Sep 08, 2020

Telecom Tech Sourcing Recruiter (Virtual / Temporary - 3-6 month assignment)

  • Ciena Communications, Inc.
  • 100 Maryland Ave SW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

Gig Description

Since 1992, Ciena has been driven by a relentless pursuit of network innovation. We believe in a network that grows smarter, more agile, and more responsive every day. This means that when you digitally interact in your world - picking up the phone, streaming video, texting a friend or loved one - your interactions are being enabled by Ciena technologies. Ciena makes your social / entertainment / business existence REAL.



Your Role & Responsibilities
  • Understand Telecom/Networking business to effectively recruit qualified external candidates
  • Partner with hiring teams to build effective sourcing strategies
  • Develop sourcing plans with deliverables, timelines, and a formal tracking process to recruit passive candidates
  • Build and maintain a network of potential candidates through proactive market research and on-going relationship management
  • Build and maintain relationships with passive job seekers and prospects
  • Drive a positive candidate and manager experience through continuous engagement
  • Conduct in-depth interviews with candidates, demonstrating the ability to anticipate hiring manager preferences
  • Recommend sourcing ideas and strategies that will contribute to the growth of the company
  • Cultivate trust and collaborative relationships with key business partners, hiring managers, and recruiting partners

About You:

Minimum Qualifications
  • Proven track record in creating and implementing sourcing strategies for passive candidate market
  • 5+ years of corporate and or search firm technical sourcing experience
  • Experience building and utilizing a variety of sourcing plans and tools
  • In-Depth CRM exposure for the past 2-3 years (Phenom People preferred)
  • Advanced MS-Office skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Experience managing and prioritizing multiple searches, projects and client relationships.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Ability to execute recruiting strategy, including employer promotion in the marketplace, candidate management, diversity sourcing, and interview process management.
  • Self-sufficient. Ability to work with limited direct supervision.
  • Strong consulting skills with demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Aptitude to create, measure, and scale the right workflow between candidates, hiring managers, and the recruiting team.
  • Ability to proactively network and establish effective working relationships
  • Continually seek new sourcing options, and develop creative approaches to find candidates.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills.


Cienais a network strategy and technology companywith apassion to provide an experience, to you and our customers that is as rewarding as the outcome.We attract the best and brightest- those with outstanding talent, motivation, and the right attitude to contribute to our success. Our culture balances our openness and informality with professionalism and trust and is built on the foundation of our core values: Customer First, Integrity, Velocity, Innovation, and Outstanding People.

Ciena enables everyone to have a voice and a network that supports them while on the journey to discovering theirpassion and purpose. We trusteach individualto do what they can to reach their full potential and make an impact on the business, whenever, wherever they are in the world.With Ciena's highly innovative, forward-thinking businesspractices, we reward people for pushing the boundaries.Unlock your potential at Ciena!

Being You @ Ciena
As part of our commitment to diversity and inclusion, we want to foster an environment that values and respects all individual's strengths, perspectives, ideas, and ability to meet the needs of our customers globally. Ciena values the diversity of its workforce and respects its employees as individuals, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status or any other category protected by applicable law. We do not tolerate any form of discrimination.

Cienais also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise Ciena in a timely fashion of the specific accommodation measuresrequiredforyou to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.