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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.
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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.
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.
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
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