GitLab's DevOps platform empowers 100,000+ organizations to deliver software faster and more efficiently. We are one of the world’s largest all-remote companies with 1,400+ team members and values that guide a culture where people embrace the belief that everyone can contribute.

In this role, you'll manage a team of Global Sourcers who are responsible for attracting excellent passive candidates in the global market. You'll partner with Talent Acquisition and other internal functional group leaders to ensure the overall team understands business needs and meets hiring goals. You will also manage and improve consistent data-driven sourcing metrics, and use those metrics to inform business decisions. You will be responsible for building sourcing strategies, which will ultimately lead to GitLab hiring exceptionally talented team members. 

  • Lead and coach a remote-based sourcing team focused on achieving Recruiting OKRs and scaling to the dynamic demands of a rapidly growing company.
  • Onboard, mentor, and grow the careers of all team members.
  • Conduct skip-level and 1:1 meetings.
  • Own a small req load as business needs dictate with a primary focus on senior level roles.
  • Partner with stakeholders to develop strategies, priorities, and process improvements according to fluctuating business demand.
  • Report out on progress to leadership, flag hot spots, and work through creative solutions with the team.
  • Lead trainings and disseminate best practices to team as a resident sourcing expert.
  • Innovate and operationalize sourcing methods to deliver diverse talent to GitLab.
  • Provide coaching to improve performance of team members and drive accountability.
  • A strong track record of people management experience, ideally at scaling technology companies. 
  • Solid Recruiting and/or Sourcing experience.
  • Expertise and a proven track record of developing recruiting best practices, and candidate sourcing strategies.
  • Proficient in analyzing data, presenting solutions, and making data-driven decisions.
  • Experience effectively sourcing for diverse candidates.
  • Passionate about building teams, growing careers, and inspiring people.
  • Experience sourcing and research at all levels, preferably in a global capacity within the software industry, open source experience is a plus.
  • Experience with competitive global job markets preferred.
  • Focused on delivering an excellent candidate experience.
  • Focused on efficiency, scalability and constant process improvements.

Also, we know it’s tough, but please try to avoid the ​​confidence gap​.​​ You don’t have to match all the listed requirements exactly to be considered for this role.

Candidates for this position can expect the hiring process to follow the order below. Please keep in mind that candidates can be declined from the position at any stage of the process. To learn more about someone who may be conducting the interview, find their job title on our team page.

  • Qualified candidates will be invited to schedule a 30 minute screening call with a Global Recruiter. 
  • Next, candidates will be invited to schedule a 30 minute interview with the VP of Talent Acquisition. 
  • Next, candidates will be invited to schedule two 30 minute interviews with a Recruiting Manager and the VP of People Operations. 
  • Finally, our CPO may choose to conduct a final interview.

Additional details about our process can be found on our hiring page.

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