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James Shen

Recruiter at Benchmark IT - Technology Talent
4.92 (70 total reviews)

100% of reviewers highly recommend James.

Ratings

4.92
Genuine
4.9
Responsive
4.91
Experienced
4.96
Advisor
4.93
Transparent
4.89

Recommendations

100%

Job Seekers Who Highly Recommend James Shen

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: bmarkits.com/

Phone: 203-304-5500

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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

  • Sr. Data Engineer - Remote   Direct Hire Information Technology
    Remote
    Our direct client, a fast-growing digital healthcare company based in NY, is looking for a Sr. Data Engineer. Client’s mission is to help advance the discovery of new medications and treatments, working with patients, pharmaceutical and biotech companies. This position can be 100% remote. Responsibilities Design and build data pipelines that extract, transform, and load data across multiple sources Write python code to facilitate ETL and consume third party api's Manage and integrate data pipelines with our Azure Synapse Analytics data warehouse Contribute to the company’s data architecture and design database schemas to support the needs of the business Integrate our Azure Synapse data warehouse with BI tools like Tableau and Power BI Design and develop company's data warehouse capabilities Manage Azure infrastructure related to our data architecture Integrate github CI/CD pipelines Work with teams on supplying data needs and facilitating reporting, analytics, and data insights W
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  • React Developer - Remote   Direct Hire Information Technology
    Remote
    Our direct client, a fast-growing digital healthcare company based in NY, is looking for 2 front-end developers with React experience. Client’s mission is to help advance the discovery of new medications and treatments, working with patients, pharmaceutical and biotech companies. This position can be 100% remote. You will be responsible for building React frontends, dashboards, and advising on architecture to support firm’s business and clients. You will be writing a lot of Javascript and typescript code and advising on best practices. Responsibilities Design and develop Reactjs frontend components Integrate REST api backend endpoints Develop frontend dashboards and forms Write css/sass for styling visual elements Help us fix bugs and advise on best practices Write secure testable code including unit tests Integrate code with CI/CD pipelines Work with team leads on requirements and communicate level-of-effort and timelines Submit and review pull requests Real-time video chat
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  • Data Engineer - Hybrid:   Direct Hire Information Technology
    NYC, NY or Chicago, IL
    Our direct client, an alternative investment firm in New York City, is looking for a strong Data Engineer. This position can be based in NYC or Chicago, hybrid working model, a few days per week on site is expected. Position Responsibilities Data Platform Administration and Development Perform all the technical tasks required to keep our data platforms operating smoothly Ensure timely availability of fit-for-purpose-reports and data analysis Connect new systems to the data platform as needed Perform daily health and security checks on all systems and diagnose/fix issues Help select and deploy tools for user data access including reporting and BI platforms Documentation and Training Create and maintain documentation of platform, processes, best practices, and usage guides Provide training and support to users in using our data tools Required Background Qualifications & Experience Education: College degree (BA/BS) or higher (or work equivalent) 3+ years of experience as a data en
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  • DevOps Engineer - Hybrid   Direct Hire Information Technology
    NYC, NY or Chicago, IL
    Our direct client, an alternative investment firm in New York City, is looking for a strong DevOps Engineer. This position can be based in NYC or Chicago, hybrid working model, a few days per week on site is expected. Position Responsibilities Strategic Initiatives Implement SDLC (“Software Development Lifecycle”) for all software development Establish best practices and tools for developing and testing software Establish best practices and tools for production change management Establish and manage software development tools and technologies (e.g., Azure DevOps, Git, Visual Studio, Jenkins, Kubernetes, etc.) Create run books, technical documentation, and other materials necessary to maintain our platforms going forward Development Work on new projects requiring software development Help development teams with using development and testing methodologies and tools Work with data team to help build out the data platform Documentation and Training Create and maintain documentation of
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  • Portfolio System Support Manager: Hybrid   Direct Hire Information Technology
    NYC, NY or Chicago, IL
    Our direct client, an alternative investment firm in New York City, is looking for an experienced Systems Support Manager to support their Portfolio and Finance systems. This position can be based in NYC or Chicago, hybrid working model, a few days per week on site is expected. Position Requirements System Administration and Development Serve as the primary administrator of our Finance and Accounting platforms (including FIS Investran, Sage Intacct, and Expensify), including managing user access and security groups along with other configuration tasks Develop run books and train rest of IT staff on basic administration tasks Manage the deployment and support of the platforms Evaluate existing system implementations and develop recommendations for problem resolution, enhancement, and tuning Perform routine monitoring, maintenance, and service tasks including auditing and security functions Work with Finance team members to identify areas of development and improvement and oversee t
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Reviews

4.93 (6 reviews - Past 12 months)

James S. | Senior Business Systems Analyst 5.0

James recommends James to others  
2 years ago

Excellent guidance and high level of professionalism

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Boris P. | Lead Developer, Architect 5.0

Boris recommends James to others  
2 years ago

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Chris S. | Web developer/IT support 5.0

Chris recommends James to others  
3 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  
3 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  
3 years ago

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

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Lynn C. | Candidate 5.0

Lynn recommends James to others  
3 years ago

Great asset to the recruiting industry. He always brings relevant and appropriate roles to me. Also he is so easy to work with.

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Kevin D. | Business Analyst 5.0

Kevin recommends James to others  
3 years ago

Mr. Shen presented a position that I felt was a good fit on multiple levels. During the interviews I confirmed that his description of the position matched the firm's description. James arranged the interviews and shepherded me through the process. Unfortunately, I did not land the gig.

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Susan T. | Freelance Bookkeeper/Consultant to Small Business Owners 5.0

Susan recommends James to others  
3 years ago

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Andrey M. | Senior SW Engineer 5.0

Andrey recommends James to others  
3 years ago

James is a very smart guy and really understands all the nuances of helping software engineers find new jobs.

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Nadia M. | Manager Data Analytics 5.0

Nadia recommends James to others  
3 years ago

I thank James for being responsive to my phone call and following up with an email.

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