Senior Technical Recruiter, IT & Software Engineering

Tesla Motors   •  

Fremont, CA

Industry: Automotive.


5 - 7 years

Posted 212 days ago

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The Role

As a Recruiter at Tesla, you will be responsible for identifying, recruiting and closing the best talent. This position demands an uncommon balance of creativity, drive and follow-through along with interpersonal savvy and basic analytics. You must have demonstrated the ability to have consistent and positive impact and contribution in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment.  You should also have a proven track record of success in collaboration with HR partners to provide end-to-end service to internal client groups (e.g. compensation/benefits, organizational development, etc). 


  • Engaging your subject matter expertise, serve as an advisor to internal clients with regards to staffing best practices to include sourcing strategy, evaluation technique and decision making.
  • Manage the staffing process ensuring high-touch candidateexperience with outstanding follow up and the ability to communicate a deep knowledge of Tesla's overall business as well as that of the hiring client group
  • Evaluate candidate fit by engaging both technical and behavioral interviewing technique, as well as unconventional techniques to identify exceptional ability 
  • Manage closing process which requires skills in active listening, negotiation, follow through and creativity
  • Written and verbal presentation on project status and candidate reviews with senior and executive leadership


  • At least 5  years experience in recruiting with a strong preference for experience assessing technical talent.
  • Proficiency in traditional sourcing techniques to include online social and professional networks in addition to demonstrated ability to source 'beneath the surface' -- targeted sourcing campaigns, targeted networking, calling for names
  • Understanding of organizational development - demonstrated ability to navigate within a matrix organization to identify and build excellent working relationships with both decision makers and with influential staff
  • BA/BS with strong academic record or relevant experience
  • You must have a genuine passion for transitioning the world to electric mobility and energy storage