Technical Recruiter

| New York

About Foursquare:

Since our inception in 2009, Foursquare has been a leading force in changing how location information enriches our real-world and digital lives. As a location intelligence company, Foursquare is comprised of two well-known consumer apps, Foursquare and Swarm, as well as thriving media and enterprise products. Our B2B offerings include Places (for developers), Pinpoint and Attribution (for marketers), and Foursquare Analytics (for analysts, based on the world's largest foot traffic panel). With more than 200 people across our offices in New York, San Francisco, and in sales offices around the globe, we’re dedicated to our trailblazing mission—enriching consumer experiences and informing business decisions with location intelligence. In many ways, the company is now a Machine Learning and Data Science company at its core.

About the position:

We're seeking an experienced Technical Recruiter with background supporting a variety of teams at either a small tech startup or large successful technology company. You should have a strong understanding of newer technologies, complicated tech stacks and coding languages, and have experience filling senior level Engineering talent in a fast-paced environment.

To join our HR Team, you must have a 6th sense about people - you can separate the A-players from the rest, and you should be well-versed in actively sourcing and maintaining your own recruiting pipeline. This is a full-cycle recruiting position and you'll be responsible for every inch of the hiring process, including partnering with hiring managers, sourcing & screening candidates, coordinating interviews, and working with hiring teams to evaluate and extend offers. You will also be asked to facilitate and lead meetings with recruiting and hiring teams, and establish and maintain meaningful relationships with interviewers, senior leadership, and key cross-functional stakeholders internally.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the full-cycle recruiting process, from kick-off meetings with hiring managers, to sourcing/screening, through onboarding a new hire
  • Recruit mid to senior level technical talent, including Full-stack, Security, Infrastructure, Data, Machine Learning, and all other Software Engineers
  • Evaluate and streamline existing recruiting processes and maintain a high close rate
  • Partner with hiring managers, interviewing teams, and senior leadership on hiring initiatives
  • Oversee and manage a detail-oriented process, ensuring no conversation or open position slips through the cracks and provide "white-glove service" to all candidates
  • Effectively communicate and negotiate all pieces of an offer package (including ISO stock options).
  • Manage recruitment across the entire engineering department and work on special projects as needed
  • Establish and build trust with hiring teams and important stakeholders to maintain a great working relationship

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 3+ years experience managing a full-cycle recruitment process for engineering talent
  • Experience working for a fast-paced, tech startup or similar experience
  • Experience partnering with senior leadership and management teams on hiring initiatives
  • Experience working in a modern Applicant Tracking System (ATS) such as Greenhouse, Lever, or similar ATS
  • Strong knowledge of complex technical stacks, engineering infrastructure, and general engineering recruitment best practices.
  • Ability to write complex search queries and boolean search strings for sourcing across multiple platforms
  • Ability to effectively influence and communicate cross-functionally
  • Ability to proactively source top talent, gain candidate interest, and pitch candidates on Foursquare
  • Ability to deliver complex offer packages, including Stock Option terminology and negotiation tactics
  • A team player with willingness to collaborate on great ideas and work towards company hiring goals together
  • Bachelor's degree


Foursquare is proud to foster an inclusive environment that is free from discrimination. We strongly believe in order to build the best products, we need a diversity of perspectives and backgrounds. This leads to a more delightful experience for our users and team members. We value listening to every voice and we encourage everyone to come be a part of building a company and products we love.

Foursquare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Location

568 Broadway, New York , NY 10012
568 Broadway, New York , NY 10012

Perks of working here

401(K)
Company Equity
Dental Benefits
Fitness Subsidy
Health Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Some Meals Provided
Stocked Kitchen
Vision Benefits
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