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Senior Technical Recruiter



IT, People & HR
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Posted on Friday, December 15, 2023
About Highspot
Highspot is pioneering the category that is fundamentally changing the way companies increase sales productivity. On a mission to transform the way millions of people work with sales enablement, Highspot is committed to building breakthrough software with a spark of magic. We believe a great place to work is about more than the work – it’s about what the company stands for, and how it authentically represents its values in the real world. To this end, we have put intentional focus on creating equitable workspaces for each of our employees. Our goal is to create a culture where everyone feels a deep sense of belonging and is empowered to be an agent of change, with the ability to transform themselves, their workplace, and their world.
About The Role
As a Senior Technical Recruiter at Highspot, you will have the unique opportunity to design and bring to life world-class recruiting programs that differentiate our hiring practices and enable our Engineering teams to attract and hire people who thrive in an inclusive, collaborative and high-growth organization. You will partner closely with executives and colleagues across our business to create robust hiring strategies and you will be a critical part of a growing team focused on expanding and generating our professional candidate pipeline. You will be a steward of the candidate experience and be a part of evolving an employer brand that will enable Highspot to fuel our People Engine with exceptional talent.

What You'll Do

  • Act as a talent advisor to hiring partners in the business, consulting on best practices for achieving headcount goals in the current market climate
  • Establish recruiting data literacy and regular rhythms of reporting to communicate progress to goals
  • Provide expert level advice on sourcing, recruiting and closing top technical talent
  • Partner with Recruiting team to create, develop and implement recruiting strategies to expand our diverse talent pipeline
  • Research, identify, and develop relationships with prospective candidates for active searches through targeted company research, passive outreach, industry networking, and internal sources; calibrate candidates with hiring managers
  • Actively nurture and recruit passive candidates; assess candidates against our job requirements and our values as detailed by Highspot’s Guiding Principles
  • Develop prospects into candidates, engaging them and performing assessment/screening
  • Build out talent networks in technical sectors and tap knowledgeable industry sources to develop an on-going pool of candidates
  • Conduct in-depth interviews of potential candidates, facilitate debriefs; perform reference checks and present/negotiate employment offers on behalf Highspot

Your Background

  • You are a learn it all - you can learn new value frameworks and product domains quickly and understand how to craft effective search strategies within those domains
  • You have a deep understanding of SAAS/Cloud technology and the technical talent market
  • You listen carefully to what our teams really need and take that to identify the winning candidates quickly
  • You pride yourself on quality, not quantity, and you try to make the process efficient for everyone, not just yourself
  • You know your company, roles and product and you've got a knack for getting people to talk to you who initially may not be interested
  • You're exceedingly well networked on social media platforms
  • You treat the people we don't end up hiring with respect
  • You are recognized for your personal brand in the market
  • You know the industry and professional trends and you embrace and drive new approaches
  • You show adaptability and resilience when faced with change or ambiguous problems

What You Will Bring to the Role

  • 8+ years of recruiting experience focused on engineering/software development/devops roles; a history of excellent performance, including the ability to influence/partner with hiring stakeholders at a senior leadership level
  • Corporate Experience - 70% of your work experience is as a corporate technical Recruiter, with a proven track record of driving innovation and influencing change
  • Proven understanding of how to build and execute recruitment strategy and develop thoughtful recruiting plans; strong client focus and commitment to partnering with your stakeholders; ability to proactively network and establish effective working relationships, and develop creative approaches to delivering candidates to the customer
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and execute on recruiting roadmaps, inclusive of employer branding in the marketplace, candidate management, diversity sourcing, and interview process management
  • Expertise in candidate generation and technical sourcing, including running boolean searches, ability to leverage the internet to your advantage working as a sleuth to discover where the talent lives
  • Strong consulting skills and demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative environment, as an inspirer and motivator
  • Possess strong data literacy skills with ability to create, measure, and scale the right workflow between candidates, hiring managers, and the recruiting team
  • Strong communication skills, organizational and negotiation skills
  • Experience with Lever as an ATS is a plus
Equal Opportunity Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship, color, ethnicity, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or invisible disability status, political affiliation, veteran status, race, religion, or sexual orientation.
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