Sr. US. IT Technical Recruiter with a passion for matching qualified candidates to appropriate, available job openings. Builds and maintains candidate relationships to ensure a consistent talent pipeline. Has 8+ years of proven ability to self-manage multiple positions by screening, sourcing, coordinating interviews, and negotiating with candidates.

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:
✔ Dynamic teams lead with proven ability to lead team to success with my unique Recruiting and sales strategies.
✔ Proficient in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS Outlook, MS PowerPoint, Internet Explorer.
✔ Experience working as a complete life cycle recruiter right from advertising, filtering resumes, job posting, and pre-screening, background/reference checks, calling
✔ prospects and closing the requirement.
✔ Worked with candidates holding visa status like H1B, GC, Citizen, and EAD
✔ Advance use of job boards like Dice, Monsters, CareerBuilder, and Tech Fetch.

Areas of strength include:
✔ My prime responsibilities include sourcing , interviewing and hiring of IT professionals for multiple projects and assignments in the IT services industry
✔ Business development Negotiating and closing deals
✔ Web-based sourcing/recruiting Building a strong referral network
✔ Database creation and maintenance Cold Calling
✔ Excellent Written & Verbal Communication Skills.
✔ Ability to deliver the right candidate at the right time for the right kind of a rate.
✔ Maintain one to one Support with consultants, which lead to better understanding about their core expertise and in better servicing of client requirements.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Visionsoft International Inc.,
Duration: March 2016 to Present (3+ Years)
Location: Tamilnadu, India
Designation: Contracts Manager / Sr. US IT Technical Recruiting Lead / Client Handling


Responsibilities as a Lead Recruiter / Team Lead / Client Acquisition Manager: -

✔ Manage full-cycle recruiting which includes researching, locating, screening, interviewing, recruiting, negotiating and closing candidates.
✔ Upon confirmation received from the client, prepare the PO and MSA and coordinate with the employer’s in getting them signed and send them back the countersigned copy of the documents (I was the Signing Authority)
✔ Coordinate with the candidate in getting the client requested forms and get the background check forms filled in by the candidate to initiate the Background Checks.
✔ Prepare the vendor letter that is needed for the candidate and coordinate with the client in getting the client letter, that may be needed by the employer for Transfer’s / Etc.,
✔ Recruited consultants on W2, 1099, C2C positions with visa status like H1B, GC, Citizen, and EAD.
✔ Screen candidates for availability, interest level, eligibility to work in the US, salary expectations, relocation needs, some technical skills and core competencies.
✔ Focus on sourcing passive candidates through networking, cold calling, internet searches and research.
✔ Use Job boards like Dice, Monsters, Career Builder and Etc.,
✔ Manage external vendor relationships, negotiate right to hire agreements and rates
✔ Drove the hiring process in a high-volume / time-sensitive environment, working directly with hiring managers for all area clients and managing candidates through the process to have them placed on assignments.
✔ Placed high-end technical professionals in the area of Information Technology Industry in contract and full-time positions. Specialized in Software
✔ Engineers/Architects, SAP, Database Architects/Developers/Administrators, Network/System/Security Engineers, Web Developers, Quality Assurance/Test Engineers, Development Managers, and Business Analysts.
✔ Effectively recruited candidates through Internet research, internal database, cold calling, referrals, networking, job fairs, and other strategies.
✔ Responsible for checking references, negotiating terms and rates for each project, coordinating the interview process, extending offers, and closing candidates.
✔ Developed databases for client and candidates contact information.

My core responsibility is lead the Team of Seven members.

✔ Trained 2 Batches of New Hires and made them accustomed with the new work environment and process.
✔ I am involved in creating and managing a candidate network and queue with a wide variety of IT skills.
✔ Good communication skills, people networking abilities, a good deal of aggression and customer orientation skills were key my success in the job.
✔ Use to serve high profiled clients in USA.
✔ Used to screen candidates according to the requirement.
✔ Used to speak to their Employer.
✔ Maintained an efficient database, with the help of which I could successfully deliver right IT people in right time.
✔ Establish and manage relationships with recruitment vendors and third party agencies
✔ I worked with IT consultants of various experience levels on .Net, Java/J2ee, Oracle, SAP, People soft, data warehousing, mainframes, testing tools, etc.
✔ While screening the suitable candidates for the job requirements, I have used various IT job portals like Monster, Career builder, Corp-Corp, etc.
✔ I have negotiated with the consultants on different contract terms like Corp to Corp, 1099 and Contract-W2.
✔ Keeping in constant touch with the consultants and giving timely feedback to them, helped me a lot in timely delivery of the consultants for the client's needs.
✔ I have taken all the steps required to keep the consultants in good hold, by getting them signed the relevant contract statements.
✔ I have a good sub-vendor network, with the help of which I can minimize the turnaround time for submittals.
✔ I have developed a knack to deal with the consultants that helps my accounts manager in doing good business.
✔ Identified, interview and submit candidates in a timely and efficient manner.
✔ Conducted performance reviews on a weekly basis and report to the concerned officials.
✔ Effectively negotiated pay rates with candidates for contract and permanent positions.
✔ The relationship with the consultant is extended further after he gets placed, I assisted them in signing up the contract forms and I was responsible for getting the timesheets on-time.
Logic Soft Inc.,
Duration: Nov 2014 - Feb 2016 (1 Year 4 Months)
Location: Pune, India

