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Contract Technical Recruiter

Human Resources | San Francisco, CA | Full Time, Contract, and Temporary

Job Description

Contract Technical Recruiter

We are seeking a Contract Technical Recruiter to join our Talent Acquisition Team in San Francisco. We are a group of engaged professionals who are passionate about attracting exceptional talent to the business. Currently, in a period of growth and transformation, we are actively seeking to bring in new team members who thrive in a high-tech, friendly, and collaborative environment, and who will help us continue our evolution as a world-class talent acquisition function.  


  • Design and execute full lifecycle recruiting strategies that attract top technical talent (e.g. Engineering, Product Management, and Tech Operations) to our company and also create an ongoing pipeline of qualified, top-tier candidates
  • Proactively cultivate deep expertise on the available talent marketplace, building effective candidate networks and relationships with the technical community—especially within San Francisco/Silicon Valley 
  • Educate/coach key business stakeholders on current trends and ongoing developments 
  • Remain current vis-à-vis changes in the tech industry, attending key conferences and other networking events as appropriate
  • Partner with Hiring Managers and Human Resources Business Partners throughout the talent acquisition process, including solidifying candidate requirements, writing job marketing-summaries and job descriptions (if needed), creatively sourcing talent (as required), qualifying competency/culture fit, conducting reference checks, presenting offers and closing candidates
  • Collaborate with internal TA Coordinators and Sourcers to provide a consistent, high-quality candidate experience
  • Serve as an advocate for the candidate as needed, ensuring an appropriate cadence of touch points, diligent follow-up, and incorporating feedback and improving processes as required
  • Leverage internal technology (ATS, CRM, video-interviewing), to enhance your personal efficacy
  • Update tools as needed to ensure accurate metrics tracking and reporting
  • Contribute to the enhancement of the overall Talent Acquisition function by participating in team events, developing and sharing knowledge, and helping to cultivate a continuous learning and supportive esprit-de-corps
  • Participate in the creation and implementation of best practices, team strategies, process improvement initiatives and new programs



  • Experience hiring developers and dev-ops across the full stack, including mobile, front-end and backend is required.
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent training and experience.
  • 3-5+ years of technical/software engineering recruiting experience across various technologies, including: PHP (with Symfony experience); Video Infrastructure; C/C++/C#; Java/J2EE; Hadoop; iOS/Android; Python/Django; JavaScript; NodeJS; Ruby on Rails; HTML, CSS, HTML5, AJAX ; QA/Testing/Global QA; Graphics/Visual/Interactive Design; Program/Project Managers; Data Warehouse/DBAs; System Administrators; Cloud Technologies; Social Media; Enterprise software.
  • Deep knowledge of diverse technologies with an understanding of coding and how software is built and maintained; well-versed in tech skill sets and able to comfortably articulate current company projects and niche technical role requirements to engineering/product candidates
  • Exemplary relationship builder who is consultative in nature and able to quickly form effective working partnerships
  • Proven negotiation ability—both externally with candidates—and also internally with senior-level and C-suite executives
  • Skilled in the ‘art of the pushback’
  • Demonstrated track record in high volume recruiting, with the ability to balance multiple priorities and attract/close candidates for roles that draw upon a competitive technical talent pool
  • Exemplary communicator across all levels of the organization
  • Knowledge of and proficiency with applicant tracking systems, recruiting technologies, Google mail/calendaring, and MS office suite; social media savvy with a strong online networking presence over a variety of sites
  • Strong organization skills and project management acumen, with a keen detail-orientation
  • Able to thrive and achieve results in a fast-paced, evolving environment
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local laws governing employment policies and practices

$55 per Hour       San Francisco, CA 94105       3 Month Assignment