Senior Technical Recruiter

Human Resources · New York, New York
Department Human Resources
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation DOE

About Uphold 

Uphold serves 184+ countries, across 30+ currencies (traditional and crypto) and commodities with frictionless foreign exchange and cross-border remittance for members around the world. Since our launch in 2015, Uphold has powered more than US$4+ billion in transactions. 

Uphold combines a platform app model with payment connectivity to offer financial services to a global market. Uphold empowers innovation in financial services through a platform approach where app developers and fin-tech partners can leverage Uphold’s reach through licensed relationships with banks and financial services partners around the world. Built on a core of proprietary technologies and e-money apps, Uphold embraces a future where people and businesses around the world have access to safe, transparent, fair and affordable financial services. 


The Opportunity:  

As a Senior Technical Recruiter you will be partnering directly with hiring managers and organizational leaders to own key technical hires that move the needle for the business. You will be part of the HR team and work closely with other teams as needed to help improve processes and identify new sourcing strategies. If you thrive on ownership and working creatively and collaboratively with teammates to make great hires, then this opportunity is for you. This position is remote and can be located in: NY, CA or AZ; candidates not residing in these metropolitan areas will not be considered. 


What You’ll Be Doing Primarily:


  • Live and breathe for finding the best engineering/developer talent with focus on Backend, Frontend, Mobile, C++, Blockchain, Data, Solidity, Connectivity, DevOps, and Full-stack.
  • Own full recruitment process including sourcing, interviewing, and appropriate feedback process.
  • Build a diverse pipeline of technical candidates using creative sourcing channels.
  • Collaborate with teams to deeply understand their hiring needs and proactively translate that into a positive candidate and interviewer experience.
  • Maintain data integrity and report recruiting metrics as needed.
  • Assist in building continued processes that will help the recruitment team scale its efforts, short and long term.
  • Represent the company with integrity and professionalism, always.  


Required Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of full-cycle recruiting experience, ideally in an agency setting or high-growth tech environment.
  • Must have proven experience working with engineering teams and hiring for technical roles, including but not limited to Full Stack, Backend, Frontend, Mobile, and more.
  • Proven track record of hitting hiring goals and forming positive relationships with hiring managers.
  • Experience coaching hiring managers and helping them develop strategic recruiting plans.
  • Passion and understanding of technology, fin-tech, as well as digital currency.
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills.
  • BS/BA degree.
  • Ability to work well autonomously, as well as be an excellent team player. 
  • Comfortable with working across multiple time zones and countries.
  • Strong interest in the fin-tech, crypto/blockchain space. 
  • Self-motivated and eager to make a difference.
  • Must be goal oriented and have a strong work ethic.
  • Must be able to effectively interact with all levels of staff and senior management, including C-Suite.
  • General happy disposition, and a good sense of humor. 


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  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Department
    Human Resources
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level
  • Compensation
    DOE