2020-01-27 Waymo
Mountain View, California, United States

Waymo is the self-driving technology company with a mission to make it safe and easy for people and things to move around. Building on software and sensor technology developed at Google, Waymo is now launching the world’s first fully self-driving transportation service that will take members of the public from A to B at the touch of a button.

Waymo’s People team recruits and supports the world’s best talent (including, we hope, you). Our HR business partners, program administrators, staffers, and compensation specialists help our employees attain their full potential in a healthy, considerate and supportive environment. We take seriously our role as champions of Equity, Inclusion, and Diversity (EID) and stewards of the unique Waymo culture.

In this role, you’ll: 

  • Engage and assess passive talent by staying abreast of market trends, industry best practices, driving recruiting events and conducting in-depth interviews
  • Demonstrate expert knowledge of Waymo's roles, staffing best practices and workflows, and tools in addition to thoroughly document work in the applicant tracking system
  • Be a strategic partners with recruiters and clients to build comprehensive search strategies and build talent pipelines for roles now and in the future
  • Act as a brand ambassador for Waymo, effectively communicating and championing our value proposition to attract and close highly sought after candidates
  • Utilize creative resources to identify and attract talented individuals, providing a magical and high touch candidate experience
  • Assist with training and development of sourcing team members

At a minimum we’d like you to have:

  • 3+ years of relevant sourcing experience/working with candidates and clients 
  • A track record of personal accountability, strong work ethic, integrity, and proven organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Strong executive presence and an ability to influence at all levels 
  • Strong ability to screen candidates for interest level, availability, relocation needs etc. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with proven ability to take initiative and build strong, productive relationships
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience

It’s preferred if you have: 

  • 3+ years recruiting in-house sourcing experience, preferably in the AV technology industry
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams to drive business impact beyond core staffing role
  • 3+ years of a proven track record of meeting or exceeding hiring targets
  • 1+ years of full-lifecycle recruiting experience 
  • Experience sourcing for niche or highly technical roles
  • Experience using market data to influence hiring outcomes
  • Proven track record of building team capability through training and development of other sourcing and recruiting professionals
At Waymo, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
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