Technical Recruiter, Data Engineering - Seattle (Contract)

Lyft, Seattle, WA

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Lyft is seeking a Technical Recruiter to help us strategically grow our world-class Data Infrastructure teams. You should bring a level of gravitas and polish while embodying our fun and friendly culture. Working closely with internal stakeholders, you will be critical to creating a seamless recruiting process to help Lyft scale our technical operations.


  • Manage full life-cycle recruiting processes for our Data & Engineering organizations ensuring a smooth and positive candidate experience
  • Create innovative ways to build a strong talent pipeline and recruit in a variety of venues
  • Source candidates from relevant networks, online and internal databases, employee referrals and passive candidates through networking and research
  • Keen understanding of building hiring brands to attract top talent
  • Work internally with Lyft hiring managers to understand positions and team needs
  • Create job descriptions and role profiles based on the position and company requirements
  • Negotiate offers by partnering with hiring manager and relevant stakeholders
  • Work cross-functionally with legal, compensation/benefits, on-boarding, immigration, etc.
  • Build diverse and inclusive teams


  • BA/BS degree
  • 5+ years of technical recruiting experience, in-house and/or agency
  • Prior recruiting focus hiring for data analytics, data science, and data infrastructure teams
  • Experience sourcing candidates through multiple channels (web/social/professional networks, etc.)
  • Has built and maintains a broad network of professional relationships
  • Natural connector and networker
  • Prior start-up experience a plus
  • Knowledge of the space and Lyft brand
  • Impeccable written and verbal communications skills
  • Bonus points for being an avid Lyft user
Lyft is an EEO employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce, and pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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