Deep Sidhu - US IT STAFFING - Recruitment Manager / Recruitment lead / Recruitment Specialist / IT Recruiter / US Technical Recruiter (US STaffing and Consulting - Chandigarh)
Brain Bench Certified<br />Deepinder Sidhu<br />Email: email@example.com<br />Cell: +91 8095870895<br />Transcript ID#: 9223147<br />Objective: -<br /> <br />To work with an esteemed organization that provides congenial work environment and where I can contribute towards growth of the organization using my skills and expertise.<br /> <br />Summary: -<br /><ul><li>6 + years of extensive experience as a self-motivated and result oriented professional with experience in fields of Technical Recruiting, Management and Account management in field of US IT Staffing and Consulting.
Worked in capacities of a Recruitment Head/Manager – Accounts Manager, Team Lead, Team member as well as stand-alone staffing specialist with extensive experience and expertise in managing small to large sized teams.
Proficiently delivered services and managed a large bunch of Clients such as Texas DIR, Ajilon, Apex and Nextgenby helping them in fulfilling their resource needs.
Developed relationships with US IT Staffing Vendors and successful placing their consultants directly and indirectly with US IT Giants.
Developed and implemented severalcost-effective recruitment strategies and plans.
Developed and implemented comprehensive recruitment strategies, successfully attracting, screening, and presenting qualified candidates to hiring managers.
Developed and implemented strategies for proactively building resume database.
Successfully recruited candidates at all levels of expertise across diverse technical skills.
Recruited for contract, contract-to-hire and permanent high-end national and local positions, for Information Technology clients all over USA.
Helped Account Managers and Business Development Managers in successfully delivering consultants for their hiring needs.
Worked on project proposals and staff augmentation to ensure project delivery in a timely manner.
Proficient in recruiting technical resources for key positions in medium size projects & large delivery programs.
Demonstrated ability to work across multiple business units, varied verticals & service offerings and diverse technology spread.
Expertise in screening candidates, interviews, sourcing strategies, personality evaluations and gauging requirement fit.
Successful track record in sourcing, identifying, attracting, securing, and closing the hard to find candidate under tight turnaround schedules.
Expert level of knowledge with various candidate sourcing methodologies, including Internet sourcing, networking, referrals, career fairs, search firms, channel marketing, advertising, and employee referral programs.
Trained recruiters on different job boards Monster, Dice, Big Niller, Craig lists, Net temps, Career builder, Computer jobs, Yahoo Hot jobs, Dev Bistro.
Major strengths include strong problem solving skills, effective communication and time Management.
Team worker, quick learner and possess excellent interpersonal skills.</li></li></ul><li>US Staffing and Recruitment:<br />Web Portals: Monster, Dice, Big Niller, Craig lists, Net temps, Career Builder, Computer Jobs, Yahoo Hot jobs, Dev Bistro, Scguild.<br />US Tax Terms: 1099/ C2C /W2 Contracts /W2 Employment<br />Technical Skills Knowledge:<br />Professional Experience<br />Volt Technical Resource, Bangalore, India <br />April 2010– Present<br />Sr. Resource Manager / Accounts Manager <br />Volt is dedicated to their clients’ success, globally. With 60 years in business, they’ve established themselves as a premier staffing provider with integrated specialty business segments. As a Fortune 1000 company, they have the financial strength, flexibility and agility to deliver innovative solutions for their clients’ challenges. <br />Responsible for full Recruiting Lifecycle :<br /><ul><li>Identifying Potential commercial as well as federal clients
Account Management: Existing Clients (It as well as NON IT Clents Like: Sensata Technologies, K+N, MWW (Monster World Wide))
Issue and Conflict resolution </li></li></ul><li>AMER Technology, Chandigarh, India <br />Aug 2009– April 2010<br />Recruitment Lead / Sr. Resource Manager / Recruitment Head <br /> <br />Roles and Responsibilities:<br /> <br /><ul><li>Collaborated and shaped the entire offshore office set up from scratch for the US Staffing and IT Recruitment.
Advised the Chief Executive Officer of AMER Technology on strategic planning, organizational development and tactics to achieve goals.
