Technical Recruiter

Technical Recruiter

Recruiters play a vital role in shaping the teams that make AppNexus great, serving as relationship managers for both internal and external clients. Internally, recruiters are trusted advisors to hiring managers, identifying hiring needs and setting and executing against customized search strategies. Externally, recruiters help attract, engage, and hire top candidates, while ensuring a high-quality, inclusive experience throughout the recruitment process.

In this role, you will lead the hiring process for a variety of roles across AppNexus’ Technology organization, designing and delivering creative, customized sourcing strategies for our hiring teams. In addition, you will play a key role in creating and executing a Talent Brand strategy that connect top talent to AppNexus' technical teams.

About the team:

The People team is responsible for finding the best talent and ensuring that all employees continue to be excited, productive, and passionate about working at AppNexus. Our teams focus on identifying and bringing in the best and brightest talent, as well as supporting and developing our existing talent. Through strategic culture-building initiatives, we work to create a unique and engaging environment where employees can accomplish their best work. To achieve our mandates, our team is service-oriented, proactive, and responsive to our internal business partners.

About the job:

  • Manage full cycle recruiting processes to meet hiring goals across all levels across AppNexus’ Technology organization, including designing and executing creative pipeline building strategies for both immediate and long-term hiring needs
  • Establish relationships with leaders across Engineering and Technical Operations, developing a deep understanding of their objectives, challenges and teams, using this information to anticipate hiring needs and attract and close top candidates
  • Partner with Hiring Managers to create customized sourcing strategies focused on cultivating strong, diverse pipelines of both internal and external prospects
  • Track and analyze search metrics and provide data-driven, actionable updates to hiring managers and the broader recruiting team
  • Identify and participate in key industry and recruiting events to evangelize the AppNexus Talent Brand and engage with broader tech communities
  • Lead and participate in ad-hoc projects as needed to elevate recruitment process to provide best-in-class hiring experiences for both candidates and hiring managers


About your skills:

  • A minimum of 4 years of full-cycle recruiting experience for high tech, complex Engineering organizations; a combination of agency and in-house recruitment experience is ideal but not required
  • Excellent organizational and data-driven project management skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as collaboratively across all levels of the organization
  • Customer service orientation with an ability to anticipate and react to needs of hiring managers


More about you:

  • You are passionate about a culture of learning and teaching. You love challenging yourself to constantly improve, and sharing your knowledge to empower others
  • You like to take risks when looking for novel solutions to complex problems. If faced with roadblocks, you continue to reach higher to make greatness happen
  • You care about solving big, systemic problems. You look beyond the surface to understand root causes so that you can build long-term solutions for the whole ecosystem
  • You believe in not only serving customers, but also empowering them by providing knowledge and tools


AppNexus is proud to offer equal opportunity in all aspects of employment. We strive to foster a diverse, inclusive and engaging work environment. We welcome applications from all candidates and look forward to receiving yours! Our diversity in action:


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