Technical Sourcer (Remote Contract)

Remote - US East Coast People Operations

GitHub’s Talent Acquisition team is growing, and we're currently looking for a Talent Strategist (Sourcer) to join us. As a Talent Strategist, you will source top talent for GitHub with an emphasis on diversity and inclusion. You will partner directly with the Talent Team and hiring managers to identify and engage candidates for positions across the organization as we move into our next stage of high growth.

We are looking for a skilled sourcer with strong influencing skills, a passion for inclusive recruiting practices, and exceptional attention to detail. Your ability to comprehensively understand hiring manager needs and to intuitively connect the dots between prospects and positions is essential. You’re our ideal candidate if you have a toolkit of creative and effective sourcing strategies, a proven track record of sourcing and closing a high volume of quality candidates, and a passion for leveraging metrics to continuously evaluate and improve your workflows.

This role can be 100% remote but you will be required to work West Coast hours.

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with hiring managers and talent partners to deeply understand hiring needs and develop strategic, custom sourcing plans
  • Source a diverse pool of high-quality candidates via tools such as LinkedIn Recruiter, referrals, events, personal networks and other good, old-fashioned search methods
  • Screen sourced prospects and facilitate next steps in the hiring process
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with hiring managers, talent partners, and interviewers
  • Ensure consistency in the candidate process, working in compliance with EEO/OFCCP guidelines
  • Continuously iterate on your sourcing strategies to improve metrics and proactively build diverse talent pipelines
  • Advocate for and deliver a fantastic candidate experience

Qualifications:

  • Technical sourcing background or enthusiasm for technology in general 
  • Detail-oriented and organized, with a strong sense of personal accountability
  • Adaptable problem-solving ability to adjust the search for talent and find the right match
  • Ability to produce results independently and under tight deadlines

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Technical sourcing background or enthusiasm for technology in general 
  • Detail-oriented and organized, with a strong sense of personal accountability
  • Excellent listener with the ability to understand candidates’ key motivators and articulate aspects of the role, culture, and organization that align
  • Adaptable problem-solving ability to adjust the search for talent and find the right match
  • Ability to produce results independently and under tight deadlines

Who We Are:

GitHub is the developer company. We make it easier for developers to be developers: to work together, to solve challenging problems, and to create the world’s most important technologies. We foster a collaborative community that can come together—as individuals and in teams—to create the future of software and make a difference in the world.

Our Leadership Principles

Customer Obsessed - Trust by Default - Ship to Learn - Own the Outcome - Growth Mindset - Global Product, Global Team - Anything is Possible - Practice Kindness

Where We Can Hire

GitHub employees live all over the world, and we love helping people work in the places they’re happiest. If you’re in one of these states or countries, you can work remotely with us:

United States: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin

Canada: British Columbia, Ontario

Europe: Austria, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom

Asia Pacific: Australia, India, Japan, New Zealand

GitHub is made up of people from a wide variety of backgrounds and lifestyles. We embrace diversity and invite applications from people of all walks of life. We don't discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if there's any way we can make the interview process better for you; we're happy to accommodate!

Please note that benefits vary by country, if you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask your Talent Partner.
 


 
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