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SR HR Ops Specialist - Talent


SR HR Ops Specialist – Talent


We are a people business, and it’s our employees, and the diversity of talent, experience, and ideas we have that are at the heart of making our transformation a success. As the SR HR Ops Specialist – Talent, you are an integral part of this transformation, at the forefront of our employee experience. 

As part of the Americas HR team, reporting to the HR Operations Manager, this role will be responsible for leading the candidate experience.  You will facilitate the recruitment activities for roles within all departments – development & support, sales, services, G&A, etc. 

You enjoy the thrill of the chase and the exhilaration of the close! You serve as a trusted and respected resource to candidates and hiring managers, providing counsel and support to hiring strategy/approach, inform competitive compensation and benefits strategies, talent landscape, and workforce planning initiatives for the Americas region. The role is absolutely integral to providing a link between company practice, management efforts, and employee impact. 



  • In conjunction with our global Talent Acquisition team (Sourcing), you will effectively support recruiting including intake, surge sourcing, scheduling, interviewing, and closing highly qualified candidates and increasing our talent pipeline
  • Providing excellent candidate and internal customer service, positive experience is key!
  • Planning and participating in events such as networking groups, industry conferences, college recruiting etc.
  • Developing recruiting materials and strategies that ensure a successful search; creating/revising requisitions; compelling job board presence, position-specific screening questionnaires, candidate feedback forms, etc.
  • Driving communication and accountability with hiring managers to establish collaborative relationships
  • Partnering with the HR team for seamless transition to pre-boarding and on-boarding; you own this relationship and ensure a great start
  • Collaborating with global talent colleagues in areas including DE&I, compliance, HRIS, employer branding, etc.
  • Special projects in support of the overall HR Ops department



  • Proven track-record of successfully pipelining and closing Sales and Tech talent
  • Experience with ATS & HRIS required, Workday preferred
  • Focused on candidate experience and customer service
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment, working autonomously and collaborating as part of a team in balance
  • Exceptional negotiation, research, consulting, and sourcing abilities
  • Demonstrate business acumen along with legally compliant/effective recruiting methodologies
  • Compelling conversationalist; proficient and professional, able to capture attention of highly in-demand talent
  • Excellent analytical skills and a passion for metric-driven results
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Minimally 5+ years’ experience or exposure to high volume recruiting


Additional Skills:

  • Knowledge and understanding of cutting-edge technology
  • Ability to operate strategically and have a hands-on approach
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Experience leading cross-functional collaboration
  • A sense of urgency, assertiveness, and ability to influence



We have an open-minded culture and many exciting projects where you have the freedom to “be your best you”. You’ll have opportunities for international collaboration on top of a comprehensive training and development program that encourages professional growth. We are in an innovative market and offer future-proof products. Most importantly, an overall a pleasant team-oriented working atmosphere.

This is a fast-paced environment - we are looking for smart, high energy candidates who are driven to make a big impact and who want to work alongside a growing team. We collaborate often so you must be team player! The perfect candidate will thrive on the prospect of taking on new challenges and helping Software AG increase its leadership in the digital transformation marketplace!

What to Expect

  • The employees are smart, friendly and welcoming
  • Health Insurance starts your first day on the job
  • 6 weeks of PTO – 3 weeks of vacation and 3 weeks of sick leave
  • 14 paid holidays (including a floating holiday and a community service day)
  • 401(k) Plan with up to 5% employer match
  • Parental Leave
  • Corporate discount purchase programs
  • Group legal plans
  • Pet Insurance
  • And MANY more


Software AG is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, religion, color, marital status, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.
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