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Principal Talent Acquisition Partner

Vancouver, CA, V6C 1W6

Human Resources

Sophos is a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting more than 500,000 organizations and millions of consumers in more than 150 countries from today’s most advanced cyberthreats. Powered by threat intelligence, AI and machine learning from SophosLabs and SophosAI, Sophos delivers a broad portfolio of advanced products and services to secure users, networks and endpoints against ransomware, malware, exploits, phishing and the wide range of other cyberattacks. Sophos provides a single integrated cloud-based management console, Sophos Central – the centerpiece of an adaptive cybersecurity ecosystem that features a centralized data lake that leverages a rich set of open APIs available to customers, partners, developers, and other cybersecurity vendors. Sophos sells its products and services through reseller partners and managed service providers (MSPs) worldwide. Sophos has major hubs around the globe. More information is available at www.sophos.com

 

Role Summary

We are seeking an experienced Technical Recruiter to grow our Talent Acquisition team. You will be responsible for managing the end-to-end recruitment, 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. You will be working to source and recruit candidates in the Tech space for our locations in Canada and the US. The successful candidate will require strong experience in hiring technical staff & will be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

 

What You Will Do

  • Lead by example and provide recruitment support to the Engineering and IT organization
  • Own the recruiting cycle from end to end, spanning all areas and disciplines
  • Coach, mentor, and train team members to find the best employees for our company
  • Drive technology, process, and teamwork efforts to enhance the recruitment process
  • Proactively recruit passive talent to join the Sophos Engineering team
  • Work with hiring managers to provide guidance, expertise, collaboration, and teamwork to hire the best talent for our team
  • Utilize the world’s best-recruiting tools to get the job done better, faster, and more efficiently than ever before
  • Deliver against set metrics to provide consistent results and data-backed progress
  • Elevate the candidate experience by adopting our “members first” company value

 

What You Will Bring

Essential:

  • 10+ years of experience in recruiting or talent acquisition
  • 5+ years of experience as an in-house recruiter

Desired:

  • Experience with applicant tracking systems and passive candidate sourcing
  • Experience using LinkedIn Recruiter or LinkedIn as a recruiting tool
  • Experience effectively hiring and motivating talent
  • In-house and agency experience
  • Strong understanding of talent and competency models, recruiting fundamentals, competitive market awareness, and online/social media
  • Knowledge of the web/Internet market space, including trade journals, academic institutions, alumni associations, and other sources of great candidates
  • Excellent communication, time management, and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work with internal clients to develop and iterate best-in-class profiles to reflect the talent needs of the business
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

 

What’s Great About Sophos?

  • Our people are what makes Sophos special – we demonstrate shared vision, talent, innovation, and creativity, all of which are accompanied by a great sense of fun and team spirit.
  • Employee-led diversity and inclusion groups that build community within Sophos and provide internal education and advocacy (eg. Sophos Women in Tech group to improve gender parity, encourage gender-balanced leadership, and support career progression at Sophos)
  • Sophos Environment Network and employee challenges to contribute to sustainability and reduce our environmental footprint
  • Annual commitment to charity and fundraising across our global sites and volunteer days for employees to give back to local communities
  • Global trivia competitions to keep our minds sharp
  • Global Mental Health days off work for all Sophos to help employees relax and recharge
  • Monthly employee wellbeing webinars and training to support employee health and wellbeing
  • Employee rewards and thanks, such as our free annual subscription to Calm

 

Our Commitment To You

We’re proud of the diverse and inclusive environment we have at Sophos, and we’re committed to ensuring equality of opportunity.   We believe that diversity, combined with excellence, builds a better Sophos, so we encourage applicants that can contribute to the diversity of our team.  All applicants will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, sex, gender reassignment, marital status, race, religion or belief, color, age, military veteran status, disability, pregnancy, maternity or sexual orientation.  We want to give you every opportunity to show us your best self, so if there are any adjustments we could make to the recruitment and selection process to support you, please let us know.

 

Data Protection

If you choose to explore an opportunity, and subsequently share your CV or other personal details with Sophos, these details will be held by Sophos for 12 months in accordance with our Privacy Policy and used by our recruitment team to contact you regarding this or other relevant opportunites at Sophos. If you would like Sophos to delete or update your details at any time, please follow the steps set out in the Privacy Policy describing your individual rights. If you have any questions about Sophos' data protection practices, please contact dataprotection@sophos.com.

At Sophos, we want every organization to be protected by innovative, next-generation IT security, even those who don't have a huge IT staff. We protect organizations of all sizes, all around the world by making enterprise-grade security that is simple to deploy, manage, and use. It is our passion, and something we are truly proud of.