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Elizabeth Laird

Contract Corporate Recruiter @ Microsoft

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Los Angeles, California, United States

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Contract Corporate Recruiter

September 2015 to Present

Greater Los Angeles Area

The Walt Disney Company

Contract Technical Recruiter - Disney

January 2015 to September 2015


Contract Technical Recruiter -

April 2014 to December 2014

Greater Seattle Area

Elizabeth Laird's Education

University of Arizona

Master's degree

2000 to 2003

St. Catherine University

Bachelor's degree

1982 to 1987

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Seasoned Technical Recruiter placing mid-to-high level professionals specializing in technology professionals. Currently recruiting for Disney in Seattle, WA; Burbank/Glendale, CA; Anaheim, CA; and Orlando, FL. PROFILE * Corporate recruitment experience working with all levels of HR and hiring managers up to C-Level. * Technically savvy with ability to understand complexities of IT, programming and engineering * Knowledgeable with applicant tracking systems including iCIMS, Newton, SmartSearch, PCRecruiter, ResuMate, MRT, ART, Kenexa, etc. * Skilled in Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook and online networking tools like LinkedIn, Twitter, Social Media * Familiar with on-boarding processes such as drug screens, background checks, immigration, DoD clearance, etc. * Expert in follow-through with hiring managers, networking with candidates and servicing internal clients to increase qualified placements. KNOWLEDGE * Storage: Linux Clusters, Kernel Developers, Parallel File Systems (Lustre/GPFS), SAN/NAS (CIFS, NFS, iSCSI, Fibre Channel, Infiniband, RAID) * Software Engineers: C, C++, Java (Restful APIs, SOAP), J2EE, Hadoop, Hive, Pig, Cassandra, .Net (C#), Sharepoint, RTOS, Javascript, Html/Xhtml, PHP (LAMP), Python, CSS, Flash/Actionscript, SQL, Coldfusion, Oracle, SAP, Peoplesoft, Solidworks, ProE, Catia, Ada, Ruby on Rails, Perl, Shell, etc. * Infrastructure Architects, Systems Engineers, Windows/Unix/Linux Systems Administrators, Network Admin, Technical Support (Field and Call Center), Product/Application Support * IT Project Managers, Program Managers, Business Analysts, Agile/Scrum Masters * QA Managers, QA Analysts, Test Engineers (QTP, WinRunner), Whitebox/Blackbox * Database Developers/DBAs: MySQL, SQL, DB2, Oracle, AccessContract Corporate Recruiter @ Recruiting - we are hiring for Cloud Solution Architects, Data Solution Architects, Data Platform Solution Architects, Principal Solution Specialists and many other roles for Azure cloud products. Are you a #cloud or data architect looking to do what's never been done? Join us: From September 2015 to Present (4 months) Greater Los Angeles AreaContract Technical Recruiter - Disney @ Contract Tech Recruiter hiring Software Managers, Software Architects, Application Developers, Tech Leads, Solution Architects, Business Analysts-Project Managers and Technical Support Specialists. I currently support two Disney teams - 1.) Disney Technology Solutions & Services (DTSS) the virtualization provisioning and infrastructure automation team (Paas, SaaS, IaaS) - public, private and hybrid cloud services. 2.) Walt Disney Parks & Resorts (web & mobile transaction applications and many CMS & DAM systems along with applications interfacing with 3rd party COTS. Disney is core Java house but often builds out applications and integrates new systems using multiple programming languages such as .Net, Angular.js, PHP, Python, Ruby and lots of web services (SOAP/Rest) & API work. We develop using agile. Our mobile teams require native android & iOS skills. Feel free to review all our tech roles at: From January 2015 to September 2015 (9 months) Contract Technical Recruiter - @ (April 2014 - December 2014) Amazon transferred me to business unit to recruit for Amazon's softlines e-commerce business. Recruiting primarily senior software engineers, qae's, sdet's and managers for ShopBop's Madison and New York offices & Amazon's Vancouver office. From April 2014 to December 2014 (9 months) Greater Seattle AreaContract Technical Recruiter - Amazon Web Services @ Amazon Web Services (AWS) - May 2013 - April 2014 Hired as contract technical recruiter for Amazon Web Services (AWS) - - which provides scalable, cost-effective, cloud solutions to a number of customers around the globe. Recruited for two different segments under the AWS product line: 1.) AWS Mobile which which provides AWS offerings to mobile developers, including back-end services such as geotagging, push notifications and the below: -Real time data storage and sync for mobile devices -Code containers and no-ops cloud code execution -Connection management tools (i.e. websockets) We're making mobile developers build powerful robust apps that can utilize the cloud: 2.) Edge Services team including CloudFront (our CDN-Content Delivery Network), Route 53 (DNS), Elastic Transcoder and LookOut, our Anti-DDOS/security area. Here are some product links to those teams: This included event recruiting as well as traditional technical industry recruiting/sourcing. From May 2013 to April 2014 (1 year) Talent Acquisition (contract recruiter) @ DataDirect Networks ( is the world’s largest privately held