2835 Chocolate St Pleasanton, CA 94588
Objective: Hands on staffing position helping clients find the talent they need to build
world class teams.
• Recruiter / Staffing Manager with 15 years of professional technical recruiting
experience focusing on engineering, information technology, sales, marketing and
senior executive positions with both small and large corporations.
• Superior negotiation skills.
• Possess a strong sense-of-purpose and hold to the highest degrees of ethics, honesty,
and integrity. Adaptable and flexible - can perform as a team member or team leader.
I’m capable of handling day-to-day tasks with great competency, without losing sight of
the objectives and the overall vision.
• Consistently deliver high levels of productivity through a creative and thoughtful
approach to recruiting. Possess solid process improvement skills, and strive to
maximize efficiency and effectiveness in the recruiting organization.
• Seasoned national and international recruiter for high volume, hard-to-fill and niche
• Highly proficient in the area of deemed-export compliance, immigration laws, federal
hiring laws, relocation and US security clearance requirements.
Recruitment practice areas include:
Consumer Products, Networking, Data Storage, Semiconductors, Wireless, Biotech, DOD,
Manufacturing and R&D
Recruited for the Following Positions:
Software Engineers (Java, Linux, C/C++, Matlab) Hardware Design Engineers, Bio-Chemist,
Pharmaceutical & OTC Product Marketing, Medical Device Engineers, IC Design Engineers,
Firmware Engineers, DSP Engineers, Wireless, Audio Engineers, RF Engineers, Embedded
Systems, Sales Engineers, Marketing, ASIC Engineers, Business Development,
Digital/Analog Engineers, Mixed-Signal Engineers, SoC, CDMA, DSP, Wi-fi, GSM, Product
Management, Architects both S/W & H/W, Power Engineers, Quality Assurance Engineers,
VLSI Engineers, Diagnostic Engineers, EH&S/Facilities, FPGA Engineers, Information
Technology, Mechanical Engineers, Structural Engineers, Internet and Web Developers,
Manufacturing, Test Engineers, Mechanical Design Engineers, Mixed Signal Engineers,
Product Engineers, Product/Sales Marketing Managers, Program/Account Managers, R&D
Engineers, Semiconductor Process/Electrical Engineers, Software Systems Engineers,
Component Engineers, Systems Administrators, TAC Engineers, Applications Engineers,
Operations, Accountants/Finance, Firmware, Dot.net, Packaging Engineers, Device Drivers,
SAS, SCSI, RAID, Reed Channel, Failure Analysis, Fiber Channel, FPGA, Validation
Engineers, Physical Design Engineers, Applications Engineers
Social networking sites, cold calling, advanced Boolean logic, Blogs, digital marketing,
Internet searches, Internet research, employee referrals, data mining, WWW postings,
Patent searches, alumni organization, technical associations, professional associations, trade
publications, job fairs, generating referrals, chat groups, advertising, colleges, universities,
trade schools, networking, resume databases, trade shows, out-placement services
AIRS/Oxygen, ZoomInfo, and InfoGist.
Applicant Tracking Systems:
Virtual Edge, Trovix, Hire.com PeopleClick, BrassRing, Sonic Recruit and Ihire
Sr. Contract Recruiter, Dolby Laboratories June 2008 to Present
Full Cycle Recruiter for Dolby Laboratories
Responsible for recruiting engineers in the following disciplines for Dolby Labs new video and
HDR product line: Software Developers, DSP Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Hardware
Designers and Audio & Video Engineers. Source, screen and interview potential candidates
utilizing advanced Internet and diversified recruitment techniques. I was also responsible for
interviewing, negotiating offers, reference checks and maintaining weekly reports. I was also
asked by the Sr. Staffing Manager to be the staffing project lead for the new product line.
Sr. Contract Recruiter, Apple; Nov. 2007 to May 2008
Full Cycle Recruiter for iPod & iPhone hardware.
Partner with hiring managers to identify, attract and hire the top talent in the Handheld Device
industry. Source, screen and interview potential candidates utilizing advanced Internet and
diverse recruitment techniques. Responsible for recruiting engineers in the following
disciplines: Analog Sensors Engineer, Power Engineers, Baseband Engineers, RF Engineer,
Silicon Program Managers, Hardware System Integrators, Wireless Silicon Program
Managers, Component Engineer and Analog Designers.
I was also responsible for interviewing, negotiating offers, reference checks and maintaining
Staffing Manager/Sr. Recruiter, Extreme Networks; Oct. 2005 to Nov. 2007; Santa Clara,
Responsible for Worldwide staffing and programs
Lead a team of recruiters who consistently had 100 – 200 open requisitions
As the Staffing Manger I carried and active req load of 25 to 60 reqs
Recruited software engineers, hardware engineers and sales professionals
Developed and implemented company wide recruitment strategies and programs
Direct sourcing candidates using advanced Internet and diverse recruitment techniques
Liaison between candidates and hiring managers
Provide advice, direction and expertise to management on recruitment techniques
Negotiate offers and close hires
Created a centralized hiring process and implemented an applicant tracking system
Coached staff recruiters on search technique, functional knowledge, candidate assessment,
closing negotiations, client relationships, influencing skills and business acumen
Demonstrated ability to excel under pressure, meet deadlines, shift priorities and respond
Conducted in-house “retained” searches for executive level hires on numerous assignments
Demonstrated record of success establishing credibility and partnerships with hiring
Employee Relations Rep supporting the CFO organization.
