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Technical Recruiter

Ashburn, Virginia, United States
August 31, 2017

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Lead Technical Recruiter

Professional Summary

*+ years of full Life cycle of IT/Technical Recruiting/Talent Acquisition (end to end) to include, but not limited to, extensive client (internal and external) interaction, analysis and qualifying client job orders, helping clients with Job Descriptions, Educating client with IT market trends, sourcing, interviewing/pre-screening, negotiations, reference checks, background checks, 3rd party vendor relationships and management, on-boarding (Including all legal paperwork), consultant contracts to hiring and delivery.

Use of various Job Boards for resume mining. Use of various social media to reach and recruit passive candidates. Campus recruitment as and when required. Pipeline and referral database.

Lead a team of upto 5 recruiters including, but not limited to, Job Distribution, Process implementation, Hiring and training as needed.

Use of sourcing and hiring metrics and reports for effective and productive time and recruiting management, delegation resulting in satisfied clients.

Full life cycle experience in working with 3rd party staffing suppliers/vendors (onshore and off shore).

Constant interaction with internal business units and company clients in gathering Job requisitions, analyzing and qualifying the reqs, ultimately distributing to my teams and also hands-on recruiting

Success in Recruiting based on referrals and employee retention

Building and managing strong candidate and client relationships resulting in a brimming candidate referral pipeline and client reqs.

Good working knowledge and experience in most HR issues to include, but not limited to, broad HR laws including H1B laws, EOE, staffing, compensation, benefits, web and virtual recruiting, background and drug checks, employee inductions, and orientations, employee evaluations, retention, reference checks and employee counseling.

Dynamic and results-oriented individual with Extensive Full Life Cycle technical recruiting experience, focused in the placement of Consulting and Full-Time Hires both on the agency and corporate side.

Specialized in recruiting Software Engineers/Architects (Java/J2EE,.NET, SQL Server), Database Developers/Administrators, Mobile Developers, Network/System Engineers, Information Security Specialists, Network Engineer/ Network Architect/ Web Developers, Quality Assurance/Test Engineers, and BI Analyst Admins/Developers.

Possess strong technical/business acumen and understanding of technical requirements; deep sourcing skills and experience sourcing passive candidates; excellent candidate assessment skills.

Possess excellent knowledge of recruiting and hiring processes including sourcing, interviewing, reference checking, tracking, salary negotiations, and closing.

A resourceful, solution-focused professional with excellent interpersonal and rapport-building skills.

Responsible, loyal, reliable, and independent worker with high level of enthusiasm and creativity.

Self-motivated professional who achieves results and has superior ability to coordinate and perform several projects simultaneously.


MS in Nutrition Science, Syracuse University, NY, 2002- 2004 (GPA 3.7)

Bachelor of Science, Punjab University, Chandigarh (India)


GCB Services Mclean, VA May2014- Present

Lead Technical recruiter

Handled the tasks of screening, selecting and submitting candidates to job orders within a defined discipline.

Worked alongside of the account manager.

Managed team of 5 recruiters

Have worn the cap of a team lead and screened the shortlisted profiles by recruiters and directly sent to the clients via account manager

As a lead maintained and motivating the team in achieving the sales target and quality performance.

Have attended team meetings with the talent acquisition managers to know the type of client, their requirements and their perspective towards the position to guide the team of recruiters to present the right match.

Assigned the tasks of utilizing on-line database, candidate referrals, internet and networking to identify potential candidates and also negotiating offers with candidates to meet target gross margins of the organization

Have matched existing candidates on their project completion to available new positions by maintaining relationships with the candidate or their vendors.

Maintenance of an excel database and documenting requirement, candidate and vendor details

Enterprise Business Solutions, Inc. Falls Church, VA. October 2010 – April 2014

Technical Recruiter.

My responsibilities include screening & identifying candidates that will suits particular job requirements & to pursue such projects using various data base & search engines.

Primarily worked on different types of positions (QA Tester, Systems Analyst, Java, .Net, PeopleSoft and SAP).

Managed team of 6 recruiters offshore

Worked closely with HR Team in processing Green Cards and H1B, TN work visas for International employees.

Involved in Campus Recruiting programs, including University Career Fairs and University Networking Events.

Built and maintained relationships with target candidates as well as business partners, including all levels of employees, partners and leadership as well as university officials, clubs and organizations, faculty members, department heads, etc. for university recruiting at the following: (Startford, Strayer, State of Delaware and George Masson).

Leading team of 3 employees from Off Shore Site and working closely on daily basis to full file vendor’s requirements.

Involved in formation of recruitment teams, identification of team leads for the recruiters and setting up their targets for IT staffing.

Gathered IT staffing requirements from vendors on a daily basis, sourced resumes through recruiters and submitted perfect matches to the client. Followed up on submitted profiles, set up interviews for short listed candidates and closed the hired deals.

Responsible for completion of contractual paperwork with the vendors and the hired consultant. Conducted background check and drug screen for the candidate.

Participate in recruitment, interview and selection of candidates for various levels of position openings and promote a work environment that openly embraces individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

Conduct employment advertising campaigns and programs by developing and managing a network of recruitment and referral resources.

Strong experience in extending and negotiating offers with applicants (for both in-house and external candidates).

American Health Research Institute, Inc., Birmingham, AL July 2004- May 2006

Clinical Research Associate:

Designed and administered health and wellness program.

Involved in writing research grants to National Institute of Health (NIH).

Provided nutrition counseling for weight loss program.

Designed Stress reduction program using Indian System of Medicine.

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY August 2002- May 2004

Graduate Research Assistant: Assisted Dr. Sudha Raj on her ongoing research projects as a Graduate Research Assistant. The assistantship was awarded by the Department of Nutrition and Hospitality Management, Syracuse University, NY.

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