data storage company. We are the leading provider of data storage and computer technologies, solutions and services that enable content-rich and high-scalability IT environments to create and deliver value out of their information. Our customers include many of the world’s leading online content and social networking providers, high performance cloud and grid computing environments, life sciences, professional media and security and intelligence organizations. Deployed in thousands of mission critical environments worldwide, DDN solutions are the business-enabling backbone to today’s complex IT infrastructures. Currently placing primarily software and firmware professionals in Los Angeles (Chatsworth), CA, Sunnyvale, CA and Columbia, MD. Placing technical professionals in this large data storage company including: software engineers (python, c, c++), hadoop engineers, linux kernel developers, C/C++ developers, UI architects (java), data analytics, systems engineers (linux file systems integration), software development managers, file systems engineer (GPFS and Lustre), program managers, IT Infrastructure Architects, Supply Chain professionals, Manufacturing and Operations roles as well as HR roles. From October 2011 to May 2013 (1 year 8 months) Corporate Technical Recruiter (contract recruiter) @ Robertson Piper Software Group (RPSG) is a holding company with committed capital exclusively focused on acquiring and operating software and other vertically focused businesses. Long-term contract working as a corporate recruiter for two software companies within the pharmacy software and POS industries: CAM COMMERCE ( and OPUS-ISM ( Placing in all areas of software engineering - .net developers, sql, C++ developers, delphi, mumps developers, technical support/customer service and more. Also placed PBMs and pharmacy industry related professionals. From June 2009 to September 2011 (2 years 4 months) Senior Technical Recruiter (IT) @ Recruited on technical positions such as Java, ColdFusion, Ruby on Rails, iPhone developers as well as PMs, BSAs and other IT related positions. From November 2008 to March 2009 (5 months) Senior Technical Recruiter (IT, Aerospace, Engineering) @ Duties include all aspects of the recruiting process from sourcing of resumes to processing of hires for real-time embedded software engineers, developers/programmers (java, .net), project managers, BSAs, financial analyst, auditors, accountants, tech leads, SOX compliance officers and a variety of aerospace engineers as well as semiconductor engineers. Generation of leads using a variety of sources including, in-house database, cold-calling, Internet job boards (CareerBuilder, Dice, Monster, CE Weekly) as well as use of networking and referrals. Referrals account for 5% of hires. Recruit various levels of candidates for companies such as Pratt Whitney, Aerovironment, Topa Insurance, ING, Southern California Edison, Wellpoint (Blue Shield), Amgen, Scan Health, Universal Music Group, Gemstar-TV Guide, Fox Studios, among others. Calculated and negotiated pay with w2 and corp-to-corp methods working extensively with H1B visa citizens. Worked to develop new business with engineering and aerospace firms. Based on financial reports, my hires earn the company on average $30-35,000+/per month in profit and $175-200,000/per month in revenue. From June 2006 to November 2008 (2 years 6 months) Greater Los Angeles AreaRecruiter (Aerospace Engineers) @ Recruiting involved sourcing of resumes, screening candidates, preparing presentation of candidate to processing of hires for Embedded SW/HW engineers, design engineers, stress engineers, system engineers, stress engineers, composite engineers, proposal engineers, developers, SAP programmers/functional leads, Network/Sys Admins, DBAs among other IT positions. Generation of leads using a variety of sources including, in-house database, cold-calling, Internet job boards (Dice, Monster, CE Weekly, Yahoo Hot Jobs) as well as use of networking and referrals. Recruited various levels of candidates for companies such as Boeing, Northrop-Grumman, Lockheed Martin, Xerox, DirecTV, among others. Dealt with a large number of positions requiring Department of Defense secret and top secret government clearances. Generated employee contracts, client specific forms, and also made IRS Per Diem calculations. Worked with a large and diverse talent pool with contractors from a variety of different backgrounds and nationalities. From 2003 to 2005 (2 years) Greater Los Angeles AreaRecruiter (Advertising/PR Executives) @ Executive-level marketing, advertising, public relations, research and advertising recruitment. Recruited, screened and interviewed executive-level candidates. Negotiated pricing for candidates being placed and clients being billed. Provided client service for both candidates and clients. From 1999 to 2000 (1 year) Greater Chicago AreaMaster's degree @ University of Arizona From 2000 to 2003 Bachelor's degree @ St. Catherine University From 1982 to 1987 AIRS Training Elizabeth Laird is skilled in: Applicant Tracking Systems, Talent Acquisition, Sourcing, Recruiting, Technical Recruiting, Cold Calling, Contract Recruitment, Staffing Services, Corporate Recruiting, Negotiation, Interviewing Skills, Full-life Cycle Recruiting, Technology Recruitment

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