Technical Manager, Rainforest XPRIZE
2 weeks ago
The Technical Manager will support the project in all areas relating to the day-to-day scientific and technical operations of the competition. This person will assume primary responsibility for: managing and supporting the work of key external contractors; overseeing the establishment, security, and operations of testing, which includes extensive field test operations within a rainforest; ensuring smooth and secure data management; building templates and tools to evaluate team performance and competition scores, including assisting in the establishment of protocols for judging and scoring; and supporting the external judging panel as needed in their deliberations and evaluation of team performance. The Technical Manager will work as part of the Rainforest XPRIZE team and also support the Prize Lead in managing day to day competition operations, handling the processing of technical submission documents, execution of the field tests and technology validation in the competition semi-finals and finals, working with external partners to oversee the management of testing operations in the competition finals, ensuring permits are in place, managing updates and publication of the competition Guidelines and Rules and Regulations, and addressing technical and operational questions from the competing teams.