Candy B

Senior Program Manager_Candy Barajas




Ridgewood, NJ

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* Program Manager with over 10 years proven experience in program management, project management, procurement, and demonstrated negotiating and supplier relations. * Known as a leader with strong customer service skills and a thorough understanding best business practices that promoted customer satisfaction and revenue growth. * Proven ability to develop, implement and streamline processes that reduced costs and supported productivity. * Results driven individual with strong analytical skills and the ability to influence at all levels within the company. * Outstanding technical skills which includes web-based systems and tools, MS Office Suite, Payroll software, database management, bilingual English/Spanish.


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Asyst Technologies (Confidential) 3/2006 - 6/2007
Qualcomm (Confidential) 4/2004 - 3/2006
Packeteer Inc (Confidential) 8/2003 - 11/2003
Solectron Corporation (Confidential) 4/2000 - 7/2003
Solectron Corporation (Confidential) 4/1999 - 4/2000
Solectron Corporation (Confidential) 11/1994 - 4/1999



Saint Mary's College of California Management 2006 Bachelor Degree



- Strong Negotiation Skills- Strong Communication Skills- Developed and implemented key programs and software company-wide- Developed training materials- Developed and managed company policies, processes, and procedures

Companies I like:

Palmsource, Inc, Actel Corporation, Rae Systems Inc., Webex Communications Inc., Verifone Inc, Nvidia, Extreme Networks, Inc, N E C Electronics America Inc, Celerity Inc, Foundry Networks Inc., Infineon Tech N Amer Corp, Celerity, Cypress Media, MMC Technology, Inc, Celerity Services Inc., Veritas Software Corporation, Lifescan Inc, Creative Labs Inc, Fujitsu Computer Pdts of Amer, Aspect, Agile Software Corporation, Optonics Inc., Alza Corporation, Marvell Semiconductor Inc., Fujitsu Computer Systems Corp, Applied Signal Technology Inc, Exponent Inc., Vishay Siliconix Inc, Interwoven Inc., Secure Computing Corporation, Align Technology Inc., Silicon Graphics Inc., Genesis Microchip Inc., Samsung Semiconductor Inc., Sunpower Corporation, Hynix Semiconductor America, Netscape Communications Corp, Adaptec Inc, Applied Micro Circuits Corp, Silicon Image Inc., Ariba Inc., Bea Systems, Inc., Atheros Communications Inc., Super Micro Computer Inc, Borland Software Corporation, Fedex Freight West, Inc, , McAfee Inc., Bell Microproducts Inc., Flextronics International USA, Kyphon Inc., SRI International, Pmc-Sierra Inc., Silicon Storage Technology Inc, Fujitsu America Inc, Covad Communications Group, Credence Systems Corporation, Siliconix Incorporated, Flextronics Holding Usa, Inc., AMD Investments Inc, Verifone, Coherent Inc, Devcon Construction Inc, Maxim Integrated Products Inc, Tyco Thermal Controls LLC, Hitachi Data Systems Corp, Intersil Corporation, Brocade Cmmnctions Systems Inc, Quantum Corporation, Varian Inc., Trimble Navigation, Netflix Inc, Cypress Semiconductor Corp, Synopsys, Inc., Fujitsu It Holdings, Inc., Altera Corporation, Cadence Design Systems, Inc, Palm Inc., Verisign Inc, Novellus Systems Inc, Marvell Technology, Xilinx Inc., LSI Corporation, Network Appliance Inc., KLA-Tencor Corporation, National Semiconductor Corp, Hitachi Global Storage Tech, Juniper Networks Inc, Intuit Inc, Adobe Systems Incorporated, Nvidia Corporation, Seagate Technology, Agilent Technologies Inc, , Symantec Corporation, Advanced Micro Devices Inc, Ebay Inc., Yahoo Inc, Calpine Corporation, Applied Materials Inc, Google Inc, Sanmina-SCI Corporation, Sun Microsystems Inc., Apple Inc, Cisco Systems Inc., Intel Corporation


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- Responsible for the development, implementation and management of the Company’s accounting and finance related projects and services. Created a departmental strategy and vision. Made key recommendations, to streamline departmental processes and procedures, reducing overhead costs and increasing productivity by 40% while maintaining data integrity and in full compliance with our SOX 404 procedures. - Successfully implemented Gelco ExpenseLink; a web based expense reporting tool. Worked closely with key groups (IT, ERP, Gelco) to ensure a smooth and successful implementation. A strategic change that automated the expense reporting process, reduced overhead costs, streamlined processes, improved compliance, and improved efficiency by more than 25%. Directly responsible for account maintenance, user training, and program awareness.