Technical Recruiter

Quora, Mountain View, CA

Q&A platform that empowers people to share and grow the world’s knowledge

Quora is seeking an experienced Technical Recruiter to join the recruiting team and contribute to growing our talented team of engineers.

We pride ourselves in engaging candidates in a more meaningful way than other organizations. We value honest communication, mutual respect, and view ourselves as partners to our candidates and hiring managers. In our current team of four, we are high-energy, metrics-driven, and even a little quirky. Most importantly, we are building the best recruiting organization in the world and seek an exceptional person to help us get there. If you are passionate about Technical Recruiting and would like to join an organization that shares your passion, and executes on strategy, come join our team.


  • Be an active driver of the recruiting process, ensuring a smooth and positive candidate experience
  • Collaborate with the recruiting team and hiring managers to develop, implement, and execute hiring strategy
  • Source candidates, screen resumes and interview qualified candidates
  • Take ownership of interview and hiring discussions with interviewers and hiring managers
  • Drive the offer process, including generating offer letters, extending offers, and closing candidates
  • Build a community and network of talent for Quora
  • Act as an internal and externally-facing representative of Quora


  • 2+ years of technical recruiting experience for an in-house recruiting team
  • Passion for Quora's mission and goals
  • Experience recruiting in a startup environment
  • Flexible, positive, communicative team player with outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Ability to build trustful relationships with passive and active candidates
  • Experience with compensation negotiation
  • Ability to work with a fast-paced team
  • Detail orientation with a high sense of urgency
  • Experience partnering with managers, interviewers, and team members throughout the hiring process
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

About Quora

We want to democratize access to knowledge of all kinds—from politics to painting, cooking to coding, etymology to experiences—so if someone out there knows something, anyone else can learn it. Our mission is to share and grow the world's knowledge, and we're building a world-class team to help us achieve this mission. 

Want to learn more about Quora? Visit https://www.quora.com/