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Apply – VP of I.T. Benefits & Bonus

Apply – VP of I.T. Benefits & Bonus

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Our South Florida based client is hiring a Vice President of Information Technology to replace their retiring VP of IT for the past 10 years.

Compensation:  Base plus great benefits and bonus.

The VP of IT will lead technology at this well-established, rapidly growing electronics and hardware product development company.  Industries served include Medical, Telecommunications, Defense, and Aerospace.

In this mission-critical role, you will report to both the President and CFO, and lead the core IT department, as well as provide direction to multiple subsidiary IT departments.

In this role, you will interact with:

  • 10 Top Executives
  • 78 General Managers
  • 10 Mergers & Acquisitions Specialists

The VP IT role provides direction to almost 100 people:

  • 6 direct reports
  • 40 indirect reports
  • 50 people at subsidiaries

Time allocation of a typical week:

  • 30% of time working with IT Security & Compliance Team
  • 20% of time with Infrastructure Planning & Outages
  • 20% Running 80 projects at any one time
  • 10% of time 30 Budgets per year, approving invoices
  • 10% with regular compliance & auditors
  • 10% of time working with Mergers & Acquisition, Merger Assessments, Infrastructure Assessments, Post Acquisition implementations
  • 10% catching your breath, resting & relaxation (oops, that makes 110%, scratch this last one)

Weekends: Couple of calls & emails over the weekend to validate that something that happened in production is being addressed.

From a technical architectural perspective, you must be able to sit down with a team of 15 infrastructure engineers, describe a project, listen to solutions, hear them out, push back where needed, and architect a solution to assure security and scalability.

Management of the Engineering & Support team is a core priority. There is a great team of technical expertise in house, the systems are running well, overall.

ITIL expertise is paramount, how to manage changes in production, how changes are approved, recorded, thought through, and successfully implemented.

Technical depth needed:

  • SAN
  • Networking
  • Active Directory
  • Many backup technologies
  • VMWare
  • Exchange
  • Citrix
  • ERP Systems SiteLine Simex Dynamics and multiple custom-built.  Many subsidiaries have their own custom build ERPs built with various legacy systems such as Pick & FoxPro.  Those systems have to be migrated and/or integrated.


  • 4 Year Technology Degree minimum
  • Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Management coursework a plus
  • Technical Certifications are a plus

Required Experience:

  • A minimum of 10 years as a CIO, VP of IT, or IT Director in a heavily regulated global company.
  • A minimum of 5-10 years as an IT Systems and/or Software Engineer.
  • A deep experience level in providing IT services to the manufacturing, electronics, and/or aerospace industries.
Sherlock loves to share $500 referral bonuses for successful placements.
Beacon Council – COVID-19 Business Continuity Resource Center

Beacon Council – COVID-19 Business Continuity Resource Center

The situation sparked by COVID-19 is serious and quickly evolving, making the timely dissemination of actionable intelligence essential. We at The Beacon Council are committed to safeguarding the health and wellness of our community, and our local economy as a whole. We are gathering some of the latest, most relevant information and resources available for our business owners and workforce, updating this page on a regular basis.

Please email any Coronavirus-related questions directly to the team at [email protected].

RESTART: In-person and Remote Event – Azure Synapse Analytics Drill Down with Joe Homnick – Jul 16

RESTART: In-person and Remote Event – Azure Synapse Analytics Drill Down with Joe Homnick – Jul 16

Join us for this In-person RESTART Event

Thursday, July 16, 2020, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Joe Homnick takes you on a demo packed drill down into the capabilities of Azure Synapse Analytics.

Azure Synapse is a limitless analytics service, that brings together enterprise data warehousing and big data analytics. It gives you the freedom to query data on your terms, using either server-less on-demand or provisioned resources—at scale. Azure Synapse brings these two worlds together with a unified experience to ingest, prepare, manage, and serve data for immediate BI and machine learning needs.

This session will be delivered with an in-person audience and broadcast through a ‘MS Teams’ remote meeting. The in-person audience is going to be limited to governmental size guidelines and will meet all social distancing requirements. Food and beverage (light libations) will be served in a safe isolated packaging method. If you want to attend the in-person portion of the event, contact [email protected]

The virtual part of the meetup will be delivered through Microsoft Teams. You do not have to have the Teams client installed to join; you can attend through a web browser session. Contact [email protected] with any Teams Meeting questions.

Attend Online: https://www.meetup.com/Gold-Coast-Users-Group/events/271079925/

Attend in-person: [email protected]

CareerSource South Florida Offers Grants up to $10,000 to Small Businesses and  Community-Based Organizations

CareerSource South Florida Offers Grants up to $10,000 to Small Businesses and Community-Based Organizations

CareerSource South Florida (CSSF) announces the COVID-19 Layoff Aversion Fund, designed to support small businesses and/or community-based organizations (CBOs) within Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties facing financial impacts and potential layoffs from the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The fund provides grants to eligible small businesses and/or CBOs affected by the Public Health Emergency Declaration.
Click here to apply: Applications must be submitted no later than June 30, 2020.
Recipients may receive up to $10,000.00 from the COVID-19 Layoff Aversion Fund 30 calendar days following the expiration of Executive Order 20-51 or until funds are exhausted, whichever occurs first.
The following scale will be utilized to award grants:
  • 3–10 full-time employees up to $5,000.00
  • 11–25 full-time employees up to $7,500.00
  • 26–50 full-time employees up to $10,000.00
For additional information on eligibility requirements, visit http://www.careersourcesfl.com/LayoffAversion_MDBC/.