Senior Recruiter - India Engineering at Microsoft


As a Senior Recruiter you will partner directly with Hiring Managers to hire world class engineering talent for the various business areas we have at Microsoft across India.


You'll assesses the business needs and competitive landscape to develop and execute hiring plans. You'll focus on delivering a great candidate experience supporting candidates throughout the hiring lifecycle and identifies motivators to engage and close candidates. 



Required/Minimum Qualifications

  • 8+ years talent acquisition experience (e.g., recruiting, sourcing) with exposure working in-house role.
    • OR Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business, Liberal Arts, Computer Science, Engineering, or related field AND 5+ years talent acquisition experience (e.g., recruiting, sourcing) with exposure working inhouse role.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills, with the ability to influence at a senior level.
  • Experience in Engineering or Technical Recruitment.


Additional or Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in driving projects/process improvements/impactful initiatives in talent acquisition.
  • Familiar with recruiting niche/challenging roles and at senior/ executive level.
  • Critical thinking skills and data-driven approach to recruiting – using insights to drive impactful storytelling.
  • Highly collaborative with the ability to take others on the journey with you. 


  • You will lead the implementation of a short- and long-term hiring plan for complex organizations, areas, or talent pools.
  • Partner with senior stakeholders to drive impact across the full spectrum of recruiting, consulting on diverse hiring, screening in, talent availability, and opportunities to differentiate Microsoft in the external market.   
  • You’ll also present businesses with broad talent gaps, competitor analysis, and market insights to drive hiring plans.
  • Taking ownership of the entire candidate experience, you’ll leverage compelling messaging to differentiate Microsoft’s unique career possibilities.  You’ll also create innovative sourcing strategies, including ways to generate differentiated talent. 
  • Manage the candidate assessment framework and screening process, while identifying best practices for both. Help drive optimization of relevant HR/GTA policies throughout the organization. 
  • Inclusion is one of our core values, and you’ll be helping our leaders to live and breathe this throughout our hiring process. 

Job Summary

·        Work site: Up to 50% work from home

·        Travel: 0-25 %

·        Role type: Individual Contributor

·        Profession: Human Resources

·        Discipline: Talent Acquisition

·        Employment type: Full-Time

·        Location: Gurgaon, Haryana and Bangalore, Karnataka, India


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