• Location
    • Singapore
  • Date Posted
  • Jan. 13, 2022
  • Function
  • HR
  • Sector
  • Data

Are you ready to power the World’s connections?

If you don’t think you meet all of the criteria below but are still interested in the job, please apply.  Nobody checks every box - we’re looking for candidates that are particularly strong in a few areas, and have some interest and capabilities in others.

About the role:

In this role you will report directly to the Director of HR/Talent and partner with our GTM/G&A leaders to double our organization across APJ ! You will be exposed to building and executing a worldwide expansion strategy. It will be your responsibility to generate a pipeline of candidates for our hard to fill roles across GTM and G&A. This role is a full cycle recruiting role and the expectation is to accelerate hiring across APJ.  In this role, you will also work with all the hiring managers to run launch meetings for all new roles, setting and managing expectations on both ends, gather feedback from candidates and hiring managers and help coordinate the candidate experience.

What you bring:

  • A friendly and welcoming attitude in person and over the phone
  • 6+ years experience in a sourcing and/or recruiting
  • Knowledge of technical sourcing with an eagerness to learn and grow
  • Experience sourcing and researching through different social media channels
  • Self-motivation, strong time management and organizational skills
  • Proven ability to build networks, both internally and externally

What you’ll be doing:

  • Consistently generate a healthy pipeline of high quality candidates for our GTM and G&A organization
  • Partner with engineering leadership to understand hiring profiles, needs of the business and to drive candidates through the hiring process.
  • Partner with hiring managers and interview teams to understand their hiring needs and goals
  • Create and execute unique and effective sourcing strategies and techniques to find top talent
  • Engage, screen and schedule candidates for relevant openings and assist them through the recruitment process; provide a quality professional recruiting experience
  • Stay consistently engaged with active candidates through the entire recruiting process.
  • Be the market knowledge expert and provide insights to recruiting and hiring managers at the company
  • Work with the rest of the recruiting team to assist with driving initiatives and developing processes -- referral program, company happiness, retention, training, etc.
  • Become a brand ambassador and help with networking and recruiting events

What you will bring

  • A friendly and welcoming attitude in person and over the phone
  • 6+ years experience in a sourcing and/or recruiting
  • Experience sourcing in Sales , Presales, Technical Engineer and Customer Success roles
  • Knowledge of technical sourcing with an eagerness to learn and grow
  • Experience sourcing and researching through different social media channels
  • Self-motivation, strong time management and organizational skills
  • Proven ability to build networks, both internally and externally

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

What is a Konger?

We are a group of makers, thinkers, and doers focused on helping today’s developers build tomorrow’s technology. Our teams work on the bleeding edge of API innovation to provide our users with a central nervous system for data and services.

We put design at the heart of everything we do, and we’re relentlessly focused on creating beautiful experiences for our customers. That’s why technology companies, major banks, e-commerce innovators, and government agencies put Kong in front of their most important web applications.

We believe in the power of Open Source and everything it stands for. That’s why developers around the world enthusiastically contribute on top of our open-source platform.

We are passionate about solving challenges that will fundamentally shape the future of technology, and we’re looking for the right people to join us on our mission. If you believe in taking ownership of your work, making an impact, and having fun along the way, we would love to talk to you.

Kong Core Values:

  • Be Inclusive.  We work together from anywhere to achieve our common goals. Our differences make us stronger.
  • Be Authentic.  We are genuine, principled and confident without arrogance. Show respect and kindness, especially in tough moments.
  • Be Relentlessly Resourceful.  We work with purpose, obsession and grit. It takes muscle to do hard things and doing hard things build muscle.
  • Be Customer Obsessed.  We care. Customers are everything, we put them at the center of everything you do. We are all empowered to make an impact.
  • Be Curious.  We value ideas over hierarchy. Never accept the status quo. We make bold bets, fail, and learn everyday. There is always a way.
  • Be an Owner.  We drivers not passengers and own the quality and outcomes of our work.

About Kong:

Kong creates software and managed services that connect APIs and microservices natively across and within clouds, Kubernetes, data centers and more using intelligent automation. Built on an open source core, Kong’s service connectivity platform enables digital innovation by allowing organizations to reliably and securely manage the full lifecycle of APIs and services for modern architectures, including microservices, serverless and service mesh. By providing developer teams with unprecedented architectural freedom, Kong accelerates innovation cycles, increases productivity, and seamlessly bridges legacy and modern systems and applications. For more information about Kong, please visit konghq.com or follow @thekonginc on Twitter.