Leadership Sourcer, Specialized Technology (AR/VR/AI)

Facebook | Sunnyvale, CA, United States

Posted Date 1/17/2020

Facebook’s Specialized Technology Recruiting Team drives global hiring of professionals across Augmented and Virtual Reality and Artificial Intelligence for product teams such as Oculus, Spark AR, Portal, and Facebook more broadly. The goal of this team is to create and ship new, category-defining consumer hardware and software products that are immersive, social, and define our consumer’s daily experiences. We hire experts who build and drive innovation in Hardware, Software, Product, Sales, Marketing, Operations, and conduct original research in our Facebook Reality Labs (FRL).

As a Leadership Sourcer on our Specialized Technology Recruiting Team, you will be responsible for defining and executing the talent acquisition strategy for a variety of engineering and technical leadership roles. Your work will be instrumental in our ability to scale our business, working towards our mission to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together.


  • Help to define, design and implement leadership recruiting programs and search engagements for a variety of technical leadership roles, including understanding and mapping the talent landscape, internal calibration and referrals, and matching those data points with the external talent supply

  • Partner with leadership, recruiters and hiring managers to develop a detailed profiles of target candidates with data-driven advice on the range of logical possibilities

  • Skillfully support weighing the anticipated and immediate challenges of the targeted role, company/group strategic objectives, and corresponding opportunities to productively explore more diverse perspectives and tradeoffs

  • Foster trust-based relationships with candidates, gaining a close understanding of their requirements and concerns

  • Support an exemplary candidate experience at every stage of the process

  • Strategize different ways to build talent pipelines and execute on tactical research, referral generation, events and sourcing campaigns

  • Screen resumes and assess candidates to determine appropriate next steps

  • Regularly track pipeline activity to share with internal stakeholders

  • Proactively recommend and drive process improvements that impact candidate identification and engagement

  • Capture and maintain accurate market, client and candidate information on our knowledge management systems so as to both facilitate the search process and our overarching Market Intelligence initiatives

  • Leverage search and problem-solving expertise on a variety of Facebook Global Recruiting initiatives

  • Become a contributing member of the Recruitment Leadership team that effectively embodies and promotes the culture and values of Facebook, and lead the team to do the same


  • 4 or more years of experience with recruiting

  • 2+ years of experience in technical and/or leadership recruiting

  • Experience market mapping and engaging senior-level candidates

  • Experience partnering with hiring teams, recruiters and clients, including senior management

  • Experience developing talent market insights and data to influence leadership and cross-functional team decisions

  • Demonstrated track record of building working relationships with leaders and cross-functional partner


  • 7+ years of experience in a combination of retained executive search research and large corporate technology identifying and developing software engineering leadership candidate interest

  • Knowledge, comfort and versatility working on complex or technical sourcing topics

  • Fearless and resilient, highly driven to be successful, an interest in technology and continuous learning

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.

Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com.

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