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Technical Recruiting Lead

India - Gurgaon

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Are you interested in a chance to impact the lives of millions of people in a meaningful way and help them enjoy time away with their friends and families building memories?

That is what we do here at Expedia Group. We are the leading online travel company simplifying the process for travelers to book flights, hotels, vacation rentals, cars, and experiences through a variety of leading travel brands. We have a passion for travel and a passion for connecting the world through the experience of travel.

Even during the weird year that is 2020 which brought us Covid, Expedia is continuing to invest in product areas like Flights, Conversation AI, Data Science, and other initiatives that have created a volume in our hiring needs! We are looking for a highly technical and customer centric technical recruiter to support Expedia’s Technology teams including Software Development, User Experience, IT Ops, Cloud, Data Science, Big Data and/or Analytics business units in a fast paced environment. This person will be responsible for hiring the technical teams that build and run Expedia’s platforms and services. You will have the opportunity to help define and optimize recruiting processes for these groups, as well as demonstrate a high level of professionalism and customer service in a consultative manner.

What you'll do:

  • Influence, implement and drive cutting edge recruiting strategies
  • Develop, promote, and act as an advocate to drive a simplified recruiting process
  • You will learn the business intricacies of a two-sided marketplace that will have an impact on revenue, business decisions, site features, and creating unique user experiences
  • You will recruit for roles that involve leading edge technologies which will require uncovering limited talent pools (GraphQL, Kafka, JavaScript, NodeJS, Java, Scala, Big Data, Spark Streaming, Hybrid Cloud, Real-time stream processing, and many more)
  • You will partner with Managers and HR Business Partners to drive diversity within our tech organization
  • You will provide data & weekly updates to all of the engineering leaders you support
  • You will have a bias towards action
  • You will effectively source and engage passive candidates using various external tools
  • You will manage a requirement volume between 15 - 20 positions providing coverage across the roles
  • You will bring a collaborative approach to the technical recruiting team, offer ideas and finding creative solutions to help improve your craft

Who you are:

  • You have 5+ years of technical recruiting experience in a high volume, high growth environment
  • You have worked in a corporate product hiring environment
  • You are an influencer that can help guide and steer the right decisions for the business based on both experience and data
  • You have experience working face to face with VPs, directors and managers, providing guidance, and direction to ensure a great experience for candidates and hiring teams
  • You can manage a large number of requisitions at once, ranging from individual contributor up to Director level roles with varying levels of complexity
  • You bring a source-first mentality, schedule time for searching for passive candidates and strive to find the best people in the industry
  • You are process driven and always look for ways to improve existing processes including documentation, collaboration with team members, and recruiting tools
  • You can adapt quickly to changing business needs and requirements
  • You prioritize, stay organized, set clear expectations and drive the hiring process while delivering expert support and results
  • You have strong analytical skills to create, measure, and scale optimal workflow between candidates, managers, and the recruiting team

Why join us: 

Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people.  We are a global travel platform, made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business.  Our brands recognize the power of travel to break down barriers and bring the world within reach – that responsibility inspires us to be the place where exceptional people want to do their best work, and to provide them the tools to do so. 

Whether you're applying to work in engineering or customer support, marketing or lodging supply, at Expedia Group we act as one team, working towards a common goal; to bring the world within reach.  We relentlessly strive for better, but not at the cost of the customer.  We act with humility and optimism, respecting ideas big and small.  We value diversity and voices of all volumes. We are a global organization but keep our feet on the ground so we can act fast and stay simple.  Our teams also have the chance to give back on a local level and make a difference through our corporate social responsibility program, Expedia Cares.

If you have a hunger to make a difference with one of the most loved brands in the world and to work in the dynamic travel industry, this is the job for you.

Our family of travel brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, Vrbo®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Expedia® Media Solutions, CarRentals.com™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia Cruises™ and SilverRail Technologies, Inc. For more information, visit www.expediagroup.com.

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Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.
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R-57963

Job Category
Human Resources Group

Job Function
Recruiting

Locations
India - Gurgaon
India - Bangalore

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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