• Talent Acquisition Specialist

    Location US-MA-Westford
    Posting date 1 month ago(10/29/2019 11:23 AM)
    Job ID
    Human Resources
  • Company description

    At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

    Job summary

    The Red Hat People (HR) team is looking for a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join our growing talent team and partner with our Products and Technologies (PnT) team in Westford or Boston, MA. In this role, you will work in a collaborative environment, partnering with other recruiters and hiring managers to effectively guide searches and discover new ways to engage candidates. You’ll need to have a record of success, a direct approach to your work, and an ability to engage candidates in meaningful and thoughtful conversations.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Build healthy relationships with your colleagues and hiring managers to deepen your understanding of what the best recruiting approaches are; identify various channels to use and achieve goals within
    • Consistently generate a healthy pipeline of high-quality candidates by guiding initiatives like sourcing, referrals, branding, and events
    • Evangelize the Red Hat’s culture and maintain a positive candidate experience
    • Proactively market potential candidates to hiring managers
    • Manage candidate pipelines with our candidate relationship management (CRM) tool Avature

    Required skills

    • Proven record of recruiting talent in the technical or software industry
    • Motivated with passion for technology
    • Curious with the ability to follow current business trends and strategies
    • Proactive attitude with initiative and ability work with a sense of urgency
    • Resilient with the ability to get past roadblocks using creative problem-solving skills
    • Looking for a team that enjoys having fun while helping to grow the company

    Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

    Red Hat does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or CVs from recruitment agencies. We are not responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions, or any other payment related to unsolicited resumes or CVs except as required in a written contract between Red Hat and the recruitment agency or party requesting payment of a fee.

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