2020-04-01 Waymo
Lead Sourcer
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: 

  • Effectively manage a team of sourcers. This includes but is not limited to: setting expectations and coaching team members, providing  tactical, day to day direction, leading by example to ensure data integrity in the ATS, pointing out issues in order to enable course corrections and providing developmental feedback
  • Demonstrate expert knowledge of Waymo's roles, staffing best practices and workflows and thoroughly document work in the applicant tracking system
  • Subject matter expert mentoring and coaching others on creative strategies, best practices and tools
  • Communicate and build relationships with sourced candidates to best represent the Waymo teams and culture
  • Act as a brand ambassador for Waymo, effectively communicating and championing our value proposition to attract and close highly sought after candidates
  • Demonstrate thought leadership with competitive intel and talent assessments

At a minimum we’d like you to have: 

  • 2+ years of relevant management experience
  • 6+ 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 ability inspiring followership and scaling a sourcing team
  • 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: 

  • 4+ years recruiting in-house sourcing experience, preferably in the technology industry
  • 4+ years mentoring and coaching experience
  • 4+ years meeting or exceeding metrics 
  • Experience sourcing for niche or highly technical roles
  • Experience working and developing strategy with executive leadership teams, providing sound judgement 


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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