Technology and Data Systems Manager

Portland, Maine
Maine Connectivity Authority – Information Technology /
Full-Time /
Technology and Data Systems Manager
Maine Connectivity Authority
Maine (remote/hybrid position; however, must live in Maine or be in the process of relocating to Maine)
Maine Connectivity Authority is seeking a Technology and Data Systems Manager to play a pivotal role in shaping MCA’s systems, processes, tools, and overall organizational performance. The Technology and Data Systems Manager will oversee cross-functional technology and operations related projects in alignment with the organization’s long-term goals and shorter-term mission critical activities including implementing a new ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system and other technology solutions in addition to managing the long-term IT roadmap. 

Requirements of the Technology and Data Systems Manager:

    • Master's degree in Finance, Management, Business, or other similar field preferred.
    • Minimum of 5 years' experience in PM capacity.
    • Experience leading strategy and operations, strategic initiatives, managing budgets, and facilitating organizational development/improvement.
    • Experience with a professional contact relational management (CRM) system such as Salesforce is required.
    • Experience working with geodatabases, especially experience with ESRI products.
    • Advanced level of experience with productivity tools, such as Microsoft Office Suite, Google Workspace, Asana, and Slack.
    • Strong data management skills, awareness of data governance and orientation toward data analysis.
    • Prior experience using APIs to integrate systems and extracting data from systems to update information or drive workflows in other application systems.
    • The ability to produce high-quality deliverables; organize and manage projects; coordinate cross-functional teams; and complete projects on time and within budget.
    • Experience in different organization types (e.g., public, non-profit, and private sectors) preferred.

Benefits of the Job:

    • Annual pay in the range of $90,000 - $110,000
    • Generous paid time off including 13 paid holidays, 20 vacation and 10 sick days
    • Medical, Dental, Vision
    • Retirement plan with employer contribution
    • Flexible Spending, Health Savings Account
    • Continuous education, wellness reimbursement, and student debt repayment
    • Remote/hybrid with offices in Portland, Bangor, or Damariscotta, ME, and occasional travel to meetings/project locations

Responsibilities of the Technology and Data Systems Manager:

    • Manage the organization’s IT roadmap implementation to strengthen data management and utilization (includes but is not limited to, new ERP system, Salesforce implementation, Asana, and other platforms).
    • Assist with management of ArcGIS Enterprise deployment, with a focus on AWS database maintenance in coordination with MCA Senior Manager for Research and Analytics.
    • Manage systems integration and implementation in coordination with the MCA Program Operations Director and Finance and Operations Director.
    • Manage internal IT functions and vendor relationships in coordination with MCA’s Operations Manager.
    • Ensure data integrity & fidelity across organizational systems and processes.
    • Manage/build strong talent, performance management, and culture-related systems.
    • Provide day-to-day technical support across platforms for internal and external parties.
Maine Connectivity Authority (MCA), created in 2021, is a quasi-governmental agency, led by an experienced team and a board appointed by The Governor.  MCA is charged with ensuring the universal availability in the State of ME of high-speed connectivity and secure, affordable, reliable, competitive, and sustainable forward-looking advanced communications technology infrastructure to meet the State's future needs. MCA works to build a talented team that is equipped to represent those MCA intends to serve.

Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, familial status, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.