Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 8:54 AM
The Amazon Alexa recruiting team is seeking a talented; results oriented Technical Recruiter with a passion for delighting the client and candidate, to join our recruiting organization. You will work with a close:knit recruiting team. Bring your recruiting industry expertise, passion for client service and commitment to viable talent strategy to Alexa, where you will be tasked with enhancing our organizationA?s ability to profile, isolate, attract, assess, and convert highly:talented, elusive, and experienced software engineers and engineering leaders into our top candidates for hire. This Recruiter will act as a partner with client leads, recruiting business partners, and leaders in our client groups by performing strategic research and data:driven sourcing activities leading to senior:level talent. This team also provides enhanced services to our sourcer/recruiting partners including data extraction and web mining. The Recruiter will act as a subject matter expert in prospecting techniques and tools used for information retrieval, data extraction, web:scraping, continuous process improvement, process automation, and customer relationship management. The Technical Recruiter will also play an essential role in tracking industry events, technology trends, and changes within the employment landscape which may impact our existing best practices and/or short: and long:term need for senior engineering resources. As part of this effort, the Technical Recruiter will participate in special projects in areas such as market mapping, market intelligence, talent community relationship building, prospect attraction, and organizational branding. As a change agent, the Technical Recruiter will be required to develop a broad and deep knowledge of the technologies currently in use by our client teams. This individual must have boundless curiosity and lean toward being a A?techie,A? someone who can understand how multiple programming languages, platforms, hardware, and technologies all come together to drive our mission critical, globally:distributed solutions.5+ years as a single contributor sourcer or full life cycle recruiter for technical talent (i.e., software engineers, engineering leadership).A demonstrable expertise in ad:hoc, complex web search string generation (i.e., optimized use of search engine:specific Boolean operators across all leading web data, social, and search platforms). Proficiency with traditional web sourcing techniques is assumed (e.g., site x:ray searching, flip searching, location specific searching, targeted community searching, etc.).Extensive knowledge of social network platforms, online communities, conferences, and other potential sourcing pools used to isolate senior:level technical talent (e.g., github, Stack Overflow, Top Coder, etc.).A proven ability to build strong community ties with external tech or industry communities (e.g., open:source communities, user groups, etc.).A broad understanding of the standards and trends in software engineering across a variety of domains (e.g., distributed systems, mobile engineering, front:end web engineering, databases, etc.).A strong attention to detail and an analytical mind. Amazon is a data:driven organization which supports creativity and ingenuity however true effectiveness, efficiency, and bottom line results must be supported by data.The ability to create a strong, collegial, and supportive partnership with other recruiters, sourcers, recruiting business partners, our client teams, and the greater technology community from which we will derive our pipeline for future engineering talent.Excellent time and project management is a must. This role will be exciting, challenging, and multifaceted. To be effective, this individual must have a proven ability to be highly effective in managing his/her time and ongoing project deliverables.Active participation in the greater web A?searchA? community (e.g., blog contributions, speaker at conferences, etc.).
• Location: Seattle
• Post ID: 55840067 seattle