Senior Recruiter – Sales


While candidates in the listed location(s) are encouraged for this role, candidates in other locations will be considered.

We're looking for a Senior Recruiter with experience driving sales recruitment to help us identify and hire great people for Databricks as we continue our expansion. You will conceive practical and creative ways to identify leading talent and invest considerable time activating and engaging passive candidates. You will use data to set benchmarks and metrics to create targeted recruiting strategies, while partnering with leadership to build inspired teams. You will report directly to the Manager, Sales and GTM (Go-to-Market) Recruiting.

The impact you will have:

  • Apply your knowledge of sales to meet our hiring needs and develop unique full cycle hiring strategies and interview criteria
  • Build engaged talent pipelines for multiple requisitions with active and passive candidates which can sustain long-term hiring goals
  • Create closing approaches to manage partner expectations through market data
  • Lead the business with data to promote future workforce planning decisions and accurate forecasting
  • Help Databricks to provide a positive interview experience for all and periodically review experiential data to enhance our offering and drive Diversity and Inclusion in our hiring

What we look for:

  • Experience with Enterprise / Software Sales recruiting within the software industry building strategic partnerships within the business
  • You will have had success in scaling a high-growth software company and be able to bring your learning from your success into our team
  • Experience serving as a mentor and expert regarding all recruiting-related activities and be comfortable sharing your knowledge within the business and our wider team
  • 8+ years experience in a recruiting environment focussed on the SaaS software sales space although the experience you gained in that time is far more important that the number of years
  • Experience using ATS, Linkedin and sourcing tools


  • Comprehensive health coverage including medical, dental, and vision
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Equity awards
  • Flexible time off
  • Paid parental leave
  • Family Planning
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Annual personal development fund
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


About Databricks

Databricks is the data and AI company. More than 5,000 organizations worldwide — including Comcast, Condé Nast, H&M, and over 40% of the Fortune 500 — rely on the Databricks Lakehouse Platform to unify their data, analytics and AI. Databricks is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices around the globe. Founded by the original creators of Apache Spark™, Delta Lake and MLflow, Databricks is on a mission to help data teams solve the world’s toughest problems. To learn more, follow Databricks on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At Databricks, we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone can excel. We take great care to ensure that our hiring practices are inclusive and meet equal employment opportunity standards. Individuals looking for employment at Databricks are considered without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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