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IT Talent Sourcer - 12 months contract

Human Resources
019401 Requisition #

IT Talent Sourcer - 12 months contract

Akamai is unique if you consider Krakow market - we’re the only major CDN here, the only company that runs ⅓ of the global Internet traffic and delivers world class solutions for the vast majority of blue chip companies. This provides us with a great opportunity to participate in the projects that does not happen anywhere else, but also means a challenge - Krakow office is constantly growing and new teams are being established all the time, so how do we find our future colleagues when there’s no countless local companies like us?

This is exactly why we’re looking for a Technical Talent Sourcing and Research Specialist! An individual able to understand our business needs, use the expertise on the IT market to identify and contact the talent we’re looking for and finally, get them on board.If this sounds like something you’ve been looking for, let us know - we’d love to meet you!

About the Team

Our Talent Acquisition Team supports recruitment activities not only in Krakow, but also in various Akamai offices spread across the EMEA region. Working in conjunction with the Recruitment function that handles manager-facing recruitment activities, our Talent Sourcing and Research Specialists are on the front lines of recruiting, finding the talented people we need at Akamai. In addition to sourcing activities, we also do exhaustive research on industry trends, competitors, and employer branding projects.

You will:

• Seek for the top technical talents across EMEA, using various channels and tools (starting from the classic - LinkedIn Recruiter, through AmazingHiring, to the niche industry-specific communities)

• Mapp the market and help us understand the dynamics of the industry

• Evaluate profiles of potential candidates and do preliminary phone screen assessments

• Build and maintain proactive relationships with potential candidates to create a pipeline of talent

• Ensure candidates have the best recruiting experience possible

• Constantly expand your knowledge about IT and Akamai’s business

• Develop and participate in employer branding activities (local marketing, social media, external and internal events) to build Akamai recognition in tech community

We’re looking for:

• Proven sourcing experience (preferably +1 year of hunting for passive IT candidates)

• Understanding of basic IT concepts, knowledge of technologies and frameworks common for local market

• Ability to build creative, long-term direct sourcing strategies to find those diamonds in the rough

• Superior written and verbal communication skills and fluent English

• Experience managing and prioritizing multiple searches, projects and stakeholder relationships

• Proactivity, drive to constantly explore, improve and learn new things

• Passion and deep empathy for others, which helps you ensure candidates understand & appreciate our unique culture of being fun, innovative and quality-oriented

• Finally, you are a great teammate that loves to have fun at work and share your experience with a positive attitude!


About Akamai Technologies

Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. Top brands globally rely on Akamai to help them realize competitive advantage through agile solutions that extend the power of their multi-cloud architectures. Akamai keeps decisions, apps and experiences closer to users than anyone - and attacks and threats far away. Akamai's portfolio of edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access and video delivery solutions is supported by unmatched customer service, analytics and 24/7/365 monitoring. To learn how Akamai is shaping the future of digital transformation, visit and follow @AkamaiCareers on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.

Akamai is a growing, and evolving, company with offices and operations around the world. As such, we strive to foster inclusive and representative workplaces where all employees are wholly welcome, and enabled to share and benefit from each other’s diverse contributions, as one global team. Our commitment to diversity reaches beyond our corporate offices, to our business partners and suppliers who share the same principles, and whose employees we value as integral to the Akamai business family. Learn more at

Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here

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