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G&A - HR / Recruiting | Cork, Ireland

Are you ready for a new challenge? Hortonworks are experiencing phenomenal growth and expansion right now! It is an exciting time for the team and business as we are looking to hire a Sr Recruiter ideally with a technical background. You will be able to make an immediate impact by helping build our pipeline of qualified Pre-sales Engineers, Consultants, Tech Support etc… 


  • Conduct necessary research to build a qualified and diverse talent pool. Sourcing and building a talent pool through all available methods.
  • Create innovative sourcing strategies and recruiting campaigns that will target the top talent in the industry
  • Conduct initial phone interviews to assess candidate's skills, experience and interest
  • Partner with hiring managers and HR to negotiate and finalise offers for candidates
  • Manage the interview process and ensure excellent customer service
  • Develop a knowledge base of market research and a candidate contact database
  • Propose and implement ongoing improvements to sourcing and recruiting efforts.
  • Manage weekly and monthly reports for management
  • Other ad hoc duties as required


  • At least 4+ years proven recruiting experience
  • 2+ years technical related search experience in an agency search firm, start-up or corporate environment (agency preferred)
  • Experience sourcing top 10% talent in the area of application software, data management, analytics, open-source, cloud infrastructure or related technologies
  • Knowledge and experience in a wide range of current sourcing strategies, practices and trends and the ability to grasp new technologies
  • Ability to work in a team environment, manage multiple clients and provide strong consultative skills throughout the search process Ideal candidate will be self directed and highly motivated with a strong sense of urgency
  • Proven organizational skills with attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and manage competing demands.  
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


All employees are required to adhere to all Hortonworks employment policies, including without limitation information security policies.


Having gone public with its IPO in December 2014, Hortonworks is experiencing extraordinary growth as we deliver essential support to the burgeoning big data and IoT communities. Hortonworks is an industry leading innovator that creates, distributes and supports enterprise-ready open data platforms and modern data applications that deliver actionable intelligence from all data: data-in-motion and data-at-rest. Hortonworks is focused on driving innovation in open source communities such as Apache Hadoop, Apache NiFi and Apache Spark. Along with our 2,100+ partners, Hortonworks provides the expertise, training, and services that allow customers to unlock transformational value for their organizations across any line of business.

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