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Senior Technical Recruiter

| Chicago

 

Do you have a passion for people and innovation? Our Talent Acquisition teams build Groupon's greatest asset: ouremployees.

 

Are you the kind of recruiter who is passionate about developing relationships, learning more about state-of-the-art tech, and helping others find the right fit? Do you enjoy working on a collaborative team with less silos and greater ownership? How about taking your ideas from concept to reality quickly? Then we want to talk.

 

Groupon’s mission is to become the daily habit in local commerce and fulfill our purpose of building strong communities through thriving small businesses by connecting people to a vibrant, global marketplace for local services, experiences and goods. In the process, we’re positively impacting the lives of millions of customers and merchants globally. Even with thousands of employees spread across multiple continents, we still maintain a culture that inspires innovation, rewards risk-taking and celebrates success. If you want to take more ownership of your career, then you're ready to be part of Groupon.

 

As a member of our Talent Acquisition team, you will play a deeply consultative role with business leaders and ensure that our people are matched to roles and teams which allow them to be great. We love curious and creative people who discover new approaches to finding and engaging talent.

 

We are looking for a Senior Technical Recruiter to partner with hiring leaders locally and beyond. This role will have a high degree of ownership and act as an advisor to technology leadership at Groupon. You will develop recruiting strategies, source candidates, and maintain an actionable pipeline of engineering talent, to build teams that sit at the intersection of your local community and mobile, fueling a commerce platform that continues to evolve. Ultimately, you'll contribute to our overall business growth by recruiting some of the best tech talent in the world.

 

You’ll spend time on the following:

  • You will own the end-to-end recruitment life cycle - sourcing, screening, interviewing, negotiating with, and hiring mid career to executive technical talent

  • Influence Groupons technology roadmap through assessment of cutting edge solutions for the team.

  • You will partner with hiring teams to ensure that hires match by more than the immediate needs of the particular team or candidate

  • You should be curious and willing to try new things in order to champion an amazing candidate experience

  • Encourage an equally amazing process within hiring teams, including thorough strategy meetings, interview debriefs, and process re-calibration when necessary

  • Build relationships and work with cross-functional teams, including business leaders, HR, Legal, Compensation, etc.

  • Articulate our business mission and core values in ways that resonate with each particular contact, presenting an objective view of life at Groupon

  • Participate in process-improvement initiatives within Groupon's Global Recruiting function

 

We’re excited about you if you have:

  • Bachelor's Degree required

  • 7+ years technical recruiting experience in a rapidly changing environment

  • Detailed track record of delivery and partnership with multiple hiring managers concurrently

  • Ability to speak comfortably to basic tech stack architecture, front-end, and back-end engineering profiles as well as testing roles

  • Experience sourcing candidates through social media beyond LinkedIn; AIRS certification and/or advanced web recruiting skills (complex search string savvy) preferred

  • Experience negotiating offers and closing candidates successfully

Groupon provides a global marketplace where people can buy just about anything, anywhere, anytime. We’re enabling real-time commerce across an expanding range of categories including local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products, and live or lively events. At the same time, we are providing advertising options and tools that merchants can use to grow and manage their businesses. Culturally, we believe that great people make great companies and that starting with the customer and working backward moves us forward. Community matters to us on an internal, local and global scale—it’s fundamental to our company’s growth and to the well-being of the world at large. We also value self-awareness, candor, lunch and WiFi. If we match with you, please apply to join us.

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Location

Our headquarters is nestled alongside the Chicago River in the bustling River North neighborhood, close to both blue and brown line CTA trains.

An Insider's view of Groupon

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Groupon provides an environment where I can strive for maximum work-life effectiveness, room for growth, and there is always something new to do. I enjoy spending lots of time at work because I love what I do; the hours are not burdensome, Groupon fits me. I define success in my own terms & Groupon provides us with the flexibility to be successful.

Milan

Senior Manager of Operations

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

We are working on arriving at the optimal attribution models across different areas of our business. For example, the attribution of a purchase to a specific experience — a home page feature, an email, a push notification — likely has a different window of time where we can reasonably say a specific purchase is a result of a specific experience.

Kristi

Data Scientist

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Here at Groupon, what you do matters. I got my start at Groupon as an intern and have had the opportunity in the past (almost) 5 years to build out a global volunteer program that has engaged over 5,000 employees in over 63,000 hours of service supporting the work of close to 650 nonprofit organizations.

Alicia

Program Manager, Employee & Community Engagement

What projects are you most excited about?

Recently, we committed to having 100% of our job descriptions reviewed for gender balance by the end of 2018. Also for 2018, work will continue with our Employee Resource Groups, who play a pivotal part in the attraction and selection of diverse top talent, and themselves can be developed and promoted into company leaders.

Carlos

Head of Diversity Recruitment

What are Groupon Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Recreational Clubs

Additional Perks + Benefits

Fitness benefits. Free office shuttles. Paid parental and family leave. Comprehensive sales training program. Sense of joy. Onsite cafes. Unlimited Routine Time Off (RTO). Flexible spending accounts. Life & AD&D insurance. 401(k). Disability coverage.

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