Staffing Director - Cloud & Enterprise
- Greater San Diego Area
- Staffing and Recruiting
Sandeep Sood's Overview
- Stafffing Director at Microsoft
- Engineering Talent Scout at Google
- Sr. Staffing Manager at IIC/Apollo
- Services/Support Engineer at Seven Seas Computers, Dubai, U.A.E
- Manager/Engineer at Microland
- Engineer at Real Time Systems, New Delhi, India
- AIRS Certified Internet Recruiter, AIRS Certified Diversity Recruiter
- BS Computer Science & Engineering-Bangalore University
Sandeep Sood's Summary
Leading the staffing for Windows Azure Group (WAG) and Centralized Sourcing Team(CST) of Microsoft's $20B Cloud & Enterprise(C&E) division.
We create server & cloud computing platform technologies including Public, Hybrid & Private Clouds, Virtualization, Machine Learning, Big Data, Global Data Centers, Commerce Platforms, Security and Developer Tools.
If you want to be part of a team innovating next generation of technologies at scale, and also want the opportunities to grow your career, connect with me and I'll be happy to discuss the 3P’s of Microsoft.
Sandeep Sood's Experience
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; MSFT; Computer Software industry
January 2008 – Present (6 years 10 months)
Currently leading staffing for Windows Azure Group as well Centralized Sourcing Team for Microsoft's Cloud & Enterprise division.
Engineering Talent Scout
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; GOOG; Internet industry
May 2007 – January 2008 (9 months)
Sourced Site Reliability Engineering(SRE) talent including leadership candidates for Google.com engineering team. Hired SMART software engineers who not only have the inquisitive mindset (including knowing how stuff works), but also have four strong pillars (CS, programming, networking, & Unix).
Sr. Staffing Manager
Privately Held; 501-1000 employees; Information Technology and Services industry
January 1999 – April 2007 (8 years 4 months)
IIC/Apollo offers nationwide staffing services to IBM, Accenture, Boeing, Cap Gemini, Philips, Verizon, General Dynamics, Siemens, & State of NC to name a few.
Managed west coast branch operations, lead a team of 15+ recruiters, provide guidance on daily reqs; creative sourcing strategies, ensuring quality submissions, interviewing, negotiating contracts and ensuring joining.
Seven Seas Computers, Dubai, U.A.E
January 1996 – January 1999 (3 years 1 month)
Seven Seas Computers is an IT Infrastructure services provider offering Business Continuity, Data Center, Technical Support Services.
Conceptualized and established Professional Services Business Unit, Apex Services in UAE. Responsible for Sales/Marketing of IT Outsourcing Solutions/Services in UAE, FarEast and Sri Lanka. Provided Technical Support Services for Microsoft/Novell OS, Compaq/HP H/W, Cisco/Nortel LAN/WAN products.
Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; Information Technology and Services industry
August 1993 – November 1995 (2 years 4 months)
Microland is a leading IT Infrastructure Management Outsourcing Services Provider.
Established and managed a Centralized Support Services Facility providing support at the corporate level to 8 branches & 30 dealers and interacted with OEM’s for product technical support and service requirements. Supported Networking/Compaq products at customer sites and provided product services support.
Sandeep Sood's Skills & Expertise
- Cloud Computing
- Technical Recruiting
- Internet Recruiting
- Talent Acquisition
- Applicant Tracking Systems
- Benefits Negotiation
- Enterprise Software
- Vendor Management
- Contract Recruitment
- Executive Search
- Professional Services
- Information Technology
- Software Development
- College Recruiting
- IT Service Management
- Business Development
- Staffing Services
- Screening Resumes
- Distributed Systems
- Data Center
- Strategic Sourcing
- Temporary Placement
- Talent Management
Sandeep Sood's Education
AIRS Certified Internet Recruiter, AIRS Certified Diversity Recruiter
AIRS Certified Internet Recruiter, AIRS certified Diversity Recruiter
2010 – 2010
BS Computer Science & Engineering-Bangalore University
BS, Computer Science & Engineering
1987 – 1991
Sandeep Sood's Additional Information
- Groups and Associations:
- Honors and Awards:
* Outstanding Performance Award for leading the Top Recruiting Team-Dec2005
* Outstanding Achievement Award for Top Technical Recruiter-Dec2002
* Pioneers Club Award for setting up Professional Services Business- Jan1998
* Awarded in Annual Sales/Support Conference for Customer Support-Jan1995
* Outstanding Achievement Award for establishing a new service unit-Oct1994
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