Information Technology Career Path
Information Technology is important to almost every company in every industry in Northeast Florida.
Explore careers in the industry and learn about salaries, job growth, and skills.
IT Industry Guide
We’ve created a document to help you research jobs – from entry-level to skilled technicians. Learn more about salaries, job growth projections, and how you can advance your career through education and training.
Industry News and Updates
(Courtesy of Businesswire) – As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to reshape consumer behaviors and accelerate the adoption of digital banking, Bank of Hawaii has expanded its relationship with financial technology leader FIS® (NYSE: FIS) to modernize its digital...
(Courtesy of the Jacksonville Daily Record) -- The University of North Florida Division of Continuing Education announced a partnership with San Francisco-based Springboard to offer two accelerated career track programs in data science and data analytics. Enrollment...
(Courtesy of the Jacksonville Business Journal) – Starbucks has employees at hundreds of busy locations strolling through car lines, taking orders with hand-held devices so customers can get their caffeine fix a few seconds faster. Shake Shack, which has long...
(Courtesy of the Jacksonville Daily Record) – The state Supreme Court distributed the Florida State Courts Annual Report March 18, described by Chief Justice Charles Canady as a reflection on “what we have achieved despite – and in some ways, because of” the...
(Courtesy of the Jacksonville Daily Record) – Jacksonville-based financial technology company Fidelity National Information Services Inc. implemented a new student loan repayment opportunity March 10 for U.S.-based college graduates who are hired by FIS starting this...
Meet Brian Allen, IT Industry Manager
Brian Allen is the Information Technology sector manager at CareerSource NEFL and a native of Jacksonville, FL.
Brian Allen was born and raised in Jacksonville, and graduated from UNF, initially with a BA in Education and later with a Master of Business Administration.
Brian began his career as a teacher and athletic coach in Duval County Public Schools and eventually found his way into the Mortgage Industry, working both as a Mortgage Broker and then as a Mortgage Loan Officer for both BBVA Compass and TD Bank. He has a total of 13 years of mortgage banking experience in both mortgage origination and mortgage servicing. During the most recent recession, Brian’s employer closed operations and he found employment with Fidelity National Information Services as a Quality Assurance Analyst, testing multiple enterprise applications.
Brian currently serves as both the Finance and Information Technology Sector Managers for CareerSource NEFL.