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Management Manager

Location:
Imperial, CA, 92251
Posted:
April 24, 2016

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Lyndrel Downs

Managing Partner - ENERGY SOURCING FORTIFY EXPERTS

Houston, TX

acuheb@r.postjobfree.com - 281-***-****

• Highly skilled Senior Technical Recruiter with 18 years of experience.

• Recruiting foundation encompasses Business Facing Roles, Information Technology, CyberSecurity and Engineering skill disciplines filling Direct Hire and Contract positions.

• Successful in placing exempt & non-exempt, mid to senior level professionals locally and nationally within numerous industries for Fortune 500 companies and startups.

• Strong Interpersonal and organizational skills.

• Detail oriented, with the ability to assess Internal/External Customers' needs and implementing appropriate solutions.

• Maintain a strong work ethic and high personal integrity.

• Thrive in a leadership role or as a leveraged individual contributor.

• Highly successful in sourcing candidates through consistent networking.

• Strong sourcing skills through internet mining via job boards (Monster, Dice, CareerBuilder, Indeed, Ladders), LinkedIn, LinkedIn Recruiter, Craigslist, Google, Bing, and social media sites like Facebook and Twitter.

• Skilled in interviewing candidates to ascertain all needs and ensure successful matches.

• Expert knowledge in Recruitment Life Cycle.

• Technically savvy with the heart of a teacher; adept at coaching other employees to match own personal success.

• Recognized as a President's Club Award Winner for 2001, 2005, 2006 2007 and 2009. Authorized to work in the US for any employer

WORK EXPERIENCE

Managing Partner

ENERGY SOURCING FORTIFY EXPERTS - Houston, TX - March 2011 to Present Director of Recruiting

• From Executives to Engineering, Energy Sourcing has a deep network of O&G professional to help grow your business. We understand the unique challenge of the O&G Industry and can align the right talent with the right clients. Gain the ultimate competitive advantage by leveraging our proven staffing solutions.

• Fortify Experts helps companies locate and hire cyber security personnel. Fortify Experts is a specialized team of experienced staffing and recruiting specialists who understand the complexities of the digital world. Fortify Experts work across the U.S. and the globe placing Cyber Security executives and specialists for our clients.

• Fortify Experts is a division of Energy Sourcing, a strategy and staffing firm formed in 2008 focused on providing executive and technical experts to the energy industry.

• Full life cycle recruitment for technical and non-technical positions, screening candidates, facilitating interviews and interview lineups, salary & rate negotiations, reference background checks, job postings and closing.

• Identified talent for direct hire, staff consultancy and contract positions in a variety of corporate environments including CyberSecurity, IT, Oil and Gas, Energy and Software Development Firms

• Act as a Subject Matter Expert for the Resource team on H1-B, L1, TN and EAD related visa issues and situations such as Corp-to-Corp, 1099 and W2

• High caliber technical recruiting with great emphasis on pro-active recruiting and pipelining top talent through strong research ability, competitive intelligence, direct cold calling, lead chasing and networking referrals.

• Mentor recruiters on Boolean searches and develop specific recruiting strategies to create and maintain a sufficient supply of talent.

• Responsible for meeting with each candidate and client we represent, in order to target relevant opportunities, and more importantly develop a strong business relationship by listening, collaborating, and establishing a timeline for successful hire.

• Offer letters, on-boarding, termination procedures, time keeping administration and invoicing

• Responsible for providing senior leadership for the recruiting team, project staff and consultant teams.

• Also responsible for establishing resourcing strategies and crafting tailored programs for individual client projects.

Sr. Resource Development Manager

MODIS (Ajilon Consulting) - Houston, TX - January 2011 to March 2011

• Source technical candidates by cold calling, Internet research and various other methods.

• Interview and screen candidates, submitting only the most qualified.

• Interface with management in presentation and scheduling of interviews for qualified candidates.

• Assist in preliminary orientation for clients and scheduling of pre-employment testing to include drug and background testing.

