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Sr. Technical Sourcer | Elance Headquarters

at Elance in Mountain View, CA   —   Apr 02, 2014   |  
We are in the midst of a work revolution – quality work is moving online. And Elance is where the jobs are going. We’re building the infrastructure that capture clients and freelancers’ preferences and requirements, matching jobs with the best freelancers available, and maximizing the chance of great outcomes. And that’s where you come in.

As a Sr. Technical Sourcer at Elance, you will identify and assess technical top talent, both passive and non-passive candidates for the Engineering, Technical Operations and IT teams. You have to love searching anywhere, anytime for the next great engineer to join our world-class team. Up for the challenge? Keep reading.

About Elance
Come work where people say “Happy Monday” and actually mean it (seriously, no joke).

A funny thing happens when your job is putting mile-wide grins on the faces of online freelancers and the businesses who hire them. You start to smile a lot yourself, knowing you’re helping people live the dream and get great work done ASAP.

You see at Elance we’re not just creating a revolutionary place for businesses to find, hire and work with online freelancers. We’re also creating a fun place to work. And to keep the good times going strong we’re always looking for amazing people ready to help the world Work Differently™.

So check out our job openings in the Silicon Valley, San Francisco and Europe. Then join Elance as we change how the world works, and learn why around here TGIF means “This Gig Is Fantastic.”

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Be able to articulate our mission to potential candidates and get them jazzed about our potential
Build a pipeline of top engineers through researching and sourcing candidates
Engage with Engineering leadership team to understand the competitive marketplace & how to tackle it
Qualify, screen and engage candidates for all technical roles
Manage all sourcing metrics and implement creative sourcing strategies to achieve hiring goals
Generate a high volume of high quality candidates for multiple engineering requisitions under tight deadlines
3-5 years of experience technical sourcing for an internet/e-commerce based company; contingent staffing and/or high volume, agency recruiting experience is a plus
Proven track record for successfully identifying and hiring exceptional engineering candidates in a tech savvy industry
Familiar using different types of recruiting sourcing platforms such as LinkedIn Recruiter, Dice, etc.
Strong organizational skills, program management and multitasking abilities
Entrepreneurial and results-oriented; you move mountains to get things done
Creative problem solver
Highly adaptable; you thrive in a fast moving environment
Broad knowledge of programming languages, web technologies, software development process and emerging technologies
BS/BA degree required
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