IT Talent Acquisition Specialist

| Chicago
The IT Talent Acquisition Specialist would oversee the core function of our business. The IT team is building a new platform that will transform our business and our industry. The IT TA specialist will be a consultant to the IT organization in helping drive the most qualified state of the art technical talent in the market and guide each candidate through the hiring process.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Source candidates by utilizing LinkedIn, Indeed and other social media tools, employee referrals, GitHub, networking, cold calling, advertising and job fairs to build candidate pipelines.
Pro-actively identify and implement creative sourcing strategies based upon the job position by conducting research and/or utilizing a multitude of resources.
Assist the Director of HR in developing and maintaining processes and tools to support recruiting best practices; interview tools, training materials, vendor relationships and employment branding.
Manage the candidate experience which includes timely communication and follow up throughout the selection process
Partner with HR/hiring managers to assist with workforce planning.
Conduct phone screens, schedule/conduct in-person interviews, facilitate scheduling and communication with hiring managers.
Manage candidate assessment testing where applicable.
Create, update, and maintain job descriptions.
Coach hiring managers on candidate evaluation; discuss recommendations in order to determine final candidate selection.
Manage recruitment related projects on an ongoing basis.
 
Qualifications
High school diploma or GED required; Bachelor's degree preferred
A minimum of 3+ years recruiting experience in sales and corporate (IT) recruitment.
Preference for candidates that have experience recruiting Scala, DevOps, and SDET Engineers
Minimum of 2 + years of experience with LinkedIn Recruiter and Social Media recruitment efforts.
Proven success with time management while working 8-10 requisitions effectively
General knowledge of employment laws and recruitment best practices preferred
LinkedIn Recruiter and/or other recruitment certifications preferred
Self-motivated and results driven focus with the ability to recruit & source passive candidates
Strong sense of urgency and ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
Proficient in Microsoft Office Products: Excel, Word, Outlook & PowerPoint

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Rewards Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). We encourage and strongly support workplace diversity.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases

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2 N Riverside Plaza Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60606

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Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
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Wellness Programs
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401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
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Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Fitness Subsidies
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