Senior Technical Sourcer


Elastic is a search company built on a free and open heritage. Anyone can use Elastic products and solutions to get started quickly and frictionlessly. Elastic offers three solutions for enterprise search, observability, and security, built on one technology stack that can be deployed anywhere. From finding documents to monitoring infrastructure to hunting for threats, Elastic makes data usable in real time and at scale. Thousands of organizations worldwide, including Cisco, eBay, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, The Mayo Clinic, NASA, The New York Times, Wikipedia, and Verizon, use Elastic to power mission-critical systems. Founded in 2012, Elastic is a distributed company with Elasticians around the globe and is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol ESTC. Learn more at

As a Senior Technical Sourcer at Elastic, you will use your creative ability to find  talent through non-traditional methods. You will develop and implement sourcing strategies, research, identification, outreach, and assessments, to build robust pipelines for our most impactful Engineering opportunities. As you partner with our Recruiting Team and Hiring Managers alike, you will effortlessly communicate with your sourced candidates, and build relationships, in order to motivate candidates to join our world class R&D team.

Please note this role can be located anywhere in the United States as long as you're comfortable working from home or a non-affiliated co-working space. We have offices in several cities, but this is not an office based role as our teams are fully distributed, too. If you happen to be near an office and you want to use it, great, you are always welcome and we will have a desk ready for you! 

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Acts as the sourcing expert for our most complex Engineering roles understanding hiring needs, position requirements, priorities and EVP of the teams
  • Use competitive intel, funnel metrics, business and functional knowledge as well as relationships with talent pools and communities, to identify, secure and/or develop a pool of candidates for immediate and near-future needs.
  • Build a diverse and representative pool of candidates at every step of the process
  • Refine and manage recruiting and sourcing plan in close partnership with Recruiters, Business Leaders and Hiring Managers
  • Maintain accurate market and candidate information on our ATS and knowledge management system
  • Effectively interview candidates for hard and soft skills, interest level, compatibility with Source Code

What You Bring Along:

  • 5+ years tech sourcing experience of high demand and niche profiles for the US market
  • Expertise of sourcing and candidate attraction strategies
  • Up to date knowledge of new and innovative industry trends, tools and techniques
  • Experience driving relationship with business leaders and recruiters
  • Experience developing data driven talent and market insights

Bonus Points:

  • Experience sourcing at a high growth Software company  
Additional Information - We Take Care of Our People

As a distributed company, diversity drives our identity. Whether you’re looking to launch a new career or grow an existing one, Elastic is the type of company where you can balance great work with great life. Your age is only a number. It doesn’t matter if you’re just out of college or your children are; we need you for what you can do.

We strive to have parity of benefits across regions and while regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of our people is the right thing to do.

  • Competitive pay based on the work you do here and not your previous salary
  • Health coverage for you and your family in many locations
  • Ability to craft your calendar with flexible locations and schedules for many roles
  • Generous number of vacation days each year
  • Double your charitable giving - We match up to $1500 (or local currency equivalent)
  • Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love
  • Embracing parenthood with minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave

The typical starting Total Cash Compensation range for new hires in this role is between $103,700 and $142,600, which consists of a Base Salary or a Base Salary plus a Target Commission, depending on the specific role. The Base Salary offered may vary depending on factors including skills and experience.

Additionally, this role is currently eligible to participate in Elastic’s equity plan as well as a range of health & wellbeing, retirement savings, and other benefits within a holistic total rewards offering.

Different people approach problems differently. We need that. Elastic is committed to diversity as well as inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to the principles of affirmative action. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation. If you require any reasonable accessibility support, please complete our Candidate Accessibility Request Form.

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