Technical Sourcer, WhatsApp

(Menlo Park, CA)

WhatsApp is the world’s fastest growing communication company with over 1 billion active users globally. We help bring friends, families, communities, soccer groups, doctors, storm chasers, and million others closer. We are just getting started. We are looking for the best individuals to grow and support this incredible community of users. WhatsApp has been ranked as one of the Top 25 Most downloaded apps in over 100 countries on the App Store and has received over 1 Billion installs on Google Play. Our spacious office is located in the heart of downtown Mountain View. Sourcing is a core strategic driver of Facebook’s success. We have a world-class team working together to help drive our ambitions and scale to the next level.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with Recruiters and hiring managers to deeply understand technical requirements of the role, the function and how it fits into the organization
  • Team with Coordinators and Recruiters to manage an efficient model of operation
  • Strategize different ways to build talent pipelines and execute on tactical research, referral generation, events and sourcing campaigns
  • Find, engage and activate passive candidates through the use of Boolean, LinkedIn and alternative search techniques
  • Screen resumes and interview candidates to determine fit
  • Regularly track pipeline activity to share with internal stakeholders
  • Recommend and drive improvements that impact local pipeline areas

Minimum Qualifications

  • 4+ years technical sourcing experience with a search firm or in-house recruiting team
  • Experience working with and building sourcing strategies with recruiters and hiring managers
  • Ability to screen resumes to identify fit
  • Research/Sourcing skills with ability to dive into searches for hard-to-fill requisition
  • Candidate engagement approach with ability to activate passive candidates
  • Interview skills
  • Tech and industry knowledge with ability to understand relevant tech skills, target companies, conferences, open source communities
  • Interpersonal skills with ability to communicate

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