Talent Researcher

  • Contract: Full-time

Job Description

We’re looking for you - a curious mind who loves to partner with the business to build passive, candidate pipelines to ensure the success of the business. In this role, you will be responsible for candidate sourcing and pipeline generation for a wide-range of roles which span across the Heptio brand.

You are a master at rapport-building over the phone and leveraging talent networks. You operate with a strong focus and a deep understanding of the talent landscape and marketplace and can effectively manage large communities of candidates who align with Heptio in both short and longer-term capacities. This role will partner directly with recruiters and hiring managers to generate ideas, leverage resources and share information that allows us to hire the right people at the right time for the business.


  • Partnering closely with hiring managers and recruiters to develop and execute tactical sourcing strategies aimed at generating candidate flow to meet overall recruiting goals
  • Identify candidates and generate pipeline, both active and passive to satisfy gaps in the talent landscape
  • Work closely with Recruiter to hand-off sourced talent into the appropriate internal review channels
  • Call, screen and qualify candidates for evergreen, open, and projected roles
  • Identify potential candidates using creative sourcing strategies
  • Ability to create and implement targeted sourcing strategies and initiatives which focus on diversity
  • Ability to generate a high-quality pipeline of candidates under tight timelines

Skill Requirements

  • Bachelors degree and 3+ years of recruiting/sourcing experience, ideally across a wide variety of disciplines
  • Deep understanding of creative sourcing channels and sourcing technologies required
  • Demonstrated networking abilities
  • Ability to support multiple clients and manage shifting priorities
  • Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Ability to learn and leverage knowledge of Heptio’s culture and business aspirations
  • You are a team player with a high sense of urgency to interact at all levels of the organization
  • Highly organized with a bias for action


  • You’ve successfully recruited technical enterprise sales positions and field/consulting positions

About the Company

Heptio empowers the technology driven enterprise to realize the full potential of Kubernetes. The company’s training, support and professional services speed integration of Kubernetes and related technologies into the fabric of enterprise IT, while its products reduce the cost and complexity of running these systems in production environments.

Heptio was founded by 2 of the creators of the OSS Kubernetes project while at Google. Kubernetes is a "container orchestrator" that enables IT organizations to offer programmatic access to their infrastructure as well as driving efficient resource utilization. It is also a fast-growing open source community and the "seed crystal" for a groundbreaking set of technologies.

Important: we are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We’re strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all employees and all applicants for employment. We want to embody the change we need in our industry.

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