Wicker Smith O’Hara McCoy & Ford is looking to hire a full-time Chief Information Officer. This position earns a competitive salary, depending on experience. You would also be eligible for excellent benefits including medical insurance, a dental plan, a medical and dependent care flexible spending account (FSA), long-term disability, a 401(k) plan and profit-sharing, life insurance, paid time off (PTO), and more. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, apply today!
ABOUT WICKER SMITH O’HARA McCOY & FORD
Founded in 1952 in Miami, Florida we have expanded our presence throughout the entire state of Florida and have additional offices in Arizona, Georgia, and Nashville. We are one of the largest and most reputable defense focused law firms in Florida. We are personable and professional problem solvers who offer clients an experienced team of litigators to represent their interests. With over 60 years of experience our firm offers quality representation that prioritizes integrity and ingenuity.
As Chief Information Officer, you are responsible for maintaining, delivering, and defining our IT services, strategies, and capabilities across our law firm. You develop and support our current network infrastructure, security, and all technical services. Always proactive, you ensure the smooth delivery and operation of our systems and services by vigilantly monitoring and actively maintaining them.
As a hands-on leader, you assist with upgrades, installs, maintenance, and help desk support for hardware and software. Some of the software systems that your team gets to manage and support include Elite 3E accounting software, ProLaw case management software, SQL database systems, MS Office products, Office365 and Cisco VOIP telephone systems. Must be willing to travel to our various locations throughout the country.
As a strategic leader, you coordinate projects, budget development, and long-term planning. You analyze new projects and research the latest IT trends to keep us as effective and up-to-date as possible. You also meet with our management committee to report on current conditions, discuss future projects, request funding.
QUALIFICATIONS FOR OUR DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Bachelor's degree in information technology, computer science, or a related field
8+ years of experience within the IT field
Proven success in a similar role
Experience in the analysis, implementation, and evaluation of IT systems and their specifications
Experience with the most current technologies and products used in legal and business environments
Sound understanding of computer systems, security, network and systems administration, databases, and telecommunications systems
Ability to control and manage the IT budget
Strong leadership and organizational skills
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
5+ years of experience within a large law firm is preferred but multiple factors will be taken into consideration.
Preferred location would be South Florida locations: Miami or Fort Lauderdale; however, we will entertain a candidate interested in most of our locations in Florida
Established in 1952, Wicker Smith has over 200 attorneys across 13 offices, with 10 Florida locations in Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Melbourne, Miami, Naples, Orlando, Pensacola, Sarasota, Tampa, and West Palm Beach, as well as Phoenix, Arizona and Nashville, Tennessee. Leveraging extensive experience across a comprehensive spectrum of industries, the firm has represented some of the world’s best-known brands–including American Airlines, McDonalds, PepsiCo, and General Electric, to name a few—as well as hundreds of hospitals.
A founding member of USLAW NETWORK—an elite, by-invitation-only, international affiliation of more than 60 AV-rated, independent law firms—Wicker Smith can provide clients global legal resources of the highest caliber. Although since the firm’s foundation, our attorneys have received numerous awards and recognitions for their legal acumen and contributions to the community, we consider our greatest distinction the enduring relationships we forge with our clients.
Foundational to our success has been our unwavering commitment to operating with a high level of integrity and efficiency, providing clients with an early evaluation/opinion and seeking fast ...resolutions which protect their best interests. Our focus is on understanding each client’s unique needs and goals, moving quickly and efficiently to the best possible resolution. This client-centric approach has fostered long-standing partnerships which illustrate Wicker Smith’s full-out commitment to clients.
While we take pride in the many awards and accolades we have received over the years for our legal wins, we take special satisfaction in knowing that our clients trust us as their “go-to” strategic partners in overcoming obstacles, maximizing opportunities, and achieving their goals and objectives.