Job Title:

Senior Contract Technical Recruiter




Ottawa, ON

Job Reference:


Sr. Technical Recruiter (Ottawa Temp Role)

We are looking for a top notch Technical Recruiter who can support the hiring for the Systems Architecture Group. This person would have 10+ years of recruiting industry experience in a specialized area of Optical and Architecture. Position can be seated in either our Sunnyvale, CA office or Ottawa.

Education & Experience Necessary For Success:

Infinera is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled.

Your Key Responsibilities Would Include:

  • Manage full lifecycle recruitment on 20-25 positions at a given time
  • Become proficient on applicant tracking system and hiring processes quickly (Workday)
  • Conduct recruitment intake strategy meetings, clarify successful candidate’s profile and market availability, develop and execute sourcing strategy, & complete phone screens.
  • Work closely with hiring managers to influence selection process and results.
  • Use direct sourcing and networking techniques to prospect qualified candidates and build a pool of Top Talent. 
  • Assess candidate competence and present a short list of top candidates for on-site interviews.
  • Working closely with the Compensation team, HR Business Partner and Hiring Manager to develop competitive offer packages to present to selected candidate. 
  • Keep current with new sourcing techniques, external market trends and serve as a trusted resource.
  • A proven track record of proactive sourcing and hiring technical candidates using your networking skills to attract passive candidates.
  • Ability to work cohesively with supported groups and establish Infinera brand in the community
  • Ensure great candidate experience through entire process
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced changing environment, effectively prioritize and ensure high quality work.
  • Experience with advanced internet searches, Boolean search logic, and Applicant Tracking Systems.
  • Ability to rapidly learn leading tech positions and niche skill-sets. A strong background in recruiting Software is preferred.
  • Strong collaboration skills working with other team members to achieve goals and improve processes.
  • Ten or more years of experience preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred


Quote Job Reference: 2017348

Posted 2017-07-05

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