Global Recruiting Director, Product Engineering & Systems Generalist Engineering

Facebook | San Francisco, CA, United States

Posted Date 1/12/2020

We are looking for a Director of Recruiting to oversee the global product generalist and systems generalist engineering pipelines. These two pipelines bring in majority of the leadership engineering talent we hire into bootcamp and makeup the largest % (volume) of SWE industry hiring at Facebook. As the Global Recruiting Director, Product Engineering & Systems Generalist Engineering, you will conceptualize, drive, and execute the vision and strategies supporting our largest global software engineering industry function. You will lead and scale a distributed team of recruiting professionals which spans across multiple locations (MPK, FRE, SF, SUN, ATX & CHI), as well as partner with global counter parts, cross functional partners & diversity channels to drive operational excellence and unparalleled results spanning multiple global regions. This role will require an individual who can apply operational and strategic depth at scale, as well as drive results leveraging data and driving accountability. They will know how to manage, mentor, and guide a team of managers, as well as course correct recruiters and/or sourcers through the entire recruiting life cycle while also working closely with our engineering and business leaders to drive world class recruiting practices and strategy.


  • Lead the recruiting strategy and execution for all areas of the engineering business ensuring alignment to the hiring goal

  • Stay on top of new trends in the industry and marketplace and maintain up-to-date knowledge of recruiting issues and trends

  • Be an evangelist for and lead the implementation of innovative global and regional recruiting programs and approaches around creating an amazing candidate experience, interviewer training, diversity hiring, efficient and effective interviewing process, creative sourcing strategies and more

  • Set vision and inspire the global recruiting team to achieve great results

  • Provide mentorship, guidance and career development to members of your team

  • Provide innovative, scalable solutions to drive our hiring to meet FB business objectives

  • Partner with Facebook executives to develop and execute on a hiring plan

  • Lead by example through following, setting or sharing recruiting best practices

  • Compile, analyze and capture insights from data to support business decisions

  • Experience communicating and working with distributed and cross-functional teams


  • 10+ years of recruiting experience

  • 4+ years experience managing a team of managers, recruiters and sourcers

  • Experience managing organizations of 30+ reports


  • Technical (SWE) recruiting experience

  • Experience managing technical (SWE) recruiters/sourcers

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