Technical Recruiter

Anywhere Recruiting
This position can be located anywhere in the world and is remote based.
GitLab is looking for a technical recruiter to create positive experiences for GitLab applicants and hiring teams. We're growing quickly and need a dynamic team member to help us identify amazing candidates, improve our existing hiring practices, and deliver exceptional customer service. GitLab strives to be a preferred employer and will rely on the recruiters to act as brand ambassadors by embodying the company values and identifying those values in potential team members. We need a recruiter who is enthusiastic about working with high volume and is dedicated to helping us build a qualified, diverse, and motivated team. This role reports to the Recruiting Director.


    • Collaborate with managers to understand requirements and establish effective recruiting strategies
    • Develop and advertise accurate job descriptions to attract a highly qualified candidate pool
    • Identify creative and strategic ways to source great people
    • Apply effective recruiting practices to passive and active candidates
    • Source, screen, interview and evaluate candidates
    • Assess candidate interest and ability to thrive in an open source culture
    • Foster lasting relationships with candidates
    • Share best practice interviewing techniques with managers
    • Build an effective network of internal and external resources to call on as needed
    • Ensure applicants receive timely, thoughtful and engaging messaging throughout the hiring process
    • Partner with Marketing to develop and deliver a disruptive employer brand strategy
    • Promote our values, culture and remote only passion
    • Design and monitor key metrics to evaluate the effectiveness of our employment practices
    • Develop recommendations for course corrections by leveraging data from our ATS, post interview and post hire surveys and other feedback loops
    • Continually search for opportunities to elevate our brand by identifying industry best practices, evaluating competitors and nurturing networks and partnerships


    • Experience recruiting at all levels, preferably in a global capacity within the software industry, open source experience is a plus
    • Proven success in recruiting and filling technical positions
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively source and place candidates for all positions at all levels
    • Experience with competitive global job markets preferred
    • Focused on delivering an excellent candidate experience
    • Ambitious, efficient and stable under tight deadlines and competing priorities
    • Remote working experience in a technology startup will be an added advantage
    • Ability to build relationships with managers and colleagues across multiple disciplines and timezones
    • Working knowledge using an applicant tracking systems
    • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills across all levels
    • Willingness to learn and use software tools including Git and GitLab
    • College / University degree in Marketing, Human Resources or related field from an accredited institution preferred
    • Successful completion of a background check

Hiring Process

    • Qualified applicants will be invited to schedule a 30 minute screening call
    • Next, candidates will be invited to schedule a 30 minute interview with another member of the Recruiting team
    • Next, candidates will be invited to schedule a panel interview with other Recruiters
    • Next, candidates will be invited to schedule a 30 minute interview with our Recruiting Director
    • Next, candidates will be invited to schedule a 30 minute interview with our Chief Culture Officer
    • Candidate may also be invited to schedule a 45 minute interviews with our VP of Engineering or other leader
    • Finally, our CEO may choose to conduct a final interview


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