Facebook Technical Sourcer, Software Engineering in Boston, Massachusetts

Facebook was built to help people connect and share, and over the last decade our tools have played a critical part in changing how people around the world communicate with one another. With over a billion people using the service and more than fifty offices around the globe, a career at Facebook offers countless ways to make an impact in a fast growing organization.

As a member of our team, the Technical Sourcer works closely with our Recruiters and hiring managers to develop strategies to find candidates for our Engineering, Product and Infrastructure organizations. We conceive practical and creative ways to surface leading talent, and we invest a lot of time activating passive candidates through a highly engaged approach. We’re passionate about delivering an awesome candidate experience, and that starts with the first conversation a candidate has with us, which is more often than not with a member of our Sourcing team. We’re seeking a dynamic Sourcer who brings a level of motivation, curiosity and scrappiness to our team.

Required Skills:

  1. Work closely with Recruiters and hiring managers to deeply understand technical requirements of the role, the function and how it fits into the organization

  2. Team with Coordinators and Recruiters to manage an efficient model of operation

  3. Strategize different ways to build talent pipelines and execute on tactical research, referral generation, events and sourcing campaigns

  4. Find, engage and activate passive candidates through the use of Boolean, LinkedIn and alternative search techniques

  5. Screen resumes and interview candidates to determine fit

  6. Regularly track pipeline activity to share with internal stakeholders

  7. Recommend and drive improvements that impact local pipeline areas

  8. Embody Facebook’s culture: Be Bold, Move Fast and Focus on Impact


  1. 3+ years technical sourcing experience with a search firm or in-house recruiting team

    1. Experience research/sourcing into candidate searches

    2. Passionate about Facebook product and able to speak to our technology/industry

    3. Good eye for talent with ability to quickly screen resumes to identify fit

    4. Research/sourcing skills with ability to dive deep into candidate searches

    5. Sound candidate engagement approach with ability to activate passive candidates

    6. Sharp interview skills with ability to screen for both technical and cultural qualities

    7. Solid tech and industry knowledge with ability to understand relevant tech skills, target companies, conferences, open source communities

    8. Strong interpersonal skills with ability to communicate well

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 3+ years technical sourcing experience with a search firm or in-house recruiting team

  2. Experience researching/sourcing candidate

  3. Candidate engagement experience

  4. Tech and industry experience with target companies, conferences, open source communities

  5. Experience communicating with business partners and teammates

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Facebook is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com or you may call us at 1+650-308-7837.