Talent Acquisition Coordinator
HR Recruiter

Senior Technical Recruiter (Contract)

Full Time Minnesota Recruiter Job


We’re SmartThings, one of the leading IoT ecosystems in the world, creating the most effortless way for anyone to create a smart home. As a subsidiary of Samsung, our corporate offices are based in Minneapolis and the Bay Area.

More than 270 million people worldwide use SmartThings to control and manage their connected life. SmartThings delivers simple, powerful experiences across Samsung’s leading portfolio of phones, TVs, and appliances, and we offer the most versatile smart home experience as an open platform with a rich partner ecosystem. As a founding member of Matter, we are a leader in the industry to help make smart homes more secure, reliable and seamless to use.

Like the smartphone revolution, smart home technology is transforming the way we interact with the world around us. With SmartThings products, we’re reducing global emissions, improving service industries, and creating a safer, smarter planet. Come be a part of the transformation with us! Do the SmartThings!

SmartThings Culture & Ways of Working

SmartThings’ dynamic culture continuously moves forward with agility and determination, providing an opportunity for impactful contributions across all roles. Our commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging is deeply ingrained in our core values, fostering a culture that values and celebrates and honors the unique perspectives and experiences of every individual. Embracing inclusive practices, we strive to cultivate a work environment where everyone thrives.

At SmartThings we’re creating immersive, interconnected experiences for both our customers and our team members. Our workplace mirrors this ethos, offering a versatile hybrid environment that nurtures personal connections and fosters collaborative efforts. It’s a place where we can harness the power of teamwork and also delve into focused solo work from the comfort of home a couple of days a week. Joining our team means being based in the vibrant Minneapolis/St. Paul area and working with us at our Minneapolis office three days a week, adding your unique touch to our collective journey.

About The Team

Our People Team is passionate about cultivating a vibrant, inclusive, and high-performing workplace culture in everything we do. With a shared focus on creating a connected experience for SmartThings employees, we enjoy a dynamic, supportive team culture as we work hard to drive positive change and foster an environment where everyone can thrive. Centered around our headquarters office in central Minneapolis, this role will enjoy a hybrid blend of remote flexibility and in-person connection with colleagues a few days a week.

About The Role

We are looking for an experienced recruiter with a passion for identifying and bringing top technical talent to innovative organizations. In this 12-month contract role, you will take the lead in identifying and engaging technical talent that will contribute to SmartThings’ ongoing growth and success. You will have the opportunity to partner across teams and play a key role in shaping our workforce. Our ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, and enjoys connecting talented professionals with exciting career opportunities.

Key Responsibilities

In this role you will responsible for:

  • Sourcing and Recruitment: Identify, source, and engage top talent across various disciplines, including software development, engineering, technical program management, Director and people leaders, and more. 
  • Talent Pipeline: Cultivate a proactive pipelines to anticipate hiring needs and streamline recruiting timelines. 
  • Candidate Experience: Provide an inclusive, organized, and personally engaging candidate experience, from initial contact through the hiring process.
  • Collaboration: Partner closely with hiring managers and other partners to understand their talent needs and provide guidance on recruitment strategies. 
  • Assessment and Selection: Conduct candidate interviews, assess skills, and partner with hiring leaders to design the appropriate assessment strategy for each role.
  • Recruitment Events: Plan, coordinate and attend career fairs and other recruiting events locally and virtually. 
  • Internal Talent Acquisition Consulting: Contribute to the enhancement of our hiring process and candidate experience by participating in or leading projects and initiatives and facilitating learning sessions on inclusive hiring for hiring partners.  
  • Community Outreach: Contribute to SmartThings’ employer brand through social media, networking, and engagement with the tech community.

Skills Knowledge and Expertise

Inclusive Hiring Practices

If your skills and experience are close to what we’re looking for, we encourage you to apply. We know that abilities can be developed in many different ways, and some of the most educational paths have twists and turns. Diversity of thought creates the most creative teams, and we’re passionate about adding new perspectives to the conversation at SmartThings. Even if you aren’t certain you meet every requirement, we encourage you to apply!

What You Bring On Day One (Required Qualifications)

  • 5 years of proven experience as a corporate recruiter, ideally in a fast-paced environment within the tech industry
  • Demonstrated success recruiting on challenging technical roles
  • Strong sourcing skills and the ability to identify and engage passive candidates
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • A passion for creating an exceptional candidate experience 
  • A consultative and collaborative approach to internal partnerships
  • A passion for diversity, equity and inclusion and knowledge of inclusive recruiting strategies
  • Highly organized, efficient, and capable of working autonomously with high integrity
  • High emotional intelligence and strong skills in active listening and practicing self-reflection and awareness
  • Willingness to lean into projects and initiatives as needed with the People Team 
  • Able to give and receive feedback in a blameless environment focused on growing and learning together
  • A completed Bachelor's degree

Desired Skills

  • Experience recruiting in the Minneapolis tech market strongly preferred
  • Experience with Google Suite, ATS systems, LinkedIn Recruiter, and/or other recruitment tools

SmartThings Benefits

Why You’ll Love Working at SmartThings

  • As a contractor, you’ll receive a competitive hourly rate and work closely with an empowering, passionate, supportive People team!
  • Our commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging is embedded into our culture and our work, and you’ll have opportunities to join forums and groups and participate in our ongoing projects.

About SmartThings

Creating a safer, smarter world with you.

SmartThings brings your home to life by being the leading open platform for the consumer Internet of Things. Bringing together developers, device makers, and service providers to make the world a smarter place. From a door that knows when to lock itself, to a living room that can get the party started or a sink that can help to call a plumber; the opportunities are endless to make everyday objects around us more useful. So if you’re innovative, not afraid to challenge status quo, collaborative and have a passion for technology, then you’ve found your next home with SmartThings!

To apply click Senior Technical Recruiter (Contract)


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