Technical Recruiter (Talent Acquisition Partner)

Staff – People & Organization /
Full-Time /
About Cognite
Embark on a transformative journey with Cognite, a global SaaS forerunner in leveraging data to unravel complex business challenges through our cutting-edge Cognite Data Fusion (CDF) platform. We were awarded the 2022 Technology Innovation Leader for Global Digital Industrial Platforms. In the realm of industrial digitalization, we stand at the forefront, reshaping the future of Oil & Gas, Manufacturing and Energy sectors. As an integral part of the esteemed Aker family, Cognite brings forth a legacy of innovation and excellence. Excitingly, we are set to extend our footprint to the vibrant landscapes of India, which opens the door for you to be part of the expansion from the beginning. Join us in this venture where data meets ingenuity, and together, we forge the path to a smarter, more connected industrial future.

About Cognite and the role
Cognite is a global leader in industrial software with our Industrial DataOps platform, Cognite Data Fusion®, at the core. We were awarded the 2022 Technology Innovation Leader for Global Digital Industrial Platforms

Join Cognite as a Talent Acquisition Partner and embark on an incredible opportunity to shape the future of the industrial software industry. As a global leader with our renowned Industrial DataOps platform, we are driving the transformation of asset-intensive industries to make them safer, more sustainable, and highly profitable. To achieve our mission, we're searching for a dynamic and passionate Talent Acquisition Partner who can recruit top talent for both functional, commercial and technical positions. This is your chance to play a pivotal role in our growth journey, working closely with teams in both EMEA and AMER and significantly impacting our success.

In this role, you will work closely with our hiring managers, employees, and external partners to identify, assess, and engage the best talents globally. You will have a hands-on approach to recruitment processes, leveraging your experience to drive innovation and improve our strategies. We believe in innovation and leveraging cutting-edge technology, including AI, to match the dynamic needs of our company. As a Talent Acquisition Partner, you will have the opportunity to think creatively and utilize the latest tech to attract top talent. You will join a talented and supportive Talent Acquisition team and be part of our larger People & Organization team, working together to enhance employer branding, communication, and learning & development initiatives.

A typical day as a Cogniter will contain the following tasks & responsibilities

    • Facilitate end-to-end recruitment cycles, from sourcing and interviewing to extending offers.
    • Own the interview scheduling process and effectively communicate logistics to candidates and hiring teams.
    • Collaborate closely with hiring managers to understand team capabilities and requirements.
    • Conduct reference checks for final candidates.
    • Build and cultivate diverse talent pipelines for current and future needs, ensuring a strong talent pool.
    • Work with the team to standardize interview processes and evaluation criteria, ensuring fairness and consistency.
    • Champion equality, inclusion, and diversity as integral elements of our recruitment practices.
    • Develop and share staffing metrics, dashboards, and reports to support informed decision-making and drive efficiency.

We believe most of these should match you and your experience

    • Relevant experience in the tech industry is highly desirable.
    • Proven experience recruiting a wide spectre of positions such as commercial, technical and leadership recruitment.
    • Ability to understand the business needs and timelines, serving as a trusted advisor to hiring managers.
    • Proven experience in hands-on recruiting for commercial, functional, and technical roles.
    • Structured, solution-oriented mindset with solid business acumen. Able to work independently and collaboratively.
    • Appreciation for the value of data in analyzing and predicting talent needs.
    • Excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbal. Fluency in Norwegian is advantageous but not required.
    • Willingness to continuously learn and adapt to new technologies, systems, and workflows.
    • Not afraid to raise your hands to make it a team effort, and you’re not afraid to ask questions. #curiousity

    • Don’t meet every single requirement? We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

A snapshot of our many perks and benefits as a Cogniter

    • Competitive salary and benefits include a pension plan, insurance, parental benefits, and more.
    • Join an organization of 70 different nationalities 🌐 with Diversity, Equality and Inclusion (DEI) in focus 🤝
    • A highly modern and fun working environment with sublime culture across the organization, follow us on Instagram @cognitedata 📷 to know more
    • Flat structure with direct access to decision-makers, with minimal amount of bureaucracy
    • Opportunity to work with and learn from some of the best people on some of the most ambitious projects found anywhere, across industries
    • Join our HUB 🗣️ to be part of the conversation directly with Cogniters and our partners.
    • Gain perks like a paid mobile telephone subscription and broadband connection.
    • Get access to extended private health services with Aker Care.
    • Hungry? We’ve got your back. A subsidized lunch at the canteen is delivered by our chefs who specialise in options for both vegetarians and non-vegetarian, salads and hot soups every day
    • Stay fueled between meals with snacks and drinks on the house. 
    • Our own Cognite exclusive coffee bar ☕ with the friendliest baristas is here to brew coffee for coffee lovers, tea for tea lovers, smoothie for smoothie lovers, and the baristas creative concoctions when the mood strikes.
    • We take your mental- and physical health seriously by having a broad health offering and a free membership to our fully-staffed gym on-site.
    • A pet lover? Get the chance to meet Spot 🐶!

    • Why choose Cognite? 🏆 🚀
      Join us in making a real and lasting impact in one of the most exciting and fastest-growing new software companies in the world. We have repeatedly demonstrated that digital transformation, when anchored on strong DataOps, drives business value and sustainabilityfor clients and allows front-line workers, as well as domain experts, to make better decisions every single day. We were recognized as one of CNBC's top global enterprise technology startups powering digital transformation! And just recently, Frost & Sullivan named Cognite a Technology Innovation Leader! 🥇 Most recently Cognite Data Fusion® Achieved Industry First DNV Compliance for Digital Twins 🥇
Apply today!
If you are passionate about setting your footprint in the growth of Cognite to make a difference in the tech industry, we invite you to apply and embark on this exciting journey with us. We welcome candidates of all backgrounds and identities to join our team.

Please do not hesitate to contact our Talent Acquisition team if you have any questions - Amy Ruban at
Please note that we do not accept applications over email and other platforms except for the apply now button.

We encourage you to follow us on Cognite LinkedIn; we post all our openings there.

Cognite is a global industrial SaaS company that was established with one clear vision: to rapidly empower industrial companies with contextualized, trustworthy, and accessible data to help drive the full-scale digital transformation of asset-heavy industries around the world. Our core Industrial DataOps platform, Cognite Data Fusion™, enables industrial data and domain users to collaborate quickly and safely to develop, operationalize, and scale industrial AI solutions and applications to deliver both profitability and sustainability. Visit us at and follow us on Twitter @CogniteData or LinkedIn:

Equal Opportunity
Cognite is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment at work and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive the same level of consideration for employment; everyone we hire will receive the same level of consideration for training, compensation, and promotion. 
We ask for gender as part of our application because we want to ensure equal assessment in the recruitment process. Your answer will help us reach this commitment! However, the question about gender is optional and your choice not to answer will not affect the assessment of your application in any way.