Technical Sourcer, Alexa

Description

The Amazon Alexa Recruiting team is seeking a talented, customer focused recruiter, with a passion for delighting the client and candidate, to join our global recruiting organization. You will be supporting leadership technical and non-technical teams, driving candidate generation strategies in partnership with your clients and negotiating offers.

A successful recruiter on this team will utilize their experience in setting benchmarks, forecasting and tracking against metrics, and prioritizing to hit customer SLAs. They thrive in an innovative, fast-paced environment, can roll up their sleeves, work hard, and have fun to get the job done. They draw on extensive knowledge of Talent Acquisition and functional areas of the business, forging dynamic relationships with business leaders and hiring managers.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Partner with hiring teams to build effective sourcing and assessment approaches with an ability to manage customer/partner expectations through a deep understanding of return on investment
  • Recruit passive candidates and gauge both technical skills and chemistry for the right fit, and to understand candidate motivation
  • Build and maintain a network of potential candidates through proactive market research and on-going relationship management; conduct in-depth interviews of candidates, demonstrating ability to anticipate hiring manager preferences through high offer-to-interview ratios
  • Recommend ideas and strategies that will contribute to the long-range growth of the company, implementing new recruiting processes and fine tuning standard processes that fit within Amazon's mission to deliver the highest quality results to the customer
  • Articulate in writing a sourcing plan with deliverables, timelines and a formal tracking process.
  • Build and maintain an ongoing pipeline of qualified potential candidates

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of corporate and/or search firm progressive technical recruiting experience with a focus on passive candidate generation
  • Experience with a building and utilizing a variety of sourcing plans and tools, including proactive phone and internet research
  • CTS/ATS experience with sourcing, tracking and managing candidates
  • MS Office experience, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Experience managing and prioritizing multiple searches, projects and client relationships

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to proactively network and establish effective working relationships, continually seek new sourcing options, and develop creative approaches to delivering candidates to the customer
  • Strong communication skills, organizational, and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to execute recruiting strategy, including employer promotion in the marketplace, candidate management, diversity sourcing, and interview process management
  • Self-sufficient and able to work with little direct supervision in an extremely fast-paced environment
  • Strong consulting skills and demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Strong analytic skills with ability to create, measure, and scale the right workflow between candidates, hiring managers, and the recruiting team

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation


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