Talent Sourcer (Contract - US) at Cyence | Powderkeg

Location: United States - Austin, TX

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: People Team

At Guidewire, we don’t want people to fit in; we hire people who elevate our business, community, and company culture by being exactly who they are, 24/7. If you believe you have what we need and being your authentic self is important to you, too, we encourage you to apply!

Talent to navigate what's next.

Human Resources is the people business of Guidewire. We attract, develop, and engage our talent through programs and global processes that support every employee. We help our employee community understand how they positively impact our business, how they can increase their personal potential, and how they can grow their career.

We are looking for an experienced Talent Attraction Sourcer to join our dynamic Talent Attraction team.

Have you successfully defined and delivered creative sourcing solutions for hard-to-fill roles? Are you a business-savvy, innovative problem solver with a positive, can-do approach? Do you have well-honed organizational skills, enabling you to effectually balance numerous priorities and achieve results within sometimes urgent timeframes? We'd love to talk with you!

You're also flexible, accustomed to change, and can adjust handily to Guidewire's evolving sourcing practices, applying them consistently. Add to this a mix of self-confidence, interpersonal astuteness and awareness, and the diplomacy to capably influence others in a matrix environment. Building strong relationships across Guidewire is imperative to success in this position, along with ensuring you deliver the best possible candidate experience for every job prospect!

Key Responsibilities

  • Partner with recruiting team and managers to clarify business needs and job requirements for both technical and non-technical roles.
  • Create and implement strategic sourcing and candidate engagement initiatives to attract top talent, particularly for priority and difficult-to-fill positions.
  • Build candidate pipelines and present candidate slates for roles across all company levels.
  • Conduct initial resume reviews, and screen and provide input on job candidates to hiring partners and teams.
  • Use talent attraction tools and platforms (ATS, CRM, and other internal/external systems) to keep track of current applicants and nurture future job candidates.
  • Cultivate relationships with organizations, partners, and vendors that assist in all aspects of Guidewire's sourcing efforts.
  • Review and recommend new or untapped sourcing channels, tools, and platforms.

Primary Qualifications

  • 5+ years sourcing or recruiting experience, including reviewing resumes and screening candidates.
  • An established sourcing track record, especially in targeting and attracting passive talent for hard-to-fill roles.
  • Experience collaborating with recruiters and hiring managers to develop search strategies.
  • Experience using a variety of sourcing channels and techniques (e.g., data mining, headhunting, digital job boards, professional networking, outreach on social networks, etc.).
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment handling multiple priorities and constituents.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills.


About Guidewire

Guidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently.

Guidewire combines core, data, digital, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 400 insurers, including the largest and most complex in the world, run on Guidewire.

As a partner to our customers, we continually evolve to enable their success. We are proud of our unparalleled implementation track record with 1000+ successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Our Marketplace provides hundreds of add-ons that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.

Guidewire Software, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We are committed to an inclusive workplace, and believe that a diversity of perspectives, abilities, and cultures is a key to our success. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.

Disability Accommodations and Guidewire’s Appeals Process. Guidewire provides accommodations to the hiring process to create a fair opportunity for candidates with disabilities to contend for open positions. Accommodation requests should be directed to (650) 356-4940 or Accommodations@guidewire.com. If things do not go as hoped, we invite you to use our appeals process. Guidewire promises to independently review any denied accommodation and any decision not to offer you the position. The appeals process is the same in either case. Within five business days of receiving a notice of denial of an accommodation, or receiving a notice of your non-selection for a vacancy, call (650) 356-4940 or e-mail Accommodations@guidewire.com to make an appeal. Guidewire will assign a new decision-maker to review the request and/or hiring decision, who will then notify you in writing of a decision within 10 business days.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Talent Sourcer (Contract - US)
  • Company
  • Location
    San Mateo, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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