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Senior Technical Sourcer – 6 month contract

At Optiver you will find an environment of collaboration and passion for solving challenging problems. As a technology-enabled market maker, we combine diverse skill sets, unique minds and a desire to be better. We pursue the world’s best talent that will move our business forward in the APAC region. Our recruitment team must continuously think deeply about how to identify, engage, attract and assess this talent. Experienced engineering talent is one of the foundational pillars to our recruitment strategy. That’s where you come in.

What you’ll do

Hiring top talent is a core focus and key driver to Optiver’s success – in this highly competitive market for tech talent our Recruiters are passionate, creative problem solvers who partner with our stakeholders to find and secure the best people.

In this role, you’ll source experienced talent for our Technology team and be part of a recruiting squad who are responsible for advancing Optiver’s end-to-end recruitment strategy to find, attract and hire experienced niche engineering talent.

You will build pools of talent using numerous existing channels and exploring new ones. You will develop strategies to attract and engage talent. As a first point of contact for prospective employees, your focus on delivering an exceptional candidate experience will be fundamental.

You’ll have autonomy to select sourcing channels and methods that are most appropriate to each role, and you’ll work with our recruiters and internal stakeholders to improve sourcing strategies and processes.

What you need

You have experience with creative, multi-channel sourcing for both volume and niche positions across technology disciplines (but not limited to) of Infrastructure, Software Engineering, Dev Ops, Site Reliability Engineering or Data Engineering. You may have been an agency recruiter, working to find rare, niche talent and a proven record of high introduction-to-hire ratio for clients. You may have experience as an in-house sourcer, matching a deep understanding of business needs with a knack for finding and attracting exceptional talent.

You see it as critical to partner with others (within and outside the team) to achieve great things and can apply creativity to solve complex recruitment problems. You recognise the importance of data in recruitment and enjoy challenging the status quo to get the best results. Most importantly you are tenacious and pride yourself on having a growth mindset.

What you will get

The opportunity to work with passionate and talented people to solve a core business challenge that is a key focus for Optiver. You will enjoy absolute freedom to determine strategies and drive initiatives that will help us find top talent. The chance to build on the great culture we have and make it better (as we grow) through your recruiting efforts.

You will work in a high performance and stimulating environment, where you are seriously rewarded for your impact. To be concrete, we offer competitive remuneration and great secondary benefits, such as an attractive bonus structures, additional leave entitlements, training opportunities, breakfast and lunch facilities, premium gym and sports membership, even weekly massages and meditation sessions.

At Optiver we believe that great ideas and impact can come from anyone – that each person is different and has their own background, perspectives and unique experiences that can add to Optiver’s success. Having an inclusive culture is important to us, we want to be a place where people feel like they belong, where they can show up and do their best work and be their authentic self.  We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds.