Resume

PROFILE
• High energy, motivated and self-directed, with ability to work well in a team environment with a strong sense of urgency.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills with an emphasis on tact and diplomacy.
• Ability to interface with all levels of management
• Strong technical background with ability to grasp new technologies and concepts.
• Proven organizational skills with attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and work well in an environment with competing demands.
• Ability to handle customer relationship management, and provide strong customer consultation.
• Creative strategies to ensure consistent flow of high quality candidates into the pipeline. 

RECRUITING SKILLS
Sourcing, Relationship Management, Communications, Closing Candidates, Creative Thinking, Staffing Strategy, Influencing, Negotiating, Cold Calling, Developing Report, Proactive Follow-Up, and Identifying Critical Requirements

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
BRIDGENEX (www.bridgenex.com), Santa Clara, Ca                                   3/2005-Present
Staffing Industry
President/Founder

Incorporated this full service staffing agency in March of 2005 which provides a variety of services including contingent workforce management, temporary contract personnel placement, and contingent search for perm placement. Bridgenex works with clients in multiple technical arenas including Silicon Storage Solutions (Solid State & HDD), System Level Storage Solutions (NAS, SAN, SCSI, FC), Capital Equipment for EUV & DUV Lasers, GPS Silicon & Software Solutions, Wafer Probe Test Solutions, Network Security and Ecommerce software development.

AGERE SYSTEMS (www.agere.com), San Jose, Ca                               3/2005 – June 2007
Semiconductor Industry (Storage, Mobile/Cellular, & Enterprise Networking Divisions)
Virtual Technical Recruiter -Contract (worked 100% remote from Bridgenex)

• Provided full life cycle recruiting (source, screen, interview, and close candidates) for multiple divisions across the company including: Storage, Mobility, Enterprise Networking, and Standards & Technology.
• Worked directly with hiring managers to identify and hire qualified candidates.
• Drove recruiting strategy, which included direct sourcing from competitors and mapping out talent, Internet sourcing, generating and encouraging employee referrals, job board ad/posting, and working  and developing research.
• Recruited candidates for the following positions: Circuit Design engineers (Analog, Digital, RF, and MXS), ASIC/VLSI Design/Verification Engineers, Software Engineers (Firmware, Embedded, and DSP), Design Engineers (Audio, and Video), Product/Technical Marketing Managers, Application Engineers, Physical Design Engineers, Product Line Managers and Engineering Managers/Directors.
• Supported local as well as geographically dispersed engineering teams including: California (San Jose), and Pennsylvania (Allentown).
• Worked closely with HR Managers, Immigration, and College Relations.

LSI LOGIC (www.lsi.com), San Jose, Ca                                                      8/2003 – 3/2005
Semiconductor Industry, Storage & Consumer Products Divisions
Technical Recruiter -Contract/Perm

• Provided full life cycle recruiting (source, screen, interview, and close candidates) for multiple divisions across the company including: Consumer Products, Storage, Platform ASICS, Finance, Legal, and Sales.
• Worked directly with hiring managers to identify and hire qualified candidates.
• Drove recruiting strategy, which included direct sourcing from competitors, Internet sourcing, generating and encouraging employee referrals, job board ad/posting, and working research.
• Recruited candidates for the following positions: Circuit Design engineers (Analog, Digital, and MXS), ASIC/VLSI Design/Verification Engineers, Software Engineers (Firmware, Embedded, GUI, QA, and IT), Design Engineers (RAID, SAS, SCSI), Business Development Managers, Product/Technical Marketing Managers, Application Engineers, Configuration Management Engineers, Product Planning Engineers, Marketing Communications, Sales Managers, Financial Analyst, Licensing Attorneys, and Engineering Managers/Directors.
• Supported local as well as geographically dispersed engineering teams including: California (Milpitas), Georgia (Atlanta), Colorado (Colorado Springs and Ft Lauderdale), Massachusetts (Waltham), and the International remote office in Waterloo, Canada.
• Worked closely with HR Managers, Immigration, Compensation, College Relations, Contingent Work Force Management, and Relocation.

CADENCE DESIGN SYSTEMS (www.cadence.com), Milpitas, Ca                                                                       8/2001– 8/2003
Semiconductor Industry, EDA Software
Technical Recruiter -Contract

• Provided full life cycle recruiting (source, screen, interview, and close candidates) for the IC Solutions division.
• Worked directly with hiring managers to identify and hire qualified candidates.
• Drove recruiting strategy, which included direct sourcing from competitors, Internet sourcing, generating and encouraging employee referrals, job board ad/posting, and working research.
• Recruited candidates for the following positions: Software Engineers (Place & Route, Parasitic Extraction, Database Development, and GUI), Product Engineers, Product Validation Engineers, Quality Assurance Engineers, Product Marketing Managers, Chief of Staff, Program Managers, and Executive Administrators.
• Supported local as well as geographically dispersed engineering teams including: California (Milpitas), Texas (Austin), and the International remote offices in Bangalore and Noida, India.
• Worked closely with HR Managers, Immigration, Compensation, College Relations, Contingent Work Force Management, and Relocation.

