Technical Recruiter - Contract at Cyence | Powderkeg

Location: United States - Austin, TX

Employment Type: Fixed Term

Team: People Team

At Guidewire, we are focused on serving the P&C insurance industry, with a commitment that puts customer success above all else. We provide the software, services, and partner ecosystem to enable our customers to run, differentiate, and grow their business. We have been voted on Glassdoor as a top employer to work for and pride ourselves on a strong culture of integrity in everything we do, rational decision-making and a collegial work environment.

We are seeking a Talent Acquisition specialist with full-cycle recruiting experience to join our team. This will be a contract position. You will work closely with our HR & Recruiting teams in the Americas region. We are going through a time of unprecedented growth and so change is constant, innovative and quick thinking is necessary, but always with team spirit at the heart of everything.

What will I be doing?

  • Execute recruitment solutions such as sourcing strategy, networking/building talent pipelines and managing the relationships with the internal client groups.
  • Consult and partner with HR, Recruiting team members and hiring managers to determine staffing needs.
  • Facilitate the hiring manager, interview panel, supplier, and HR colleague relationships as a trusted talent advisor.
  • Proactively seek new avenues to attract candidates. Qualify and phone interview candidates, maintain applicant-tracking data, and provide reports as requested. Must maintain confidentiality and appropriately handle sensitive information with discretion.
  • Source and locate qualified candidates, building a talent pipeline for current and potential future needs.
  • Develop and implement sourcing strategies to identify qualified candidates. Pre-screen candidates and facilitate de-brief sessions.
  • Identify interviewers, schedule interviews, follow-up on evaluations, and administer all information in Lever ATS to ensure process consistency.
  • Utilize traditional, non-traditional, creative, and strategic sources to attract and engage passive and active candidates.
  • Build an integrated campaign through advertising, PR, marketing, and events, to target highly skilled candidates.
  • Receive and process employment inquiries, always mindful of facilitating a good candidate experience.
  • Work on special projects as assigned to enhance the recruitment process and talent branding

What do I need to be successful?

  • Knowledge and experience of recruiting within the tech sector.
  • Ability to drive the process with a sense of urgency and manage the expectations of client groups.
  • Heightened attention to detail.
  • Play an influencer role with the ability to use data insights to influence business decisions.
  • Computer skills to include experience with Applicant Tracking, HRIS, or similar system.
  • A professional, positive approach and attitude.
  • You may already be a Boolean Blackbelt or have other certifications.
  • Strong communication skills and.

Our Values

The Guidewire team is very proud of the reputation we have earned in the industry (Gartner for our products; Glassdoor , Comparably and Great Places to Work accolades as voted by our employees). We take great pride in the products we build and the manner in which we operate as a company and on an individual level. We live and operate by three basic principles. These are the same principles upon which Guidewire was founded and they remain at the heart of all we do today.

We value integrity in everything that we do: truthful relationships with customers, prospective customers, partners, investors, and each other.

We are dedicated to rationality: communicating through clear arguments, building excellent quality products, and making decisions carefully on the basis of factual evidence.

We prize collegiality: working together as professional equals, with a minimum of hierarchy.


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 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 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
    Technical Recruiter - Contract
  • Company
  • Location
    San Mateo, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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