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Technical Recruiter, Project Kuiper

Mountain View, CA 94040
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Job summary
The Amazon Devices recruiting team is seeking a talented, results oriented Technical Recruiter with a passion for delighting the client and candidate. This is a highly impactful role for the Kuiper business as we continue our pursuit of being the most customer-centric company on the planet.

Key job responsibilities
A great candidate will:

  • Be able to successfully manage, prioritize and fulfill technical job searches against a timeline and have experience setting benchmarks and metrics.
  • Understand how to prioritize to hit customer SLAs.
  • Will draw on robust knowledge of talent acquisition and tech roles and areas of the business, forging dynamic relationships with business leaders, hiring managers and HR business partners.
  • Has a reputation for being exceptional at candidate generation, client/account management, have strong organizational skills, 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.
  • Will thrive in an innovative, fast-paced environment, can roll up their sleeves, work hard, have fun, and get the job done.
  • Partners 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.
  • Understands how to recruit passive tech candidates and possesses the ability to "profile people" and gauge chemistry of candidates for fit and understand their motivation" rather than sell just a role.
  • Provides strategic guidance and becomes an advisor to business leaders in matters related to technical and non-technical hiring by delivering results.
  • Develops sourcing models and plans to generate technical and non-technical talent pools; create and execute robust search strategies that will attract the best and brightest talent; calibrate candidates with hiring managers.
  • Recommends 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.
  • Can articulate in writing plans with deliverables, timelines and a formal tracking processes.
  • Interviews candidates within the framework of the position specification.
  • Possesses the ability to screen, interview and prepare a candidate slate within an appropriate and consistent timeline.
  • Participates in and/or owns special projects/recruiting initiatives, including assessment of best practices in interviewing techniques, leveraging of internal sources of talent and identification of top performers for senior-level openings.

Export Control Requirement:
Due to applicable export control laws and regulations, candidates must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e., current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

A day in the life
You will work with a close-knit recruiting team. Your focus will be on driving recruiting strategies and candidate generation. This is a great opportunity to be part of a team focused on making an impact on the business, and recruiting for innovative talent.

About the team
Project Kuiper is an initiative to launch a constellation of Low Earth Orbit satellites that will provide low-latency, high-speed broadband connectivity to unserved and underserved communities around the world.


  • Bachelor€™s degree or equivalent experience required
  • 3+ years technical recruiting experience working in a medium to high volume, high hiring bar environment


  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience recruiting in the aerospace industry
  • A demonstrated passion for engineering recruiting and providing amazing customer service
  • Attention to detail with exceptional analytical and process management skills
  • Skilled at partnering with hiring teams to build effective sourcing strategies, assessment, and engagement approaches with an ability to manage customer expectations
  • Strong sourcing skills with a track record of implementing innovative and effective strategies for sourcing passive candidates
  • Successfully built scalable recruiting programs and processes
  • Focus on results, ability to drive the recruiting process and provide responsive follow-up to both candidates and hiring teams

San Francisco, California
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Los Angeles, California
Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

For virtual jobs where work can be performed in Colorado: For employees based in Colorado, this position starts at $72,000-$126,100/year. A sign-on bonus and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. For more information regarding Amazon benefits, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/benefits. Applicants should apply via Amazon€™s internal or external careers site.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.


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Posted: 2022-05-13 Expires: 2022-06-12

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