Corporate Staffing Manager, LSI Logic; Oct. 2002 to Oct. 2005; Staffing Manager LSI
Logic Oct. 2000 to Oct. 2002 Milpitas, CA;
Recruiter: Nov. 1999 to Oct. 2000 LSI Logic, Colorado Springs, CO
Recruiter: (Contract) May 99 to Nov. 99 LSI Logic, Colorado Springs, CO
Responsible for building and implementing talent acquisition strategies for worldwide
recruitment, taking into consideration business plans, the external environment, labor force
availability, education systems, and EEO in a cost effective manner
Carried and active req load as the Staffing
Manager Responsible for all executive recruitment
Active member of the mergers & acquisition team
Partner effectively to deliver company wide talent acquisition needs. Work effectively and
collaboratively with business partners, hiring managers, and Sr. management worldwide
Responsible for worldwide headcount planning aligning both talent management programs
and recruitment needs
Responsible for both the internal and external staffing web sites
Responsible for designing and executing recruiting strategies to target both passive and
active candidates, incorporating the use of direct sourcing, employee referral programs,
digital marketing, data mining, media advertising, Internet, job fairs, colleges and contingency
Developed a University recruiting and intern strategy aligning University research funded
projects and University Relations with core semiconductor technology. The program was then
integrated in each vertical market by having an EVP/VP steering committee oversee both
University research programs and University relations
Developed a worldwide competency-based selection strategy that is easy to implement and
use resulting in excellent hires. Bringing consistency to LSI Logic’s worldwide interviewing
process and selection
Designed and implemented a non-exempt hiring outsourcing strategy and flexible
manufacturing workforce program.
Implemented recruiting metrics and performance benchmark, examining organizational
staffing performance data, including those related to cost, efficiency, new hire quality, time-to-
hire, and hiring manager satisfaction
Responsible for a staffing budget of $800,000.00
Responsible for organizing and prioritizing workloads of both local and remote employees,
along with their development
Developing and implementing a system for LSI Logic to accurately assess the skills of our
workforce for proper and timely allocation of resources
Responsible for U.S. AAP/EEO plans and programs
Developed an employer branding strategy for both retention and recruitment
Directly involved or responsible for the selection of all systems or software used in staffing
Technical Recruiter: (Contract) April 98 to May 99, Bath Iron Works A General
Dynamics Company; Bath, ME.
Responsible for recruiting engineers in the following disciplines: electrical, mechanical,
structural, systems, combat systems, naval architects, materials, project managers and
Implemented technical recruiting program with an emphasis on Internet recruiting.
Developed candidate screening program to better utilize hiring managers time.
Organized and managed Bath Iron Works successful college recruiting program.
Implemented minority recruiting program.
Achieved Bath Iron Works staffing requirements avoiding US Navy fines.
Awarded the Aegis Excellence Award granted jointly by Bath Iron Works CEO and the US
Responsible for interviewing, negotiating offers, reference checks and relocation.
Technical Recruiter: (Contract) February 97 to April 98, National Semiconductor; South
Responsible for recruiting engineers and technicians in the following disciplines: IC design,
analog designers, process engineers, software engineers, IT professionals test/product
engineers, equipment engineers, applications engineers, QA engineers and mil-aero.
Successfully filled 128 engineering and design positions.
Coordinated all advertising, Internet postings and job fairs for the facility.
Contributed to the development of hiring process, internal transfer process, offer letters,
tracking systems and internal databases.
Developed on-site college and co-op recruitment programs.
Responsible for interviewing, salary analysis, negotiating offers, reference checks and
Operations: July 96 to February 97, LL Bean; Freeport, ME
Responsible for nightly recovery of the retail store.
Branch Manager: August 95 to October 96, Bonney Staffing & Recruiting; Lewiston,
Sourced and placed both temporary and permanent Engineers, IT and Finance
Responsibilities included all day-to-day operations, supervising a staff of 5, recruiting,
placements, interviewing, orientation, training, job descriptions, unemployment, worker
compensation claims, benefits, reference checks and supervising staff.
Recruiter: July 94 to August 95, Vanguard Staffing & Recruiting; New York, NY
Sourced and placed both temporary and permanent IT professionals.
Involved in all areas of operations ranging from recruitment to interviewing.
Branch Manager: January 91 to November 93, Professional Security Bureau LTD; New
Supervised twenty managers and 350+ security officers. Responsible for human resources,
labor and union relations, staffing, job descriptions, scheduling, payroll, training and site
Program Coordinator: June 88 to December 90, Lincoln Hall (Juvenile Detention
Facility); Lincolndale, NY
Responsible for the safety and security of twenty-five residents and ten staff.
University of Southern Maine Portland, ME
Major: Criminal Justice