Advised the ATS Development team in developing effective Resume Search Tool to reduce the time of resourcing and implemented Boolean Search and Keyword search Methodology.
Headed a team of approximately 20 recruitment professionals, including technical recruiters and Internet resourcers to deliver recruitment services that would ensure an integrated and coordinated approach for providing staffing and consulting services to Amer’s Clients.
Drafted staffing plans for new facility involving 20 staff positions within $1 million in annual costs with facility design and construction staff to create a US Staffing operations.
Developed strategies, policies and procedures for the US IT Recruitment Offshore Office of AMER Technology.
Built an excellent team of Technical IT recruiters and resources by identifying the learning potential of the candidates and hired the mix of experienced recruiters as well as fresher’s.
Groomed the team with my expertise and knowledge in a proficient way so that they can perform on highly stressed fast paced environment.
Responsible for setting up of each department for the effective functioning and running of the Recruitment division.
Initiated and Developed Agreements and contracts for Recruitment agencies, vendors and independent consultants.
Responsible for mentoring and providing on-going training and support for new recruiters and serve as a resource for learning and navigating senior technical recruiters through policies and procedures.
Determined the needs of the hiring managers and prioritizing the requirements and allocating it to the recruitment teams.
Developed, drove and executed comprehensive search strategies to recruit senior and niche candidates in limited candidate spaces.
Drove the hiring process in a high-volume / time-sensitive environment, working directly with hiring managers for all of clients and managing candidates through the process to have them placed on assignments.
Developed databases for client and candidates contact information.
Owned full-cycle recruiting: interviewed, offered, negotiated and closed candidates for assigned requisitions.
Placed high-end technical professionals in the area of Information Technology Industry in contract and full-time positions. Specialized in Software Engineers/Architects (Distributed and Mainframe), Database Architects/Developers/Administrators, Network/ System/ Security Engineers, Web Developers, Quality Assurance/Test Engineers, Technical Program/ Product/ Project Managers, Development Managers, and Business Analysts.
Filtered through and reviewed completed candidate profile/resume and evaluated applicant’s work history, education and training, job skills, desired salary/hourly rate, and personal qualifications against open requirements.
Negotiated salaries and hourly rates, extended offers of employment to successful candidates and filled all the necessary paper work after the hire.
Conducted in depth interviews with candidates both in-house and by telephone to determine skills, knowledge, interest, market value, and availability.
Established and maintained professional relationships with candidates. </li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Developed and implemented effective recruiting strategies in order to attract, screen, recruit, and select high quality candidates.
Practiced numerous sourcing strategies including referral generation, ad posting, position postings, direct sourcing/cold calling and networking to develop a qualified pool of candidates.
Articulated and negotiated job offers with candidates</li></ul> <br />ACS Systech Integrators Bangalore, India<br />Feb 2008 –July 2009<br />Sr. Resource Manager <br />ACS is a 58000 people company, supporting client operations in nearly 100 countries out of 720 global locations. In Market Capitalization, ACS is a 6 billion USD and continuously achieving rapid growth in IT particularly in SAP. ACS is a premier partner of SAP America and SAP Canada.<br /> <br />ACS Systech Integrators the SAP Business division of ACS Inc and is a 100% focused SAP Solutions and services organization. Our strength is full cycle implementations of Core R/3 and New Dimension modules onsite in the US. In fact, 50% of our current projects are upgrades or installations of new dimension products.<br />Responsible for full Recruiting Lifecycle<br /><ul><li>Gathering and qualifying Client requirements
Issue and Conflict resolution </li></ul>Level of Recruiting<br />Project Managers, Application Developers/ Programmers, Software Engineers, Software Developers, Database Developers/ Administrators, Systems and Networking Administrators, Business Analysts, Quality Assurance Testers, Practice Manager, Project Coordinator, Help Desks<br />Technology Specific Recruiting/ Resource Management<br />SAP: Recruited extensively for SAP Technical/ Functional roles for modules not limited to Sales and Distribution (SD), Material Management (MM), Production Planning (PP), FI/CO, Service Management (SM), QM, WM, PM, MDM, HR, SAP Basis, SAP CRM/ SRM, BW, APO, ABAPers.<br />Networking Expertise: System Administrators (Unix/Linux and NT), Mainframe Programmers and others <br />Others: Java (Architects, Developers), Oracle (Architects, Developers, DBAs, and Project Managers) SQL/ Oracle/ Sybase/ Informix/ DB2 DBAs, IVR (Developers/ Architects), C/ C++ (Developers, Programmers), VB (Developers, Programmers), VB/ASP (Developers), product specific and the list goes only.<br />
FCS Software Solutions Noida, India <br />Aug 2004– Feb 2008<br />Sr. Technical Recruiter <br /> <br />Roles and Responsibilities:<br /> <br /><ul><li>Recruited candidates within US with expertise in Information Technology, Computer Science & Engineering.
