Technical Recruiter

Are you passionate about finding the best and the brightest? Do you love building collaborative and ambitious teams? Fantastic. We have big plans for 2017 and need to build out our first internal talent acquisition effort. This role will lead hiring for our engineering team. This is a critical role in the success of our teams and company – you’ll partner strategically with hiring managers to drive recruiting forward and bring in top-notch talent. Sourcing. Interviews. Interviews. Interviews. Hire!

What you’ll do:

  • Manage an efficient recruiting process for roles on Updater’s engineering team, owning candidate relationships from source to offer – ensuring an incredible candidate experience.
  • Develop an extensive understanding of our product, company strategy, and team goals.
  • Create sourcing strategies, find innovative ways to attract and find the right people for our teams.
  • Conduct first round interviews, casual conversations, providing thoughtful recommendations to hiring managers
  • Develop and maintain strong internal and external relationships, following through diligently.
  • Manage the entire recruiting process: helping develop job descriptions, sourcing/attracting new candidates, scheduling interviews, determining team interview slate, selecting evaluation criteria, collecting feedback, facilitating informed hiring decisions, extending offers, negotiating and closing selected candidates – you can do it all!

What you have:

  • 2~3+ years experience in high volume, full life-cycle recruiting for engineering teams in an agency, startup or in the tech / SaaS industry, a plus
  • Knowledge of the NYC engineering talent competitive landscape.
  • Expertise in interviewing and screening techniques.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills: confidence interacting, communicating, and empathizing with all experience levels of A+ talent.
  • Superb client service, negotiation, and closing skills.
  • Self-motivation, strong time management, and organization skills.
  • Passionate, innovative spirit, and a desire to work in a flexible and fast-paced environment.
  • Humility and a good sense of humor!
  • BA / BS degree.

A month at Updater might include:

  • Rotating office DJ duties
  • Catered Monday breakfasts, Friday lunches, and rip-roaring happy hours
  • Awesome off-site activities, like zombie laser tag and Escape the Room (just to name a few!)
  • Cross-functional collaboration with the entire team
  • Group outings to NYC Meetup events


About Updater:

Updater makes moving easier for the 17 million households that relocate every year in the US. With Updater, users seamlessly transfer utilities, update accounts and records, forward mail, and much more. Hundreds of the most prominent real estate companies in the US (from real estate brokerages to multifamily and relocation companies) rely on Updater’s real estate products to save clients hours with a branded and personalized Updater moving experience.

Headquartered in New York City, Updater has raised nearly $100 million from leading investors, including SoftBank Capital, IA Ventures, Commerce Ventures, Second Century Ventures (the strategic investment arm of the National Association of Realtors®), and more. Updater ranked #3 on Crain's 2016 Best Places to Work in NYC, ranking as the highest rated tech company on the list. For more information, please visit

Updater is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants regardless of color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran status, actual or presumed belonging to an ethnic group, or any other legally protected status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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