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Brent Rogers 2012 Resume


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Brent Rogers 2012 Resume

  1. 1. Brent RogersAdvanced Certified Internet Recruiter (ACIR), Certified Diversity Recruiter (CDR)18557 Vista del Sol DriveDallas, Texas 75287Email: BrentJRogers@gmail.comFacebook: Profile: BrenttheSourceryelp: a Technical Recruiter / Sourcer position at topnotch technology company, so Ican use innovative sourcing techniques to find the very best talent available.CAREER SUMMARY:Senior Recruiter (Sourcer) with 13 years of experience recruiting software and hardwareprofessionals. I have worked with early phase start-ups and Fortune 500 Companies throughoutthe United States.RECRUITING/ SOURCING TECHNIQUES, METHODS AND TOOLS USED:Boolean searching, Social Networking Sites (Facebook, twitter, Linkedin, Meetup, Scribd, etc.),Blogs, Discussion Boards, Diversity Internet Sites, cold calling and consultative discussions withcandidates and hiring managers.INSTRUCTING:- Expert at teaching sourcing techniquesEXPERIENCE RECRUITING THE FOLLOWING CANDIDATES:- Vice Presidents. Directors, Managers, Software Engineers, Hardware Engineers, MarketingProfessionals, Project Managers, Program Managers, Sales Professionals, ApplicationEngineers, Product Managers, Architects, Program Managers, New Graduates, ElectricalEngineers and Computer Science graduatesRECRUITED IN THE FOLLOWING AREA CODES:- 650, 415, 510, 408, 919, 214, 469, 925, 972, 978, 858, 202, 512, 210, 360, 425, 260EXPERIENCESenior IT SourcerStarbucks Coffee Company (Volt remote contractor)February 2012 – June 2012Responsible for supporting the IT candidate sourcing needs of three recruiters.Use innovative sourcing techniques to locate the following types of candidates:• PHP Developers, Virtualization Experts, Network Engineers, Security Professionals and OracleExperts (Advanced Supply Chain Planning (ASCP), Oracle Process Manufacturing (OPM),Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE), Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS),Informatica, ETL, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM))
  2. 2. Ninja Recruiter (Sourcer, Headhunter)Electronic Arts (EA) (ProUnlimited remote contractor)July 2011 – February 2012 (8 months)Senior Gaming Sourcer – US AND CanadaPresently using innovative sourcing techniques to locate Graphics Design Engineers, TechnicalDirectors and Business Intelligence/ Data Warehouse professionalsSenior IT Sourcer - Austin, Texas and California ● Recruited candidates and marketed EA at the Game Developers Conference® Online 2011 in Austin, Texas ● Entertained invited prospects at recruiting events held at the Westin and the W in Austin, TexasUsed innovative sourcing techniques to locate the following types of candidates:• DBAs/Architects with experience in the following: Oracle, SQL, Teradata, MySQL, Informatica,Oracle Data Integrator, Oracle Fusion, Microstrategy, ETL and Cognos• Cloud/Virtualization Engineers (Xen, KVM and/or VMWare)• IT Experts (Infastructure, Architecture, Information Security, Analyst)• Storage Architects (SAN,NFS ,ICSI, RAID)• Linux Experts (RedHat)• Network Engineering Professionals with experience in the following: load balancing, TCP/IP,DNS, DHCP, NFS, FTP, LDAP, NIS and Automount• Developers with experience in the following: C/C++, Java, Spring, JSP, Apache, Tomcat, JBoss,JForum, REST, API• Test Engineers (QTPro/Winrunner/Selenium)Senior SourcerCisco SystemsSeptember 2006 - July 2011 (4 years 11 months) ● Spherion contractor for a year before being hired as a permanent employee ● Promoted to sourcing Team Leader - I am an active Sourcer that had assigned requisition workloads and created sourcing policies and procedures. ● Presently leading SkunkWorks project – the objective of this project is to come up with exciting new innovative ideas that will ultimately improve how the staffing/HR organization functions. ● Recruit and source talented Directors, Managers, Software Engineers, Hardware Engineers, Marketing Professionals, Project Managers, Program Managers, Account Manager, PhD graduates, Masters graduates, Bachelors graduates, Application Engineers, Electrical Engineers, Computer Engineers and Computer Science graduates ● Use innovative sourcing techniques to locate outstanding candidates with backgrounds in the following: cloud computing, Networking protocols, IP routing, IP Multicast, BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, MPLS, TCP/IP, UDP, HTTP, FTP, DNS, email server, virtualization, data center, LAN, WAN, switches, load balancing, administrator, operations, JAVA, service oriented architecture (SOA), high availability, Quality of Service (QoS), audio, VOIP, echo cancellation, embedded software, access control, unicast, multicast, Layer 2, Layer 3, L2, L3, PIM, MCDP, MVPN, C, C++, ClearCase, operating systems (OS), VPLS, PPP, VPDN, DNS, platform development, JEE, J2EE, SOAP, REST, MEST, Web 2.0, mobile, rich-client, DOJO, AJAX, Hybrid, Tuscany, web services, XML, UX, user interface, user experience, usability, Subversion, interaction design, performance tuning, Apache, TomCat, JBoss, WebLogic, Oracle, security, encryption, Widget, HTML, JavaScript, database, SQL, data warehousing, data modeling, Linux, UNIX, Active Directory, Bash,