LSI LOGIC (www.lsi.com), San Jose, Ca                                                                                                        12/2000 – 7/2001
Semiconductor Industry, Networking Products Division
Technical Recruiter -Contract

• Provided full life cycle recruiting (source, screen, interview, and close candidates) for the Networking Products division.
• Worked directly with hiring managers to identify and hire qualified candidates.
• Drove recruiting strategy, which included direct sourcing from competitors, Internet sourcing, generating and encouraging employee referrals, job board ad/posting, and working research.
• Recruited candidates for the following positions: ASIC Design Engineers, Circuit Design Engineers (Analog, Digital, and MXS), Firmware Engineers, Technical Marketing Engineers, Application Engineers, Test Engineers, Design Engineering Mangers, and Program Managers.
• Supported local as well as geographically dispersed engineering teams including: California (Milpitas), and Massachusetts (Waltham).
• Worked closely with HR Managers, Immigration, Compensation, College Relations, Contingent Work Force Management, and Relocation.

AGI Inc. San Jose, Ca
Executive Retained Search Firm                                                                       2/2000 – 11/2000
Technical Recruiter -Contract/Agency
This retained search firm specializes in direct sourcing of candidates from competitors. Focus was to develop a recruitment strategy for hard-to-fill open positions. While employed for this firm I worked on the following contracts/job orders:

Network Appliance; Network Attached Storage Division
• Provided full life cycle recruiting (source, screen, interview, and close candidates).
• Worked directly with the VP of Database Marketing and various other Managers to fill positions that had been open for 6 months or more.
• Drove recruiting strategy, which was strictly direct sourcing from competitors and Internet sourcing.
• Recruited candidates for the following positions: Data Warehousing/Data Mining Engineers, Technical Marketing Managers (Internet and Database), Business Development Manager (DB2), and Director of Product Marketing.
• Worked closely with internal recruiting and HR to be in compliance of candidate submission policies.

Snap Appliance (formerly Quantum); Consumer Storage Division
• Provided full life cycle recruiting (source, screen, interview, and close candidates).
• Worked directly with the Staffing Manager and Hiring Managers to fill critical positions.
• Drove recruiting strategy, which was strictly direct sourcing from competitors and Internet sourcing.
• Recruited candidates for the following positions: System Design Engineer, Firmware Engineer, and Mechanical Design Engineer.
• Worked closely with internal recruiting and HR to be in compliance of candidate submission policies.

Luxn; Metropolitan Area Network Optical Solutions
• Placed as an in-house sourcing recruiter, primary responsibilities were to source, identify, and screen candidates by utilizing all Internet resume databanks and corporate database.
• Provided Staffing Manager with a weekly recruiting activity report and evaluation of effectiveness.
• Sourced candidates for the following positions: Product Line Manager, Opto-Electronic Product Manager, Gigabit Products Product Manager, Senior Manufacturing Technician, Product Test Engineer, Product Test Technician, Product Engineer, Product Marketing Manager, Product Manager (Network Management Systems), Verification Test Engineer, System Integration Test Engineer, Software QA Engineer, and IS Service Engineer.

SUMMIT FUNDING (www.summitfunding.net) Gold River, Ca               9/1997 – 1/2000
Financial Lending Industry
IT Manager

• Designed solutions for expanding the physical network configuration,
• Minimized Network Downtime and resolved user-end system issues.
• Administered employee email accounts (client-side).
• Installed all new hardware and software applications and configured Netopia 7100R DSL router.
• Performed daily back up of all critical files with On-Stream and HP back-up utilities.
• Managed company ACT and Win Point databases.
• Original developer and Webmaster for corporate website www.summitfunding.net.
• Implemented MS Personal Web Server to allow remote offices FTP access to the company file server.
• Gave media based oral presentations to the Association of Realtors concerning the integration of technology into the Real Estate industry.
• Created detailed project outlines and storyboards for Macromedia Director 7 movies.
• Managed project development process and design GUI and navigations structure for Director 7 Projectors.
• Edited scripts using Director Lingo.
• Created graphics in Macromedia’s Fireworks 2 to be used as cast members in Director 7 movies.
• Edited soundtracks in Sound-Forge for media synchronization.
• Completed all projects within the specified deadlines.
• Coordinated the reproduction process with vendors for all CD-ROM projects.

EDUCATION
University of California at Davis (www.ucdavis.edu)
B.A. in Communication
Minor in Business (Organizational Studies)

De Anza College (www.deanza.edu)
A.A. in Communication

Related Coursework: Interpersonal Communications, Programming (Scheme, C), CAD (IDEAS), Organizational Structure, and Computer Networking.

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