Designation: Sr. Technical Recruiter

✔ Recruited high-end technical professionals in the area of Information Technology Industry in contract, contract to hire and full-time positions.
✔ Managed full life cycle recruiting including positing of jobs, job board searches, business & sourcing, screening, interviewing, negotiating salaries and finalizing offers to prospective candidates.
✔ Pre-screened candidates with detailed phone screens, which would include evaluating their capability to the job requirements, thereby ensuring the right fit for the position.
✔ Negotiated wage rates and other terms and conditions of employment with candidates.
✔ Scheduled interviews, and followed-up on each submitted candidate until the candidate is accepted / rejected.
✔ High rate of successful closures of potential candidates and recruitment offers.
✔ Established weekly reporting mechanisms on status of requirements, submissions, & interviews to Account Manager
✔ Built good inter-personal relations & effective high performing network with vendors, candidates and clients
✔ Recruited Consultants on W2, Corp-to-Corp and 1099 for Full time and contract positions.
✔ Familiar with Visa status like US/Canada Citizens, GC, H1B, TN-1, EAD holder.
Mint Business Solutions Pvt. Ltd.,
Duration: Dec 2012 to Nov 2014 (2 Years)
Location: Bangalore, India
Designation: Sr. US IT Technical Recruiter


Responsibilities as a Sr. US IT Technical Recruiter: -

✔ Sourcing potential candidates from job boards, referrals etc.
✔ Salary or hourly rate negotiations with candidates or Corp-to-Corp rate negotiation with the consulting company.
✔ Scheduling interviews, hiring, and on-boarding new employee.
✔ Job Board Recruiting.
✔ Worked on, contract to hire as well as contractual assignments for all solutions as well as staffing requirements (C2C, 1099, W-2)
✔ Effectively recruited for positions across various verticals and positions/roles in the IT industry
✔ Responsible for coordinating the interview process, checking references, negotiating terms and rates for each project extending offers, background and drug test initiation and closing candidates
✔ Job Portals used: Dice, Tech-Fetch (Previously)Corp to Corp, Monster, Career Builder and ZipRecruiter
✔ Applicant Tracking Systems Used: HRM Direct ✔ Developed and implemented effective recruiting strategies in order to attract, screen, recruit, and select high quality candidates.
✔ Used Dice / Monster type job sites with respect to searches & postings.
✔ Interviewed and screened candidates.
✔ Clearly communicated all aspects of the offer including salary, stock options, benefits, bonuses, relocating, etc.
✔ Established and maintained solid working relationships with hiring managers.
✔ Determined the needs of the hiring managers.
✔ Developed databases for client and candidates contact information.
✔ Must be able to meet aggressive deadlines and handle multiple high priority requirements at any given time.
✔ Must have broad overall knowledge of technical terminology.
✔ Competent in all aspects of the recruiting lifecycle.
✔ Excellent knowledge of Internet based recruiting tools (i.e.: Monster, DICE, Hot Jobs, etc.
✔ Qualifies candidates by interviewing them, assessing soft skills, and suitability/technical fit to the position.
✔ Reviews and recommends qualified candidates for open positions.
✔ Coordinates the various rounds of technical, management and client interviews, collect and record feedback.
✔ Extensive experience with full recruiting process including sourcing, identifying candidates, telephone screening, sending for in person interview and over the phone interviewing.
Auritas Technologies India Pvt. Ltd.,
Duration: Aug 2011 to Nov 2012 (1 Years 4 Months)
Location: Tamilnadu, India
Designation: US IT Recruiter


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

✔ Involved in creating and managing a candidate network and queue with a wide variety of IT skills.
✔ While screening the suitable candidates for the job requirements, I have used various IT job portals like Corp-Corp, Career builder, Dice, etc.
✔ I have negotiated with the consultants and employers on different contract terms like Corp to Corp, 1099 and Contract-W2.
✔ Keeping in constant touch with the consultants and giving timely feedback to them, helped me a lot in timely delivery of the consultants for the clients & needs.
✔ I worked with IT consultants of various experience levels on .Net, Java/J2ee, Oracle, SAP, People soft and etc.
✔ Identified, interview and submit candidates in a timely and efficient manner.
✔ Conducted performance reviews on a weekly basis and report to the concerned officials.
✔ Effectively negotiated pay rates with candidates for contract and permanent positions.
✔ The relationship with the consultant is extended further after he gets placed, I assisted them in signing up the contract forms and I was responsible for getting the timesheets on-time.
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION: Bachelors in Computer Applications - Periyar University, India (2008-2011)

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