Technical Recruiter/Sourcer (m/f) // Wayfair

March 17, 2017
Wayfair Engineering Recruiting is expanding its team and is seeking an experienced Sourcer (m/f). Our Engineering Recruiting team is critical to the growth and success of Wayfair and this is an excellent opportunity to join an experienced and talented team.


  • Develop sound understanding of Software and Systems Engineering hiring needs, position specifications, skill sets, and search requirements
  • Identify, source, and develop Engineering candidates through internal database searches, Boolean internet searches, contact lists, online job boards, social networking sites, and other sources as appropriate
  • Appropriately screen candidates, develop and manage relationships with real and potential candidates
  • Understand who the major employers are in the market: Target company identification /intelligence reporting – create and maintain a list of potential target companies for Engineering roles
  • Proactively conduct research and investigate new and innovative ways to identify candidates
  • Collaboration and continuous follow up with 2 –3 recruiters to ensure staffing plans and objectives are being met
  • Provide daily/weekly statistics on quality and quantity of new candidates, along with productivity of the various sourcing channels


  • Bachelor’s degree or similar education
  • In-depth direct sourcing, research, and candidate development expertise utilizing a range of methods and sources; strong preference for software engineering sourcing experience
  • Ability to conduct research and discover information through Boolean searches, search engines, social networking sites, etc. and to drive sourcing campaigns and manage multiple searches effectively
  • Experience of market mapping and an understanding of the Berlin Tech community (at the very least the German market) essential
  • Strong prospecting, networking and relationship building skills and ability to motivate candidates, sell the company brand and the career opportunities
  • Ability to establish and maintain credibility by understanding job openings and requirements across the software and systems engineering market
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced, team-oriented environment and to adapt to changing business priorities & environment
  • Excellent verbal and written English skills, strong communicator

And finally, our proposition to you!

  • Of course the usual competitive salary, bonus and we share the company with you in stock units
  • We contribute to your gym membership and offer free Yoga classes, as well as Wellness Weeks with massages, workshops and other exciting events
  • The opportunity to work cross-functionally and closely with senior leadership not only in the Berlin office, but also with Boston, London and Galway
  • We offer a vast selection of classes through our learn@work program to enhance your professional and personal development.
  • We want you to connect with your team and fellow colleagues through regular social events
  • We’re in the heart of the Berlin startup scene with lots of space to encourage collaboration and teamwork

About Wayfair

Wayfair Inc. offers an extensive selection of home furnishings and décor across all styles and price points. The Wayfair family of sites includes:

  • Wayfair, an online destination for all things home
  • Joss & Main, where beautiful furniture and finds meet irresistible savings
  • AllModern, your home for affordable modern design
  • DwellStudio, a design house with a decidedly modern vibe
  • Birch Lane, a collection of classic furnishings and timeless home décor

Wayfair generated $3.4 billion in net revenue for full year 2016. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations throughout North America and Europe, the company employs more than 5,600 people.

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