Senior Manager, Technology & Development


Senior Manager, Technology & Development

Colorado Springs, CO
Full Time
  • Responsibilities


    The Sr. Manager of Technology & Development is responsible for developing and implementing a strategic vision in all areas of technology. They will oversee all USADA technology infrastructure, hardware, business applications development, security (software & physical), as well as seeking and developing new innovative technology opportunities. They will supervise and direct the Technology& Development staff and manage external vendors to carry out the operational and strategic goals of their department, including: managing a complex environment of internally developed applications, managing organizational technology projects, network architecture and hardware/software support.



    Responsible for working with leadership to ensure that software development, IT infrastructure and internal/external resources support strategic priorities and organizational initiatives

    Prepare annual and multi-year business plans for software and hardware: revise and adjust plans as business needs change/evolve, and ensure plan is communicated to all management employees with regularity

    Create and maintain strategic relationships within the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), International Federations (IFs), National Anti-Doping Agencies (NADOs), and participate in international collaborative efforts as necessary

    Provide strategic leadership, direction, and oversee the daily operation of the Technology & Development team, including employee development and performance

    Ensure quality products and services are delivered to USADA staff and stakeholders

    Drive strategy and seek opportunities to continually position USADA as a global leader

    Ensure USADA staff is equipped with the latest technology

    Develop, refine, enforce and foster continuous improvement of Technology & Development department processes and procedures

    Stay informed of new and innovate technologies, as well as technical and economic changes affecting the technology marketplace through research, training, collaboration, conferences, etc.

    Responsible for planning, tracking, and maintaining budget for Technology & Development department, as well as relevant vendor contracts and service level agreements.

    Other duties as assigned

    Systems Development

    Manage the overall development, maintenance, documentation and updates for USADA developed business applications and databases

    Manage the ecosystem and architecture of USADA business applications and their integration

    Serve as the critical resource and subject matter expert in the discovery, evaluation and selection of innovative technologies

    Manage and coordinate internal and external resources related to technology development, maintenance and updates

    Information Technology

    Manage the operation and security of all USADA technology resources and assets

    Responsible for identifying organizational technology requirements: hardware & software

    Manage the overall security, including network, software, hardware and physical

    Develop, maintain and deploy all IT policies and procedures, including those for architecture, standards, purchasing, service, security, disaster recovery and other risk mitigation strategies

    Analyze the business requirements of all departments to determine their technology needs


    Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field

    10+ years of relevant experience

    5+ years of management/supervisory experience

    Experience with mobile application development, modern databases and APIs

    Experience with multiple development languages, such as: Java, JavaScript, Python, Ruby/Rails, PHP, SQL, iOS Swift, HTML/CSS, C#, C++, Go

    Experience with .NET technologies

    Experience with cloud-based infrastructure design, deployment & use

    ITIL Foundation Certification, or able to obtain within 90 days from hire date

    Able to analyze complex problems, situations and develop a range of solutions

    Must be decisive, results driven, action-oriented individual with experience influencing others

    Excellent oral and written communication skills

    Ability to effectively recognize and adapt to change

    Strong organizational and time-management skills

    Independent, highly organized and detail-oriented

    Ability to work flexible hours as needed

    Proficiency in MS Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)


    Master’s Degree in relevant field


    IT Manager

    Technology Projects Specialist

    Database Specialist

    Development Team


    International and domestic travel up to 10% may be essential