Contractor - Senior Recruiter, R&D


Contract Position


GitLab is seeking a Senior Technical Recruiter to support their Global Engineering organization on a 6-month contract. The recruiter will be responsible for managing the full recruitment life cycle, sourcing top talent, and building strong relationships with candidates and hiring managers.

What you'll do

  • Manage the full life cycle recruitment process for our engineering teams, with a focus on quality, efficiency, and results
  • Partner closely with the business to understand requirements and establish effective recruiting strategies
  • Strategically source passive talent in order to generate balanced, representative pipelines that provide an adequate view of the total addressable market
  • Assess candidate interest and ability to thrive in an open-source, results-driven culture
  • Build quality relationships with candidates throughout the candidate journey, leveraging timely communication while representing GitLab culture and values
  • Partner cross-functionally with teams like Talent Brand and Engagement to leverage strategic initiatives and content to benefit a healthy recruitment process
  • Utilize data-driven decisions through key metrics and recruitment best practices to advise hiring managers and collaborate with the broader TA team
  • Continually search for opportunities to elevate our brand by identifying industry best practices, evaluating competitors, and nurturing networks and partnerships


  • Experience recruiting intermediate and senior-level roles, preferably in a global capacity, while building a diverse pipeline of candidates using creative sourcing channels
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, SAAS environment recruiting top Engineering talent (especially passive)
  • Focused on delivering an excellent candidate and hiring manager experience with a strong sense of urgency
  • Adaptability and high learning agility with an openness to new tools and technologies
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong contributor to a collaborative team environment, rooted in GitLab values


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Remote, US

Contract Length



$40,000 - $86 (per year)


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