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Feb 24, 2020

John Polhill III

  • Senior Technical Recruiting Consultant
  • Chandler, AZ, US
Telecommute Applicant Tracking Systems Diversity & Inclusion Recruiting Talent Acquisition

Personal Summary (describe yourself)

Technical Sourcing or Recruiting

Work Experience

Senior Technical Recruiting Consultant
Apr 2013 - Synnutech LLC
Sr Technical Talent Sourcer
Jan 2019 - Sr Technical Talent Sourcer - (Remote) Epic Games

Hired to utilize passive searches to find purple squirrels for Game Engine Programmers, Data Platform (Data Science & Data Engineers), Infrastructure & Software Engineering roles

Senior Blockchain Recruiting Consultant
Dec 2017 - Dec 2018 Blockchainrecruiters.io

Senior Blockchain Recruiting Consultant for the Dapps talent universe for clients that are focused on creating a DApp platform as their core function
● Searches include - CTO's, Directors of Engineering, Advanced cryptographic engineers,
● Advanced cryptographic architects, Security Platform Architects, Software Architects,
● SR Software Engineers, Lead Dapps and Smart Contracts Developers
● Utilized my Github sourcing expertise to identify projects for leads, scraped contact information and built talent maps with such information for current & future needs

Diversity Sourcing Consultant
Jul 2017 - Dec 2017 Rooney Rule in the National Football League

Hired by the Diversity Program Manager to name generate pool of diverse candidates to interview for open Tech & Program Manager roles - (Similar to the Rooney Rule in the National Football League)

Sr Technical Staffing Consultant
Mar 2015 - Jun 2017 Diverse Tech

● Proven record of leading sourcing and recruiting of complex software projects with proven history of Diverse Tech talent evangelism
● Lead Sourcer for Microsoft initiative to hire Data Science teams to business units to retrieve raw and unstructured data and make meaningful
● Deep, practical understanding as well as significant fresh hands-on sourcing experience in recruiting key cloud and data engineering technologies such as:
◦ Containers and orchestration
◦ High scale data pipelines
◦ Distributed systems (like Blockchain), microservices, hybrid / multi-cloud systems, DevOps, machine learning, computer vision, or IoT.

hiring manager interested
Apr 2013 - Jan 2014 Contract Senior Technical Recruiter (Remote) - Engineering Group Rovi Corp

April 2013 - Aprill 2014
Was assigned to support the Rovi Cloud Computing ramp-up and initially was devoted to build the pipeline with candidates for the critical roles and maintained a 95% hit rate regarding "hiring manager interested" on my submittals

Successfully hired and recruited the following critical needs:

Server Side
Feb 2010 - Mar 2013 Platform & Services

SR Java Developers, Android/IOS Set-top boxes
Infrastructure & Operations - Principal Software Performance Architects
Senior Technical Recruiter - Software Services (Full Life Cycle) Intel - Feb 2010 - March 2013 Chandler, AZ Over 93% hiring manager candidate submittal acceptance rate

Successfully hired and ramped up the following critical needs and teams:
● Datacenter Software Team - Cloud Services Architects, Hadoop Deployment Engineers, Big Data / Hadoop Sales, Data Scientist and Platform Security Architects
● Open Source Technology Center - Linux Kernel, Android Kernel, Linux Device Drivers, Chrome OS, Android OS, System level Developers (no app developers)
● Windows Core OS - Windows Kernel, Windows Core OS Storage Architects, Windows Core OS Graphics Software Engineers, File systems Developers and Compiler Engineers
Knowledge sharing:
● Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Talent Consultants on Diversity Boolean Tech Search Strings and Hiring Manager Satisfaction strategies
● Applicant Tracking System (ATS) SME for company Talent Consultants
● Designed and developed talent sourcing plan for Software & Services Group that resulted in Q2 goals and part of Q3 goals achieved end of Q1

Senior Staffing Consultant - Windows OS & Serviceability
Apr 2005 - Jul 2009 Microsoft Corp

Over 95% hiring manager candidate submittal acceptance rate
● Pioneered first Virtual Diversity Career Fair involving targeted diversity social media sites which was duplicated by other Microsoft staffing teams today resulting in Diversity hires across the company
● Penetrated geographical areas not widely known for technical talent with a sourcing plan that resulted in 5 technical hires in 2 days of interviewing
● Awarded Diversity Recruiting Excellence for the Quarter by Diversity HR Team
● Refreshed Microsoft's employee base with over 130 hires in 4 years by exploiting social media sites, niche sites and personal technical talent pool while resisting major job boards saturated with "C+" type level talent as a result found "A+" type level talent


BS - Information System
University of Maryland

Hire Me For

Technical Sourcing or Recruiting or Tech Recruiter training