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Facebook Sourcing Lead - Software Engineering in Topeka, Kansas


Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.


Hiring the best builders requires the best recruiting minds to drive productivity and candidate engagement. As a Sourcing Lead, you will lead, develop, and inspire a team of sourcers to unlock their potential and deliver bar-raising results. In this role, you will partner closely with a community of recruiting leads/managers, sourcers, recruiters and program managers to drive world-class staffing practices and strategy and to achieve aggressive software engineering (SWE) hiring goals across North America. You will lead a team of sourcing professionals.

Required Skills:

  1. Provide innovative, scalable solutions to drive our hiring to meet (SWE) business objectives

  2. Create innovative sourcing and closing strategies and ensure a high-touch candidate experience

  3. Facilitate and lead meetings and key initiatives with recruiting teams and client groups (when needed)

  4. Help hire, build and onboard a team of sourcers

  5. Provide mentorship, guidance and career development to members of the Core SWE (full stack, front end) recruiting teams

  6. Establish and maintain meaningful relationships with recruiting management and key cross-functional stakeholders

  7. Compile & analyze data and metrics to support business decisions and plans as necessary

  8. Work with cross-functional partners and other leaders within the organization to strategize different ways to build talent pipelines and execute on tactical research, referral generation, events and sourcing campaigns

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 5+ years of recruiting experience with technical and/or non-technical organizations

  2. 2+ years of people leadership experience guiding/mentoring recruiting teams

  3. Experience working in both pipeline and requisition-based environments

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience leading technical sourcing teams

  2. Experience managing teams of 5+ direct reports

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.