Global Talent Scout (remote)


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Percona delivers enterprise-class support, consulting, managed services, and software for MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, and other open-source databases across traditional and cloud-based platforms.
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Are you interested in a remote opportunity that allows you to recruit people from all over the world? Does joining a high-growth technology company with a stellar reputation in the open source space excite you? If you answered yes, read on!
The Global Talent Scout is a key member of our incredible Global Talent Acquisition team. This highly visible role will significantly impact our efforts to grow and scale our organization by identifying top talent from around the world who align with our unique, amazing culture.
Percona is a true remote-only technology organization where you get to work on a daily basis with colleagues who are based around the world - we have Perconians in more than 40 countries and growing!

What You Will Do

  • Build global candidate pipelines for technical and business roles  
  • Create innovative sourcing strategies, including leveraging your knowledge of communities, organizations, platforms, and networks, to attract and engage talent
  • Help build our candidate community through thoughtful engagement practices, including robust and value-added nurture campaigns 
  • Conduct initial phone screen with candidates and recommend top talent to the TA team and hiring managers
  • Use data as a means of storytelling - what’s working, where are we getting stuck, etc. 
  • Be a brand ambassador - promote Percona as an extraordinary place to work 
  • Leverage our comp analytics team to understand compensation within various global well as use you own knowledge to participate in the discussion 
  • Engage global candidates with a local mindset - understand currency variations and cultural differences
  • Participate in hiring events and candidate community activities 
  • Contribute to the global talent strategy by continually seeking out new key target markets

Your Experience

  • 1+ years proven success in a sourcing or talent research role including corporate experience; you are fearless in reaching out to candidates from around the world
  • Experience recruiting for technical roles required; experience recruiting sales, marketing and other business roles preferred  
  • Proven success identifying the most qualified candidates resulting in low conversion rates
  • Experience sourcing from creative and differentiated resources
  • Experience recruiting in multiple countries and cultures;  global experience a big plus
  • Experience using various tools including Zoom, G-Suite, interactive ATS solutions (Lever, Greenhouse, etc)
  • Knowledge of the open source and/or SaaS space preferred

Your Attributes

  • Evangelist for what we deliver as a business and how we can leverage technology to be more effective and efficient   
  • Demonstrated excellence and passion for creating a delightful candidate experience
  • Fearless with networking and building long-term relationships with potential candidates as well as niche communities and professional networks around the world 
  •  Ability to clearly articulate what we do and how people contribute to our objectives
  • Ability to work independently and proactively problem solve
  • Adaptable, resourceful, able to work within ambiguity; ability to quickly pivot with shifting priorities
  • Highly productive with a strong sense urgency; you’re a believer in Getting Stuff Done
  • Creative and curious -always trying to Find A Better Way
  • Ability to work across multiple time zones and travel up to 10% internationally
This is a remote role that can be based in the Americas, Europe or India. At stable and strong internet connection is required.
Percona is a respected thought leader in the open source community. We provide services and software for MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL and MariaDB to open source users globally.
Percona is remote-first and globally dispersed. We offer a collaborative, highly-engaged culture where your ideas are welcome and your voice is heard. The growth and development of our staff is a top priority; we provide funding for training, certifications, conferences and more.
Discover what it means to work with some of the smartest people in the industry, who also know how to have fun and are always willing to lend a helping hand. We offer flexible hours, the ability to work remotely and the amazing experience of working with a multinational team of experts.
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