Technical Recruiter

Mesosphere   •  

San Francisco, CA

Industry: Technology


5 - 7 years

Posted 165 days ago

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Mesosphere is growing, and so is our recruiting team! We need a high-energy Technical Recruiter who shares our philosophy that recruiting top quality talent requires an innovative, out-of-the-box approach and world-class service. We are looking for a utility player who understands all aspects of the business and can take on any role, whether it’s a technical role, business role or both. 

This position reports to the Sr. Director, Talent and is based in San Francisco, CA. You must be comfortable recruiting in a variety of markets.

As a Recruiter, you will:

  • Build strong partnerships with hiring managers to support and develop best-in-class recruiting strategies that attract top talent to the company
  • Use your creative side to come up with ingenious ways of getting candidates’ attention
  • Successfully manage full life-cycle recruiting for a portfolio of requisitions
  • Build solid pipelines by fostering long-term relationships with candidates
  • Provide a superior experience to candidates and hiring managers
  • Guide hiring managers through critical steps in the talent acquisition process
  • Partner with various members of people operations team to ensure a great candidate-to-new-hire experience.

About You:

  • You thrive on finding, and then convincing, the ever elusive purple squirrels and unicorns of the market to join our amazing team.
  • You are a natural matchmaker who revels in the successful union of candidate and position.
  • You possess exceptional verbal and written communication skills and you settle for nothing less than excellent.
  • Attention to detail is your middle name, and quality your last.
  • You have the patience of a tortoise but move at the speed of a hare.
  • You have a client service mindset that takes ownership of candidate and hiring manager satisfaction.   


  • Demonstrated excellence sourcing relevant functional talent with an emphasis on attracting passive candidates.
  • 5+ years success hiring top talent in a technology environment.
  • Preferably you have hired engineers in one or more of  the following areas: infrastructure, distributed systems, data services, and/or containerization.  
  • Skilled at establishing trust and great working relationships with hiring managers.
  • Experienced with the full recruiting life-cycle including candidate management and a proven track record of closing candidates.
  • Fluency with applicant tracking systems and Google Docs
  • Bachelor’s degreerequired.