Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist

Budapest, HU, 1117

Human Resources

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Sophos evolves to meet every new challenge, protecting more than 400,000 organizations of all sizes in more than 150 countries from today’s most advanced cyberthreats. Powered by SophosLabs, our cloud-native and AI-enhanced solutions are able to adapt and evolve to secure endpoints and networks against never-before-seen cybercriminal tactics and techniques. Managed through our award-winning, cloud-based platform, Sophos Central, our best-of-breed products work together through our unique Synchronized Security system to share threat intelligence and respond to evolving threats. The Sophos suite of products secures networks and endpoints against automated and active-adversary breaches, ransomware, malware, exploits, data exfiltration, phishing, and more.

Job Purpose

We are seeking an experienced Recruiter to grow our Talent Acquisition team. You will be responsible for managing the end to end recruitment for our Hungary location, including hiring qualified “A player” candidates who bring an entrepreneurial spirit, ingenuity, and passion for what they do to our Engineering, Labs, and IT teams. Outside of Hungary, you will be working to source and recruit candidates in the Tech space for our locations in EMEA, e.g. Germany, Austria, UK.  The successful candidate will require strong experience of hiring technical staff & will be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment. 


Main Duties

  • Utilizing your knowledge of the talent market across multiple job disciplines, although mainly technical, for the local region.
  • Sourcing candidates with unique skillsets including attracting passive candidates
  • Develop ‘top talent lists’ using creative sourcing techniques including referral generation, networking and direct sourcing
  • Expertly manage the full cycle recruiting process
  • Partner closely with business leaders, hiring managers and their teams to understand hiring needs and goals
  • Source, screen, schedule and interview qualified candidates
  • Define the hiring strategy and interview processes with hiring managers
  • Maintain pipeline activity and candidate status
  • Drive offer process, including closing the candidate
  • Act as an internally and externally-facing representative of the Sophos team


Skills & Experience

  • In-house recruiting experience, ideally in a software environment.
  • Strong experience of sourcing candidates for technical roles
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to influence senior stakeholders
  • Solid experience of sourcing candidates through advanced sourcing strategies, networking, social media, university relations, headhunting, etc. to maintain a deep candidate pipeline
  • Experience partnering with managers, interviewers, and team members throughout the hiring process
  • Ability to effectively recruit on multiple positions simultaneously
  • Proven organizational skills with attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and work well in an environment with competing demands and tight deadlines
  • Strong business acumen
  • Multi-lingual, fluent in Hungarian and English; other European languages may be helpful.


Job Number: 4395



Equal Opportunities

Sophos is committed to equality opportunity in all areas of its work. All qualified applicants will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.

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