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Technical Sourcer

G&A - HR / Recruiting | Bangalore, India


Technical Sourcer at Hortonworks is a vital role in the overall success of the organization. The right person will have an incredible grasp on how to manage a sourcing life cycle recruiting process for roles in Engineering, Consulting & Technical Support. In this role, you”ll need to build a strategic partnership with the business unit hiring managers to ensure we are hiring the “A” Players.

Responsibilities :

  • Proactively conduct research and investigate new ideas to create innovative sourcing strategies. Strong focus on sourcing passive candidates through networking, cold calling, complex internet searches and research
  • Sourcing international candidates.
  • Source active candidates from on-line databases, contact lists, internal databases, employee referrals.
  • Act as a search expert for a functional area(s) by understanding functional hiring needs, position specifications and search requirements.
  • Partner with recruiters to generate ideas, leverage resources and share information that facilitates an effective search process.
  • Screen candidates for availability, interest level, visa status, salary range, relocation needs, basic qualifications
  • Create and own a flawlessly positive candidate experience
  • Exceptional sourcing capabilities and Experience with Greenhouse ATS is desirable 


  • At least 3-5 years of technical field recruiting experience in a fast start-up environment 
  • Ability to interact at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to implement targeted sourcing initiatives.
  • Ability to generate a high volume/ high-quality pipeline of candidates under very tight timelines.
  • Flexibility and willing to support multiple functions/business units.
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking abilities are essential to this position
  • Experience in recruiting highly competitive candidates across many lines of business
  • Ability to work across multiple divisions and geographical sites – Ability to grasp new technologies.
  • Ability to qualify a candidate and understand what each candidate brings to the table, and then connect that candidate with the right opportunity at Hortonworks.
  • Must thrive and prioritize in a constantly changing environment

Soft skills: Recruiting quality talent requires smart work, knowledge, strategy, patience and at times, a little bit of luck. You will need to understand a broad range of issues across the cultures, teams, source mix and high-tech industry as well as nuts and bolts of what drives each unique individual candidate. It is a highly skilled position, requiring someone who can master mostly intangible factors to bring about tangible results – the best hire for each and every open position.


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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