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VP of Talent Acquisition Alteryx

location: Redwood City/Irvine, CA

Alteryx, Inc.

Companies of all sizes recognize the tremendous potential for data but turning that data into actionable insights that improve business results is costly, takes time, many tools and unique skills. Alteryx is revolutionizing business through data science and analytics. Their award-winning end-to-end platform unifies the analytic experience, enabling organizations to break data barriers and empowers everyone in an organization, regardless of technical acumen, to be a curious problem solver and to experience the thrill of getting to the answer faster. The Alteryx Platform provides the analytic flexibility that business analysts, data scientists and IT need to discover, prep, analyze and operationalize analytic models through a collaborative and governed platform.

Alteryx is headquartered in Irvine, CA and has 17 regional offices globally. They are a team of passionate, hard-working associates that help people deliver game-changing, career-making business outcomes every day.

Position Summary:

The Vice President of Talent Acquisition, reporting to the Sr. Vice President of Human Resources, is responsible for overseeing the design and execution of recruitment strategies to attract, evaluate and hire exceptional talent. The ideal candidate is solutions oriented with a growth mindset and will drive initiatives for creative candidate generation to ensure a diverse pipeline is available to meet the needs of the business. This will include creating and defining sourcing strategy, developing processes for better operational efficiency, and creating KPIs and reporting to ensure optimal time to fill and quality of hire metrics. This role will also provide leadership to a global talent acquisition team, ensuring a strong recruiting culture focused on candidate experience, diversity, timeliness and quality while meeting the demanding hiring volumes.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide reports and metrics in support of the organization's external and internal talent acquisition initiatives, including the ROI of programs on internal career mobility, associate referrals and social media recruitment
  • Implement, measure and monitor metrics that impact Alteryx's employer branding strategies
  • Act as a strong partner to business leaders to provide consultation on talent acquisition strategies and challenges
  • Develop effective working relationships with leaders at all levels of the organization
  • Introduce new and/or improved methodologies for attracting, assessing and selecting the best talent
  • Provide the organization with time-sensitive performance metrics and seek feedback regarding the effectiveness of the talent acquisition team
  • Provide direction and consultation to the management team on strategy and emerging talent trends in the market
  • Ensure that the recruiting function is capable, streamlined and well-aligned with the vision and goals of the organization
  • Build a data-driven recruiting organization, including analytics that provides insight and decision support
  • Manage employer branding, job site optimization, and innovative candidate sourcing strategies
  • Provide leadership and guidance around continuous improvement initiatives and an eye for streamlining processes within talent acquisition and HR-related work
  • Drive both short-term and long-term talent resource planning including recruiting capacity planning to balance our internal hiring resources to ensure the right resource allocation to support the business
  • Promote diversity in the workplace and ensure recruiting strategies are in place to attract diverse candidates


  • 15+ years of talent acquisition and management experience, particularly building a high functioning global talent acquisition team
  • 5+ years of experience devising and leading talent strategy in a fast-growth environment at the Director or above level
  • BS, BA (or equivalent) - MBA/advanced degree is a plus
  • Strong analytical and critical-thinking skills and thorough attention to detail
  • Proven success building recruiting and talent acquisition programs with detailed reporting metrics that illustrate and document the team's capabilities and accomplishments
  • A passion for retaining and developing a best in class team of recruiters
  • Experience creating a healthy employment brand leveraging social media, marketing and other platforms
  • Experience and proficiency in project and change management
  • Possess strong business acumen and experience working with and recommending creative recruitment tools, technologies and platforms to enhance process efficiencies
  • Strong experience in workforce planning, forecasting and developing, while ensuring appropriate resource plans for the recruiting function
  • Exceptional presentation and communication skills


Alteryx will offer a competitive salary that will serve to attract the highest caliber candidate.

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