Sandeep Sood

Sandeep Sood

Staffing Director - Cloud & Enterprise

Location
Greater San Diego Area
Industry
Staffing and Recruiting

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Sandeep Sood's Overview

Current
Past
  • 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
Education
  • AIRS Certified Internet Recruiter, AIRS Certified Diversity Recruiter
  • BS Computer Science & Engineering-Bangalore University
Connections

500+ connections

Websites

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

Stafffing Director

Microsoft

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; MSFT; Computer Software industry

January 2008Present (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

Google

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; GOOG; Internet industry

May 2007January 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

IIC/Apollo

Privately Held; 501-1000 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

January 1999April 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.

Services/Support Engineer

Seven Seas Computers, Dubai, U.A.E

January 1996January 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.

Manager/Engineer

Microland

Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

August 1993November 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.

Engineer

Real Time Systems, New Delhi, India

February 1992June 1993 (1 year 5 months)

Involved in designing, testing, and troubleshooting EPABX system cards at the component level using Board Wizard, Logic Analyzer, and In-circuit Emulators.

Sandeep Sood's Skills & Expertise

  1. SaaS
  2. Cloud Computing
  3. PaaS
  4. IaaS
  5. Technical Recruiting
  6. Internet Recruiting
  7. Talent Acquisition
  8. Applicant Tracking Systems
  9. Benefits Negotiation
  10. Sourcing
  11. Enterprise Software
  12. Vendor Management
  13. Contract Recruitment
  14. Executive Search
  15. Recruiting
  16. Professional Services
  17. Information Technology
  18. Software Development
  19. Screening
  20. Networking
  21. College Recruiting
  22. IT Service Management
  23. Leadership
  24. Management
  25. SDLC
  26. SharePoint
  27. Business Development
  28. Staffing Services
  29. Consulting
  30. Screening Resumes
  31. Strategy
  32. Onboarding
  33. Outsourcing
  34. Distributed Systems
  35. Data Center
  36. Interviews
  37. CRM
  38. Strategic Sourcing
  39. Temporary Placement
  40. Talent Management

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Sandeep Sood's Education

AIRS Certified Internet Recruiter, AIRS Certified Diversity Recruiter

AIRS Certified Internet Recruiter, AIRS certified Diversity Recruiter

20102010

BS Computer Science & Engineering-Bangalore University

BS, Computer Science & Engineering

19871991

Sandeep Sood's Additional Information

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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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