Ashley Alfred, Founder

Ashley founded Sage Recruiting 9 years' ago and has over 12 years' of experience sourcing senior software engineers and leaders startups and SMBs. She holds a CS50 certificate from Harvard University and actively programs in Python (Flask, Django), SQL and JavaScript. She also holds a Bachelors and partial Masters in Psychology from York/University of Toronto and an Advanced PADI certification! Ashley is very active in the software engineering community and connected with the top software engineers in the field.

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What do we do?

Sage Recruiting is based in Ontario and focuses exclusively on finding Software Engineers (intermediate, senior, architect) and Engineering Leaders for startups and small/mid-sized tech companies across Canada. The team consists of 6 recruiters, sourcers and administrators and the Founder of Sage Recruiting (Ashley, who holds a Computer Science cert from Harvard University) is solely responsible for technical interviews.

How We Are Different:

We're Technical

We are the most technical recruitment company in Toronto. Our Founder actively codes and holds a Computer Science cert from Harvard University and the team is personally trained by a local VP Technology.

We're Human

We are real people that understand what it takes to hire the right people. We take a personalized approach to business, which means we take the time to understand you, your business and every candidate we introduce to you.

We're Experienced

With over 12 years sourcing software engineers for startups and SMB's in Canada, Ashley is one of the most well-networked recruiters in the industry. We talk to the people you want to hire every day!


Meet our talented team of talented Technical Recruiters!

Ashley Alfred

Founder, Principal Recruiter

Alyssa Co

Team Lead

Ela Frias

Ela Frias

Administrative Assistant

Maria Magsumbol

Technical Recruiter

Lora Perocho

Lora Perocho

Technical Researcher

Bea Vargas

Bea Vargas

Technical Researcher


Mia Ibanez

Technical Researcher

Mark Frederiksen

Technical Trainer

Taco & Luna

Barketing Managers

Our (Constantly Growing) Statistics:


Coding Assignments Completed


Candidate Resumes Sent


Positions Filled


Years in Business


Minutes on the phone

50,000 +

Resumes in our Database

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