• Full recruitment cycle including identifying candidates, phone. Sr. Technical Recruiter Manager

AJILON CONSULTING (Computer People) - Houston, TX - February 1999 to January 2011

• Source technical candidates by cold calling, Internet research and various other methods.

• Interview and screen candidates, submitting only the most qualified.

• Interface with management in presentation and scheduling of interviews for qualified candidates.

• Assist in preliminary orientation for clients and scheduling of pre-employment testing to include drug and background testing.

• Full recruitment cycle including identifying candidates, phone.

• Interacted with hiring managers to gather job specifications and requirements.

• Created professional detailed job descriptions.

• Provide ongoing support to contract employees through the duration of their assignments

• Achievements: Coach recruiters on the most efficient use of the internal database & candidate tracking systems.

• Train new Technical Recruiters on processes and procedures. System Engineer

COMPUTER PEOPLE - Houston, TX - July 1998 to February 1999 System Engineer

CONAGRA FOODS - Santa Ana, CA - March 1997 to July 1998

• Responsible for help desk and desktop support in a call center environment.

• Installed, configured, and supported the following software: NT Workstation 4.0, Rumba (for Attachmate Extra of AS/400 and IBM 3270 emulation), Windows 95, MS Office 2000 Pro, and Citrix Winframe. Installed networked images on workstations using Ghost.

• Assigned users to groups and configured workstations to use the DHCP Server by setting TCP/IP properties.

• Resolved connectivity issues by release and renewal of static IP addresses.

• Mapped network drives and performed data migrations from Novell to the NT Servers.

• Routed network cables and installed into hubs within wiring closets.

• Delivered and setup workstations for some 2,000 employees throughout the Hunt Wesson WAN.

• Assisted in the training and supervision of new employees. Desktop Analyst

TOSHIBA - Irvine, CA - November 1996 to March 1997

• Responsible for supporting a call center environment for corporate clients, Assisted Toshiba clients with Windows 95/NT.

• Provide assistance to clients with desktop applications including MS Office and Outlook.

• Administer domain user accounts for company networks on Windows NT Server.

• Averaged 30+ calls per day.

• Lead Technician: Answer CSR questions, give suggestions to CSR, answer supervisor calls, and have the authority to escalate/transfer CSR calls.

• Trainer: Trained new employees on Toshiba tools, (Windows 3.x/95/98). Loan Processor/ Backup Administrator

BANK OF AMERICA - Brea, CA - October 1989 to September 1996

• Responsible for processing Home Equity, Car, and Personal Loan from start to finish.

• Served as backup Administrator responsible for user accounts, password reset for Bank of America Brea location.

• LAN using Novell 3.1.

EDUCATION

BSBA in Business Administrator

University of Phoenix

BS in Mechanical Engineering

Prairie View A&M University

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

SPECIALTIES

Successfully recruited and placed candidates in the following areas:

• CyberSecurity Functions (Threat Intelligence and Detection, Incident Response, Data Protection)

• Security Architecture (Strategy, Consulting, Workflow)

• Information Risk Management (Governance, Risk, Compliance)

• Vulnerability Management (Secure Development Lifecycles, Red Team, Pentesting)

• Security Strategy & Planning (PMO, Portfolio Metrics, Financial Management)

• Business Solutions Security (Portfolio Management, Business Strategy, Security Alignment)

• Engineers (Civil, Structural, Process, Electrical & Mechanical Engineers) - PE's and EIT Engineers

• Offshore, Downstream, Upstream & MidStream (Geologists, Geo Scientist, Reservoir Engineers, Geo Physicists, Business Development Mangers, Traders, Drilling & Completions Engineers in the upstream oil and gas sector.

• Business Roles (Executives, Sales, Traders, Analysts, Project Managers, Business Analyst)

• Technology (Net, Java, Visual Basic, Access. Oracle Financials, Data Architects, PeopleSoft, Oracle, E- Commerce, Java, C++, ERP, ASP, Active X, C#, OOD, OOM, Visual Basic, MFC, HTML, SAP, QA Testers, Help Desk and many more.)



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