Learn To Do Something AWESOME!

Learn To Do Something AWESOME!

This Saturday and Sunday, October 25th-26th TechWeekend @theDolphins presents meetups, code-sessions and hack-a-thons all designed to eliminate technological illiteracy. In addition, there will be a special C-level roundtable entitled ‘Technology of Entertainment’ presented on Saturday from 10-11AM. The roundtable features Tery Howard, CTO of Miami Dolphins and John Spade, CTO or Florida Panthers discussing ‘Engaging relationship drivers with entertainment’.

If you are a CIO or Senior Technology Leader in your company and you would like to participate in this exciting event, please contact Alex@SherlockTech.com

Did you know that during the next four months, you have the opportunity to connect with over 4,000 South Florida buyers and influencers in the technology and marketing sectors. Would you like to increase sales from stronger connections with more clients? I can help you tailor a customized sponsorship package to meet your special objectives -  email Alex@SherlockTech.com

$100K Top Job Pick – Senior PHP Developer Boca Raton

$100K Top Job Pick – Senior PHP Developer Boca Raton

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Our client, a financial services firm, located in Palm Beach County is looking for experienced LAMP- PHP professionals to develop highly advanced enterprise quality web applications.  This permanent position would like someone who has worked on a PHP platform with knowledge of TDD– PHPUnit or phpspec.

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Administrative Office of the Courts – Job Announcement – SharePoint Developer/Web Designer

Administrative Office of the Courts – Job Announcement – SharePoint Developer/Web Designer

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS – JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

This position is part of the Applications group within the Courts Information Technology Services (CITeS) Division that provides key technology support/solutions to the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida. This is a key role working directly with end users in the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC), the members of the development team, as well as management under the direction of the Applications Development Manager to help lead the development of internal and external-facing websites.

Download PDF Job description: 4410-SharePoint-Developer-10-06-2014

WORKING JOB TITLE:

  • SharePoint Developer/Web Designer
  • Court Information Technology Services
  • $90,250.08 annually + benefits (state funded)

OFFICIAL JOB TITLE:    Trial Court Technology Officer
OCCUPATION CODE:    4410
GENERAL DESCRIPTION:  This position is part of the Applications group within the Courts Information Technology Services (CITeS) Division that provides key technology support/solutions to the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida. This is a key role working directly with end users in the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC), the members of the development team, as well as management under the direction of the Applications Development Manager to help lead the development of internal and external-facing websites.  The role also requires the ability to create visually appealing web and user interfaces.  The incumbent will participate in circuit wide, cross-line teams to define business processes, compile requirements, draw up technical designs, and implement efficient solutions. This position will employ appropriate quality software engineering practice and deploy into a state wide production environment. Balancing multiple projects and strong ability to work in a team environment are key aspects of this position.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
•    Work with client and project management teams to clearly articulate project requirements and objectives, identify and  analyze preliminary business needs, time estimates, and define the project scope and objectives.
•    Develop, design, and architect web applications in both standalone and team environments.
•    Communicate information architecture, project design (both user interface and technical) with client.
•    Enforce and follow development standards, procedures, and methodologies.
•    Keep abreast of new technologies.
•    Manage multiple projects, both large and small, at once.
•    Perform related work as required.

QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in business management or administration, information technology, computer science, management information systems, or a closely related field; or other coursework showing extensive emphasis on programming; Master’s Degree preferred with seven years of application development using object-oriented languages and at least four years of developmental experience with each of the following:

