Director of Technology Research

Employer
RainKing
Location
Bethesda, MD
Posted
Mar 20, 2017
Closes
Mar 21, 2017
Function
Executive, Director
Industry
Research
Hours
Full Time
Posted On12/13/2016 Director of Technology Research Salary Range : Worker Category : Job Class RainKing is seeking a Director of Technology Research to join our rapidly growing team in Bethesda, Maryland. About the Role We are looking for an experienced research professional to lead our technology research division. This person will be responsible for designing, deploying, and overseeing the data collection and analysis that creates RainKing's technology intelligence. The Director of Technology Research will conceptualize and create data gathering initiatives to track and classify technologies used by businesses throughout the world. The Director will lead a team of people and develop processes that ensure complete capture of technologies with detailed profiles on each and accurate associations to the businesses and people who use them. The Director will also help drive product strategy and will interact with clients and prospects regularly.Qualified candidates will have experience and expertise across the information technology landscape, with knowledge of a broad range of technology categories including security, applications, software, infrastructure, and hosting. Candidates will also have a history of success in developing and executing primary and automated research methodologies and in presenting the results in a clear and meaningful way. This individual will have solid methodological, project management, quality control, and people management skills.Internally, Research Directors are key leaders in our organization and contribute substantially to company initiatives. Qualifications * A bachelor's degree in information technology or statistics* Substantial experience with advanced quantitative and qualitative research methods* Expertise in information gathering, categorization, and presentation* Experience managing and transforming teams * Exceptionally strong writing, presentation, and project management skills * SalesForce.com experience preferredWhy else you should work here?* Located in the heart of Downtown Bethesda, we are minutes from Metro. * Our employees love our fast paced and competitive culture. * We have a comprehensive benefits package, 15 days accrued PTO in your first year, and RainKing has a generous match on our 401(k) plan. * Monthly team building events and happy hours* Snacks and drinks everyday Requisition ID1006 EXTERNAL POSTING FOR