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Senior Technical Recruiter

The Voleon Group, Berkeley

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Voleon is a technology company that applies state-of-the-art machine learning techniques to real-world problems in finance.  For more than a decade, we have led our industry and worked at the frontier of applying machine learning to investment management. We have become a multibillion dollar asset manager, and we have ambitious goals for the future.
 
Your colleagues will include internationally recognized experts in machine learning research as well as highly experienced technology and finance professionals. The people who shape our company come from other backgrounds, too, including concert music performance, humanitarian aid, opera singing, sports writing, and the submarine service. You will be part of a team that loves to succeed together.
 
In addition to our enriching and collegial working environment, we offer highly competitive compensation and benefits packages, technology talks by our experts, a beautiful modern office, daily catered lunches, and more.
 
As a Senior Technical Recruiter, you will report directly to the Head of Recruiting. You will be a sourcing expert who has a mastery of modern recruiting techniques. The focus will be on attracting top software engineers and/or researchers to engage in advanced work in machine learning, finance, and technology. Your efforts will help shape the future of our organization. This role is a means to make a difference: you will work hand-in-hand with our corps of internal recruiters as we set forth to build a unique, leading, and lasting enterprise.

Responsibilities

  • Create a rich pipeline of top tier engineering talent by using both time-tested and innovative sourcing strategies
  • Develop a customized, client-oriented relationship with each hiring manager
  • Own the candidate experience and make it a positive and memorable journey, even for candidates who do not join us
  • Collaborate with our internal recruiting team and hiring managers to maintain a high-performance downstream recruiting process
  • Manage the offer process by implementing effective closing strategies
  • Lead bespoke projects to improve our recruiting effort overall
  • Work with and shape tools that will enhance your success, including our ATS and our metrics systems

Requirements

  • At least five years as a technical recruiter with an expertise in sourcing top engineering talent
  • Experience hiring software engineers and/or researchers in a high-growth environment (preferred)
  • Bachelor’s degree (a plus)
  • Authorization to work in the United States
The Voleon Group is an Equal Opportunity employer. Applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, sex, gender, marital status, sexual orientation and identity, genetic information, veteran status, citizenship, or any other factors prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

About The Voleon Group

Co-founded in 2007 by two leading scientists, The Voleon Group combines an academic approach to research with an emphasis on scalability and risk management to deliver cutting-edge technology at the forefront of the finance industry. Many of our leaders and employees hold doctorates in statistics, computer science, and mathematics, among other quantitative disciplines. We are committed to exemplary performance in all aspects of our research and operations, while maintaining a culture of intellectual curiosity and flexibility. Voleon’s CEO holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford and previously founded and led a successful technology startup. Our Chief Investment Officer/Director of Research is a Statistics faculty member at UC Berkeley, where he earned his Ph.D.

The Voleon Group

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