•    Extensive, hands-on experience of web application and/or consumer Internet environment.
•    NET technologies using C# and/or VB.NET programming languages.
•    Visual Studio development environment.
•    SharePoint 2010 (knowledge of 2013 as well) development, including administration, web parts, site customization, SharePoint Search configuration and SharePoint Designer
•    Database Administration of RDBMS (i.e., Microsoft SQL Server or Oracle) using Structure Query Language (SQL).
•    Supporting web-based applications using Microsoft IIS.
•    Microsoft certification preferred.
Or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the following knowledge, abilities and skills:
•    Knowledge of custom application/component development where appropriate to support enterprise projects and ability to leverage use of Out of the Box (OOTB) SharePoint features and functionality.
•    Knowledge/understanding of SharePoint Web Content Management capabilities including publishing features, content deployment, content approval and scheduling and web page authoring.
•    Ability to design, develop, deploy and maintain custom components such as master pages, web parts, workflows, user controls and InfoPath forms for intranet sites and public portals using SharePoint Server platform.
•    Knowledge with XML concepts related to datasets, serialization and XML schemas.
•    Solid knowledge in data driven, web application development, using Microsoft technologies.
•    Ability to hand-code HTML/DHTML, CSS, JavaScript, ASP/C#/ADO, SQL, and XML/XSLT.
•    Solid knowledge in Microsoft .NET Framework.
•    Knowledge of Object Oriented Programming (OOP) concepts and UML methodologies for creation and maintenance of software classes suited for code reuse by development team and/or new development.
•    Knowledge of application development processes including design, prototyping, testing and deployment.
•    Knowledge of Microsoft IIS and .NET web application servers.
•    Ability to fully utilize the Internet technologies available such as .Net, Client-Server, N-Tier, and Model View Controller architectures.
•    Ability to use Rapid Application Development tools and component technologies to build client-side and server-side Web applications.
•    Ability to effectively organize project tasks and develop a successful product.
•    Ability to contribute technically in a broad range of areas including programming, design and architecture.
•    Excellent interpersonal skills as well as strong communication skills to communicate with customers, vendors, support personnel, application development staff and management.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work involves a significant amount of standing, walking, sitting, talking, listening, balancing, stooping, and reaching with hands and arms; must be able to transfer up to 10 pounds.

Power Excel with Bill “MrExcel” Jelen – Oct 21

Power Excel with Bill “MrExcel” Jelen – Oct 21

You use Excel 40 hours a week, but do you really know how to unleash the power of Excel? Learn cool secrets and tricks lurking on the Data menu. Learn the ins and outs of Pivot Tables (from the guy who wrote the book on pivot tables!). Create slick charts in a single button click. Add thousands of subtotals in seconds. Don’t be tortured by bad data any longer.

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IT’S THIS WEEKEND! TechWeekend@theDolphins – Oct 25-26

IT’S THIS WEEKEND! TechWeekend@theDolphins – Oct 25-26

Join Tery Howard, CTO of the Miami Dolphins and hundreds of fellow technology enthusiasts, professionals and novices for a weekend of tech learning and development.  Our goal is to eliminate technology illiteracy. TechWeekend@theDolphins presents a Hack-a-thon, a Teach-a-thon, multiple tracks and technical sessions.  From entry level coding sessions that teach the basics of HTML, CSS & JavaScript, to advanced mobile apps running in the cloud, you will learn how to build and deploy today’s technology.  Just bring your laptop and enthusiasm.  Hundreds of tickets to the Thursday, Nov. 13th Dolphins vs. Bills game are among the prize winnings.

An entire weekend with:

• Hackathons
• Meetups
• IT Pro Track
• Coding Track
• Teach-a-thon

*Free Parking*

Hundreds of Dolphins tickets and other prizes to be awarded to attendees!

Learn more here: http://www.thefintank.com

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GET OUT AND VOTE! – Vote for your favorite ITPalooza sessions

GET OUT AND VOTE! – Vote for your favorite ITPalooza sessions

We’ve added a fun feature to the 2014 ITPalooza website – voting! That’s right, we’re inviting you to visit the ballot page and vote for your favorite sessions.

VOTE WITH A CLICK! 

We’ve chosen the industry standard Facebook ‘like’ button we’ve added a Facebook ‘share’ button so you can share your favorite sessions on your timeline and help spread the word about how cool ITPalooza is.

In the near future we may also add share options for LinkedIn and Twitter. Please be sure to re-visit the ballot from time to time as we are adding new sessions all the time.