Expertise in recruiting the System Administrators, Unix/Linux Engineers and administrators, UNIX Security Engineers, Sun Solaris Administrators, AIX administrators, SAN Storage Administrator, CISCO Specialists and networking technologies and other major technologies used in US.
Successfully managed full recruitment cycle independently including resource requirement gathering, sourcing, initial screening, short listing, pre and post interview follow-ups, reviewing with stakeholders, reference checks, preparing offers, negotiation and closures.
Sourced potential candidates through job portals, networking, staffing companies, employee referrals and head hunting in target software companies.
Worked closely with and seamlessly coordinated between delivery heads, technical interview panel, staffing companies and prospective candidates
Exercised full authority to decide salary package & benefits (as per company guidelines), share the same with the candidate and close the offer. Made necessary recommendations to hiring manager and candidate to ensure win-win closure.
Ensured availability of back up resources in the event of candidate back-outs for key positions or any emergencies.
Participated in weekly review meetings focusing on troubleshooting difficult positions and managing customer issues.
Responsible for maintaining data bank, identifying in-demand technologies and proactively building relations with potential candidates sourced through hunting on job portals and software companies.
Telephonically prescreened candidates to obtain position desired, pay rate, and location.
Networked with current consultants to find possible recruits and open opportunities in companies.
Screened, cold-called, and qualified candidates utilizing position specific matrix, prepared and formatted resumes for presentation to clients, submitted top candidates through client online submittal process (within 24-48 hours of original job posting on DICE and MONSTER), prepped candidates for client interviews and negotiated offers.
Created alliances with other firms for streamlining the supply of much needed technical intellect.
Conducted market research to gather information on specific verticals, competitors and assessing market needs and opportunities.
Negotiating terms, rates and agreements for consulting projects.
Highly efficient in cutting cost by minimizing the bench period.
Mentoring overseas IT consultants on their arrival in USA and preparing them for client interviews.
Resolved countless issues daily, weighing cost and benefits, creating solutions and consulting with others, providing daily, weekly and monthly Executive updates.
Making cold calls to develop new clients and getting various vendor ships/partnerships from large clients/consulting companies. </li></li></ul><li>Academic Credentials<br /><ul><li>B.Techin Computer Science & Engineering May 2004</li></ul> PTU Jallandhar) Punjab<br /><ul><li> Three year Diploma in Computer Engineering May 2001</li></ul> Punjab state Board of Technical Education<br />Trainings<br />Reliance Infocomm Ltd. New Delhi (6 months Industrial Training)<br /><ul><li>Assisted System Administrators in Installation , configuration and troubleeshooting their LAN and VLAN setup at Head Office New Delhi It includes switch configuration and router configuration on windows 2000 professional as clients and MS Advance Server as Serer Platforms.(Worked under the IT Team of Reliance Infocomm Ltd, Delhi and I have done Case study of their DCN (WAN) network.)</li></ul> <br />Department of Information Technology, Punjab. (One Month Training)<br /><ul><li>Developed Websites for AICTE and Doaba Polytechnic. These sites were developed using Active Server Pages, Microsoft Front Page, Adobe Photoshop and Macromedia Flash.</li></ul>Certifications<br /><ul><li>Brain Bench Certification – MS Word 2003 2010 - 2013</li>