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  • United States Olympic Committee - Sport Technologist II

    Sport Technologist II
    Tracking Code
    216670-060

    Please note - I am not the hiring manager for this position. If you have specific questions about this position, please contact Mr. Ron Brant at ron.brant@usoc.org.

    Please apply online at https://usoc.silkroad.com/epostings/...es&startflag=2.

    Job Description

    SUMMARY:
    Serve as a member of the USOC’s Sport Performance Division and designated Sportfolio Team, focusing on the development and integration of sport technology and biomechanical services on performance analysis. The main functions of this position includes programming for the development of performance-based software applications and databases, biomechanical testing and evaluation, data collection and analysis, research of new technologies, and assisting in the development of coaching education materials and media.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    1. Provide performance technology and biomechanics service and education to the Acrobat and Combat sport portfolio.
    2. Work as part of a multi-disciplinary sport performance team (with sport psychology, exercise physiology, strength and conditioning, nutrition, sports medicine) to deliver integrated and applied services to identified athletes and coaches.
    3. Engage with sport National Governing Bodies (NGBs) to understand the critical factors impacting sport performance; use this information to develop projects, collect and analyze data, and determine other performance technologies that can benefit athlete performance.
    4. Design and develop applied technology and biomechanics services for NGBs to evaluate and/or enhance sport performance. These services should include, but not be limited to: video analysis, real-time performance feedback, scouting/ competitive analysis, and other projects that can integrate existing and/or emerging technologies.
    5. Develop custom software applications in the development of Performance Assessment models, video transfer and editing, data acquisition, data analysis and data display.
    6. Critically evaluate current and emerging trends in sport science and technology including video, new media, military technology, motion capture and measurement, IT, broadcasting, wireless communication, measurement sensors, and sports equipment. Communicate potential worth and develop implementation and monitoring plans for sport organizations, coaches, and athletes.
    7. Assist with software updates, care and maintenance of Olympic Training Center-based video playback systems
    8. Lead sport performance interns, as necessary, to direct their involvement in technology projects.
    9. Contribute to the development of ‘professional networks,’ both internal and external to the USOC, to facilitate collaboration and expand the capabilities of the Sport Performance Division.
    10. Represent the USOC and Sport Performance Division when required at events both inside the USOC and out (NGB events, corporate/community events, etc.).
    11. Critically evaluate current and emerging trends in sport science and technology and communicate the potential worth of these technologies to sport national governing bodies (NGBs), coaches and athletes.


    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education
    Master degree or higher or equivalent work experience in biomechanics, computer programming, engineering or related field

    Experience
    2 – 5 years in a sport technologist capacity
    Experience with Excel pivot tables, charts, and database integration
    Experience in video technologies, including connectivity, formats, and equipment
    Experience working, and taking a leadership role, in multi-disciplinary sport performance teams – e.g. computer technology, biomechanics, physics, physiology, basic engineering, IT, etc

    Skills
    Knowledge and experience with common ‘sport technologies’ timing devices, sensors and other possible sport performance measurement tools is required.

    Must be capable of writing computer programs for the acquisition and/or analysis of data using one or more of the following.
    o Java, Python, Ruby, Groovy, FLASH, Visual Basic, C/C++
    o LabView, MatLab, SQL

    Other programming tasks may include:
    o Object embedding (video, audio, data forms, etc.)
    o Back end database design and integration
    o Security and Roles Implementation

    TOOLS/EQUIPMENT:
    · Standard office equipment
    · Technical equipment including computer systems, software analysis tools and commercial video equipment.

    CONDITIONS:
    · Office environment, multi-building complex;
    · Some outdoor settings in summer and winter conditions, in sport venues, and in unusual terrain;
    · Light to medium lifting;
    · Travel both domestically and internationally. Requires US passport and driver's license or the ability to secure one.
    · Non-traditional work hours including weekends and holidays.

    POSITION REPORTS TO: High Performance Director, Sport Performance Division
    Job Location
    Colorado Springs, CO US
    Position Type
    Full-Time/Regular
    Salary
    50,310.00 - 77,400.00 USD
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