Talent Acquisition Sourcer

India - Chennai Ref #8330 25-Feb-2021

Job description

Bigger challenges. Bolder ideas. Global impact. At Viasat, we are on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. We are the company behind the world’s fastest satellite internet service, with technology that’s helping to bridge the digital divide and improve life for our customers around the globe. By providing powerful new ways for people to connect with one another, gain greater access to education, entertainment, medical research, commerce, and much more, our team is empowering millions of customers worldwide.

We are growing rapidly and looking for passionate, innovative professionals to join our team and connect the world to more. You will work in a collaborative and inclusive environment that values diverse perspectives and continuous learning and provides industry-leading benefits with unmatched opportunities for career growth. Our team is fearless in pursuit of new ideas and uncompromising in our quest to become the world’s first truly global Internet Service Provider.

Viasat was founded in 1986. Today, we have over 5500 employees globally and in the year ending March 2020, our revenues were ~$2.3 Billion.

What you’ll do in this role:
- Partner with Global Recruiting team and Hiring Managers.
- Identify potential candidates for International locations through web sourcing, networking, and creative ways to fill talent pipelines.
 Participate in intake calls.
- Perform phone screens, articulating the value of our company and culture.
- Research target companies to develop lists of prospective candidates for active and future roles through channels such as online directories, network platforms, career events etc.

- 4 to 6 years’ Talent Sourcing experience across multiple countries.
- Interacting with potential candidates on social media and professional networks (such as. LinkedIn, Slack and Hiretual).
- Hands-on experience in various sourcing techniques such as Boolean searches, X-ray search, deep-web search, social networking.
- Ability to work with remote teams and collaborate effectively.
- Passion for Diversity sourcing.
- Ability to source for candidates across levels, functions, and business units.
- Keen interest in current, trending, new sourcing tools and platforms.
- Resourceful, creative, and a researcher at heart.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office and familiarity with Applicant tracking systems (ATSs) and HR databases.
- Work afternoon shifts India time.
- Ability to travel up to 10%

- University recruiting experience.
- Ability to work with a variety of people in a diverse group of backgrounds.

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Additional Requirements and information

Minimum education:

BA/BS or equivalent experience

Years of experience:

4-6 years


Up to 10%


Indian Citizenship required



Worker Classification:

Temporary Employee

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Viasat is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, genetics, age, or veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status or characteristic.

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