View Our Website View All Jobs

Technical Recruiter

About the Job:

Sama is looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious Technical Recruiter to lead our global talent acquisition program, delivering both strategic program design and hands-on recruiting in a hyper-growth, early-stage multinational environment.  We are looking for someone with extensive experience in technical recruiting as well as go to market.  This is a multi-disciplined people-connector who can help us attract and onboard talent. 

The ideal candidate would be someone who wants to be a part of building a company that is producing leading technology while implementing a socially beneficial business model.  If you are someone who thrives in a fast-paced, high-growth environment, working as a team player, collaborating cross-functionally with multiple departments and stakeholders, and winning as a team - we'd love to connect! 


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Attract top technical talent with University and industry practices that are differentiated
  • Design and implement standardized talent acquisition capabilities as a trusted business partner to hiring managers, recognizing the need for efficient but effective processes and tools in a fast-paced, resource-constrained environment
  • Champion diversity and inclusion at Samasource through partnerships, policies, and processes that facilitate the growth of our diverse global team
  • Partner with hiring managers to refine global sourcing and recruiting strategies; implement new tools and best practices across functions
  • Efficiently source, pitch, screen, and close world-class talent for Samasource roles through internal and external channels
  • Develop strong relationships with all candidates, prioritizing end-to-end speed, care, engagement, and alignment with Samasource values and mission
  • Positively represent Samasource brand at external events such as conferences, recruiting fairs, etc.
  • Stay up-to-date with current industry trends and be attuned to the technical needs of our teams 
  • Develop, deliver, improve upon, and be accountable for overall talent acquisition metrics & goals
  • Build and manage Talent Acquisition team


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in full-cycle technical recruiting and prior experience working closely with technical leadership
  • At least 1 year of experience recruiting for artificial intelligence and machine learning roles (AI, ML, ML platform, deep learning, data science, etc.)
  • Proven track record of successful development of an effective talent acquisition program in a high-growth, competitive, start-up environment across multiple international geographies
  • Passionate people-connector who cares deeply about building a diverse and inclusive work environment through talent acquisition
  • Proven track record of identifying and closing difficult-to-attract-and-retain top talent in the market, at all levels 
  • Deep knowledge of the entire candidate lifecycle and proven track record of developing and managing recruiting processes to maximize candidate experience
  • Proven track record of exceptional detail orientation and follow-through
  • Ability to learn quickly, effectively prioritize, and manage ambiguity
  • Solid technical acumen with a thorough understanding of various talent acquisition tools and systems
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively negotiate and persuade 
  • Keen interpersonal and organizational savvy


Preferred Qualifications:

  • A genuine interest in technology, artificial intelligence, and/or machine learning
  • Enthusiastic about social impact
  • Data- and results-driven attitude
  • A lifelong learner with an adventurous bent to try new approaches where reasonable
  • JazzHR and/or systems implementation experience a plus


About Sama:

25% of the Fortune 50 trust Sama to deliver secure, high-quality training data and validation for the technology teams driving humanity forward. From self-driving cars to smart hardware, Sama fuels AI. Founded over a decade ago, we’re experts in image, video, and sensor data annotation and validation for machine learning algorithms in industries including automotive, navigation, AR/VR, biotech, agriculture, manufacturing, and e-commerce. Our staff are driven by a mission to expand opportunity for low-income people through the digital economy, and our social business model has helped lift over 50,000 people out of poverty. 


Our Culture:

Sama is quite unique. We are a technology company with a social mission. People that thrive in a high-growth environment, love working on the bleeding edge of technology, and really care about having a positive impact on the world are a great fit for the Sama culture. Our core values are grit, integrity, humanity, and GTD (Get Things Done).

At Sama, we take pride in being a diverse and equal opportunity employer.

Read More

Apply for this position

Apply with
We've received your resume. Click here to update it.
Attach resume as .pdf, .doc, .docx, .odt, .txt, or .rtf (limit 5MB) or Paste resume

Paste your resume here or Attach resume file

To comply with government Equal Employment Opportunity and/or Affirmative Action reporting regulations, we are requesting (but NOT requiring) that you enter this personal data. This information will not be used in connection with any employment decisions, and will be used solely as permitted by state and federal law. Your voluntary cooperation would be appreciated. Learn more.