Senior Technical Recruiter (Contract)

  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Contract

Company Description

Optimizely is the world’s leading experience optimization platform, providing website and mobile A/B testing and personalization for the world’s leading brands. The platform’s ease of use and speed of deployment empowers organizations to conceive of and run experiments that help them make better data-inspired decisions. Optimizely meets the diverse needs of thousands of customers worldwide looking to deliver connected experiences to their audiences across channels. To date, those customers have created and delivered more than 700 billion optimized visitor experiences.

Job Description

Recruiting at Optimizely is more than delivering resumes - we're the growth engine of our company. In addition to building great teams, we're tasked with fostering and growing our incredible and unique culture. Optimizely is growing fast and we need your help!

We are looking for a Contract Senior Technical Recruiter to join our fearlessly creative and data-driven team. You will be fully responsible for your assigned roles including building a growth strategy, leading full life cycle recruiting for our engineering team.  

About the Job:

  • Collaborate with our engineering team based in San Francisco to identify areas of need and help create strategic plans to meet them.
  • Develop a sourcing strategy to go out into the market to find good candidates.
  • Be a trusted advisor by partnering with managers and directors to develop sourcing plans, improve processes, negotiate offers and close candidates.
  • Identify potential in candidates - versus only focusing on keywords in a resume 
  • Focus on the short-term recruiting goals while always building a long-term passive pipeline 
  • Use data to drive action and demonstrate your success


  • You have 5 + years of recruiting experience working with fast growing software companies and/or startup environments.
  • Developed a good set of signals to distinguish between good and average developers.
  • Kept long-term tabs on a set of awesome engineers over time, and know when the time is right to make contact.
  • Shared best practices with your team to help make them and the organization better, more resourceful or more efficient.
  • A strong close record (over 80%). You know what it takes to get a candidate to take our job.
  • You have an intrinsic drive to be successful. We are a fast-growing company and need people who will take initiative to figure it out and take ownership to be successful in the role.
  • You have the technical expertise to be able to demonstrate the product and explain the business and economic benefits.
  • You are not afraid to work hard and smart.



Additional Information

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