Palo Alto Networks Senior Recruiter in United States, United States

Palo Alto Networks® is the fastest-growing security company in history and a seven-time Gartner Magic Quadrant leader for our innovation and products. We are a global cybersecurity leader, known for challenging the status quo. Our mission? We are out to protect our way of life in the digital age by preventing successful cyberattacks. The result? Changing the world as we know it. Are you looking for a meaningful career, in a dynamic, creative, collaborative environment? Then, you have found your next career.

Palo Alto Networks® is in search of a Senior Recruiter to drive the recruiting efforts for all Technical Support and Professional Services teams in the Americas. This position encompasses all stages of the hiring process – from partnering with business leaders on position strategy and candidate requirements, developing sourcing strategies to target and assess top talent, and negotiating/closing offers.

Are you willing to be a part of an experienced, collaborative team that is passionate about our success? As a member of our Talent Acquisition team you will be responsible for the development, assessment and delivery of uniquely qualified prospects for one of the most innovative companies in the world. Your focus is delivering amazing customer and candidate experiences, developing lasting relationships and partnering closely with HR colleagues across the globe.

Expectations and tasks:

  • You will collaborate with HR Business Partners, functional business leaders and customer organizations to understand skill requirements, background and experience needed to develop a comprehensive recruitment strategy to meet demand plan.

  • You will ensure the implementation and execution of the recruitment function (sourcing, screening, submitting, interviewing and closing) of candidates that meet or exceed hiring targets.

  • You are responsible for establishing, cultivating and maintaining solid working relationships with internal partners (hiring managers, external relationships & other internal recruiting partners)

  • Maintain in-depth and up-to-date knowledge of top talent, companies, competitive industries and trends.

  • Possess razor sharp instincts and know how to measure talent through professional qualitative and quantitative metrics.

  • You are charged with building a pipeline of top talent, and skillfully covert passive candidates.

  • Develop relevant candidate analysis/assessments when presenting candidate slates.

  • Develop scrupulous research, industry calibration, and reference checking.

  • You are to craft, justify and negotiate offers (compensation, benefits, relocation, etc.)

Qualifications/ Competencies:

  • Superb client management, organizational, negotiation and presentation skills.

  • Strong influence skills, consultative with the composure to handle high volume.

  • Ability to quickly become an expert in Palo Alto Networks products and market differentiation.

  • Be a professional, accountable, high energy and collaborative teammate, yet the ability to work independently.

  • Be a self-starter and resourceful with ability to navigate through complexity.

  • Possesses high competencies in thinking strategically in as well as communication/interpersonal skills.

Work Experience:

  • 10+ years of previous full-cycle recruiting experience at an agency or technology company with direct knowledge of networking, SaaS, network security, or endpoint security.

  • You have both agency & in-house recruiting experience, and a deep understanding of Professional Services and Customer Support roles and different go-to-market strategies.

  • Demonstrated success in recruiting technical candidates at all levels including Entry to Director levels.

  • Solid knowledge of corporate business operations and the ability to translate business needs into recruitment strategies and actions.

  • Demonstrable ability to successfully prioritize and manage a large and diverse requisition load in a dynamic, constantly changing work environment.

  • Excellent candidate assessment skills with knowledge of fundamental behavioral interviewing. Knowledge of CBI (Competency Based Interviewing) is ideal.

  • Experience with Jobvite is a plus.

Palo Alto Networks is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a team culture that celebrates diversity and inclusion.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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