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Derek Kinzel

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Washington, DC, United States
Warrington, PA, United States
Technical Recruiter in DC Area
Information Technology

About Me

ITrecruiterDC aka Derek Kinzel is a Washington DC based Technical Recruiter. He’s been called a lot of names over the years including Staffer, IT Recruiter, Head Hunter, Agency Recruiter, HR Consultant, Career Consultant, 3rd Party, The Middleman, The Voice, and even the Dark Side.

But the Truth is… I’d rather look at myself for what I truly am…… a Life Changer, a Match Maker, and an overall Difference-Maker in Society (DC). I’ll be whom/what you want me to be. If that’s your Professional Awakening, your very own Career Agent (aka Jerry Maguire), or even your Personal / Morningstar Advisor. I am a Genuine All-Round Good Guy!

I can be all those things……but more Importantly – what can’t I be for you? Over the last five years I have focused my IT/Technical Recruiting Power & Know-How..strictly in this DC Area. I’ve helped a number of Organizations: Startups, Software Product Companies (SaaS), companies in the (Healthcare, Telecom, Financial, & Higher Education) spaces, Non-Profits, as well as Federal / Government Consulting and Professional Services organizations.

My expertise includes Recruiting/Staffing/Networking with:
- Software Engineers & Architects (Java, J2EE, C#, .NET, SharePoint, C/C++)
- UI Designers & UI Dev’s(JavaScript, HTML5, CS3, jQuery, AJAX)
- Web Developers & Open Source Developers (PHP, Ruby, Python)
- Database Developers / Architects (SQL, Oracle, ETL, BI, DW)
- Mobile Application Developers (iPhone,iPad, Android, RIM)
- Business Analysts / Data Analysts / Requirements Analysts
- Product Managers / Project Managers
- Technical Directors, Development Managers, CTOs, etc.
- Cloud Engineers / Architects – Amazon, Google, Microsoft
- Data Engineers (Algorithms, SQL, Hadoop, Mahout, noSQL)
- Network / System Engineers & Administrators

Why I love my city

I live, love, and enjoy the area I reside in now – which is Washington, DC aka the “Nation’s Capital”. NYC may be the Big Apple… and home to the Financial District, Fashion Trends, Great Pizza, and the Yankees – but DC is where the Decisions are Made. It’s where our Nation’s Roots area. It’s where you can stroll around & see Historic Monuments, Venues, and Museums for every occasion. It’s the Place where our Country Begins & where it Ends. It’s Patriotism at it’s Finest. DC is DC for a Reason…cause it’s DA CITY.


Professionally: Software Development, Software Engineering, Social Media, Social Recruiting, Networking, Mobile Applications, Web 2.0, Technology, DC TECH, Web Applications, Product Development, and the Ultimate User Experience

Personally: Big Movie Buff, Movie Quotes, Sports (Football, Baseball, Hockey, Basketball), Philadelphia Sports, a Sick Grilled Cheese, Green Tea, Soft Tee Shirts, Live Music, Family & Friends

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