Senior Technical Recruiter


Job Description

The Senior Technical Recruiter will work closely with HR leadership and Hiring Managers to execute Spok’s strategy to attract, develop and retain top talent to support the growth of our fast-paced technology organization.

In this position, the Senior Technical Recruiter is responsible for driving hiring efforts for multiple job openings of various skill types and levels, with a heavy emphasis on technical positions. As a trusted recruiting advisor to the management group, the Senior Technical Recruiter will use strong collaboration and communication skills to influence hiring decisions and activities, and effectively meet the organization’s staffing needs. Responsible for developing best practices for talent benchmarking, talent assessment, interviewing effectiveness and executing of Spok’s sourcing and recruiting campaigns to meet or exceed recruiting goals.

Required Qualifications:

  • Degree in a technical field (computer science preferred) and experience in talent acquisition within a software development company is a plus
  • 5 + years of corporate or search firm experience sourcing and recruiting for technical roles
  • 3 + years filling technical and software development positions such as engineers, architects, QA, security and mobile space
  • 2+ years of experience networking in the technical market and cold calling of technical candidates and web-based/Internet recruiting
  • Proficient with Boolean Search
  • Advanced skill in internet sourcing techniques
  • Experience pre-screening qualified, interested and available (QIA) candidates for technical roles to ensure only highly-qualified candidates move forward
  • Experience in producing and presenting regular reports to leadership on search results
  • Demonstrated proficiency in cost effective searches and attainment of outstanding talent in a competitive market
  • Experience with employment policies/procedures and compliance and reporting to federal and state regulations, EEO, ADA, OFCCP, and Affirmative Action requirements
  • Strong analytical and communication skills - ability to work cross functionally between the business and the internal staffing team and vertically with leadership
  • Ability to promote and market the company brand to attract external candidates and retain employees
  • Ability to consult, influence, and persuade applicants and negotiate compensation
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable in a fast-paced & constantly evolving environment
  • Proficiency with applicant tracking systems (ATS) such as Jobvite or Ultipro
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Working knowledge of software technology role requirements and awareness of technology trends
  • Self-driven and highly motivated, with a true sense of ownership from start to finish
  • Demonstrated success with remote interviewing and formats (e.g. phone, Skype and structured)

Company Information:

Spok, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Spok Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPOK), headquartered in Springfield, Va., is proud to be the global leader in healthcare communications. We deliver clinical information to care teams when and where it matters most to improve patient outcomes. Top hospitals rely on the Spok Care Connect® platform to enhance workflows for clinicians, support administrative compliance, and provide a better experience for patients. Our customers send over 100 million messages each month through their Spok® solutions. When seconds count, count on Spok. For more information, visit or follow @spoktweets on Twitter.

Job Location

Eden Prairie, MN

Office Locations

10400 Yellow Cir Dr, Eden Prairie, MN