMMARY: The Minnesota Vikings are seeking a seasoned Database Administrator (DBA) to work in the Football Operations Department. This position maintains, supports and develops the data that runs our software applications, which includes player information, evaluation platforms, etc. The ideal candidate is a DBA that is proficient in MS SQL Server, has a minimum of 3 year's experience as a DBA working with MS SQL Server 2008 and higher, handles ambiguity well, can function with limited supervision, thrives in a fast-paced environment, and displays the ability to learn new technology quickly.
 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Maintain and support MS SQL databases for football applications
• Perform database updates
• Schedule and execute jobs
• Troubleshoot performance and access issues
• Create ad-hoc queries and reports as requested
• Work with developers to assist in the database design for new and existing applications
• Troubleshoot replication issues
• Develop and test comprehensive backup and disaster recovery plans
• Ability to present information in user-friendly language or manner
• Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
• Self-motivated and directed with keen attention to detail

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field
• Minimum of 3 years of experience with MS SQL Server 2008 or higher
• Experience with Azure SQL Databases
• Experience with MS Access databases
• Experience designing tables and selecting appropriate datatypes
• Experience with T-SQL
• Experience resolving database integrity, performance, security, and connectivity issues
• Strong understanding of SQL Server tools such as Profiler, SSMS, etc.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Experience with C# or VB.Net
• Telerik Reporting
• Data analytics experience


CONFIDENTIALITY REQUIREMENTS: This position may require the individual to have access to confidential records and information. To successfully perform this position, confidentiality of the information with which the individual has contact must be maintained.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Ability to perform physical tasks such as lifting and moving boxes etc.


WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Standard office for regular office hours, on-site events


Note: This position was originally posted on the Vikings employment site. To ensure that your application is considered for this position, please click here to apply for this job on the Vikings employment site.

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Information Systems/Technical: Technical Services Management
Director of Digital Strategy - USA Football (Indianapolis, IN)

Job Summary: This is a leadership position for an experienced professional who will be responsible for directing USA Football’s digital strategy planning, managing digital projects including short and long term roadmap management, and developing new business opportunities and revenue streams.     

Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor’s degree is required.

Experience:  At least 7 years of experience in project management, strategy setting and technical product management is required.  Proven success managing digital projects (e-commerce, mobile, and web applications) and leveraging technology to achieve company strategies is required.   Professional certifications such as PMP are a plus.

Skills:  In addition to required expert strategic planning and project management skills, strong analytical analysis and problem solving skills are necessary.  Candidates will be asked for samples of prior strategic planning work product.  Excellent written and oral communication skills are necessary.  While specific coding skills are not necessary, experience working with programmers, designers, and project managers on digital projects is required. Proven leadership skills including staff development are necessary.  Proven ability to create and manage new programs is a plus.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Lead the development of USA Football’s digital plan and strategy in consultation with stakeholders including USAFB senior leadership team.

Perform competitive analyses to develop an understanding of product marketplace.

Understand emerging technologies and tools and how they can help USAFB develop successful digital initiatives.

Work closely with all departments to support USAFB’s mission with web and other tools; proactively advise program staff on where digital tools can be leveraged.

Direct a team of programmers, designers, and project managers who work on a variety of projects (web, database, e-comm, design) that support our programs and business activities; set roadmap to include features and functionality to be delivered, timelines and oversee launches.

Determine and prioritize future development projects in consultation with stakeholders including USAFB senior leadership team.

Evaluate and execute partnerships with vendors, contractors, and other third parties (build/buy/lease decisions).

Identify and implement new internet and technology driven revenue streams.

Develop and manage related budgets and staff work plans.

Note:

Full-time, exempt position located in USA Football’s Indianapolis office

Must pass a background screening and provide professional references

NO PHONE CALLS - UNSOLICITED CALLS AND EMAILS WILL NOT BE RETURNED

About USA Football
USA Football, the sport’s national governing body in the United States, leads the game’s development, inspires participation, and creates a better and safer experience for youth, high school and adult amateur players. USA Football's leading program is Heads Up Football - a national initiative that encompasses coaching education and medically-endorsed standards rooted in education to change coach and player behavior for the better, reducing injury and advancing safer play. USA Football delivers hundreds of football training events annually to support its mission. The non-profit, Indianapolis-based USA Football is the exclusive youth football development partner of the NFL and each of its 32 teams.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Have you met the experience requirements listed above?


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