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Allan Reid

Senior Technical Recruiter at Rakuten

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Years of Experience

Education

Companies

rakuten americas, sitime, leantaas, juul labs, huawei, astreya, intelliswift software, process global inc, agr consulting llc, oxford global resources

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    2022 - Present

    rakuten americas

    Senior Technical Recruiter

    • Doing what it takes to find the best talent for the teams I support • Mentoring

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    2021 - 2021

    sitime

    Senior Technical Recruiter

    • Global full lifecycle recruiting for a semiconductor company • The Directors and Engineers I placed specialize in MEMS and CMOS for our clocking and timing products • Worked closely with VP’s and Directors to help them meet their hiring goals • Coached hiring managers on effective interviewing • Shortened the length of our interview process by eliminating unnecessary or redundant interviews, and combining several interviews into 1 day • Managed our recruiting coordinator and worked closely with her to help candidates move quickly through the interviewing process, without delays • Offer negotiation, offer letter generation, compensation explanation and examples for candidates • Coach and influence hiring teams to make hiring decisions happen, opposed to perpetual interviewing • Educated the HR team and hiring teams on recruiting and interviewing best practices

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    2020 - 2021

    leantaas

    Senior Technical Recruiter

    • Full lifecycle recruiting • Creative and tenacious sourcing for everything software engineering • Offer negotiation and closing candidates, including candidate that are difficult to close • Managing hiring manager relationships and helping to guide difficult managers through the process • Mentor fellow recruiters and leadership on recruiting best practices and creative ways to assure success • Continued awareness on sourcing strategies and new tools • Coach and influence hiring team to make hiring decisions happen, opposed to perpetual interviewing • Teaching fellow recruiters and staff about software, technology, vocabulary and understanding

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    2019 - 2020

    juul labs

    Senior Talent Partner

    RIFF • Promote company “brand” to help engage top-talent and enhance credibility throughout the recruiting and on-boarding process. • Recruiting and sourcing for full-stack and low-level software engineers. • Develop passive candidate pipelines through name generation, networking, cold calling, complex Internet searches and research • Manage and maintain HR driven initiatives around diversity strategy to attract a diverse workforce • Identify and manage stakeholders and influencers to accelerate an manage recruitment process • Develop influential relationships with the client groups ensuring that recruitment is integrated into the business unit • Influence the interview team to make hiring recommendations based on competency assessments and available talent pool

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    2018 - 2019

    huawei

    Lead Technical Recruiter

    RIFF • Corporate recruiter for software and hardware engineers in the Research and Development Division • Management of the company’s full life cycle recruiting functions, which entailed screening and assessment of applicants, creation of job descriptions, negotiation, and explanation of compensation packages • Training of junior recruiters on technologies, as well as recruiting skills and knowledge • Capitalize on industry expertise in sourcing and recruiting new candidates in areas of AI, machine learning, deep learning, computer vision, mobile device hardware/software, IR, frontend module, power-amp, operating system engineering, database development, software engineering, native cloud development/architecture, networking, infrastructure, network security, and IT

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    2016 - 2018

    astreya

    Lead Technical Recruiter

    • Functioned as recruiter and technical expert for sales and recruiting, and managed sourcing of potential candidates for all software and hard-to-fill requirements • Spearheaded global sourcing and recruiting for IT and non-IT engineering requirements for both full-time and consulting engagements • Cultivated and maintained relationships with candidates and clients, and assisted them throughout the recruiting process • Sourced and recruited for Waymo, Nest, Facebook, American Airlines and others • Helped improve the companies time-to-fill for positions such as; LiDAR engineers, PCB designers, mobile sensor engineers, software engineers, embedded engineers, network engineers, mobile device component engineers, etc. • Successfully hired 25 network engineers for Facebook within the 2-month deadline

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    2015 - 2016

    intelliswift software

    Senior Technical Recruiter

    • Facilitation of technical training for recruitment and sales staff to hone knowledge of technologies and assist them to be more successful • Sourcing and recruitment of IT talents, consultants, and direct hire FTE positions nationwide • Expert negotiation of rates with candidates and sales staff, including arrangement and confirmation of interview schedule with candidate • Identification of unique candidate using various sourcing techniques, including utilization of LinkedIn as an effective recruiting tool • Creation of advanced Boolean string for LinkedIn, Dice, and Google to be used in sourcing potential candidates • Instrumental behind the successful placements for various clients, such as Arrow Electronics, StubHub, Uber, CardioDX, EBay, Google, CBS, Genentech, Hyundai, McDonalds, Men’s Warehouse, Morpho Detection, PayPal, Pulse Security, NHRA, Starbucks, and VMware

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    2012 - 2012

    process global inc

    Senior Sales Consultant

    • Hiring and training of new sales staff, along with the development and delegation of new territories • Provision of guidance and assistance to assigned team in meeting their sales goals • Fostering productive business relationships with local and regional businesses focused on expanding client base through promotion of service offerings for contract/consulting, contract-to-hire, direct hire and project-based IT, software, and hardware engineering staffing solutions

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    2012 - 2022

    agr consulting llc

    Lead Software Developer

    Software solutions for small to mid-size companies. • Frontend, backend, and full-stack development • iOS and Android • Coding: PHP, Python, JavaScript, Ruby, CSS, HTML, Swift, and Java • Databases: MySQL, PostgreSQL, Mongo, Firebase, etc. • Frameworks: Vue, Angular, React, Rails, Drupal, WordPress, and Quasar Delivery, development, and architecture of multi-platform client and server-side software solutions by employing solid knowledge of advanced technology, tools, methodologies, and best practices

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    2011 - 2012

    oxford global resources

    Technical Recruiter

    • Implementation of sourcing and recruiting techniques, thus earning commendation as the top recruiter for several months • Successful identification of unique candidates that resulted to faster fill times and higher submittal to hire ratios • Spearheading efforts in recruiting and placing software and hardware engineering consultants in the Bay Area • Generation of no less than two manager leads and two referrals on a daily basis, and facilitation of two or more face-to-face interviews • Execution of reference checks for all submitted candidates and preparation of new hire paperwork • Mentorship and coaching of new and less-experienced recruiters

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