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Who We Are: Amazon€™s Operations Technology teams are the technical engines that support Amazon€™s mission of being earth€™s most customer centric company. We build the software and services that touch every Amazon customer globally. From innovative solutions for logistics, supply chain optimization and transportation for Amazon€™s fulfillment networks to rapidly expanding businesses like Amazon Flex, we build the technology that makes the magic of Amazon happen for hundreds of millions of customers around the world every day. Our technology teams are special because whether it€™s building something entirely new or inventing new efficiencies for our existing platforms, the scale and impact of our systems is big, growing, and we have the opportunity to make a difference for each and every Amazon customer.

This role is a part of the Operations Technology site recruitment team that supports our local technical engineering teams across the U.S. We€™re responsible for hiring software, data, and business intelligence engineers, scientists, and product/program managers for our North America sites.

The ideal candidate will have experience working with passive candidates in a competitive market and be key in generating high quality candidate pipelines. They will act as sourcing subject matter expert and deliver talent market insights back to peers and business team partners to drive educated sourcing strategy decisions. They will also work closely with business teams to ensure recruiting processes are effective and efficient and to provide a positive candidate experience. The candidate must be able to successfully manage, prioritize and close searches against a timeline and have experience setting benchmarks, metrics, and understand how to prioritize to hit all customer SLAs. They have a reputation for being exceptional at candidate generation, client/account management, organization, possess strong verbal and written communication skills, have an ability to prioritize their time, demonstrate push back and a sense of urgency, and understand the value of providing amazing customer service. They thrive in an innovative, fast-paced environment, can roll up their sleeves, work hard, have fun, and get the job done.

If you are customer focused and enjoy working on a highly visible team with dynamic business leaders, supporting a business that directly impacts the Amazon customer€™s experience, we would like to hear from you!

Core Responsibilities:
· Partner with hiring teams to build effective sourcing, assessment, and closing approaches with an ability to manage customer/partner expectations through a deep understanding of return on investment.
· Must be able to understand how to recruit passive candidates and understand their motivation.
· Build and maintain network of potential candidates through pro-active market research and on-going relationship management; conducts in-depth interviews of potential candidates, demonstrating ability to anticipate hiring manager preferences through high offer-to-interview 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 a plan with deliverables, timelines and a formal tracking process.
· Interview candidates within the framework of the position specification. Possess strong ability to screen, interview and prepare a candidate slate within an appropriate and consistent timeline.
· 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 mid/senior-level openings.


Basic Qualifications:
· Bachelor€™s degree and 4 + years of experience recruiting including technical recruiting experience
· Experience building and utilizing a variety of sourcing plans and tools, including proactive phone and internet research.
· A demonstrable expertise in ad-hoc, complex web search string generation (i.e., optimized use of search engine-specific Boolean operators across all leading web data, social, and search platforms). Proficiency with traditional web sourcing techniques such as site x-ray searching, flip searching, location specific searching, targeted community searching, etc.
· Prior experience building pipelines of external tech or industry communities (e.g., open-source communities, user groups, etc.).
· Good knowledge of social network platforms, online communities, conferences, and other potential sourcing pools used to isolate technical talent (e.g., github, Stack Overflow, Top Coder, etc.).
· Experience managing and prioritizing multiple searches, projects and client relationships.
· A broad understanding of the standards and trends in software engineering across a variety of domains (e.g., distributed systems, mobile engineering, front-end web engineering, databases, etc.).
· The ability to create a strong, collegial, and supportive partnership with other recruiters, recruiting business partners, our client teams, and the greater technology community from which we will derive our pipeline for future engineering talent.
· MS Office - including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.


· Strong consulting skills and demonstrated ability to work in a team environment, as a team leader/mentor and member.
· Full lifecycle recruiting experience - cradle to grave; from unique candidate sources to offer close
· Self-sufficient and able to work with little direct supervision.
· Create and maintain strategic recruiting plans with clearly defined objectives, desired outcomes, and a calendar of events
· Strong client focus and commitment to continuous improvement; ability to proactively network and establish effective working relationships, must pursue conscious cost-containment efforts in recruiting, continually seek new sourcing options, and develop creative approaches to delivering candidates to the customer.
· Possess strong analytic skills with ability to create, measure, and scale the right workflow between candidates, hiring managers, and the recruiting team. Leadership experience mentoring recruiters and coordinators.
· Strong communication skills, organizational and negotiation skills.
· Ability to execute recruiting strategy, including employer promotion in the marketplace, candidate management, diversity sourcing, and interview process management.

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer €“ Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.


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Posted: 2021-04-16 Expires: 2021-05-16

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