Technical Recruiter


Seattle, WA

Full time

US$53-81k (annually)


Jul 18

About the job

Job Summary


The G&A Technology Recruiting team is reinventing how we recruit senior technical talent. Recruiting the right candidates for Amazon is critical to our ability to innovate and build on behalf of customers. G&A is seeking a passionate, results-oriented, and inventive Technical Recruiter to support Software Development Engineer hiring.

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. They thrive in an innovative, fast-paced environment, can roll up their sleeves, work hard, have fun, and get the job done. The best candidates will draw on extensive knowledge of Talent Acquisition and have sharp business acumen, forging dynamic relationships with business leaders, hiring managers and HR business partners. They have a reputation for being exceptional at candidate generation, client/account management, are highly organized, effective communicators, possess the ability to prioritize, push back, and demonstrate a strong sense of urgency, all while being highly customer focused and collaborative.

  • Partner with hiring teams to build and execute effective sourcing, assessment, and closing approaches with an ability to manage customer/partner expectations through a deep understanding of return on investment.
  • Partner effectively with recruiting team peers and cross-functional partners (Compensation, HR, Systems and Programs teams, etc.)
  • Must be able to understand how to recruit passive candidates at all levels and develop sophisticated closing strategies that seek for matching fit and motivation rather than focusing on selling alone.
  • Recommend ideas and strategies related to recruitment that will contribute to the long-range growth of the company,
  • 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.
  • Partner with the recruiting manager on fostering excellence in the team's culture and driving productivity.

This position can be based out of an Amazon corporate office in Seattle, Arlington, or Dallas. This position can also sit remotely in any of the 50 States. Other United States corporate offices will be considered.

Key job responsibilities

Software Development Engineer Recruiting

Basic Qualifications

  • 3+ years of corporate and/or search firm recruiting experience with a focus on passive software engineering candidate generation in high tech markets
  • CTS/ATS experience with sourcing, tracking, and managing candidates
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office – Including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to execute recruiting strategy, including employer promotion in the marketplace, diversity sourcing and interview process management.
  • Self-sufficient and able to work with little direct supervision.
  • Strong consulting skills and demonstrated ability to work in a team environment, as a team leader and member.
  • Strong communication skills, organizational and negotiation skills
  • 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.
  • Strong communication skills, organizational and negotiation skills, with a keen focus on delivering business results.
  • Ability to execute recruiting strategy, including employer promotion in the marketplace, candidate management, diversity sourcing, and interview process management.
  • Strong consulting skills and demonstrated ability to work in a team environment, as a team leader and member.
  • Possess strong analytic skills with ability to create, measure, and scale the right workflow between candidates, hiring managers, and the recruiting team.

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

Company - Services LLC

Job ID: A2155825

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