Technical Recruiter Job Description

A technical recruiter is a person who connects employers with prospective employees.

A technical recruiter is part of larger human resources team that works with companies to fill open positions with the best and brightest.

Technical recruiters usually focus on a specific industry or a certain type of position.

They will identify thought leaders, visit colleges and job fairs, and recruit through job boards.

They assess candidates’ capabilities, skills, experience, and fit, and then match them to open positions.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

"We're looking for a Technical Recruiter to help us find the best candidates for our technical positions. You will be responsible for sourcing, screening, and interviewing candidates, as well as maintaining our candidate database. If you have experience in recruiting for technical positions, we want to hear from you!"

Technical Recruiter Duties:

  • Proactively seek out prospective employees and candidates by offering sound advice regarding employment issues, creating strategies to attract top talent, and meeting and exceeding recruiting goals
  • Become a subject matter expert of specific skill sets, companies, and industry challenges
  • Develop and execute recruiting plans to attract qualified prospects
  • Identify and recruit through knowledge of market conditions, company needs, and industry competitors
  • Effectively assess candidate qualifications, including experience, skills, and abilities
  • Create positive candidate experience by interacting professionally and positively
  • Evaluate job candidates and provide feedback to management
  • Provide feedback to management regarding the status of the recruitment process
  • Create and administer compensation plans for new hires
  • Develop and implement effective candidate retention strategies
  • Provide feedback to management regarding retention strategies and trends
  • Work closely and collaborate with work team management on projects and initiatives

Technical Recruiter Responsibilities:

  • Over 2 years of recruiting experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work with multiple stakeholders and communicate effectively

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Research, meet with candidates, and interview applicants for the Technology department
  • Analyze technical resume, online research, and LinkedIn profiles to determine skills, experiences, and qualifications of candidates
  • Post open job requisitions on appropriate job boards, and conduct active sourcing to identify additional candidates
  • Work closely with Hiring Managers and other departments to create new hiring pipelines
  • Conduct prescreening interviews for candidates to ensure they meet the minimum qualifications
  • Coordinate relocation and onboarding of new team members
  • Assist with testing, background checks, and other reference checks
  • Coordinate new employee onboarding and company events

Our company is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion. We encourage applications from all people, regardless of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or age. We especially welcome veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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