• Technical Sourcing Recruiter, Prime Video

    Location UK-London
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(07/01/2019 16:34)
    Job ID
    AMZN Dev Center (London) Ltd
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United Kingdom
  • Job Description

    Do you dream in Boolean? Do you get an adrenaline kick when you find the perfect candidate? Are you always trying to convince search engines you’re not a robot? Does Sourcing mean more to you than spamming candidates and filling reqs? If so, read on!

    Amazon’s Prime Video is a premium on-demand video entertainment service that offers customers the greatest choice in what to watch from popular Prime Original TV shows (made by Amazon Studios) such as The Grand Tour, Jack Ryan and the recent Golden Globe winning The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel to Prime Original Movies like the Oscar-winning Manchester by the Sea and The Salesman. The service also offers TV shows that are exclusively available for Prime members in each country such as American Gods, MR ROBOT and Outlander. Prime Video is at the forefront of the entertainment industry and growing fast - now available in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide – and we work in a dynamic, and exciting environment where innovating on behalf of our customers is at the heart of everything we do.

    The Recruiting team supporting Amazon Prime Video and other digital entertainment business in Europe is growing and we are looking for a skilled Technical Sourcer to join the team in London.

    As a member of our team you will serve as the technical sourcing point of contact for one or more of our Prime Video technical business partners, primarily focused on Software Development Engineers and other Technical roles. You will have significant influence and impact over the delivery of sourcing and pipelining, while fostering a collaborative environment to ensure a great candidate experience and raising the bar with each candidate hired. You will have the chance to drive relevant sourcing strategy, identify and recommend process improvements and partner with team members in the execution of these critical components of talent acquisition.

    The candidate must be able to successfully manage searches against a timeline and have experience setting benchmarks and metrics, as well as understand how to prioritize in a fast-paced environment, with tight deadlines. The successful individual thrives in an innovative, fast-paced environment, can roll up their sleeves, work hard, have fun and get the job done. They will have a reputation for being exceptional at candidate generation, as well as possess deep organization, verbal and written communication skills. In addition, the successful candidate will have an ability to prioritize their time, demonstrate pushback and a sense of urgency and understand the value of providing amazing customer service.

    This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to deepen their technical recruiting experience in a large-scale and high-performance recruiting organization. Our team culture is goal-oriented, fast paced and fun! We are motivated by the challenge (and success) of hiring top talent for the ever expanding digital entertainment business.

    Key responsibilities include:

    • Partnering with hiring teams to build effective sourcing and assessment with an ability to manage customer/partner expectations
    • Building and maintaining network of potential candidates through pro-active market research and on-going relationship management
    • Recommending ideas and strategies related to recruitment that will contribute to the long-range growth of the organization, implementing any new processes and fine tuning standard processes for recruiting to deliver the quality results to the customer
    • Participating in special projects/recruiting initiatives, including assessment of best practices in interviewing techniques, leveraging of internal sources of talent and identification of top performers for the most ‘hard to fill’ openings.

    Basic Qualifications

    Basic qualifications:
    • Ability to understand how to recruit passive candidates at all levels
    • Strong knowledge of Boolean, x-ray searches and additional sourcing software/tools
    • Experiencing managing and prioritizing multiple searches, projects and client relationships
    • Experience building and driving talent sourcing initiatives
    • Experience working with recruiting and people-related tools and systems, including applicant tracking systems, resume databases, internet sourcing tools and complex spreadsheets
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

    Preferred Qualifications

    Preferred qualifications:
    • Possess strong analytic skills with ability to create, measure, and scale the right workflow between candidates, hiring managers, and the recruiting team
    • Client focused and committed to continuous improvement; ability to proactively network and establish effective working relationships, must pursue conscious cost-containment efforts in recruiting, continually seek new sourcing options, and develop creative approaches to delivering candidates to the customer.
    In return, we offer a strong benefits package including healthcare. This is your opportunity to develop a rewarding career in a unique, passionate and international environment, work hard, have fun and make history!

    Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills.

    All offers are conditional on references, verification of the right to work in the UK, and a successful background screening check. This check will include previous employment verification, qualification verification (if relevant) and a basic criminal check. Further details of this policy and procedure will be sent to you along
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