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2024 Next Gen IT Program | Miramar, FL

Miramar, FL
2024 Next Gen Information Technology Program

Who we are looking for: Seeking December 2023 and May 2024 graduating students. Our next Program begins Summer 2024.

Position Location: Miami, FL or Dallas, TX

What You Need to Know

Open the door to a groundbreaking tech career with an industry leader. Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits is North America's preeminent wine and spirits distributor, as well as a family-owned, privately held company with roots that go back to 1933. To create a new era in alcohol beverage sales and service, we're heavily invested in the most transformative new technologies - and the most brilliant tech professionals. Southern Glazer's was named by Newsweek as a Most Loved Workplace and is included on the Forbes lists for Largest Private Companies and Best Employers for Diversity.

Southern Glazer's offers a competitive compensation package with a salary of $70000 / year plus bonus. This salary range is an average range for this position. In determining a final offer, the company will evaluate a specific candidate's education, skills and experience and will make an offer appropriately.

As a full-time employee, you can choose from a full menu of our Top Shelf Benefits, including comprehensive medical and prescription drug coverage, dental and vision plans, tax-saving Flexible Spending Accounts, disability coverage, life insurance plans, and a 401(k) plan. We also offer tuition reimbursement, a wellness program, parental leave, vacation accrual, paid sick leave, and more.

We offer continuous learning and career growth in a fast-paced environment where you are respected, your voice is heard, and technology is part of our strategy for success. If you're looking to fill your glass with opportunity, come join our FAMILY.

About the Program

The SGWS Next Gen Information Technology Program (NGTP) is a 12-month rotational program sponsored by Ann Dozier, CIO of SGWS. The program is designed to build future talent for the ETP (Enterprise Technology Partners) Organization.

You will be hired as an Associate with the opportunity to rotate through various teams within ETP. Based on departmental availability, participants will spend time working in different functional areas, becoming familiar with the core technology drivers of the company, ETP Operations, Project Planning, Information Security, Infrastructure and Solutions Development to name a few. You will also receive comprehensive training in all areas in which you will be rotating. All the while, you will gain exposure to the C-suite, key decision makers at SGWS, and gain unparalleled cross-departmental knowledge that will position you for an accelerated career path in ETP.

Rotational Areas

Business Solution Delivery - The Analyst will work on gathering requirements and creating a Business Requirements Document and understand how this is then converted into a functional specification used by solution analyst to configure a platform to deliver on the business objectives. Through the rotation, the analyst will learn the systems development lifecycle (SDLC) and how this guides the development of business solutions. In addition, data management concepts will be learned and understood how these concepts are applied to deliver business value. Finally, through the work assigned, the analyst will gain an understanding of the SGWS software landscape and technical languages used at SGWS and how to best leverage these to create business solutions.

Infrastructure - The Analyst will complete activities in support of our software and hardware environments as part of our Operations Control Center and desk side teams will allow an understanding of how our technical teams support the applications that are used by business operations. The Analyst will also have an opportunity to be part of the Security Operations team and gain an understanding of what it means to respond to a security breach. Knowing how to secure data, information and other IT assets will be a part of the learnings to begin to understand how to avoid a breach from happening. Finally, exposure to the internal control environment through audits focusing on: reliability/integrity of financial and operational information, effectiveness and efficiency of operations, safeguarding of assets, compliance with laws, and regulations and contracts.

Service Management & Office of the CIO - The Analyst will have the opportunity to sit and listen to support calls from the National Service Desk to experience how ETP supports our business. In the OCIO, you will have the opportunity to interact with our Vendor Management, Finance and IT Asset Management Teams within ETP and outside of ETP to learn what it means to negotiate an IT contract and measure the value of our strategic vendor partnerships. Exposure to our complex systems environment will be achieved by sitting with our technical architects to dig into the SGWS systems architecture components. Working side by side with our PMO and Finance team, you will develop a project budget and estimate required resources, software, hardware, and recurring costs depending on 2 different delivery methodologies: Project Management Institute (PMI) and Safe Agile Delivery. Finally, you will be part of creating the monthly ETP Scorecard for an understanding of the key measurement and how ETP defines success.

Dedicated Focus Area - The Analyst will have the opportunity to assume the responsibilities of a role on a team and have an immersive experience in the Domain/ Department/ Role they are passionate about pursuing.


  • Must be a graduating senior (December 2023 or May 2024), pursuing a degree in: Business Administration, Information Technology, Engineering, Computer Science, Management Information Systems (MIS) and/or comparable from an accredited university
  • Strong team player with ability to demonstrate Agile delivery values working both within a team and working independently
  • Collaborate with business and IT stakeholders to identify, analyze, understand, and prioritize activities by business value and urgency
  • Budget and risk management capabilities
  • Ability to develop a team environment
  • Ability to gather, interpret, and analyze data, as well as define, track and monitor KPIs
  • Strategic thinker - can develop a plan to meet a long-term objective
  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail to process large numbers of invoices
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities
  • Proficient oral and written communication skills, and ability to influence outcomes
  • Knowledge in application and software development
  • Knowledge of software design and programming principles
  • Strong analytical, mathematic, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to build relationships and collaboration across different departments, sometimes virtually

Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.