Sr. Technical Recruiter

Amazon.Com, Inc. Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 3 days ago

At, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people. Our teams build technologies that enhance our customer's Delivery Experience and we are looking for a Sr. Sourcing Lead to create and execute on both immediate and longer-term sourcing strategies. This team focuses on roles based in several software Development Centers, Seattle, New York, Austin, Vancouver and Toronto. This role will lead strategies related to Software Development attraction and recruitment. As a Sourcing Lead for this team you will mentor recruiters, cultivate talent sourcing channels, and develop relationships with hiring leaders.

Amazon is dependent on our ability to be Customer Obsessed. If you thrive in a fast paced environment, working on a highly visible team with dynamic business leaders, and have a passion for building great teams that directly impact the business and the customer's experience, we look forward to receiving your application.

In this role, you will be responsible for talent attraction strategies and utilize experience setting benchmarks and metrics.

Our Recruiters thrive in an innovative, fast-paced environment, can roll up their sleeves, work hard, have fun, and get the job done. You will have the opportunity to draw on your extensive knowledge of Talent Acquisition and functional areas of the business; and forge dynamic relationships with business leaders, hiring managers and HR business partners. You will perform candidate generation, client/account management, prioritize your time in an extremely fast-paced environment, push back when needed, and provide amazing customer service.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Partner with hiring teams to build effective sourcing and assessment strategies with an ability to manage customer/partner expectations through a deep understanding of return on investment.

  • Recruit passive candidates and gauge chemistry of candidates for fit and motivation rather than simply sell a role.

  • Build and maintain network of potential candidates through proactive market research and on-going relationship management; conduct in-depth interviews of potential candidates, demonstrating ability to anticipate hiring manager preferences through high interview-to-offer ratios.

  • Recommend ideas and strategies related to recruitment that will contribute to the long-range growth of the company, implementing any new processes and fine tuning standard processes for recruiting that fits within Amazon's mission to deliver the highest quality results to the customer.

  • Articulate in writing recruiting plans with deliverables, timelines and a formal tracking process.

  • Interview candidates within the framework of the position specification. Screen, interview and prepare an ideal candidate slate within an appropriate and consistent timeline.

  • Work with the business, HRBP, and Compensation to determine appropriate salary ranges and negotiate compensation with candidates.

  • Participate in special projects/recruiting initiatives including assessment of best practices in interviewing techniques, leveraging of internal sources of talent and identification of top performers for senior-level openings.

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