Talent Acquisition Technical Recruiter

Australia - Canberra, Australia - Melbourne, Australia - Newcastle, Australia - Remote, Australia - Sydney Ref #9425 09-Jul-2021

Job description

Bigger challenges. Bolder ideas. Global impact. At Viasat, we’re on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. We’re 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’re looking for passionate, innovative professionals to join our team and connect the world to more. You’ll 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 the pursuit of new ideas and uncompromising in our quest to become the world’s first truly global Internet Service Provider. Interested in joining our mission? Take a look at career opportunities at Viasat today.

Job Responsibilities
Our ideal candidate is a business-savvy, innovative problem solver with a positive, "can-do" attitude. You can differentiate great talent, are well organized, and can balance multiple priorities to meet specific hiring demands. You consider yourself to be flexible and comfortable with change and will continually adjust your work habits to adapt to Viasat recruiting practices. The successful candidate will have the confidence and knowledge to influence others in a collaborative environment. Building positive relationships throughout the organization is imperative to success in this position.

This position is a full lifecycle Recruiter and Talent Acquisition Partner to the business with the key objective to meet headcount goals and implement recruitment strategies for aligned business units. Your ability to identify and work with the highest quality candidates and guide hiring teams and candidates through the selection and interview process is a key indicator of success in the position.

Additional responsibilities include:
  • Thorough and efficient capturing of candidate information and documentation within Viasat’s ATS.
  • Strategic sourcing efforts using the in-house ATS and external sources to include LinkedIn and job boards.
  • Using innovative sourcing methods to build talent pools.
  • Building strong relationships with candidates of interest to Viasat.
  • Providing regular recruitment status metrics to all pertinent stakeholders in a proactive manner.
  • An ability to build relationships with key partners, hiring managers, and the wider TA and People and Culture teams.
  • Providing cross-functional recruiting coverage, as needed.
  • 4+ years experience in Talent Acquisition, with responsibilities as outlined above, hiring for technical / engineering roles.
  • Strong foundational knowledge of full lifecycle recruiting components including sourcing, qualifying, and offer recommendations
  • Detailed understanding of pay and compensation to include superannuation and TFR.
  • Experience working with all levels of candidates.
  • Demonstrable ability to strategically prioritize activities.
  • Ability to organize daily tasks and activities to stay on top of pressing needs.
  • Prior experience supporting recruitment for both Australian domestic and international roles
  • Agency experience
  • Bachelor's Degree
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Additional Requirements and information

Minimum education:


Years of experience:

4-6 years


Up to 10%


Australian Citizenship or Australian Permanent Resident required



Worker Classification:

Fixed Term

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