VP Helix Core Engineering

Elegant solutions to sophisticated problems. That’s what you deliver. Surround yourself with the team, resources, and support you need to design and build world-class IT solutions.

Merrimack, NH


<p><strong>At Connection, our purpose is simple: we connect people with technology. From hardware&mdash;PCs, printers, servers, and more&mdash;to cutting-edge cloud, cybersecurity, and professional IT services, we design, build, and support the IT solutions that thousands of companies, schools, and government agencies rely on every day. We like to think of ourselves as the IT Department for our customers&rsquo; IT Department. Our company started out almost 40 years ago with two employees and a phone line. Today we&rsquo;re a Fortune 1000 IT solutions partner operating in 174 countries around the world&mdash;still driven by that startup mentality and guided by our original purpose.</strong></p> https://www.connection.com/

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Full Time

Salary Range: $249,904.00/Yr. - $315,096.00/Yr.

Overview: <p><strong>What We Do:</strong></p> <p>CNXN Helix Center at Connection Inc., is at the forefront of AI innovation, offering cutting-edge solutions that redefine the boundaries of artificial intelligence and data management. We are dedicated to helping our clients navigate the complexities of AI integration, ensuring they stay ahead in a rapidly evolving technological landscape. Our commitment to excellence, innovation, and strategic growth makes us an industry leader. Visit us at&nbsp;<a href="http://www.connection.com/helix" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">www.connection.com/helix</a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Who We Are:</strong></p> <p>Our team is made stronger by a multitude of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. It&rsquo;s what makes us unique&mdash;what drives us to innovate and create technology solutions that stand apart from the crowd. We&rsquo;d love for you to be a part of that fabric, to share your ideas and experiences with a team that thrives on fresh thinking, creativity, and helping others.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Why You Should Join Us:</strong></p> <p>You&rsquo;ll find supportive teammates and a rewarding career&mdash;plus great benefits. We take pride in supporting employees with a total rewards package that provides financial, emotional, and physical resources for you and your family. Our compensation, 401k plans, medical insurance, and other benefits are progressive and competitive. We value the importance of our employees&rsquo; emotional well-being. To support employees, we provide free therapy visits, mental health coaching and tools, and meditation resources.&nbsp;You&rsquo;ll also enjoy a generous paid time off package that includes not only vacation and sick time, but also Wellness&nbsp;and Volunteer Time Off days.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Position Overview</strong></p> <p>This pivotal role encompasses overseeing and driving excellence within the Helix Core Engineering functions, focusing on AI Infrastructure Optimization, Data Orchestration, and Support Operations, which include DataOps and MLOps. The VP Helix Engineering will spearhead Go-to-Market strategies in these domains, providing strategic leadership to Directors and Senior Directors responsible for these critical areas. Though this position focuses on the broader application of AI across industries, this position also takes a lead in driving our efforts in the Government vertical with a focus on AI applications in military technologies. The ideal candidate will bring a blend of technical expertise and visionary thought leadership to foster innovation, develop unique solutions, and deliver substantial value to our partners, customers, and the academic community.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>This is a remote or hybrid opportunity preferably based near our corporate offices in Merrimack, NH, or Boston or New York metropolitan areas.</p> <p>Regular travel is required with a routine frequency of 30%-50%.</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Lead the Helix Core Engineering functions, setting strategic direction and ensuring alignment with the company&rsquo;s goals and objectives.</li> <li>Oversee the optimization of AI infrastructure and data orchestration processes, ensuring they are efficient, scalable, and aligned with the latest industry standards and practices.</li> <li>Lead the Support Operations areas, including DataOps and MLOps, to facilitate seamless operational workflows and enhance the efficiency of our engineering functions.</li> <li>Drive all Go-to-Market activities for the areas under your purview, collaborating with marketing, sales, and product teams to ensure successful market penetration and customer adoption.</li> <li>Design and deliver high-value consulting and advisory services related to AI infrastructure optimization, data orchestration, and support operations, enhancing our value proposition to clients.</li> <li>Engage with partners, customers, and academia to develop and implement unique solutions, fostering strong relationships and collaborative opportunities.</li> <li>Represent the team and the broader group in strategic engagements with partners and customers, acting as a key spokesperson and advocate for our technology and solutions.</li> <li>Work closely with the industry solutions leadership to design and develop industry-specific capabilities within the core functions, ensuring our solutions meet the unique needs of our clients.</li> <li>Bring deep expertise in the Government vertical, particularly in AI application in military technologies in order to engage with government clients to develop and deploy advanced solutions that meet their unique needs.</li> <li>Act as a cultural leader within the group, promoting a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement.</li> <li>Provide mentorship and guidance to Directors and Senior Directors, fostering a culture of innovation and excellence.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Master's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field, or equivalent practical experience.</li> <li>15 to 20 years of solid leadership and technical experience in AI Infrastructure Optimization, Data Orchestration, DataOps, MLOps, or related fields.</li> <li>Deep expertise in the Government vertical with a focus on AI applications in military technologies.</li> <li>Willingness and ability to obtain federal clearances for working on sensitive government projects.</li> <li>Proven track record of leading engineering functions, with a strong ability to motivate, mentor, and lead teams to achieve exceptional results.</li> <li>Strong technical background with the ability to drive teams towards innovative solutions.</li> <li>Thought leadership in AI infrastructure, data orchestration, and support operations, with the ability to engage with external partners, customers, and academia.</li> <li>Experience in Go-to-Market strategy development and execution.</li> <li>Ability to represent the team and company in strategic engagements with key stakeholders.</li> <li>Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain strong relationships with internal teams, partners, and customers.</li> <li>Alignment with industry solutions leadership to develop specific capabilities that enhance our offerings.</li> <li>Demonstrated commitment to driving a positive and inclusive culture within the organization.</li> </ul> <br /><br /> <h2 class="iCIMS_InfoMsg iCIMS_InfoField_Job">Min</h2> <div class="iCIMS_InfoMsg iCIMS_InfoMsg_Job"> <div class="iCIMS_Expandable_Container"> <div class="iCIMS_Expandable_Text">USD $249,904.00/Yr.</div> </div> </div> <h2 class="iCIMS_InfoMsg iCIMS_InfoField_Job">Max</h2> <div class="iCIMS_InfoMsg iCIMS_InfoMsg_Job"> <div class="iCIMS_Expandable_Container"> <div class="iCIMS_Expandable_Text">USD $315,096.00/Yr.</div> </div> </div>