Senior Talent Acquisition Sourcer - Tech

Corporate New York, New York Remote, United States


Position at Medidata Solutions

Medidata: Conquering Diseases Together

Medidata is leading the digital transformation of life sciences, creating hope for millions of patients. Medidata helps generate the evidence and insights to help pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and diagnostics companies, and academic researchers accelerate value, minimize risk, and optimize outcomes. More than one million registered users across 1,400 customers and partners access the world's most-used platform for clinical development, commercial, and real-world data. Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes company, is headquartered in New York City and has offices around the world to meet the needs of its customers. Discover more at www.medidata.com.



Your Mission:

In this newly-created role, you will have the opportunity to help determine what dedicated talent sourcing can be at Medidata for our global sales organization. You will get to establish a clear sourcing process and workflow, utilizing best practices as the sourcing expert on the team. As a trusted colleague, you will attend discovery meetings for newly opened positions as well as consult with interview teams when needed. At all times, as you source,  you will focus on presenting an array of underrepresented and unique talent.  

  • Develop, test, and track recruitment strategies to create an effective sourcing plan for top talent.

  • Build relationships with candidate communities to maintain a network of potential candidates and nurture a pipeline of potential candidates.

  • Learn to speak the job language for our roles to assess skills and understand achievements

  • As a member of our HR team and the first person candidates speak with, you’ll help drive our company culture and what makes us an amazing place to work.

  • Prioritize identifying and presenting a diverse range of candidates for all positions. 

  • Develop candidate personas for repeat roles.

  • Identify  and screen potential candidates and validate their skills.  Capture their attention as they learn about our company. 

  • Be the team expert on all things sourcing including coaching your recruiting colleagues how to effectively source.

  • Partner closely with all participants in the recruitment process, including hiring managers and your recruiting colleagues.

  • Be an active and vocal participant in the success of the GTA team. 



Your Competencies:

  • You enjoy testing new approaches to sourcing.

  • You draw energy and inspiration from the thrill of the hunt in matching strong candidates to great opportunities.

  • Adept at communicating through writing, with data, in person and in presentations.

  • Eager to collaborate across departments to make decisions, achieve goals and affect change.



Your Education & Experience:

  • 5+ years of sourcing experience, with complex, specialized searches

  • Partnered closely with all participants in the recruitment process, especially hiring managers and your recruiting colleagues. 

  • Experienced the full landscape of passive recruitment

  • Developed technical skills that prepare you for complex searches including, PDF Web, Open Source Search, Deep Web search, X Ray and Boolean.




Medidata is making a real difference in the lives of patients everywhere by accelerating critical drug and medical device development, enabling life-saving drugs and medical devices to get to market faster. Our products sit at the convergence of the Technology and Life Sciences industries, one of most exciting areas for global innovation. Nine of the top 10 best-selling drugs in 2017 were developed on the Medidata platform.

Medidata’s solutions have powered over 14,000 clinical trials giving us the largest collection of clinical trial data in the world. With this asset, we pioneer innovative, advanced applications and intelligent data analytics, bringing an unmatched level of quality and efficiency to clinical trials enabling treatments to reach waiting patients sooner.



Medidata Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Medidata Solutions provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Medidata Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. 

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