Senior full life cycle recruiter and Linkedin Certified Recruiter with 18 years of experience in many different disciplines. My experience spans both product and engineering with focus on storage, low level systems and software, networking technology, web and UI backgrounds. Specific recruiting disciplines to include protocols like NFS, CIFS, SAN/NAS, NDMP, SNMP, SSL, IMAP, POP, SNMP, Infiniband,
I possess in-depth knowledge of recruitment strategies, metrics, hiring plans, and behavioral interview training as well as affirmative action plan development, succession planning, compensation and benefits, laws and regulations, organization change, performance measurements and reviews, and career counseling. I have a masters degree from Golden Gate University as well as being in ABD status for doctorate degree in public administration with experience in nonprofit environments. Recent Clients include Solid Fire, Rubicon Project, Telegraph Hill, GoPro, Novus, AppDymanics, Tagged, Zozi, Jive, Think Big and Quantum.
I am also a former US Army veteran that served in the first Gulf War, in 1991. I worked as an HR personnel clerk, or 71 Lima.
Specialties: College and University recruiting strategies, social media, Boolean search string strategies, Group Association Memberships, Employment Law, Union exposure, New Hire Orientation, Background checks, Building Recruitment models, training, and start-up and big company experience. Military and US Government work history.
Owner and Independent Consultant, Entrepreneur, Advisor @ Independent Recruiting Consultant, Advisor, and Sr. Staffing Partner working in rapidly growing software niches in Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, Portland, Vancouver and Seattle, WA. Also involved as an entrepreneur in both residential and commercial real estate ventures and small business opportunities both domestically and internationally. Partnering with RPO ventures like IQTalent Partners and NextDeavor to help fuel growth in the ever changing technical world.
Specialties are C/C++, Android, iOS, UI, optical, imaging, QA, firmware, hardware, mechanical, and Product/Program Management, as well as Java, J2EE, .Net, QA, Systems Engineering, Delivery, and Support roles.
Work with great companies like Pivotal, Mozilla, Danaher, LifeMed, Bloomreach and THPII. Other ventures have included Rubicon Project, DemandMedia, Defend 7, HP, Jut, Western Digital, SolidFire, eHarmony, Jive Software, Tagged, Quantum, Think Big Analytics, Zozi, and Novus Partners. From March 2009 to Present (6 years 10 months) Sr. Recruiter @ Apple is the world's largest consumer electronics company with several product lines and next generation technical features in iPod, iPhone, Mac Air, and iPad to name just a few. I am recruiting for frameworks, looking for real time networking, real time programming, AppKit, Finder, media, and real time communications software engineers. Skills include iOS, C++, TCP/IP, RTP, SIP, COM, Direct X, x Code, Windows, UDP, VoIP, 802.11, WiFi, WiDi, OSX, Obj C, Multi-threading, Machine learning, core graphics, Video and Audio, as well as Cocoa, UI, prior exp. developing shrink wrap software. From February 2014 to June 2014 (5 months) Senior Corporate Recruiter, Linkedin Certified Professional @ LinkedIn operates the world’s largest professional network on the Internet in over 200 countries and territories. Currently I am recruiting for the Tools and Performance Engineering teams. For tools I am seeking ideally Python developers and for Performance I would like strong engineers who can optimize code and work through bottlenecks and latency issues. Both roles get to work with scalability issues and lots of data. The roles are in Mountain View, CA. email me at tstafford at linkedin dot com for more details. From January 2013 to February 2014 (1 year 2 months) Sr. Global Sourcing Strategist and Talent Acquistion Specialist @ GLOBALFOUNDRIES entered the foundry industry in early 2009 with a simple but ambitious goal to become the world's first truly global foundry. In a short span of time, we have achieved this milestone with manufacturing operations spanning three continents for flexible and secure supply. Furthermore, we are charting a bold new course to completely reshape the landscape of the foundry industry through a collaborative approach to both technology development and customer engagement. From June 2011 to December 2012 (1 year 7 months) Talent Acquisition Manager (Contract) @ Shop It To Me is a San Francisco based start-up specializing in the online shopping and Web 3.0 (personalization) space with over 3 million adoring (mostly female) fans. We have been described by Business Week as the "Twitter of Shopping Applications" and have been recently featured in the New York Times, Good Morning America, and the Today Show.
We are growing exponentially and looking for talented developers who are interested in scalability and performance issues. We are looking for smart Ruby or Python skills, as well as people in advertising sales, product management, applications engineering, administrative, and SQL Data Analytics. Please review the website at www.shopittome.com for all of our exciting deals. From October 2009 to October 2010 (1 year 1 month) Sr. R&D Recruiter @ Isilon® Systems is the worldwide leader in clustered storage systems and software for digital content and unstructured data, enabling enterprises to transform data into information and information into breakthroughs. Isilon's award-winning family of IQ clustered storage systems combine Isilon's OneFS® operating system software with the latest advances in industry-standard hardware to deliver modular, pay-as-you-grow, enterprise-class storage systems.