  3. 3. Perl, Shell, Compilers, processor architecture, tool-chains, software configuration management (SCM), WebSphere, Hibernate, source code management, JSP, XSL, xpath, xslt, Documentum, Agile, network management, CCNP, CCIE, CCNA, IOS, PMP, content management, DITA, DBA, MAPI, cloud, SaaS, social networking, Visio, Omnigraffe, Fireworks, architecture, visual design, Apple, RIM, Blackberry, Symbian, Windows Mobile OS, RDBMS, JSON, RTF, asynchronous programming, ODBC, device drivers, cloud synchronization, Scrum, LDAP, interface design, human factors, VLAN, LACP, STP, ASIC, Ethernet MAC/PHY drivers, DCE/RPC, TCP authentication, authorization protocols, ActiveSync, MIME, GUI, CSS, storage, backend development, Machine Learning, Clustering, Python, TLS/SSL, IMAP, SIP, SMTP, SNMP, SSH, RTP, ENRP, RIP, SCTP, RSVP, IPv4, IPv6, ICMP, IGMP, IS-IS, DHCP, RTSP, tunnels, set-top box, MPEG, LSCP, IPTV, video on demand, Fibre channel, SCSI, IO, IGMP, RTOS, SAN, VxWorks, PSOS, router, framework, virtualization, kernel development, Linux, UNIX, IaaS, routers, database design, CISSP, IPAM, VmWare, SaaS, Agile, Netflow, J2EE, Spring, satellites, service provisioning, Object Role Modeling, FPGA, ASIC, board level design, storage, quality assurance, test, FreeBSD, GDB, etc. ● Meet with Hiring Managers, Recruiters, Sourcers and Human Resource Managers to determine short term and long term hiring needs ● Work to find new job opportunities for top rated CISCO employees that had lost their jobs due to mergers or restructuring ● Recruit candidates at professional and collegiate job fairs ● Interview and screen topnotch candidates for job opportunities ● Use Virtual Edge Applicant Tracking System to search, filter and submit candidates ● Taught Boolean sourcing classes to co-workers and external recruiting firm ● AIRS Grand Prize Winner - Diversity Sourcing Games 2008 (won a year of AIRS training) ● Built LinkedIn Network – over 6,200 direct contacts and 90,000,000 indirect contacts ● Created over 30 professional profiles on various Social Networking Sites (examples: FastCompany, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, MySpace, LinkedIn, Ning, MiGente,, etc.) ● Post job openings on LinkedIn, Monster, Hotjobs, Jobster, The Ladders, Ning, Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, FastCompany, YouTube, MiGente,, etc. ● Increased online ranking for my name (Brent Rogers): appears 3 times on the first page of a Google search, appears 4 times on the first page of a Yahoo! Search, appears 4 times on the first page of a Bing Search and appears 3 times on the first page of a search ● Attended SourceCon - learned new sourcing techniques and networked with other sourcing professionals ● CDO Speaker "Quarterback Your Career" (Keynote Speaker Roger Staubach) career development ● continually learning new technologies and the individual attributes of each new job openingOwner/ RecruiterRogers RecruitingJuly 2001 - September 2006 (7 years 1 month) ● Started Rogers Recruiting as an independent full cycle recruiter. ● Recruited and placed hardware and software professionals for national and international job opportunities ● Called on companies, hiring authorities and individual candidates ● Attended National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) conference and recruited new college graduates ● Worked with the following companies: Texas Instruments (9 month direct contract), International Rectifier, Teradyne, Nortel Networks, Fujitsu Network Communications, Raytheon, Dell, AMD and various Well-Funded Start-ups.
  4. 4. Franchise Owner/ RecruiterInternational Staffing ConsultantsMarch 2000 - June 2001 (1 year 4 months)* Owned and operated recruiting franchise* Established technical recruiting companys presence in Texas, nationally and internationally* Called on companies, hiring authorities and individual candidates* Placed topnotch candidates with backgrounds in sales, marketing, engineering and IT withcompanies throughout the US* Clients included: Teradyne, Fujitsu Network Communication, Kofax Image Products, NortelNetworks, RaytheonTechnical Sales RecruiterTechnical Sales SearchSeptember 1999 - March 2000 (7 months)* Responsible for recruiting technical sales representatives for companies throughout the US* Called on hiring authorities and individual sales representatives* Placed sales representatives with experience selling hardware, software and total technicalsolutionsCOLLEGE EDUCATIONTexas State University-San MarcosBA, Liberal Arts (History), 1990 - 1993PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION ● Airs Directory Classes – XtremeLab 2009 ● Advanced Certified Internet Recruiter (ACIR) ● Certified Diversity Recruiter (CDR) ● Building An Employment Brand That Attracts Top Talent ● Best New Ideas in Internet Sourcing/ Results from the 2007 Xtreme Sourcing Games ● LinkedIn - Premium Accounts class ● Ten Ways to Manage Without Authority 2008 ● Shally Steckerl Sourcing Class 2007 ● Attended SourceCon classes ● Facilitative Leadership Class 2011 – designing and facilitating effective meetings for clients and colleagues ● Checkout the latest sourcing techniques via YouTube and Sourcing blogsVOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES ● 2012 Vice President of Golf on the Dallas Margarita Society / Dallas Children’s Charities Board – responsible for putting together and running The 25th Annual Dallas Margarita Society Charity Golf Classic ● 2011 Vice President of Charity on the Dallas Margarita Society / Dallas Children’s Charities Board – responsible for leading a charity committee that is charge of distributing a $100,000 in cash and gifts to deserving children’s charities located throughout the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex