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13 Apr 2022

Full-Time Vice President, Information Technology

Groups360 – Posted by Groups360 Brentwood, Tennessee, United States

Job Description

Who we are: Groups360 is a marketplace enabling more efficient commerce in group travel. Through its innovative technology, Groups360 reduces cost and complexity for both suppliers and consumers of group meeting services. This innovative, high-growth company seeks individuals with a team orientation, high work ethic and passion for solving customer obstacles.


Why you want to work for us: Groups360 strives to be an employer of choice, we offer competitive salaries, uncapped potential and we contribute to the cost of the fantastic benefit We offer: Medical, Dental & Vision, HSA/FSA, Commuter Benefits, EAP and online discounts to a variety of goods and services, including identity theft protection, pet health insurance, travel, electronics, gifts, household needs and more!


We are looking for: Go-getters! People ready to move fast, be a part of something special! Are you a self-driven individual that likes to step up and take the reins of their respective position on a team? Do you like to make a difference? Would you like an opportunity that allows you to put your stamp on things? Do you like to know that you are on a team that values your contribution? Do you like knowing that you are appreciated and recognized for your individual contributions to the team? If you answered yes to the above questions, we would love to speak with you further about a career changing opportunity for the position outlined below.


The role: The VP, Information Technology will work closely with the SVP & Chief Technology Officer and SVP, Technology to devise the company’s enterprise-wide information technology strategy. The goal of this position is to ensure that all necessary systems are in place to support Groups360 infrastructure and key objectives, adding maximum value to the company and future success of its business. This individual will collaborate with key stakeholder communities to ensure cross functional groups are aligned on IT services and expectations.


What you will do:

  • Oversee operations, data warehouse, reporting, and internal IT departments.
  • Create a strategic Information Technology vision, architecture and roadmap for Groups360, addressing networking, communications, desktop, storage, cloud infrastructure, servers, database applications, and endpoint security.
  • Lead continuous improvement in value optimization, IT performance, and business processes where applicable; proactively identifies business capability and IT service gaps and contributes to improvement efforts.
  • Coordinate, review and approve IT Change Management processes regarding IT’s Disaster Recovery plans, as it relates to the GroupSync Platform, business applications, infrastructure, and recovery.
  • Actively stay ahead of information security issues and regulatory changes to ensure compliance and reduce company risk.
  • Monitor changes or advancements in technology to discover ways the company can gain competitive advantage.
  • Oversee the IT support and services requirements for all internal solutions, including Salesforce and other enterprise systems.
  • Set objectives and strategies for the IT department.
  • Plan the implementation of new systems and provide guidance to IT professionals and other staff within the organization.


Education and experience:

  • BA or BS in Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Business Administration, or related field
  • 12+ years of experience in software development and information technology.
  • 8+ years managing, mentoring and building high performing software engineering teams focused on quality delivery at scale.
  • Experience managing multiple teams.
  • Extensive experience with cloud computing stack; recent deep experience with and understanding of AWS.
  • Solid understanding of the project lifecycle processes including, but not limited to; initiation, requirement gathering, analysis and design, developmental tools and technologies, release and version control, contemporary testing methodologies, continuous integration/delivery and deployment management.
  • Proven experience developing and executing strategic plans to meet business needs.
  • Proven success working collaboratively with Product teams and building a strong relationship between engineering and product teams.
  • Effective organizational skills and ability to prioritize projects.
  • Experience building modern, cloud-based web and mobile applications.
  • Experience with Agile development and evaluating various development methodologies.


Additional eligibility qualifications:

  • Excellent verbal, written and group communication and presentation skills; ability to utilize communication skills to effectively influence across functions and business units as well as across different leadership levels.
  • Excellent organizational & analytical skills and ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Results-driven and execution-oriented personality, ready to take ownership and get results.
  • Strong empathy for customers and a passion for revenue and growth.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 365 Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, SharePoint.
  • Other qualifications as required.


Core Business Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. M-F; these hours may vary depending upon your position and work requirements.

Status: Full-Time, Exempt

Location: Brentwood, TN


(Company will not sponsor C2C or Work-related Visas)

Groups360 is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: #vicepresident, Nashville, and Technology. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

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