Technical Recruiter

About Niche
Niche is the leader in school search. Our mission is to make researching and enrolling in schools easy, transparent, and free. With in-depth profiles on every school and college in America, 140 million reviews and ratings, and powerful search tools, we help millions of people find the right school for them. We also help thousands of schools recruit more best-fit students, by highlighting what makes them great and making it easier to visit and apply.

Niche is all about finding where you belong, and that mission inspires how we operate every day. We want Niche to be a place where people truly enjoy working and can thrive professionally.

About The Role
We are looking for a Technical Recruiter who gets energized when they are searching for technical talent. We want someone who knows there is a big difference between Javascript and Java and can not only talk the talk with engineers and other technical talent but also understand the nuances and potential of someone who may be technologically agnostic but supremely technically intelligent. We want someone that has a bias toward creating diverse teams, and defaults to creating pipelines full of perspectives and backgrounds. If you love spending your days diving into sourcing to find great technical talent and speaking to candidates - and you love doing so with a bias toward speed - we would love to talk to you about this role! 

What You Will Do

During the First Month:

  • Learn about Niche by meeting with various team members to learn more about our company through our Onboarding meetings
  • Source and build a pipeline of technical candidates from a mixture of locations/areas in a hybrid work environment, including our job board, social media, referrals, hiring platforms, your own network, meetups, events and more
  • Find high quality technical talent that is interested in helping to blaze the trail to make educational decisions easier for schooling in our country
  • Provide the best candidate experience throughout every aspect of the interview process
  • Create and foster relationships with our technical hiring managers to understand their needs to accurately define the role we are looking to fill
  • Craft a technical process that will lead us to the right hire in a timely, efficient manner

Within 3 Months:

  • Report on technical talent metrics in a way that informs key strategic decisions in the talent process 
  • Have a passion for creating a diverse workforce and establishing partnerships with external groups to attend or host hiring events

What We Are Looking For

  • 3+ years of full-cycle technical recruiting experience in a high-growth environment
  • Relationship building with hiring managers at all levels 
  • Confidence to jump in and move on open requisitions with a sense of urgency
  • Innovative and creative mindset and the ability to independently solve problems
  • Passion for keeping up with industry trends 
  • Ability to close technical candidates in a competitive market and industry
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to understand/communicate complex role requirements
  • Have worked across different verticals including engineering, product, design, marketing, business systems, or more

Why Niche?

  • Full time, salaried position with competitive compensation in a fast-growing company
  • Employee health plan, including vision and dental, provided at no cost to the employee
  • 20 PTO days, 10 Paid Holidays, and 3 Volunteer Days Off per year
  • Parental leave
  • Stock options and 401(k) with employer match
  • Your ideas and work will make an immediate impact on our company and millions of users

Niche will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now or in the future for this opening.

Candidates only.  No recruiters or agencies, please. All of our open positions are located in our Pittsburgh, PA office and we are also open to remote candidates. Sorry, we do not offer relocation assistance.

Niche is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.

As interviews are being held remotely, if there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.
 


 

 

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