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Talent Acquisition Lead (US - Fully Remote)

Company: SORACOM
Location: San Jose
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

About Soracom

Soracom was founded in 2014 by AWS veterans with a clear vision to build a more connected world. Today, Soracom serves over 20,000 customers and connects over two million devices worldwide, delivering connectivity for the Internet of Things (IoT) powered by the speed and scale of the cloud. Headquartered in Tokyo with additional offices in the US and UK, Soracom is now building out a global team to continue the company's rapid growth.

Soracom is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we take pride in the diversity of our employees, valuing the special experience and expertise that people from different backgrounds bring to our business. The ability to develop ground-breaking technologies is one of our key assets and our people make it happen. Come and join Soracom to create the transformative technology that enables our customers to engineer a better world.

Desired Qualities

We are a technology start-up. With the power of cutting-edge technology, we want to continue to run at top speed and create a big impact on the world while growing rapidly ourselves. In addition to being outstanding professionals, we expect our members to have the following qualities:

  • Be self-motivated, autonomous, and extremely hands-on.
  • Quick to adapt to new things and flexible.
  • Have integrity, likability, and respect for others
  • Passion for Technology

    About The Role

    We are looking for an experienced Talent Acquisition Lead to help our company find and retain excellent employees. You will be entrusted with an ongoing quest to discover talent, build a strong employment brand and ensure great relationships with both candidates and employees. To excel as Talent Acquisition Manager, we expect you to be experienced in full-cycle recruiting, both direct sourcing and managing 3rd party hiring agencies and employment branding. You should have a sharp eye for talented people and a steady commitment to help them find success in our company.

    • Deep understand of company culture and leadership statement
    • Perform Direct Sourcing through the multiple channels
    • Collaborate with hiring managers to set qualification criteria for future employees
    • Create and publish job ads in various portals and source potential candidates through online channels (e.g. social platforms and professional networks)
    • Screen applications and assess candidate information, including resumes and contact details, effectively using our Applicant Tracking System (i.e. Workable)
    • Plan interview and selection procedures, including screening calls, assessments and in-person interviews
    • Conduct initial phone screens to create shortlists of qualified candidates
    • Interview candidates in-person for a wide range of roles (junior, senior and executive)
    • Follow up with candidates throughout the hiring process
    • Design job descriptions and interview questions that reflect each position's requirements
    • Lead employer branding initiatives
    • Train and advise hiring managers on interviewing techniques and assessment methods
    • Design, distribute and measure the results of candidate experience surveys
    • Organize and attend job fairs and recruitment events
    • Forecast quarterly and annual hiring needs by department
    • Build and report on quarterly and annual hiring plans
    • Track hiring metrics including time-to-hire, time-to-fill and source of hire
    • Foster long-term relationships with past applicants and potential candidates
    • Maintain a database of potential candidates for future job openings

      • Over 5 years of proven experience as a Recruiter and Talent Acquisition Lead or similar role in the Rapid Growth B2B SaaS Technology Environment (like Twilio)
      • Proven experience of strong direct sourcing techniques and capability using social media and niche professional websites like LinkedIn, Facebook, Github and Stack Overflow
      • Well connected with B2B SaaS Technology industry
      • Familiarity with applicant tracking systems (i.e. Workable) and automated system
      • Excellent written and verbal communications skills and Strong interpersonal skills
      • Hands-on experience with full-cycle recruiting using various interview techniques and evaluation methods
      • A keen understanding of the differences between various roles within organizations

        Preferred Requirements
        • BSc/MSc in Human Resources Management, Organizational Psychology or relevant field and/or HR certification (e.g. CIPD or SPHR).
        • Multilingual proficiency
        • Experience delivering employee training programs

          • Flexible working hours and fully remote working environment
          • Brand new, up-to-date equipment to work with
          • An environment where you'll learn more in 6 months than you would typically in several years
          • Competitive compensation and benefits package (medical, dental, vision, retirement benefits & life insurance)
          • Paid time off and work-life balance
          • Challenging work and the ability to make a difference

Keywords: SORACOM, San Jose , Talent Acquisition Lead (US - Fully Remote), Other , San Jose, California

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