Supported multiple teams in Seattle to include engineering, product management, manufacturing, and eventually professional services, finance, QA, marketing, and technical support. Built out brand new office in San Jose, CA by hiring 6 senior storage engineers. Supported hardware team in Osseo, MN office by hiring 10 plus engineers. Focused on storage and systems engineers with skills in C/C++, Linux/UNIX, SAN/NAS, NDMP, CIFS, NFS, and file systems. From March 2008 to February 2009 (1 year) Greater Seattle AreaSr. Recruiter, R&D @ Riverbed is an exciting WAN Acceleration and Optimization company that employs the Steelhead product line. Riverbed develops technology that speeds applications and data across networks making employees at companies with multiple offices more productive. RVBD does it quicker, better, and cheaper than all others in this market.
Supported all of QA worldwide to include San Francisco, Sunnyvale, and Illinois. Helped support engineering by recruiting for both junior and senior level software engineers with a systems and storage background. From October 2006 to March 2008 (1 year 6 months) Sr. Technical Recruiter (Contract) @ Full-cycle recruiter for Engineering organization in San Francisco, part of the Plumtree acquisition in 2005. Recruited for enterprise software engineers, architects, and senior leaders with a Java, J2EE, Oracle, GUI, and search experience background for the San Francisco office. Support all of QA and engineering with multiple hiring managers. Helped train hiring managers in behavioral based interviewing techniques. From May 2006 to October 2006 (6 months) San Francisco Bay AreaProduct Management Sourcer (Contract) @ Worked in the Product Management group sourcing for Product Managers in CA, WA, AZ, NY, Europe, and Asia. Headed up recruitment efforts for Summer 2006 intern program for the associate product management team in the Summer of 2005. Supported multiple recruitment staff along with hiring managers for Google Maps, GoogleTV, Earth, Search, and GMail. From June 2005 to June 2006 (1 year 1 month) Sr. Recruitment Consultant (Contract) @ Contracted to recruit for corporate counsel members in Mt. View, Canada, and San Diego. Secondary to that, recruited for business acumen engineers with Intuit's Quicken division. From December 2004 to March 2005 (4 months) Personnel and Recruitment Lead @ Nonprofit organization created to assist youth with severely emotionally disturbed outbursts. I was the sole recruiter for 300+ company handeling all recruitment efforts in the Bay Area, Sacramento, and San Diego. I also tracked all recruitment metrics, conducted all background checks, created EEO draft brochure and affirmative action plans, Return to Work Program, HR admin duties as needed, as well as some payroll activities. From October 2002 to November 2004 (2 years 2 months) Sr. Recruiter @ Mid-size staffing agency focused on software and hardware recruiting in Silicon Valley. From January 2002 to September 2002 (9 months) Sr. Recruiter @ Small boutique recruiting agency that recruited for positions across the board. From June 2000 to July 2001 (1 year 2 months) Recruiter, Sr. Recruiter and Recruiting Manager @ Small boutique staffing agencies in San Francisco that focused on accounting and finance professionals throughout the Bay Area. Recruited on positions from CFO down to accounts payable clerk. At DM Stone I started the first technical division and ran a small team of recruiter and office admin. From October 1997 to June 2000 (2 years 9 months) San Francisco Bay AreaSpecialist - Personnel Clerk @ Stationed in Gulf War I-Saudi Arabia, Korea, South Carolina, Washington, and Missouri.
• Handled classified orders in the Gulf War for investigative team in Kuwait land mine bombings
• Processed leave requests, awards, W-4 benefit changes, promotional changes, performance evaluations, and handled over 100 classified files at any given time
• Coordinated training for staff in personnel management
• General's Award Winner as Soldier of the Cycle, Fort Leonardwood, MO, Dec 1990
• Liberation of Kuwait Service Medal for combat operations in the Gulf War, Saudi Arabia, Oct 1991 From September 1990 to September 1994 (4 years 1 month)
DBA, Public Administration @ Golden Gate University From 2002 to 2008 MS, Human Resources @ Golden Gate University From 1997 to 1999 BS, Sports Marketing and Management @ University of Oregon From 1994 to 1997 Tim Stafford is skilled in: Direct Sourcing, Technical Recruiting, Full-cycle Recruiting, College Recruiting, Background Checks, Social Media, Employment Law, New Hire Orientation, Talent Acquisition, New Hire Orientations, Sourcing, SDLC, Training, Internet Recruiting, Recruiting
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