Sr. Technical Recruiter (Contract)

GRAIL is a healthcare company whose mission is to detect cancer early, when it can be cured. GRAIL is focused on alleviating the global burden of cancer by developing pioneering technology to detect and identify multiple deadly cancer types early. The company is using the power of next-generation sequencing, population-scale clinical studies, and state-of-the-art computer science and data science to enhance the scientific understanding of cancer biology, and to develop its multi-cancer early detection blood test. GRAIL is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA with locations in Washington, D.C., North Carolina, and the United Kingdom. It is supported by leading global investors and pharmaceutical, technology, and healthcare companies. For more information, please visit

As a Senior Technical Recruiter, you will partner with your client groups to attract and source great technical candidates and facilitate their journey to becoming outstanding new hires at GRAIL. This will require you to be consultative, creative, collaborative and results-oriented in your approach.

You will

    • In partnership with business leaders and People partners, develop and execute immediate and long-term hiring strategies to meet GRAIL's business objectives
    • Build a pipeline of top technical and scientific talent through researching and sourcing for candidates
    • Create a unique and memorable candidate experience
    • Contact and engage candidates, leading their experience throughout the process
    • Qualify candidates for technical and team fit
    • Lead and drive full-cycle recruitment process including interview, feedback, decision making, negotiations, and offer process
    • Stay abreast of relevant news in the biotech, tech, and startup space
    • Utilize, update and maintain Talent Acquisition tools and systems (e.g. Lever, LinkedIn Recruiter)
    • Special projects as assigned

Your background should include

    • Bachelors degree or equivalent
    • 7+ years of experience recruiting and sourcing for highly technical positions; related work experience in a search firm or in-house recruiting with technical sourcing experience focusing on Machine Learning, DevOps, Security, Software Engineers, etc.
    • Proven experience with sourcing skills through tool use and techniques (search techniques include Boolean, X-ray, LinkedIn, etc)
    • Excellent organizational skills including prioritizing, scheduling, and meeting deadlines
    • Resourcefulness, self-sufficiency, and ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment are highly valued
    • Great understanding and now how to balance getting things done quickly with getting things done
    • Experience with Boolean, LinkedIn and alternative search techniques
    • Excellent sourcing, interviewing, negotiating and communication skills required
    • Team player with a thoughtful mindset and great sense of humor
    • Attention to detail with emphasis on accuracy and quality
    • Exceptional customer service skills

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

GRAIL, Inc. and its affiliates and subsidiaries ("GRAIL") does not accept any liability for fees for resumes from recruiters or employment agencies ("Agency"), without a binding, written recruitment agreement between GRAIL and Agency describing the services and specific job openings ("Agreement"). GRAIL may consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume and explicitly reserves the right to hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the Agency, unless an Agreement is in place. Any email or verbal contacts with any person within GRAIL is inadequate to create a binding agreement. Agencies without an Agreement are requested not to contact any hiring managers of GRAIL with recruiting inquiries or resumes. Agencies interested in partnering with GRAIL may contact GRAIL's HR Department through our Customer Service team .