Our recruiting team helps Proofpoint identify and hire top talent across the globe, providing a best in class candidate experience. We are looking for a Technical Talent Sourcer to join our growing, high performing team to support recruiting and hiring initiatives in various organizations, such as Operations, IT, Engineering & Marketing. This team player lives to collaborate with recruiters and leaders alike on strategies in finding the best talent in the industry, delivering a candidate pipeline for current and future vacancies that is key to Proofpoint’s continued growth as an industry leader.
The position is based out of our office in Pittsburgh, PA.
Work closely with recruiters and hiring managers in multiple locations to deeply understand key requirements of the role, the function and how it fits into the organization while maximizing the effectiveness of the recruiting process.
Teaming with Coordinators and Recruiters to manage an efficient model of operation.
Strategizing different ways to build talent pipelines and execute on referral generation, events and sourcing campaigns.
Finding and engaging activate and passive candidates using LinkedIn and alternative search techniques.
Screening resumes and interview candidates to determine fit.
Regularly tracking and reporting pipeline activity to share with internal stakeholders.
Recommending and driving improvements that impact local pipeline areas.
A team player mindset with a willingness to roll up your sleeves and dive in
A high level of organization and an eye for detail, with a strong intuition for culture fit while screening candidates
2+ years talent sourcing experience with a search firm or in-house recruiting team
Familiarity with understanding of technology such as Perl, Python, Ruby, Java, Ember, C#, RESTful, LINUX, AWS, and ML to name a few, as a means of assessing for candidate capability.
Experience working with recruiting and tracking tools – Workday, LinkedIn, Monster, Dice, etc.
Experience researching/sourcing candidate
Fundamental belief in ensuring a great candidate experience
Bonus points for tech and industry experience with target companies, conferences, open source communities
Experience communicating with business partners and teammates
Demonstrated ability in screening for highly specialized positions
Understanding of technology, ability to read and understand requirements
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
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