Technical Executive Recruiter, Search


Los Angeles, CA

Full time

US$168-181k (annually)


Jun 17

About the job

Note: Google’s hybrid workplace includes remote and in-office roles. By applying to this position you will have an opportunity to share your preferred working location from the following:

In-office locations: Mountain View, CA, USA; Ann Arbor, MI, USA; Atlanta, GA, USA; Austin, TX, USA; Boulder, CO, USA; Cambridge, MA, USA; Chicago, IL, USA; Irvine, CA, USA; Los Angeles, CA, USA; New York, NY, USA; Seattle, WA, USA; San Francisco, CA, USA; Washington D.C., DC, USA; San Bruno, CA, USA.

Remote location(s): United States.

Minimum qualifications:

  • 9 years of experience in Recruiting or Executive Recruiting focusing on engineering and related technical roles.
  • Experience in building and cultivating relationships with candidates and clients in a global business environment.
  • Experience managing the executive search process.
  • Experience advising leaders on talent/hiring.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience building partnerships and effectively influencing clients as well as executive stakeholders.
  • Experience in project management or other leadership roles while working collaboratively in a diverse environment.
  • Experience solving complex problems, designing creative strategies, and delivering significant impact as a talent leader.
  • Analytical, detail-oriented problem-solver with excellent communication skills.
  • Desire to contribute to the Consumer Leadership Staffing team’s success.

About The Job

Google's known for our innovative technologies, products and services -- and for the people behind them. As part of our recruiting team, you're charged with finding the most interesting candidates who bring an entrepreneurial spirit and a diversity of thought to all they do. You're responsible for guiding candidates through our hiring process and connecting them to the magic of working at Google. You are creative and driven, which allows you to develop lasting relationships with both candidates and hiring managers. You're also comfortable with numbers and drawing insights from analytics to make our hiring process smarter and more efficient.

The Search Leadership Recruiting team helps find, engage, and hire the next-generation of leadership talent for our Search product. The team’s work is focused solely on the critical leadership roles that will be responsible for the future of the company.

As a Technical Executive Recruiter, you will lead some of the most complex and leadership searches for the Search product. You will be responsible for leading searches for engineering, product management, UX/design, operations, and related leaders in technology functions. You will expertly lead and execute the executive search process and build a network in the external talent market. You will be responsible for developing a robust, multi-channel search strategy that will attract technical contributors. Individually and in partnership with researchers, you will build out talent networks and develop trusted relationships with executives across the Search domain.

Great just isn't good enough for our People Operations team (known elsewhere as "Human Resources"). We bring the world's most innovative people to Google and provide the programs that help them thrive. Whether recruiting the next Googler, refining our core programs, developing talent, or simply looking for ways to inject some more fun into the lives of our Googlers, we bring a data-driven approach that is reinventing the human resources field. You’ll play an essential role advancing a more diverse, accessible, equitable, and inclusive Google through our hiring, promotion, retention, and inclusion practices.

Additional Information

(Colorado only*) Minimum full-time salary range between $168,000 - $181,000 + bonus + equity + benefits. *Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085 (8-5-20) of the minimum salary compensation for this role when being hired into our offices in Colorado.


  • Lead the execution of Search leadership searches, providing outstanding partnerships with clients, domain talent expertise, and subject matter expertise in the process.
  • Provide outstanding thought partnership to clients to shape and best match the needs of Google and the talent in the market.
  • Partner with our research team and other resources to identify, engage, evaluate, and recruit executive-level candidates.
  • Manage executive search process and engagements from inception to completion (e.g., identifying qualified external talent, managing clients, engaging candidates, providing exceptional experiences for candidates, and partnering with human resources and other stakeholders).
  • Foster trust-based relationships with candidates, gaining a close understanding of their requirements and concerns.

Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Google's EEO Policy and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing our Accommodations for Applicants form .

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