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Technical Sourcer

Baidu USA

Sunnyvale, CA

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Expected Salary
$26.00 - $29.00 per hour
Job Description

HireArt is looking to hire a highly motivated Technical Sourcer to work on-site at Baidu USA's Sunnyvale office on a contract basis. In this role, you will be responsible for sourcing and placing top software engineers and research scientists. You will also be responsible for creating and running new recruiting programs to build up the talent pipeline. 

As a member of the recruiting team, you will play a strategically important role. Baidu is rapidly growing its Silicon Valley office, which is developing cutting-edge AI, Big Data and other technologies that can impact hundreds of millions of users.  You will be responsible for helping to bring talented and passionate engineers to do this work.

You'll help build Baidu USA into an amazing place to work. You'll also have the opportunity to grow with the company and take on larger and larger recruiting responsibilities. 

Here’s what  you will do:

  • Identify and reach out to strong candidates.

  • Manage the interview, offer and closing process.

  • Develop relationships with candidates, and help explain the Baidu mission and technology story to them.

  • Work with Staffing lead to develop creative recruiting programs.
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2+ years of experience in the technology industry as a technical sourcer or recruiter
  • Highly personable: strong communications and relationship skills.  Are you a warm and likable person?  Would you enjoy speaking with someone new, getting to know them quickly, explaining Baidu’s mission and story, and helping explore whether there might be a good fit?

  • Operational excellence: Are you able to manage the recruiting process (scheduling, interviews, offers) for multiple candidates simultaneously, and do so with accuracy?

  • Creative: Are you able to step away from the day-to-day, see the bigger picture, and help develop innovative programs to improve recruiting practices?

  • Hungry to learn and determined and driven to succeed
  • Self-motivated and team-oriented 

Commitment: This is a full-time (40 hours per week), 6-month contract position with potential for extension through HireArt and based in Sunnyvale, CA. 

Company Description

Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Baidu USA’s team of elite, world-class researchers and engineers devote their time to tackling the most challenging, change-the-world projects in AI and related fields. Baidu USA is comprised of four groups: Baidu Research US, Intelligent Driving Group US, Baidu USDC and Smart Living Group US. 

At Baidu USA, we act with the nimbleness of a startup, but as a global company, have access to immense computing resources and data. This makes Baidu USA the best place for those working in AI to see their work developed and potentially deployed to hundreds of millions of users.

The name Baidu was inspired by a poem written more than 800 years ago during China's Song Dynasty. Baidu, whose literal meaning is “hundreds of times,” represents a persistent search for the ideal.