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Technical Sourcer

| Greater NYC Area

As a Technical Sourcer on the JW Player team, you will join our efforts to identify and engage top engineering and technical talent across the globe. You will collaborate with a charismatic team of Talent Acquisition, HR and business professionals to gain the interest of passive technical candidates. You will partner with technical leadership and the Senior Technical Recruiter to identify key talent profiles primed to work on the most powerful video platform on the web while driving lead generating initiatives that supply continuous high-caliber candidate flow.

In this role you will:

  • Identify and develop a strong pipeline of passive candidates across all roles in the product and engineering org
  • Liaise between recruiters, coordinators and hiring managers to move candidates through the pipeline in the most efficient manner
  • Use your deep understanding of the technical talent landscape to build well-defined sourcing strategies with clear timelines and succession plans
  • Deliver key candidate market insights to the people team and hiring managers
  • Build proactive relationships with passive candidates while maintaining alignment with the broader employee value proposition. Success is measured by the quality of insights generated to improve employer branding outreach
  • Find creative and unconventional ways to foster and build new sources of talent (sourcing tools, strategic relationships with other companies/organizations in the industry and recruiting events)
  • Quickly surface hiring trends/recommend changes to sourcing strategy when appropriate
  • Exhibit flexibility and motivation to find extraordinary talent that turn into hires in an extremely competitive market
  • Work closely with the talent acquisition team to build new and effective ways to foster diversity and inclusion across recruiting initiatives while staying compliant (EEO/Diversity Programs)


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • 2-3 years of technical recruiting experience, preferably in a high-growth technology or startup environment
  • Prior knowledge sourcing for Software Engineering or Data Engineering teams specializing in front end, back end, full-stack and infrastructure/IT
  • Proven ability to create and foster high touch relationships with active and passive candidates
  • Experience with some/all of the following tools: Greenhouse, Google Suite, LinkedIn Recruiter, Microsoft Office
  • Experience leveraging Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms to drive passive candidate engagement
  • Ability to juggle multiple requisitions at once
  • Ability to think fast and use good judgment
  • Self starter with an incredible work ethic and team-first mentality
  • Use of effective, timely communication approaches that include proactively keeping the recruiter informed and appropriately expressing ideas and thoughts in both verbal and written forms

Bonus Points:

  • Experience working at companies that have scaled quickly
  • Prior experience using a variety of search tools and techniques through social media channels, job boards and database mining (Boolean) to promote open positions and identify relevant talent
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

About JW Player

JW Player pioneered video on the web over a decade ago and continues to innovate as the world’s largest network-independent platform for video delivery and intelligence. Companies including AWS, Vice, Fox, Business Insider, and Univision, in addition to hundreds of thousands of creators of all types and sizes, rely on JW Player to deliver and monetize their content across all devices. JW Player’s massive global footprint of over 2 billion unique devices creates a powerful data graph of unique consumer insights and generates billions of incremental video views.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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JW Player is located off the 33rd St. 6 stop in the heart of it all in midtown Manhattan.

What are JW Player Perks + Benefits

JW Player Benefits Overview

JW Player boasts a number of perks -- from our flexible work schedules and casual dress code to the Employee Professional Development program and generous Employee Referral Program, we strive to make sure all of our team members feel supported and appreciated.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
For many of our roles, hitting goals and surpassing expectations net rewards!
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
JW Player makes every effort to create a diverse and inclusive environment for our team members, including company sponsored events like our annual Inspire: Women in Tech & monthly Fireside Chats!

Additional Perks + Benefits

Flexibility is the name of the game for us. We have leadership that understands the myriad needs of a diverse workforce and what it takes to maintain a happy, healthy, inclusive culture.

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