Senior Technical Sourcer

Mapbox, United States

Build experiences for exploring the world

Mapbox is building a live location platform. Our maps represent the ever-evolving world, accessing, aggregating, and adapting anonymous data from millions of sensors and phones in real-time. Mapbox has the exciting opportunity to power devices and products across the next frontier in location-based data. Whether you’re watching the delivery of your grocery order on Instacart, tracking your personal best mile on Strava, sending snaps on Snapchat, monitoring your gas budget on Metromile, or checking today’s forecast on The Weather Channel, Mapbox is the location and maps within those apps. We’re changing how people move by live-mapping the world.

What We Do

The technical recruiting team at Mapbox is the heartbeat of the organization. We are in hyper-growth and need a motivated, senior technical sourcer to help drive our ambitious growth plans. Recruiting for Leadership is a high priority for Mapbox. The Senior Technical Sourcer will have insight into all leadership roles and support our executives throughout the entire hiring process. They will also work closely with the Leadership Recruiters to qualify roles, help Hiring Managers build and debrief interview loops, and maintain a strong leadership pipeline. The Senior Technical Sourcer will work closely with the leadership team at Mapbox to help establish the footprint for what sourcing support will look like and will not only drive velocity for high priority hires, but uplevel our team’s sourcing strategy for the long-term. 

What You'll Do

  • Partner closely with recruiters and hiring managers to become a subject matter expert in the technical requirements, and develop a deep understanding of how the positions impact the organization
  • Strategize and leverage multiple sourcing channels to identify high caliber candidates and maintain a healthy pipeline for priority roles
  • Build a network of potential candidates through proactive market research and in-depth assessment of candidates, demonstrating ability to anticipate hiring manager preferences 
  • Engage passive talent by composing compelling messaging that highlights the exciting technical challenges and impact of the role
  • Be an active member of intake meetings with hiring managers and recruiters
  • Help initiate creative and scalable changes to our existing sourcing strategy
  • Build strategic plans for sourcing candidates with diverse backgrounds for each of your roles
  • Be the face of Mapbox to our amazing candidates. Maintain professional and courteous communication with candidates to foster long-term relationships

What We Believe are Important Traits for This Role

  • Technical and Product Leadership sourcing background for B2B company
  • History of driving velocity for Leadership roles
  • 5+ years of recruiting/sourcing experience in-house
  • 2+ years of leadership sourcing experience in-house
  • Proven ability to build and implement successful, creative approaches to talent acquisition, with knowledge of the latest innovative resources and techniques 
  • Experience and comfort reaching out to passive candidates at senior levels and building long-term engagement
  • Superior interpersonal skills with the ability to engage and build quick rapport, and maintain strong relationships
  • Experience in a high growth tech startup 

What We Value

In addition to our core values, which are not unique to this position and are necessary for Mapbox leaders:

  • We value high-performing creative individuals who dig into problems and opportunities.
  • We believe in individuals being their whole selves at work. We commit to this through supportive health care, parental leave, flexibility for the things that come up in life, and innovating on how we think about supporting our people.
  • We emphasize an environment of teaching and learning to equip employees with the tools needed to be successful in their function and the company.
  • We strongly believe in the value of growing a diverse team and encourage people of all backgrounds, genders, ethnicities, abilities, and sexual orientations to apply

By applying for this position, you acknowledge that you have received the Mapbox Non-US Privacy Notice for applicants, which is linked here. Completing this application requires you to provide personal data, such as your name and contact information, which is mandatory for Mapbox to process your application. 

Mapbox is an EEO Employer - Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity





About Mapbox

Mapbox is the location data platform for mobile and web applications. We provide building blocks to add location features like maps, search, and navigation into any experience you create. We’re changing the way people move around cities and explore our world. Through the apps Mapbox powers, we reach more than 300 million people each month. Location is built into the fabric of our daily experiences. Whether you’re exploring a city with Lonely Planet, sharing with friends on Snapchat, seeing if it’s going to rain on, tracking breaking news on Bloomberg, or checking your ETA in Lyft — location is essential to every one of these applications, and they’re powered by Mapbox. We craft beautiful maps and developer-friendly location data, APIs, and SDKs so that you’re free to focus on designing, building, and developing your application. Our open-source tools let analytics companies understand big geo data, drone companies publish flyovers, real estate sites visualize properties, satellite companies process cloud-free imagery, and insurance companies track assets. Mapbox proudly embraces our open-source roots. We work in the open and release as much code as possible. We believe it’s the right thing for people, technology, and business.


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