The company that is today’s Northwest Contract Services (NWCS) was forged from the union of more than twenty years of experience in identifying top high tech talent and an ever adapting understanding of the changing needs of technology companies.
Our company, with its focus on team building for project endeavors, is a direct response to the needs of your industry.
Our customers return to us for multiple projects, proving the quality of our work, the caliber of our people and the dedication to quality that defines our company. Our employees stay with us for years, because we do our job so that they can do their job really well–We remove obstacles so that they can do what they know how to do so well and by doing so, they make us look really good!
We are a Minority-Owned Business Enterprise (MBE) certified by the NMSDC, certification #NW01263. In our hiring practices, we are committed to diversity and inclusion, as well partnering with our clients to provide talented and productive Engineering personnel.
The NWCS management team includes managers that have both supported and worked within the world’s largest technology companies.
Gabe Valentin, President of Northwest Contract Services. Before taking on the role of President, Gabe was the company’s Director of Client Services where, as an individual contributor, he focused on meeting the needs of NWCS clients and provided guidance to our employees. He has over 25 years of Engineering experience in Telecom, Aerospace, Manufacturing and Consumer Electronics. He was a Program Manager at Microsoft prior to joining NWCS and he knows well how to scope a project and ensure sufficient talent to accomplish goals. He is a BSEE/MEE graduate from Cornell University, holds an MBA from RPI and is a certified PMP professional.
DJ Cenidoza, Director-Business Development, has a proven track record of building, maintaining, and deploying successful teams to Fortune 500 High Tech and Start-Up companies. He has a tenacious ability to build excellent partnerships with business leaders, delivering programs and services to exceed their requirements with tangible, consistent results, finding solutions in the tightest possible constraints. A dynamic sales and management leader, known for his passion and takes pride in the long standing relationships that he has built and the trust earned from clients. Outstanding record of recruiting high-performance engineers across multiple disciplines matching talent with client needs.
Aga Zillen, Business Development & Recruiting Manager, works on developing our client relationships to deliver exceptional staffing solutions, and leads our recruiting organization. She brings both recruiting knowledge and an ever increasing level of technical knowledge to the work that we do for our clients.
Tasha Church, Accounting & HR Manager, not only coordinates on-boarding of new employees and manages our benefit providers, but also ensures that NWCS is in compliance with all regulatory employment and finance rules. Tasha oversees general administration of our corporate office.
Our recruiting, accounting and HR teams are all professionals with years of experience who stand ready to help meet your needs.
We encourage you to contact us to discuss your project needs and to get answers to any questions that you might have.