Electronic Systems, Inc.

  • Virtual Chief Information Officer (vCIO)

    Job Locations US-Virginia Beach
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The vCIO is responsible for providing technology consulting services for Managed IT Services clients. You will focus on identifying business risk, defining long term IT initiatives & developing a technology budget. The vCIO will act as the central point of contact for maintaining the business relationship. The vCIO is not an account manager, but is responsible for generating agreement renewals & increasing year over year monthly recurring revenue. The vCIO is expected to manage a book of business that consists of 45-50 named or territory accounts up to 100K of monthly recurring revenue.


    The vCIO is responsible for transitioning the approved strategy & budget to the account manager for action.   The vCIO is also accountable for Solutions Architect & Account Manager collaboration to ensure best practice standards, and desired long term IT initiatives.



    • Regular planning meetings with assigned accounts. Regularity depends on account size and complexity (bi-weekly, monthly, quarterly, or semi-annually)
    • All activities recorded in vCIO playbook.
    • Regular meetings with Network Admin team to review technology alignment

    Understands impact on technology upon clients business


    • Assess and review the business impact of the Technical Alignment prepared by the Network Admin
    • Prepare recommendations based on the assessments

    Translate technical conversation into a business conversation and present recommendations to client


    Client Strategy & IT roadmapping

    • vCIO is responsible for the long term technology strategy for the client
    • vCIO must show the client the impact of their technology decisions
    • vCIO must present this strategy in clear business terms


    Skills & Abilities


    Education:             Bachelor's Degree (four year college or technical school) Preferred, Field of Study: IT or related technical field.


    Experience:           5+ years real world business experience working with clients on IT related matters


    Computer Skills:   Familiarity and understanding of key technology solutions. Mainly Microsoft Windows platforms, firewall/security technology, virtualization technologies, switching/routing technologies



    Electronic Systems, Inc. is a premier supplier and service provider of comprehensive office technology. We are committed to providing remarkable innovative solutions to our customers and for our employees, extensive training and development. We are passionate about building a team of highly qualified, customer focused individuals who contribute enthusiastically to our corporate culture and our company's success. With the competitive salary and benefits offered at ESI you build more than a career, you can build a future.


    Check us out at www.esi.net


    Opportunity Employer/AA Employer M/F/D/V, and maintains a drug-free workplace.  Electronic Systems is a tobacco and smoke-free workplace.


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