July Talent Showcase

July Talent Showcase

Welcome to the Agency 8 monthly talent showcase. Agency 8 is a little powerhouse of recruiting and staffing brilliance! We post a monthly stellar lineup of job candidates in 8 critical hiring areas of business including IT, Engineering, Operations, Accounting, HR, Executive, and Procurement.

Whether you choose to revisit us each month to discover new talent or a bespoke search, tailored exclusively to fulfill your unique requirements. Agency 8 is ready to help you, starting today!

This month’s current outstanding candidates:

Information Technology:

Linux Systems Administrator: Joseph – 15+ years in many different environments. This experience gives me the ability to adapt to any environment and resolve problems quickly.  Has extensive knowledge in SQL, Red Hat, VMware, VEEAM Backup, Internet Information Services, Meraki Networking, Office365, RingCentral phones, Velocloud, and Duo Multifactor Authentication.
IT Cloud Infrastructure: John has 10+ years’ experience with AWS EC2, S3, VPC, Cloud Watch, RDS, WAF, KMS, Route 53, ALB, ELB, IAM, Lambda,  and other cloud services. Knowledge of Python, GitHub, Docker, Terraform, CI/CD pipelines, Jenkins, and other automation tools. Windows Server, Exchange, and Office productivity suite experience.
Linux Systems Administrator: David is Proficient in use of Remote Technologies (VNC,RDP, SSH, Telnet, VMware, Dell Open Manage, VEEAM).  Skilled in use of Server and Desktop Operating Systems (Windows Server 2003, 2008r2, 2012,2016,2019 Linux Server Ubuntu, Red Hat, CentOS, Debian/ Windows XP,7, Vista, 10).
Cyber Security: Dale has Comprehensive experience in leadership with a motivational management style, a solid reputation for building and retaining highly motivated teams and the development of innovative solutions. Detailed knowledge and expertise in Information security, database administration with extensive knowledge and proficiency in database design, monitoring & tuning, migration, upgrades, backup & recovery, cloning, replication, and security implementations. Comprehensive experience in Oracle, MySQL, and MS SQL Server.
IT Help Desk: Ivan CompTIA A+ Certified professional with experience in end-user workstation distribution, optimization, and troubleshooting. Experienced in chemical analytical instruments, Windows computer management tools, Linux-based systems, and general Cyber Security knowledge with the ability to learn quickly and adapt to new environments.
Linux Systems Administrator: Steve offers 15+ years exp, Red Hat Delivery Specialist with strong technical skills centered around infrastructure and automation. Has experience working in an environment with mixed technologies, operating systems and tools. Provides process improvement, enhancement and optimization by automated daily infrastructure tasks using Ansible, bash and Python in Ops and networking. Coded custom application in Python to enhance network management operational awareness and compliance. Has leadership skills which has resulted in superior better results across Ops and Automaton teams.


Operational Excellence Manager: Ken has a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification in addition to a PSM certification, Safety Management System certificates, Safety Leadership Training, ISO 14001 and IS) 9001 Auditor certifications. He has extensive experience with implementing management of Safety Management Systems, writing new MOC’s for projects, leading teams of 100+ individuals, and spearheading manufacturing reliability.
Director of Operations: Jason offers an MBA and 20 years of experience in operations. He has experience with building companies from the ground up including building teams, getting distributors, and assessing company finances.  In addition, he has strong business development experience including visiting clients/potential clients, building a sales team, and managing large clients such as Chevron and Exxon.
Director of Operations: Beth: With a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering and a vast career in Operations and Business Development, Beth would make a great addition to any team. She has been tasked with full P&L responsibilities, strategic planning, and business growth.
Financial Business Analyst: Joseph holds a BBA in Finance in addition to his 20 years of experience with managing assets, market research, competitive analysis, and financial analysis. This includes 20 years of analyzing and 7 years of creating financial models.

Logistics and Procurement:

Procurement Manager: Guillermo offers a Bachelor’s in Business Administration plus 15+ years of procurement experience. He has a strong background when it comes to sourcing and evaluating vendors, negotiating contracts and the bidding process. In addition, Guillermo is very technologically savvy and bilingual (English / Spanish).
Supply Chain Manager:  Edward offers 20 years of experience in Supply Chain including an extensive background as Supply Chain Manager. His strengths include inventory management, logistics contracting, and acting as a liaison between multiple departments. He is well-versed in SAP and ISO 9000.
Logistics Coordinator: Adam (Bilingual) with his Bachelors, offering 8 years in International shipping, 4+ years in rail, 4 years in barge and is familiar with international rail and truck, he has experience with quotes for shipments, negotiating rates, and experience with freight and shipping documentations and all paperwork involved.
Inside Sales/CSR/SAP Expert: Jack offers SAP proficiency, and has worked in logistics via land, air, and ocean vessel. He thrives under pressure, enjoys a challenge, and likes a fast-paced environment with quick deadlines.
Purchasing/Buyer: Trisha offers 12 years of Purchasing experience including 6 in a manufacturing environment and her most previous role at an EPC company. Her background includes purchasing piping, structural, instrument, electrical, and civil consumables to run large projects in addition to price negotiations and working with managers to make changes to contracts.
Purchasing/Buyer: Danielle holds a Bachelor’s in Business Management, a Masters’s in Business Administration and Management, and roughly 9 years of purchasing experience. Danielle has a lot to offer to a procurement team. In addition to purchasing products for valve fabrication including MRO, she also has experience in managing vendor management programs and improving on-time delivery. In addition, she has a background in planning and project coordination of large Oil and Gas projects.

At Agency 8, 50% of our candidates come from referrals and the rest from Headhunting… Our seasoned recruiters don’t wait for candidates to come to us- we hunt them down!  As a Full-Service Recruiting and HR Consulting firm, we are equipped to recruit nationwide for highly qualified Engineers, Technical, Accounting, Executives or Operational Staff and as always, we back our quality placements with a Guarantee of Success and a 97% success rate on direct hires.   We offer Temp, Temp to Hire & Direct Hire Recruiting Solutions.

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