Principal Sourcing Specialist



Gurugram, Haryana, India
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

The worldwide data management software market is massive (According to IDC, the worldwide database software market, which it refers to as the database management systems software market, was forecasted to be approximately $82 billion in 2023 growing to approximately $137 billion in 2027. This represents a 14% compound annual growth rate). At MongoDB we are transforming industries and empowering developers to build amazing apps that people use every day. We are the leading developer data platform and the first database provider to IPO in over 20 years. Join our team and be at the forefront of innovation and creativity.

We’re looking for a Principal Sourcing Specialist who can partner with Recruiters and Hiring Managers to develop strategies to find candidates for our Engineering teams in the Americas region. You will be working to find creative ways of surfacing top talent and activating passive candidates through a highly engaged approach.

Shift Timings: 2:00 PM-10:00 PM (Cabs provided subject to transport boundaries)

Work Location: Gurugram

We are looking to speak to candidates who are based in Gurugram for our hybrid working model.

What you’ll do...

Reporting into Lead - Talent Sourcing, as an individual contributor, you would be responsible for:

  • Work closely with recruiters to gain a deep understanding of requirements for open roles, the function and how it fits into the organization
  • Strategize different ways to build talent pipelines and execute research
  • Driving hiring for niche functions including product, technology to support fast-paced business growth
  • Research market and trends for company mapping and present the detailed findings to stakeholders per need basis.
  • Work on ad-hoc projects involving research work on talent mapping across MongoDB’s competitors
  • Develop a strong understanding of the MongoDB tech stack and a familiarity with the needs of all Engineering teams
  • Recommend ideas and strategies related to sourcing and recruitment that will contribute to the long-range growth of the company, implementing any new processes and fine tuning standard processes for recruiting that fits within MongoDB's mission to deliver the highest quality results to the customer
  • Utilize all sourcing channels such as niche sites, professional and social networking sites/groups, and possible search engines to locate both active and passive candidates; conduct resume mining and research for internal positions; build candidate lists into Candidate Resource Management system
  • Proactively connect with top talent and build a strong talent pipeline for critical business functions and reduce time to hire
  • Participates in team-wide initiatives and projects
  • Mentors other less tenured during onboarding, training and their development

We’re looking for someone with…

  • 7+ years of experience working with and building sourcing strategies with Recruiters and hiring managers with an in-house recruiting team
  • Experience in sourcing/hiring for the North America region
  • Advanced experience using LinkedIn Recruiter for sourcing and talent research
  • A consultative approach and strong understanding of technology
  • Excellent research/sourcing skills with the ability to search for hard-to-fill reqs
  • Experience with social-media hiring (Linkedin, Twitter, FB etc.) and other sourcing channels Github, Stackoverflow/Seekout. Familiarity with Gem CRM and Greenhouse ATS is preferred.
  • Robust interpersonal skills with a strong track record of success
  • Must have worked in a high-pressure environment that is driven by business-priorities and stakeholder enabling scenarios
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer Science or a related bachelor’s degree

To drive the personal growth and business impact of our employees, we’re committed to developing a supportive and enriching culture for everyone. From employee affinity groups, to fertility assistance and a generous parental leave policy, we value our employees’ wellbeing and want to support them along every step of their professional and personal journeys. Learn more about what it’s like to work at MongoDB, and help us make an impact on the world!

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MongoDB is an equal opportunities employer.