Technical Recruiter Job Description

Technical Recruiter job description will consist of the role, responsibilities, qualifications and technical or soft skills required



A Technical Recruiter is responsible for the sourcing, screening, and hiring of technical specialists to fill different IT positions. They communicate with potential candidates via online and offline platforms and use negotiation skills to help staff bright and talented people. Technical Recruiters are a bit different from general recruiters as they should be well-versed in hiring for technical roles with niche programming languages and skills. They need to ensure that the company attracts the best experts and professionals in the industry.


  • Communicating with hiring managers to identify future job openings and the technical requirements for those jobs
  • Writing and posting technical job advertisements and descriptions
  • Sourcing and screening potential candidates via professional platforms, (e.g. Linkedin, Indeed, Monster, Github, Stack Overflow)
  • Arranging telephone, video, or in-person interviews
  • Performing background and reference checks
  • Presenting the resumes of the most suitable candidates to the hiring manager or customer
  • Offering job positions and completing the relevant paperwork
  • Keeping track of all applicants as well as keeping applicants informed on the application process
  • Forecasting recruitment budgets
  • Staying aware of new technological products as well as the latest trends


  • Minimum X years of experience
  • Solid technical background needed to understand as well as explain requirements for IT-related jobs
  • Ability to source candidates through job portals, social networking sites, referrals, etc
  • Experience with resume databases and Applicant Tracking Systems
  • Experience with various sourcing methods (e.g. Boolean search, social media recruiting, etc.)
  • Sound knowledge of all labor regulations and HR practices
  • Sound knowledge of full-cycle recruiting
  • Must know about recruiting through cold calling, as well as lead generation, interview preparation, placement, and closing
  • Should have prior experience in handling clients and other key stakeholders

Soft Skills

  • Strong verbal as well as non-verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional time-management and organizational skills


  • Proven experience in hiring from multiple geographies
  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment & should meet the target

Promotion Stage

Senior Technical Recruiter, Principal Talent Advisor/ Recruitment Manager, Talent Director, Chief People Officer

Salary Range (in USD)

$36000 - $98000 per year


At least a Bachelor’s degree in IT, Human Resources Management or a relevant field

Reports To

Senior Technical Recruiter/ Principal Talent Advisor

Key Skills

Applicant Tracking Systems like TalentLyft, Oracle Taleo, Bamboo HR, Recruting and Networking platforms like LinkedIn, Microsoft Office, CRM

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