Facebook PhD Recruiting, Technical Sourcer in Menlo Park, California

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.

PhD and research recruiting is a core strategic driver of Facebook’s success. We have a world-class team working together to help drive our ambitions and scale to the next level. We're seeking a dynamic, curious and highly motivated sourcer to join in this mission. As a technical sourcer, you will work closely with recruiters and researchers to develop, drive and execute on staffing strategies for Facebook's research-focused groups, specifically Machine Learning. We conceive practical and creative ways to surface leading PhD 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 interaction. This role is located in Menlo Park, CA.

Required Skills:

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

  2. Strategize different ways to build PhD talent pipelines and execute on referral generation, events and sourcing campaigns

  3. Map the PhD talent space through tactical research, the use of Boolean, LinkedIn and alternative search techniques

  4. Regularly track pipeline activity to share with internal stakeholders

  5. Recommend and drive improvements that impact local pipeline areas

  6. Embody the company culture: Be Bold, Move Fast and Focus on Impact

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. BA/BS degree

  2. 3+ years technical sourcing experience

  3. At least 1 year experience with recruiting PhDs and researchers

    1. Experience in machine learning research sourcing and able to speak to Facebook’s technology/industry

    2. Research/sourcing skills with ability to search candidate profiles

    3. Tech and industry knowledge with ability to understand relevant tech skills, research conferences, academic labs, and communities

    4. Ability to screen CVs to identify fit

    5. Candidate engagement approach with ability to activate passive candidates

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.