Bank of the West Sr IT Recruiter (Technology) in San Ramon, California

Sr IT Recruiter (Technology)


What sets Bank of the West apart from other banks is our team members–they embody the optimistic spirit of the West. There is a spirit here that drives us to do more. Our team of more than 10,000 employees is vital to the success of our Bank. They reflect our modern western values—straightforward, entrepreneurial and optimistic. We seek to create a corporate culture that fosters and rewards excellence, encourages creative thinking and respects diversity – an environment where team members are engaged, supportive of one another and enthusiastic about serving our customers. Bank of the West offers the stability of a company that has a 135 year history and is part of BNP Paribas, a European leader in global banking and financial services and one of the 6 strongest banks in the world. We offer opportunities across our diverse business lines – Retail Banking, Commercial Banking, National Finance, and Wealth Management.

Job Description Summary

Responsible for providing recruiting support with full responsibility for candidate sourcing, phone screening, assessment, interviewing, offer negotiations and managing the hiring process for primarily higher level exempt positions.

Essential Job Functions

  • Partner with Hiring Managers to understand position requirements, set expectations, and maintain communications throughout the talent acquisition process.

  • Develop position profiles and postings that are attractive to potential candidates.

  • Review internal and external candidate's resumes and assess their fit.

  • Conduct phone screens, provide candidate assessments, and recommend viable candidates to hiring manager for further consideration.

  • Source candidates through job postings, referrals, and direct sourcing using proactive tactics (social media, networking, and cold calling, etc.)

  • Lead candidate interview feedback session; provide follow up on interview as necessary.

  • Manage all candidate communications and information to ensure a positive candidate experience throughout the Talent Acquisition process.

  • Achieve metrics and goals including quality of applicant pools, diversity, number of hires, and time-to-fill.

Other Job Duties

  • Lead HR Coordinator and/or Hiring Managers Assistant in scheduling of candidate telephone and in person interviews.

  • Manage all candidate tracking and status updates in the Applicant Tracking System.

  • Conduct reference checks on top candidates; extend verbal offer, offer letter and manage pre-hire on boarding process.

  • Responsible for mentoring less experienced recruiters.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Required Experience

  • Requires 7 years minimum prior Recruiting experience.

  • Requires extensive Sourcing Experience

  • 3 years of IT/Technology Recruiting


  • Bachelor's Degree preferred


  • Experience within the financial services industry highly preferred.

  • Demonstrated capability in managing the full cycle recruiting process to include marketing a position, candidate interviewing and assessment and offer process.

  • Must have a strong foundation and understanding of direct candidate sourcing, with proven ability to develop and implement effective sourcing strategies.

  • Very strong collaboration and relationship\ rapport building skills are required.

  • Technology savvy; skilled at utilizing Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) products.

  • Very strong communication skills (both oral and written) are a must.

  • Strong work ethic and sense of urgency.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Bank of the West is an Equal Opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers without regard to any status protected by applicable law. Bank of the West is also an Affirmative Action employer - Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.

Bank of the West will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance subject to the requirements of all state and federal laws and regulations.

Job: Human Resources

Location: United States-California-San Ramon

Other Locations: United States-California-San Francisco

Requisition ID: 040852