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Autodesk Technical Talent Scout (Remote or Autodesk office) in Boston, Massachusetts

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Position Overview

Our global team recruits the talent that creates software to help our customers imagine, design, and make a better world. Use your technical sourcing expertise to identify, research, prospect, attract and market our technical roles. This role is a blend of strategic resourcing (what’s happening next) and tactical resourcing (the here and now). You’ll need to have nimble learning capabilities to quickly understand the Autodesk business so you can develop the right strategies to engage candidates from the start.

Why Join the Recruiting Team at Autodesk?

We are accountable, meet our commitments and deliver outstanding results to our customers. We value collaboration, speed and flexibility. This is truly a rare opportunity to work at a market leader helping to fuel the future.

At Autodesk, we celebrate all the real-world problem solvers, creative rebels, and innovators who are driven to improve the reality around us. Because we don’t believe in waiting for progress; we believe in making it.


  • Sourcing Strategy: Define, design and execute sourcing strategies that result in quality submittals as well as hires. Work with technical recruiters to form a sourcing strategy for specific job openings based on geography, industry, and required experience

  • Insights: Use talent market knowledge to advise hiring managers and technical recruiters to achieve successful hiring outcomes. This includes understanding and mapping the talent landscape using tools such as Linkedin Talent Insights, internal calibration and referrals, and matching those data points with the external talent supply

  • Partnership: Establish and maintain solid working relationships with Recruiters and other Talent Scouts as will as hiring managers

  • Storytelling: Articulate the Autodesk vision and story to active and passive technical talent

  • Candidate Management : Ensure target candidates are approached, qualified and passed off to the manager/recruiter within agreed timescales

  • Candidate Presentation: Write descriptive and relevant candidate notes in executive summary form (candidate background, achievements, motivations, comp expectations, hurdles to hiring) for presentation to hiring manager

  • Innovative Sourcing : Recommend creative and results-oriented ideas to cultivate diverse pipeline. Lead inclusive sourcing sessions to enable hiring managers to leverage their networks to attract talent and drive referrals

  • Pipeline Management: Build, track and engage candidate pools for future roles using our CRM (Beamery). Candidate pools include passive candidate leads, diversity partner event leads, candidate leads that progress in searches and aren’t hired and referrals

  • Community Management: Develop and connect with focused talent communities by keeping them updated and informed of Autodesk through periodic forms of communication

  • Branding and Events: Partner with our recruiting events team to engage attendees and drive them into relevant talent pipelines. This includes helping to design events, coach stakeholders and present on relevant skills and roles

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of 3+ years as a Sourcer or Recruiter within a corporate, agency or tech environment

  • Proven success sourcing candidates for cloud-based technologies, SW development, data engineering, AI, machine learning and data scientist roles to name a few

  • Prior use of talent market insights and data to influence decisions and strategy

  • Deep knowledge of creative and non-traditional sourcing channels as well as diversity recruiting channels

  • Effective at partnering with recruiters, partners and clients in the business

  • Strong communication skills and team player: You understand how to keep stakeholders appraised without prompting and adapt your style to a technical engineer vs. a VP

  • You’ll know how to write a good email. Concise, well worded and clear email communication is a skill that we value, as is someone who knows they are accountable and how to prioritize workloads

  • Your approach to work includes a positive attitude, a high degree of ownership, and a focus on results

At Autodesk, we're building a diverse workplace and an inclusive culture to give more people the chance to imagine, design, and make a better world. Autodesk is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. We also consider for employment all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

Are you an existing contractor or consultant with Autodesk? Please search for open jobs and apply internally (not on this external site). If you have any questions or require support, contact Autodesk Careers ( .

*From the greenest buildings to the cleanest cars, from the smartest factories to the biggest stories, amazing things are created every day with Autodesk. Over four decades we’ve worked together with our customers to transform how things are made, and in doing so, we’ve also transformed what can be made. A car’s performance now inspires the method of its manufacture, a city’s infrastructure helps predict the unpredictable, and the creation of ever-bigger universes shapes ever-bigger stories. *

Today our solutions span countless industries empowering innovators everywhere. But we’re restless to do more. We don’t believe in waiting for progress, we believe in making it. By combining and recombining technologies. By blurring boundaries, reinventing rules, and merging fields. By unleashing talent and unlocking insights across industries. By helping our customers converge on solutions to the challenges we all face today.  At Autodesk, we believe that when you have the right tools to work and think flexibly you have the power to transform what actually needs making. The power to design and make a better world for all.