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James Shen

Recruiter at Benchmark IT - Technology Talent
4.91 (64 reviews)

100% of reviewers highly recommend James.






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About Me

I was in IT for over 20 years, started as a software developer, moved to project/development management. In 2009, made a career change, moved to technology recruiting.

When I'm not working, I love to...

travel, tennis and follow the financial markets

Company Website:

Phone: 203-304-5500


Can I Help You?

Roles I recruit for: From desk top analyst up to CIO/CTO, and anything in between

Areas I recruit In: CT, NYC and NJ

Hot Jobs

  • Java Web Developer - Big Data   Direct Hire
    A fast-growing software and data analytics firm in Greenwich is seeking an experienced full-stack Java software developer. We seek innovative minded individuals who can analyze, design, develop, test, customize, and maintain solutions to analytical software. The ability to perform systems analysis, design, and create software architecture proposals; prepare required reports and test programs; work with cross-functional teams on issues affecting enhancements and content migration are a big plus. The client offers a very attractive compensation and benefits package and is very motivated to fill this position as soon as possible.
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  • Senior .Net Developer   Direct Hire
    Greenwich, Connecticut
    Our direct client, a top tier hedge fund, in Greenwich is seeking a strong developer with great problem-solving capabilities. They offer outstanding benefits and compensation packages. In this role, you will be responsible for developing highly scalable and functional web/desktop applications. The position requires high technical proficiency, design, and implementation of core frameworks, UI design, debugging, and performance analysis in a full-stack environment. The ideal candidate is self-motivated and able to solve complex problems independently and within a team environment. As part of the .Net development team, this role will involve working team members in Development, Accounting, Treasury, Investor Relations and Operations to analyze business requirements, create and analyze technical specifications and develop and maintain existing software and systems. The ideal candidate will possess: Minimum of 5 years of experience with .Net and Web Development related languages
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  • Client Implementation Analyst   Direct Hire
    Greenwich, Connecticut
    Our direct client is a fast-growing analytics software development firm in Greenwich, CT. They are seeking a client implementation analyst. In this role, you will be part of a talented team that demonstrates superb technical competency, delivering mission-critical infrastructure and ensuring the highest levels of availability, performance, and security. You will be facilitating the deployment of new software and/or other new business functions across an organization; this includes testing, documentation, and teaching new users. Additionally, this position involves tracking and reporting on this new system and its implementation, which may be a single transition or continuous upgrades. Qualifications/Skills: BS/BA in computer science, business or related field required. Strong computer experience in MSWord, EXCEL, Outlook, etc. Knowledge of technology, network infrastructure & interface requirements associated with software integrations a plus.
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  • Sr. Web Developer - .Net Core   Direct Hire
    Stamford, Connecticut
    Our direct client in Stamford is seeking a full stack web developer. In this role, you will have unrestricted access to the development stack and the freedom to make recommendations on new emerging technologies. Building web-based enterprise software products, which involves heavy front-end and back-end web development for systems that are both internally and externally facing. Requirements: – BS in Computer Science (or related field) and 4+ years of experience in web development and object-oriented programming (C#, .Net Core). – Experience with Client-side web development utilizing HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery. – Experience with advanced web frameworks and UI Patterns – Bootstrap, React – Experience with distributed source control systems (preferably Git) – Solid experience of SQL (SQL Server) – Experience with Web Services, REST – Experience with Agile development processes, methodologies, and tools
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  • Sr. Web Developer/Architect   Direct Hire
    Houston, TX
    Our direct client, a fast-growing software and data analytics firm in Houston is seeking to bring on a Sr. Developer/Architect. This is a key role and essential for ensuring a successful design and delivery of software products/applications. The Sr Developer/Architect sees the “big picture” and has experience working with architectural approaches for software design and implementation. He/She provides a framework for the development of a software or system that will result in high quality IT solutions. This role requires hands on coding/development as primary responsibility with application architecture experience. He/she works closely with systems analysts, software developers, members of Infrastructure and Production Support teams to ensure successful design, delivery and implementation of application software. He /She also ensures a seamless integration of new and existing systems to eliminate potential problems and maintain data structure and integrity. Job ID: 4335
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Recent Reviews

Zhimei D. | sr. software engineer 5.0

Zhimei recommends James to others  
1 year ago

James shows his professions in every detail. His IT background helps a lot when walking me through the job descriptions. Also, he provided the interviewers' information that let me know better the people who gave me the interview.

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Chris S. | Web developer/IT support 5.0

Chris recommends James to others  
2 years ago

A lot of recruiters feel like they are just in it for the money James seemed to care both about the client and myself in making sure this was a good fit on both sides even though this position was what might be considered something that isn't right for just anyone.

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YOLANDA E. | Financial Analyst 5.0

YOLANDA recommends James to others  
2 years ago

James is very transparent and keeps in constant contact.

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William W. | Senior Developer 5.0

William recommends James to others  
2 years ago

One of the best consultants I have interacted with in the area.

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Luis S. | Sr. Java Developer 5.0

Luis recommends James to others  
2 years ago

I have spoken to James a few times and each time James has been very helpful and very focused on the clients needs as well as my career growth. I would refer James as a recruiter to anyone looking for their ideal dream job!

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Jeffory U. | Candidate 4.8

Jeffory recommends James to others  
1 month ago

James is a very knowledgeable and experienced technical individual. His insight and guidance were invaluable for my first experience with his company. It was a pleasure talking with him !

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Malgorzata P. | Data Engineer 5.0

Malgorzata recommends James to others  
2 months ago

It's a pleasure working with James, he's been attentive, transparent and very knowledgeable about the job market and needs. He provides interesting job opportunities and well prepares me for each interview.

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Stacy T. | Product Analyst, BA 4.8

Stacy recommends James to others  
1 month ago

Great experience working with James

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