South Florida IT Jobs January 2015: What’s Hot!


If you’ve been on the hunt for new opportunities in IT in the South Florida region, you’ve probably discovered that things are heating up out there. The marketplace is extremely competitive, with Florida’s total IT unemployment rate at an all-time low of two percent.

To jump-start your job search, we’ve put together a list of some of the hottest positions open in January:

Android Developer in Aventura

Mobile developers are in extremely high demand, and Android is currently leading the pack, likely because Android Apps can be used across multiple devices, while iOS apps are limited to Apple products only. Back in 2013, Android become the most popular mobile platform on the planet and it’s estimated that over 500,000 new Android devices are activated daily.

If you enjoy creating customer-facing applications that integrate internal and third-party APIs, vendor SKS, and open source software, this development position in Aventura is for you. This specific employer values its employees and prides itself on its passionate culture. They are looking for Android developers with demonstrated experience, and because of this employer’s unique customer base, experience in the finance sector and Spanish language skills are a definite bonus.

You can find more detail on this Android Developer position in Aventura, Florida here.

Network Engineer in Delray Beach

This employer is looking for a strong Network Engineer who exhibits technical leadership, solid oral and written communications skills, as well as project management experience. The ideal candidate will be able to lead architecture and strategic direction of data center network services and cloud services. This is a great opportunity for engineers who are looking to utilize a variety of skills and talents, and those who want to spend more time in cloud environments.

A significant part of this role involves developing, maintaining and managing cross-functional relationships with product leads. This particular position is not for those who like to stay within their own functional silo, but rather those who enjoy communicating with other professionals from a variety of departments and backgrounds.

If this position interests you, and you have five or more years of Network Engineering experience, you can view the job posting here.

Java Developer in Aventura

According to sources such as Dice.Com, Stack Overflow, and, the demand for Java skills reached an all-time high in 2014, and South Florida is following that trend.  A rapidly growing international telecommunications solutions company in the area is looking for a highly motivated Java Developer to join their team.

The successful candidate will participate in all phases of the development lifecycle, and should have experience building APIs that support client applications. They are looking for a professional with Java and JEE experience, familiarity with object-oriented analysis and extensive knowledge of relational databases, both SQL and NoSQL.

You can learn more about this Java Developer position here.

If you’re looking for even more HOT IT jobs, the team at CERS invites you to contact us to learn more about our client companies. We are always looking to grow our talent network, and we’d love to talk to you today!

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