I have been in the IT Recruiting Industry for 20 years. I have worked at a large well known publicly traded recruitment firm, owned my own recruitment business, and for the last 12 years have been a Sr. Account Executive, Director of Recruiting, and most recently, the Director, Executive Search, for Benchmark IT. I pride my self on "ethics first," love learning about new technology and genuinely am interested in making the right match between candidates and clients/companies.
Please connect with me so I can offer you career advice or help you land your next dream job!
Why I love recruiting...
I love to recruit because I enjoy helping candidates find their dream job while simultaneously helping clients build out their organizations with premier talent!
When I'm not working, I love to...
spend time with my family, travel, eat really good food and drink really good wine!
Specialties I recruit for:InsuranceFinancialSoftwareConsumer Goods
Roles I recruit for:From desk top analyst up to CIO/CTO, and anything in between
Areas I recruit In:Fairfield County, Westchester County, Manhattan, and New Jersey
Senior Software Engineer - ConsultantDirect HireInformation Technology
Rye, New York
Senior Software Engineer - Consultant
Our direct client, a brokerage firm specializing in Market Making, Institutional Tracking, Proprietary Trading, and Banking is seeking a Senior Level IT Consultant to start immediately.
In this role, you will be responsible for both front end and backend development using your technology of choice for their OTC Markets platform. You will automate various processes for trades ie: Black box executions, Clearing trades not consolidating, etc.
Must have great communication skills to gather requirements from very busy users in a hectic environment. May need to work off hours to access the business for information. Work Remote.
– financial services industry knowledge
– understanding of Broker/Dealer environment ie: market making
– OTC Markets platform, a plus
– Python, Java, C# , SQL
Please reply today with your updated resume and hourly rate expectations
SQL Server Backend DeveloperDirect HireInformation Technology
SQL Server Backend Developer
Our direct client, in Fairfield Cty, CT, is seeking a Backend developer with 3-5 years of experience in the .NET, C#, SQL space with strong development experience in a fast paced environment for a fulltime position.
In this role your responsibilities will include :
Work with analysts to understand data requirements :
Develop stored procedures, functions and other objects needed to supply various applications with accurate data
Communicate changes in scope, effort and timeline with project team
Assist quality analysts in determining proper testing methods for all work Qualifications
3+ years of experience using SQL Server 2008
2+ years of data process development using SQL Server Integration Services
Strong data modeling, database security, T-SQL skills and XML knowledge
Effective communication skills – oral, written and presentation
Demonstrated adaptability to organize, coordinate and implement tasks with strong attention to detail
LabView Development EngineerDirect HireInformation Technology
LabView Development Engineer
Our direct client, located in Fairfield County, CT has been a leader in the design and development of electrohydraulic controllers, control systems and off-highway equipment management products for 50 years. They have an immediate need to hire 2 full-time LabView Development Engineers – 1 Jr Candidate and 1 Sr. Candidate!!
In this role, you will:
Develop custom LabVIEW software applications for Product Configuration, Semi-Automated Product Test and Automated Inspection.
Develop NI LabVIEW based data acquisition products for use in a manufacturing environment by working with Manufacturing, Engineering, Drafting, and Configuration personnel to bring design from concept to manufacturable product.
Oversee PC setup, diagnosis, and operation in a network environment.
Test, troubleshoot, and repair NI LabVIEW based test products.
Write clear, coherent test procedures and user manuals for NI LabVIEW based products.
Provide technical support to Manufacturing and p
Dynamics GP Admin/Developer – SQLDirect HireInformation Technology
Dynamics GP Admin/Developer - SQL
Our direct client, a rapidly growing company, located in Rockland Cty, NY is seeking a Microsoft Dynamics GP Administrator/Developer for immediate hire. In this role, you will be responsible for supporting the company's internal ERP Microsoft Dynamics GP system.
You will be responsible for troubleshooting issues, providing support, recommendations, and training to 60 plus users. You will also be responsible for Microsoft SQL Server support and optimization. Responsibilities include working with the internal staff and vendors in order to make sure ERP system is running smoothly and effectively on a day to day basis. You will work closely with, and report to the senior Microsoft Dynamics GP Administrator.
– Support GP’s financial modules such as General Ledger, Fixed Assets, Payables, Bank Recs
· Assist in the implementation of Dynamics GP
· Assist with development and testing of customizations
· Integration between 3rd party
Mechanical Design EngineerDirect HireInformation Technology
Mechanical Design Engineer
Our direct client, has been a leader in the design and development of electrohydraulic controllers, control systems and off-highway equipment management products for over 50 years. They are seeking qualified applicants with a steady work history to fill a Mechanical Design Engineer position.
In this role, you will be responsible for the following:
Creating all manufacturing documents, mechanical drawings, manufacturing procedures, Bills of Material based on concepts.
Determining materials clearance and test needed to make a product suitable for market.
Working closely with manufacturing sources in house and off-site to create prototypes and new products.
Overseeing new product introduction into standard production.
Performing other duties as directed.
Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Design or Engineering.
Five years' experience in Mechanical Design.
3-D CAD (Solidworks preferred) Excellent understanding of manufacturing prac
My experience with Allison was great. She easily guided me through the recruitment process and always answered my questions when I needed to speak with her. I appreciate the help that she's given me in my job search and the work she does is definitely one of the reasons why benchmarkIT is so highly thought of in the IT recruiting world.
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Michael T. | Project Manager UX5.0
2 months ago
I had a very productive experience working with Allison. She works for a firm (Benchmark) that I really like a lot. She found 2 positions that we are currently exploring. She was very understanding and worked with me during Covid-19 Situation to find me 100% Remote opportunity with major corporate client. I would be very happy to recommend her to any of my colleagues.
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FRANCIS R. | Independent Consultant5.0
2 months ago
Allison is enthusiastic, engaging and empathetic - three e's I guess. Allison listens and provides insights into the client, the position and the company. I felt informed and prepared for my discussion with the hiring team.