Akamai Technologies, Inc. Talent Sourcing Specialist in Krakow, Poland

Talent Sourcing Specialist

Krakow, Poland

Human Resources

Jul 05, 2018 Post Date

013469 Requisition #

About the Job

As a Technical Talent Sourcing and Research Specialist you will be responsible for developing talent pools of high potential engineering and technical candidates. The person in the role will establish and maintain relationships with industry professionals to create a pipeline of qualified resources to support current and future organizational needs. This will be accomplished through multiple channels including mining databases and online resources, networking, social media/online talent community development, and cold calling passive candidates. This is a long term contract (12 months).

About the Team

The Talent Sourcing and Research Team is a vital component of the recruitment process at Akamai. Working in conjunction with the Talent Delivery team that handles manager-facing recruitment activities, our Talent Sourcing and Research Specialists are on the front lines of recruiting, finding the talented people we require to work at Akamai. In addition to handling the day-to-day sourcing activities, we also do exhaustive research on industry trends, competitors, and new ways of finding talented people.


  • Identify, source and develop candidates through multiple channels including mining online resources such as internal/external job boards and associations, social/professional networking sites etc.

  • Cold call, manage email campaigns, network and perform other searches for qualified candidates.

  • Evaluate profiles of potential candidates and do preliminary phone screen assessments.

  • Build and maintain proactive relationships with potential candidates to create a pipeline of talent.

  • Proactively conduct research and investigate innovative ways to identify new candidates.

Basic Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree.

  • Minimum 6 months experience in a technical staffing agency, corporate recruiting, or research setting.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English.

  • Demonstrated strong technology aptitude with the Internet, applicant tracking systems, and search engines.

  • Experience with networking, data mining, conducting internal/external job board searches, researching and networking with industry-specific associations, cold calling, and other related tasks.

Desired Qualifications

  • Knowledge of research and recruitment best practices.

  • Skilled in handling multiple priorities with quick turnaround.

  • Creative thinker with problem solving skills and passion for learning.

  • Strong attention to detail and be highly organized.

  • Energetic and team-focused personality.

  • Proficiency in additional language including German, French, Italian or Spanish (not mandatory).

Please add to your CV the statement below:

„Wyrażam zgodę na przetwarzanie moich danych osobowych dla potrzeb niezbędnych do realizacji obecnych jak i przyszłych procesów rekrutacji zgodnie z ustawą z dnia 29 sierpnia 1997 r. o ochronie danych osobowych (tekst jednolity: Dz.U.2014r. poz.1182).”

About Akamai Technologies

Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet business ready—fast, reliable, and secure—for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Akamai has offices around the world and operates the most pervasive, highly distributed CDN—with more than 200,000 servers in 110 or more countries—delivering up to 30% of all Web traffic. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/careers.

Akamai is a growing, and evolving, company with offices and operations around the world. As such, we strive to foster inclusive and representative workplaces where all employees are wholly welcome, and enabled to share and benefit from each other’s diverse contributions, as one global team. Our commitment to diversity reaches beyond our corporate offices, to our business partners and suppliers who share the same principles, and whose employees we value as integral to the Akamai business family. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/diversity.