Technical Recruiter

Badoo, London, UK

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Badoo is looking for an experienced Technical Recruiter to join us in our lively Soho offices. Technology is at the heart of Badoo so ensuring we hire the right people is important. This role is a great opportunity for someone with technical sourcing experience to work for a company with great products and plenty of resources the flexibility to really attract great talent.


  • Recruit top Tech talent for our Engineering function,  roles including; iOS Engineer, Android Engineer, PHP Engineer Full Stack/Back End, Front End Devs, Product and BI.
  • Build partnerships with hiring managers and the Technology business team to deliver the recruitment strategic plan for Technology
  • Demonstrate resilience; keep the pushing, try new things and cover the basics
  • Attend/plan technology hiring events
  • Directly and proactively source for candidates in volume
  • Work alongside the wider global recruitment team to drive recruitment process improvements
  • Influence the interview process by focusing on behavioural/ competency and values based interviewing
  • Promote Badoo’s employee value proposition
  • Own the integrity of your recruitment data and ensure it is 100% accurate


  • In-house Technology recruitment experience is a preference
  • Proven agency experience is advantageous
  • Experience of using Applicant Tracking System
  • Extensive sourcing experience using; Stack Overflow, Server Fault, Linkedin, GitHub etc
  • Experience partnering with Hiring Managers and managing stakeholders
  • Experience in a fast-growing, constantly changing environment and can work successfully with technology leaders

There’s nothing ordinary about working at Badoo. We’re just as social as our product and don’t hide behind our computers. Innovation is key to what we do and since we’re a rapidly growing start-up, things move fast. We’re a diverse, international bunch and are based in amazing offices in Soho, with perks to match. 

Badoo is the largest dating network in the world. With 400 million users across 190 countries and 450 employees worldwide, Badoo provides the best technology for people to meet, because happiness is better shared. 
Each day more than 400,000 people sign up for a Badoo experience; users send over 350 million messages and 10 million photos are added to the Badoo platform.

Badoo also operates a number of white label licences for various international brands. For more information, please visit badoo.com.

Badoo is an equal opportunities employer. We strictly prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, colour, religion, veteran status, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy status, sex, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, mental or physical disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, or any other characteristics protected by law.
The strength of our workforce is made up of people from diverse backgrounds. All individuals here will be treated in a fair and equal manner based on the principles of professional merit. We commit to making any and all reasonable adjustments to your working conditions if you are disabled or impaired. It is important to remember that although some disabilities are apparent, many widely occurring disabilities, such as mental ill-health, epilepsy, diabetes and dyslexia are often not immediately evident. We are keen that applicants who have an ongoing disability make us aware of this, so we can make sure we can provide the most appropriate help and support

About Badoo

At Badoo we believe there is someone for everyone. We have become the largest social discovery network in the world because we have created the best tools to connect people. Our many years of experience have given us great insights and experience which has helped us solve major challenges in the social discovery space, especially with issues around privacy, safety and security. This has enabled us to stay ahead of the curve and focus on innovation, pioneering many of today’s standard features, like location based matching.

Want to learn more about Badoo? Visit Badoo's website.