Sr. Manager, IT & Procurement

Role: Sr. Manager, IT & Procurement

Department: Operations

Location: Remote, Austin TX

Job Type: Full Time, Exempt

Be at the center of AI

With more than 40 million users, Anaconda is the world’s most popular data science platform and the foundation of modern AI development. We pioneered the use of Python for data science, championed its vibrant community, and continue to steward open-source projects that make tomorrow’s innovations possible. Our enterprise-grade solutions enable corporate, research, and academic institutions around the world to harness the power of open source for competitive advantage, groundbreaking research, and a better world.

Anaconda is seeking people who want to be at the center of Artificial Intelligence. Candidates should be knowledgeable and capable, but always eager to learn more and to teach others.

Here is why people love most about working here: We’re not just a company, we’re part of a movement. Our dedicated employees and user community are democratizing data science and creating and promoting open-source technologies for a better world, and our commercial offerings make it possible for enterprise users to leverage the most innovative output from open source in a secure, governed way.


Anaconda is seeking a talented Sr. Manager, IT & Procurement to join our rapidly-growing company. This is an excellent opportunity for you to leverage your experience and skills and apply it to the world of AI, data science and machine learning. As our Sr. Manager, IT & Procurement you will play a crucial role in overseeing both the technology infrastructure and procurement processes within our organization. You will be responsible for ensuring that our IT systems are efficient, secure, and aligned with our business objectives, while also managing the procurement of goods and services to support our operations. This role requires strong leadership, technical expertise, and a keen understanding of procurement practices.

What You’ll Do:

Develop and implement IT strategies, policies, and procedures to support the organization’s goals and objectives
Oversee the design, implementation, and maintenance of IT systems, including hardware, software, networks, and telecommunications
Oversee automation and scaling of systems and processes for both technical and non-technical areas of the organization.
Manage IT budgets, including forecasting, planning, and cost control measures.
Source, evaluate, and negotiate contracts with suppliers and vendors to obtain the best terms and pricing for goods and services
Collaborate with internal stakeholders to understand their procurement needs and requirements.
Ensure compliance with relevant regulations, policies, and ethical standards in all procurement activities.
Monitor supplier performance and resolve any issues or disputes that may arise

What You Need:

Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Business Administration, or related field; Master’s degree preferred
Proven experience in IT management and procurement roles, with at least 5 years of relevant experience.
Experience with Atlassian tools such as Jira Service Desk, Jira Software, and Confluence.
Demonstrated leadership abilities, with a track record of effectively leading teams and driving results.
Familiarity with procurement best practices, contract management, and supplier relationship management
Knowledge of relevant regulations and compliance requirements in IT and procurement.
Analytical mindset with the ability to identify opportunities for process improvement and cost optimization
Exceptionally ability to work cross functionally.
Team attitude: “I am not done until WE are done”
Embody our core values:

Great People
Great Product
Great Performance

Care deeply about fostering an environment where people of all backgrounds and experiences can flourish

What Will Make You Stand Out:

Experience working in a fast-paced startup environment
Experience working in an AI, open-source or data science-oriented company
Experience and familiarity with Okta, Google Workspace, Tropic, and MacOS.
Experience using AI to enhance automation and eliminate manual tasks.
Professional certifications such as CISM, CISSP, PMP, or CPSM.

Why You’ll Like Working Here:

Unique opportunity to translate strong open-source adoption and user enthusiasm into commercial product growth
Dynamic company that rewards high performers
On the cutting edge of enterprise application of data science, machine learning and AI
Collaborative team environment that values multiple perspectives and clear thinking
Employees-first culture
Flexible working hours
Medical*, Dental*, Vision*, HSA*, Life* and 401K*
Paid parental leave – both parents
Monthly productivity stipend
Pre-IPO stock options
Open vacation policy*
Quarterly Snake days (company-wide bonus day off)
100% remote

*FTE employees based on your region

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Anaconda, Inc. (“We”, “Us”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This Privacy Notice sets out the basis on which the personal data collected from you, or that you provide to Us, will be processed by Us in connection with Our recruitment processes. By clicking “Submit Application”, you acknowledge you have read our Privacy Policy and that Anaconda can retain your application data for up to 1-year, unless otherwise stated. For the purpose of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) ”) and the version of the GDPR retained in UK law (the “UK GDPR”) the Data Controller is Sydney Artt.

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