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Technical Recruiter

Job title: Technical Recruiter
Contract type: Freelance
Discipline: Technology
Remote: No
Reference: 407094
Contact name: Cory Rivard
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Length of Contract: 6 months

Location or Remote: Seattle, WA

Client Overview: Our client is a Seattle based Tech Company seeking a Technical Recruiter to join their team. 

Technical Recruiter Overview: Our Client is looking for a Technical Recruiter to join their HR department and help them grow our IT teams.

Technical Recruiter Responsibilities:

  • Sourcing, screening and providing a shortlist of qualified candidates for various technical roles. 
  • You will also network online and offline with potential candidates to promote our employer brand, reduce our time-to-hire and ensure we attract the best professionals.
  • Ultimately, you will build a strong tech talent pipeline and help hire and retain skilled employees for our IT positions.
  • Write and post technical job descriptions
  • Source potential candidates on niche platforms, like Stack Overflow and Github
  • Parse specialized skills and qualifications to screen IT resumes
  • Perform pre-screening calls to analyze applicants’ abilities
  • Interview candidates combining various methods (e.g. structured interviews, technical assessments and behavioral questions)
  • Coordinate with IT team leaders to forecast department goals and hiring needs
  • Craft and send personalized recruiting emails with current job openings to passive candidates
  • Participate in tech conferences and meetups to network with IT professionals
  • Compose job offer letters
  • Onboard new hires
  • Promote company’s reputation as a great place to work
  • Conduct job and task analyses to document job duties and requirements
  • Keep up-to-date with new technological trends and products

Requirements: 

  • Proven work experience as a Technical Recruiter or Recruiter
  • Hands-on experience with various interview formats (e.g. phone, Skype and structured)
  • Technical expertise with an ability to understand and explain job requirements for IT roles
  • Familiarity with Applicant Tracking Systems and resume databases
  • Solid knowledge of sourcing techniques (e.g. social media recruiting and Boolean search)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Solid understanding of HR practices and labor legislation

 

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