Fedra  Yazdi - Super Hero Tech Recruiter

Technical Recruiter (ISTS and Application Services) at PG&E

Nationality

American

Work category

HR and Recruitment

Education

Bachelor/Degree

Profile Activity

I am an expert recruiter/sourcer with a niche to discover qualified, hard to find candidates with an “out side of the box” recruiting approach. I locate hard to find professionals utilizing numerous social networking sites, attending several user-groups a week, and niche sites to meet the hiring manager’s need.

I have a passion for technology and recruiting, and I never stop learning new skills to contribute to my craft! I am a super hero recruiter who believes in customer service and juggling many things at once. Feel free to reach out to me I am here to help!

Fedra Yazdi's Professional Experience

2010 - Present

PG&E - Technical Recruiter (ISTS and Application Services)

(Partnered with IT Directors and IT Managers to execute full cycle recruiting, with a strong emphasis on hiring top notch talent)

• Implemented creative sourcing methods to locate qualified passive candidates to meet hiring manager’s needs.
• Utilized user-groups, social networking sites to seek out passive qualified candidates, including using LinkedIn, Google & Boolean searches.
• Recruited on Sr. level IT positions including, Sr. Java Architect Sr. Aix Engineer, and DBA.
• Proven ability to communicate with Hiring Managers and Directors of IT organizations.
• Followed up with candidates and managers throughout the hiring process.
• Followed up with candidates and hiring managers throughout the interview and offer process.

Key Skills
AIX Architect DBA Engineer Java Java architect Networking
2009 - 2010

Vircon - Resource Manager

(Worked closely with Wells Fargo IT Managers and Directors with a solid focus on niche technical requirements)

•Maintained excellent customer and consultant relationship for the Wells Fargo account.
•Recruited for Wells Fargo IT organizations with a solid focus on Sr. IT positions including, Lead Java Devs, Sr. DBAs, Sr. Java Architect, and Sr. System Engineers (AIX, UNIX, Linux, Solaris).
•Primary contact for the consultants, and hiring managers.
•Maintained business relationship with staffing agencies/sub contractors.
•Utilize unique sourcing methodologies, as well cold calling, referrals, networking through my pipeline of candidates, Internet, Google & Boolean searches.

Key Skills
AIX Architect engineers internet Java Java architect Linux Networking Solaris Unix
2008 - 2008

Big Fish Games - Technical Recruiter

(Worked directly with managers, Directors on all IT positions with an “out side of the box” recruiting approach, hiring top notch IT professionals).

•Utilized various sourcing methods including user-groups, social networking sites, and college campuses to seek out passive qualified candidates to meet the hiring manager’s needs.
•Located passive candidates including Game Producers, Game Designers, Sr. Java Devs, MySql Engineers, DBAs, Sr. Java Architects, STEs, SDETs and Scrum Masters.
•Provided weekly recruiting updates to Hiring Managers.
•Proven ability to communicate with Hiring Managers.
•Followed up with candidates and hiring managers throughout the interview and offer process.

Key Skills
architects engineers Java MySQL Networking
2007 - 2008

Parker Technical - Sr. Technical Recruiter

(Provided full cycle recruiting (source, screen, interview & close candidates) for all IT positions at Vulcan Inc and Pop Cap Games).

•Sourced solid IT candidates including Game Designers, Game Producers, Scrum Masters, Sr. Product Managers, Mod_Perl Devs, Sr. C++ Devs, Sr. Java Devs, Sr. DBAs, and Sr. Java Architects.
•Recruited for Pop Cap Games and Vulcan Inc with strong focus on hiring top-notch technology professionals.
•Proven ability to communicate with IT hiring managers.
•Conducted detailed interviews with all of the qualified candidates.
•Monitored agency submittals.
•Utilized creative methods to locate hard to find candidates for various clients, including attending networking events, and implementing complex Boolean and Google searches.

Key Skills
architects CAP Java Networking

Fedra Yazdi's Education and Qualifications

2021

Bachelor/Degree - BA, Fine Arts

The Evergreen State College

Fedra Yazdi's Additional Information

Memberships

SeaJUG, SPUG, Perl Mongers ,Seattle Unix Group, .NETDA