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Talent Acquisition Technical Recruiter

Queens, NY, 11369
April 16, 2024

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Abdullah Hussaini Syed

Hands on IT Talent Acquistion professional

To work in an organization, where I can contribute, learn, grow and build on my skillset.

Personal Summary:

More than 10 + Years of experience in US Staffing / US Recruitment / Talent Acquisition in various roles starting from Technical Sourcer/ IT Recruiter / Sr. Technical Recruiter & Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Experience in Recruiting for ITES / Consulting firms (System Integrators) specializing in almost all practices / solutions / Technologies.

Proven working experience on BFSI (Banking, Financial services and Insurance) Domain.

Developed the ability to effectively establish and maintain strong network of business relationships as a result of extensive experience communicating with clients, partners, senior management, and internal team members.

A proven ability to recruit great talent, increase profit margins, reduce cost, define issues and propose solutions.

Extensive recruiting and hiring processes experience which includes sourcing, screening, interview co-ordination, conducting reference checks / background checks, hourly rate / salary negotiations, and other on-boarding activities.

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

Responsible, loyal, reliable, and independent worker with high level of enthusiasm. Self-sufficient professional who achieves results and has superior ability to coordinate and perform several tasks simultaneously.

Spearheaded full-cycle recruitment processes, from sourcing and screening to offer negotiation and onboarding, demonstrating a track record of success in identifying and acquiring top-tier talent.

Professional Experience:

Capgemini, New York, NY June 2021 – Present

Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist / Sr. Technical Recruiter

Strategic hiring for niche technologies also Involved in Mass hiring, High Volume hiring.

Primarily responsible for hiring of technology professionals in BFSI (Banking, Financial services and Insurance) Industry.

Managing and executing the Talent acquisition activities by working on multiple job requisitions on an ongoing basis.

Built relationships with different business partners including Hiring Managers, Directors and VP.

Partnering with the Stake holders/ hiring managers to better understand the business requirements, Pre-screening, coordinating phone/onsite interviews, BG checks, reference checks and On-boarding the resources.

Possess in depth understanding of various technical skills required in IT Technology and services Industry.

Spearheaded and implemented diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives, resulting in a good % increase in workforce diversity within all practices.

Created compelling and visually appealing content tailored to social media platform, including Facebook, Twitter, Github, LinkedIn, etc., to enhance brand visibility and effectively.

Conducting HR assessment/interviews to ensure only quality candidates meet the reporting managers, hence ensuring better & faster closure.

Managing Candidate relationship via Applicant tracking system (SAP Success Factors) by keeping the information updated, keeping the candidates informed on the Job status, hiring manager's feedback or other matching positions open with client.

Managed the end-to-end implementation and administration of the Vendor Management System (VMS) to optimize the procurement process and enhance vendor relationships.

Specialized in sourcing, recruiting, and successfully placing non-visa candidates to meet organizational talent needs.

Developed and facilitated training programs to promote cultural competence, inclusivity, and unconscious bias awareness among team members.

Recognized as a top-performing recruiter for three consecutive years, consistently exceeding recruitment targets and delivering exceptional results.

Amazon, NY (Remote) March 2021- June 2021

Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist / Sr. Technical Recruiter

Hiring Top Talents for Amazon– Diversity & Inculsion.

Develop sourcing models and plans to generate talent pipe; create and execute robust search strategies that will attract the best and brightest talent; calibrate candidates with hiring managers. Develop prospects into candidates. Engage, sustain relationships, screen and interview.

Expertise in using advance Boolean searches and X-ray searches.

Acted as a Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) liaison between leadership and employees, promoting open communication and addressing concerns related to diversity and inclusion.

Collaborated with cross-functional teams to create inclusive hiring strategies, fostering diversity and equity in the workforce by actively recruiting and promoting opportunities for non-visa candidates

Infosys, Basking ridge, NJ November 2018 – March 2021

Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist

Played an integral role in hiring for IT Technologies across United States for In-house hiring, External Hiring, Volume Hiring and walk-in drives.

Hiring New emerging technologies (Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, IOT, Machine Learning, Micro Services, Robotic process automation (RPA), Blockchain, Cloud Architecture, Enterprise Architecture (Application architecture & Infrastructure architecture), Azure and AWS ( Amazon web services).

Handling end to end lateral hiring for Infosys major Business units.

Partnering with Hiring managers and talent acquisition team to understand the demands and helping them to close the requisitions at the earliest.

Taking care of the entire sourcing efforts to close the open requirements as early possible .

Continuously build talent pipelines (market research, competitor talent mapping, etc.

Hands-On experience with high volume hiring with a strong sense of Priority, flexibility and adaptability.

Developed a strategic plan for diversity hiring through careers fairs, Interview days, referrals and social media.

Ensuring the proper sourcing mix (Direct, Vendor, Employee Relations & Social media) is followed and every channel is optimally utilized.

Coordination with the Project Teams/ Delivery Stakeholders / Hiring Managers on the skill and level required as per the business needs and closing the required in least TAT.

Used IBM BrassRing (Kenexa) Application for all Talent acquisition needs.

Hired candidates in the accordance with EEO, ADA and OFCCP rules.

TekSkills INC, Princeton, NJ Sept 2014 – April 2017

Lead Technical Recruiter


Primarily responsible for hiring of technology professionals in BFSI (Banking, Financial services and Insurance) Major Clients and Accounts (Infosys, Wipro, Tech Mahindra, TCS, Mphasis, Pharmacyclics, Stratogent, Apex Systems Inc & Hollstad Associates, Inc.)

Sourced resumes from various job portals such as Dice, Monster, CareerBuilder, Tech fetch, Head hunting using Linkedin, Google X-ray tools etc.

Developed web-recruiting strategy, selected web portals. Used these and other sources like headhunting, references, user groups, blogs, and employee referrals for building up a network of qualified professionals.

Implemented and managed social media advertising campaigns, optimizing targeting parameters to increase reach and drive conversions.

Maintained Client SLA's, worked closely with MIS team for TAT reports.

CAT Technology, Inc., Hackensack, NJ Jan 2007 –Aug 2014

Lead Recruiter


Responsible for building a diverse team of recruiting professionals in a high volume environment to handle contract, contract-to-direct, and direct hire requirements in the Finance & Accounting, IT Engineering, Information Technology, and Scientific/pharmaceuticals fields from the ground up.

Sourced resumes from various sources which includes but not limited to: Internal database, job boards such as Monster, Dice, CareerBuilder, hotjobs, computerworks, Tech fetch, Social Networking, Linkedin.


SAP Success factor



Amazon hire

IBM Brassring (Kenexa)




Wipro’s Synergy




CAT Creative

Education Qualification:

Master of Business Administration (MBA) 2010 - 2012

(Information management systems)

Bharathiar University, India.

Bachelors in commerce (B.Com) 2004-2007

Osmania University, Hyderabad, India.

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