Vertex Ventures US
Vertex Ventures US

Senior Technical Recruiter - Engineering



Software Engineering, IT, People & HR
Posted on Tuesday, February 8, 2022
We're looking for a Software Engineering Recruiter to help us identify and hire best and the brightest talent to improve our technology. You will manage, and close searches against a timeline. You will also help introduce practical and creative ways to identify leading talent and invest a lot of time activating passive candidates. You will use data to set benchmarks and metrics to create targeted recruiting strategies, while partnering with Engineering leadership to build inspired teams that embodies Orkes' values.
We are open to candidates who only want to consider remote work for this position.


  • Meet weekly and monthly recruiting goals and hiring targets.
  • Consult with the engineering leaders to optimize and improve the hiring processes through analyzing data.
  • Partner up with recruiting team to manage candidates through the interview process.
  • Build talent pipelines across the organizations priorities.
  • Partner with hiring teams to understand hiring requirements of the role and the ideal candidate, and develop unique full cycle hiring strategies and interview criteria for each role
  • Run searches and engage with passive candidates.
  • Understand the market to run targeted search campaigns.
  • Build sourcing, assessment, and closing approaches with an ability to manage customer/partner expectations through an understanding of return on investment
  • Source qualified candidates, review resumes, and pre-screen candidates while moving interview process forward.
  • Seek candidates for matching fit and motivation rather than focus on selling alone
  • Work with the Recruiting team to providing positive and interview experiences for all parties


  • Recruiting experience with a search firm or in-house recruiting team
  • Experience with Software engineering hiring.
  • Experience achieving goals in a low structure, fast-paced environment in a flexible manner.
  • Experience building a diverse pipeline
  • Experience running searches with LinkedIn and Lever.
Comprehensive health coverage including medical, dental, and vision
Unlimited PTO
Gym reimbursement
Annual personal development fund
Work headphones reimbursement
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Life Insurance options
About Orkes
Orkes is on a mission to empower developers around the world to easily build highly scalable applications. We plan on doing that by taking one of the most popular open source workflow orchestration platforms, Netflix Conductor, and making it easy for companies to use it as a cloud delivered service.
Developers across various industries are already using Conductor to power mission critical applications; that adoption is only the start of what's possible as Orkes works closely with, and contributes back to, the passionate Conductor open source community. Our team consists of the original founders of Conductor and we are well capitalized and backed by leading VC and angel investors.
The company we are building is anchored on our core values of mission focus, bias for action, finding energy from having diversity across multiple dimensions and building an inclusive culture for everyone. Our approach to bringing massive impact to various industries is by putting our customers & their needs at the center of our strategy and then delivering the right products and class leading operational excellence to force multiply the impact our customers are delivering.
All of this starts with hiring and growing an amazing team, and that's why we want to talk to you - wherever in the world you are!
Why join us?
We seek self-motivated, high-performing individuals with a passion for making developers' lives easier. We are an early stage growth mode startup, we are funded by some of the best names in Silicon Valley.