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Alexandria, Virginia, 22315, United States
January 03, 2018

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Desiree Berry

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Alexandria, VA 22315


Dedicated Recruiting Professional with 9 years of experience in high volume government contracting.

Sr. Technical Recruiter

Akima, LLC – Herndon, VA – July 2017 to Present

Recruit for the Navy, Army (INSCOM) and Coast Guard for technical positions across the US.

Filled positions such as Developers, Network Engineers, Information Assurance Analyst and Cyber Security.

Maintain and train recruiters, sourcers and program managers on how to use Taleo

Supervise recruiting coordinator and sourcer.

Maintain a high requisition load of 50+ positions.

All positions that I recruit for require a Secret clearance and above.

Recruit for OCONUS IT positions in Afghanistan, Dubai, Kuwait and Guam.

Work cohesively with HR and HRIS team so candidates can have a smooth onboarding experience.

Talk with managers daily to make sure their needs are met.

Work on several proposals and IDIQ’s.

Sr. IT Recruiter

Link Solutions, Inc – McLean, VA – September 2016 to February 2017

Recruit for hard to fill IT DoD positions in Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Fort Meade, Ft Belvoir and Ft Lee. Also recruit for the State Department.

All positions require a Secret, Top Secret or Top Secret with SCI.

Positions that I filled were cyber security, developers, storage engineers, DBA’s and IT Infrastructure.

Recruit for proposals.

Post all jobs and responsible for building relationships with the job boards/job fair vendors.

Work with VP’s and CEO to establish positions that need to be filled.

Worked cohesively with HR department.

Utilize Taleo as our applicant tracking system.


PAE, Inc. (Pacific Architects and Engineers) - Falls Church, VA - August 2011 to September 2016

Recruit for many different contracts such as I2S, NCE, SCMP, ANTTS, EAS, SATOC, MC Dean, FBI Triple

S, FBI Name Check, E-Smarts, JIEDDO, FPS, FOSC, WPS and ASC.

Sole recruiter for Mecury and Diesel contract which employs security monitors and CST's. Both contracts

require TS/SCI CI Poly.

Also recruit for many different corporate positions as well as OPM investigators.

Solely started a SOC contract with Google that positions range from security to IT. Positions are located all

across the world.

Personnel Security and Analysts such as Humint, Signit and All Source.

Actively recruit for proposals, RFP'S, and IDIQ's.

Post jobs, manage candidates, perform background checks, drug tests, send out offer letters while using

Taleo business and enterprise editions, ICIMS and Workday.

Manage, transfers and promotions.

Work with HR Managers to coordinate new hires and orientation.

Work with Program Managers to establish positions that need to be filled.

Recruited for positions that required TS/SCI with CI POLY and TS/SCI with Full Scope Poly.

Filled 228 positions within my first six months of employment


Torres AES - Arlington, VA - October 2010 to August 2011

Provides full-life cycle recruiting for international personnel, corporate, and government contract positions to


Recruited for proposals such as WPS and DLITE.

Aid in the development of government proposals and RFP submissions, offering recruitment planning

schemas, budget outlooks, and recruiting cost analysis.

Specialize in the selection and human resources procedures of IT, linguistics, security, special forces, COIN

instructors, and other corporate professionals CONUS and OCONUS

Review and maintain highly secured documents to be processed for various levels of security clearances

such as Secret, TS/SCI Full Scope Polygraphs.

Recruited for positions that required TS/SCI with CI POLY and TS/SCI with Full Scope Poly.

HR Specialist

CR Associates - Newington, VA - September 2008 to January 2010

Perform searches for qualified candidates according to relevant job criteria such as medical/dental, administrative, IT, scientific, etc.

Government clientele recruiting and credentialing Including WRAMC, DIHS, FOHS, ICE, USPS, USAID, and

many Navy and Air Force Bases, and Military Medical Treatment Facilities across the United States.

Performs administrative support to the recruiting function to include: recruitment, compensation (salary

surveys) and EEO/Affirmative Action Programs.

Maintain data in HRIS database

Benefit administration which include health, dental, vision, life, 401K, disability and FML.

Responsible for conducting salary surveys for all positions on new proposals.

Health care credentialing and re credentialing process for all hires under the MATO and TOPR contracts for

various permanent, contract Temp to permanent

top secret and secret cleared positions with an emphasis on the following categories: Allied Health, Nursing

all specialties, Occupational, Therapy,

Dental, Physicians, Mental Health, and Pharmacy.

Responsible for the collection of data and performing primary source verification of credentials for all providers

as identified by contracts with CRAssociates according to the appropriate accreditation standards (NCQA,

JCAHO, HCFA, etc.).

Responsible for having applicants complete the SF85P and making sure the document are correct.

Perform electronic queries (NPDB, AMA, FSMB, OIG, etc.) for verification and sanction information.

Analyzed data from various licensing agencies and the NPDB.

Communication with state and federal agencies, hospitals, and other outside sources as needed to perform the verification process.

HR/Office Manager

Direct Path Corporation - Alexandria, VA - May 2008 to September 2008

Supported President, Vice President, and project managers on many different projects.

Dealt with certificate of insurance company daily concerning all of our contractors.

Maintained bid log and drawing log.

Maintained Mas 90 for accounting purposes.

Completed payroll bi-weekly.

Accounts receivable and payable contact for all vendors.

Shipping manager for domestic and international shipments.



Greater Johnstown High School - Johnstown, PA

1995 to 1999


Hodes IQ (1 year), Taleo Business Edition (3 years), Taleo Enterprise Edition (3 years), ICIMS (1 year),

Workday (Less than 1 year)

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