We will tally up all the votes and publish the results to the schedule page on November the 4th to correspond with the 2014 mid-term elections.

We still have a live schedule page because some sessions are exempt from voting.

If you are interested in presenting a session at ITPalooza 2014, please visit the signup page where you can create a speaker profile and upload your session details and presentation stack.

This year, ITPalooza will run sessions in four time slots, starting on the hour,  beginning at 1 PM. We are waiting for the final classroom count as this will determine the total number of session we can schedule.

News from Microsoft’s Blain Barton

News from Microsoft’s Blain Barton

Blain is a Senior Technical Evangelist, US Developer Experience and Evangelism – DX Team, Eastern Region – Florida with Microsoft Corporation.

Blain would like to share these Microsoft centric events and resources:

Meetup http://www.meetup.com/Florida-IT-Professionals
Blog – http://aka.ms/blainbarton
Early Experts – http://aka.ms/itproexpert
Microsoft Azure – http://aka.ms/try-azure
BizSpark Champ – BizSpark Program http://aka.ms/go-bizspark
Twitter @blainbar
Facebook and LinkedIn – Blain Barton
IT TIME RADIO http://aka.ms/it-time-radio

21st Annual Gold Coast Users’ Group meeting and Holiday party – Call for Sponsors – Dec 5

21st Annual Gold Coast Users’ Group meeting and Holiday party – Call for Sponsors – Dec 5

We are gearing up for the December 5th (Friday) 21st Annual Gold Coast Users’ Group meeting and Holiday party and would welcome any assistance with sponsorship.  Please feel free to share with anyone you think might be interested.

The Gold Coast Users’ Group is offering  three levels of Sponsorship this year. We always appreciate products for the raffle.

  • Platinum $3000
  • Gold $1000
  • Silver $500

Platinum Sponsorship includes:

  • 10 minute presentation to the group
  • May distribute 2 pieces of marketing literature/collateral
  • Highlighted as Platinum sponsor on the GCUG website and email blasts to membership-may include 1 line company description.
  • You may send up to 5 people to the meeting and party.

Gold Sponsorship includes:

  • 5 minute presentation to the group
  • May distribute 1 piece of marketing literature/collateral
  • Highlighted as Gold sponsor on the GCUG website and email blasts to membership-may include 1 line company description.
  • You may send up to 3 people to the meeting and party.

Silver Sponsorship includes:

  • 1 minute presentation to the group
  • May distribute 1 piece of marketing literature/collateral
  • Highlighted as Silver sponsor on the GCUG website and email blasts to membership.
  • You may send 1 person to the meeting and party.

Please don’t hesitate to send any questions my way.  Sponsorship may be provided in the form of a check payable to:

Gold Coast Users’ Group
c/o Homnick Systems
902 Clint Moore Rd., Suite 235
Boca Raton, FL  33487

Credit card payments may be submitted via the Homnick Systems secure site https://ssl.homnick.com/payments/create   for processing and the payment will be deposited into the GCUG bank account.

As always, many thanks!

Maureen Homnick

ETBS in PARADISE – Oct 23rd

ETBS in PARADISE – Oct 23rd

Enterprise Development Corporation of South Florida in partnership with Florida Venture Forum present the 17th Annual Emerging Technology Business Showcase on Thursday, October 23rd.

Over 250 attendees will gather to learn and network with potential investors, clients, partners and mentors. This year’s conference will showcase some of the most promising early – stage companies in South Florida through investor pitches and product demos. Attendees will also hear from industry experts who have started, invested in and grown successful companies through presentations, panel discussions and exhibits

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Fast Tech Awards Honor Local Co’s – Oct 23

Fast Tech Awards Honor Local Co’s – Oct 23

The Fast Tech Awards recognizes South Florida’s fastest growing technology companies – companies making their mark on this ever-changing industry.  Join us at The Hyatt Pier 66 – Panorama Ballroom for awards breakfast and registration starting at 8:30AM.

For more information, contact Maureen D’Silva at mdsilva@bizjournals.com or 954-949-7522.

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