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Allison Junquera

Recruiter and Sales Person at Benchmark IT - Technology Talent
4.84 (25 reviews)

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About Me

Director, Executive Search

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!

Company Website:

Phone: 203-304-5500


Can I Help You?

Specialties I recruit for: Insurance Financial Software Consumer 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

Hot Jobs

  • Director of IT   Direct Hire
    Bethel, CT
    Our direct client is seeking a Director of IT for their growing company in Fairfield County, CT. In this role, you will be responsible for the overall management and direction of the Information Technology Department. Required Skills: Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field 8+ years of experience working in IT operations, supervising technology teams, and overseeing large information technology projects Excellent understanding of computer systems, security, network and systems administration, databases and data storage systems, and telecommunications systems Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate with teams across the entire organization Strong knowledge of project management principles and documentation requirements 3+ years of managing 3rd party managed service companies For immediate consideration, please respond today with your updated resume!!
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  • Dynamics CRM Administrator   Direct Hire
    Bethel, CT
    Our direct client in Fairfield County, CT has an urgent need to hire a CRM Administrator as a full-time employee. In this role, you will be responsible for end-user support and administration for all user needs relating to their Dynamics instance. Must-Have Skills: 3+ years of MS Dynamics experience; to include experience on current versions Understanding of the Core concepts of Microsoft Dynamics 365 CRM Excellent working knowledge of Flows and Common Data Service Outstanding Documentation, communication, and organizational skills Ability to multitask and prioritize outstanding tasks and responsibilities Experience and understanding of the Agile project management process Self-Starting personality with a significant emphasis on stakeholder satisfaction Experience with creating and update CRM Workflows Creating and customizing Dynamics forms Creating and maintaining Dynamics business processes and workflows
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  • Senior SQL Server DBA Developer   Direct Hire
    Wilton, Connecticut
    Our Direct Client is seeking a Sr. SQL Developer/DBA. In this role, you will be responsible for the development and administration of various SQL based systems. This “hands-on” position requires solid technical and analytical skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills. The ideal candidate will be able to contribute to a wide variety of data-centric requirements. Must be a self-starter who enjoys problem-solving researching techniques and methodologies to produce effective, complete and reliable solutions. Ability to collaborate and work with teams and can be counted on to complete assignments in a timely manner with minimal oversight. KNOWLEDGE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS: 10+ years working knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server 2008R2 or newer versions Experience implementing maintaining and automating backup and recovery plans. Experience in database design, development, implementation, and methodologies for Data warehouses and OLTP business systems.
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  • Security Incident Manager   Direct Hire
    Shelton, Connecticut
    Join a Global Organization with amazing people who are the driving force, the inspiration and foundation of their company. As a Security Incident Manager, you have: 3-5 years of experience leading teams utilizing a Security Incident Event Management Solutions Incident handling and forensics skills including knowledge of common probing and attack methods, network/service discovery, system assessment, viruses and other forms of malware. 10 years of experience in security incident response and technical forensic investigation Bachelor’s Degree in Information Security, Computer Science or equivalent such as CISSP, Information Security Certifications such as CISSP, CRISC, and/or CISM For immediate consideration, please reply with your updated resume today!
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  • Lead C/C++ Developer - Continuous Engineering   Direct Hire
    Danbury, Connecticut
    Our direct client, a growing company based in Fairfield County, CT, is seeking a Lead Developer for Continuous Engineering. In this role, you will lead all development on all products that are determined to need an interim release to solve a specific set of requirements. This can include Linux security updates, configuration/user interface enhancements, changes to compiled source code, etc. The Lead Developer will work with the Development group to coordinate processes and maintain coding standards. The Lead Developer will help to train and grow the other members of the Continuation Engineering group. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Collect Project Managers requirements and create a Development Plan Execute Development Plan to update existing code Work with the documentation group to document updates Work with the QA group to test releases Configure systems to specifications Contribute to improved quality, processes and documentation
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  • Senior Java Developer   Direct Hire
    Wilton, Connecticut
    In this role, you will be responsible for the development, implementation, delivery, and maintenance of complex production systems; this includes systems architecture, analysis, design and coding and the creation of design documents. This position elicits requirements from users and departmental leaders and converts them into functional and/or design specifications. Adheres to standard concepts, practices, and procedures. KNOWLEDGE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS: Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience 7 years of experience with relevant methods and technologies is required. May lead or direct the work of others on various projects. Excellent oral and written communications skills
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  • Cloud Solution Engineer - Azure   Direct Hire
    Armonk, New York
    Our direct client (a premier Global company) with offices in Westchester County, NY and NYC has an immediate opening for a Cloud Solution Engineer – (Azure) for their new platform product /start-up in the direct insurance industry. Ability to work in both locations. About the role As a cloud solution architect in the US incubator squad, you'll combine design thinking techniques, software development, networking skills, business domain know-how and apply agile architecture principles to build high-quality applications. This team has been established to bring simplicity and efficiency to our clients, intermediaries, and colleagues through the innovative use of data and technology. Customers will experience products and a customer journey that is consistent, easier to understand and reliable. To achieve this ambitious goal we are building up an incubator – a small start-up squad within the company.
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Recent Reviews

Chris K. | Director of Information Technology 5.0

Chris recommends Allison to others  
11 months ago

Allison understood the type of role I am looking for and my career goals. She keeps in constant communication with updates and any relevant opportunities.

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Syed R. | IT Mgr or Project Mgr 4.4

Syed recommends Allison to others  
11 months ago

Allison is a prompt, respectful and transparent. Thus far, I am enjoying working with Allison.

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Matthew B. | No job title 5.0

Matthew recommends Allison to others  
1 year ago

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 UX 5.0

Michael recommends Allison to others  
3 weeks 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 Consultant 5.0

FRANCIS recommends Allison to others  
4 weeks 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.

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Michael B. | Senior Communications Lead 5.0

Michael recommends Allison to others  
1 month ago

Allison contacted me to check on how i was doing with the COVID-19 pandemic, not as a client but as a friend genuinely concerned with my well-being. That speaks volumes of who she is as a person.

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XIUFENG N. | Full Stack Software Developer 5.0

XIUFENG recommends Allison to others  
1 month ago

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