Senior Technical Recruiter - Galileo

Human Resources
San Francisco, California


Position at SoFi

Who we are

SoFi is a digital personal finance company whose mission is to help its members achieve financial independence to realize their ambitions, whether that be to buy a house one day, start a family on their own terms or be debt free. We aim to be at the center of our members’ financial lives, and to help every member Get Their Money Right®. By joining SoFi, you’ll become part of a forward-thinking company that is transforming financial services by embracing technology to build innovative loan products, investment tools, and more. One of the fastest growing fintech companies, we’ve grown from 250 employees in 2015 to over 1,500 employees today, and are well on our way to reaching 1 million members. With offices across the US, we offer the excitement of a rapidly growing startup with the stability of a seasoned management team and some of the best talent around. As an employer, we strive to hire employees who are committed to both our company’s mission and our desire to build the best culture in the world. If you are driven, passionate about what you do, and excited about the SoFi mission, we would love to hear from you.

The role

SoFi is hiring an experienced technical recruiter to join our recruiting team. You will be responsible for sourcing, screening, and recruiting top software engineering talent, while maintaining a wonderful candidate experience. You will work closely with the engineering team to understand their hiring needs and the HR team to seamlessly onboard new employees. As part of the Engineering, Product, and Design team, you will partner closely with SoFi’s key stakeholders to identify and attract the best engineering talent to the organization. As a key member of the team, this is an exciting opportunity to shape and build a unique approach to attracting senior technical talent for SoFi!

What you’ll do:

  • Collaborate with the engineering team to deeply understand hiring needs 

  • Proactively recruit and maintain relationships with highly sought after engineering and other technical candidates

  • Identify candidates to fill internal and client openings through cold calling, lead generation, internet recruiting, referral generation, social networking etc. 

  • Manage candidates in process and provide them with a positive experience (review resumes, conduct phone screens, coordinate in-person interviews, and manage reference checks) 

  • Be a thought partner with leaders to establish plans, define strategies, and deliver solutions that redefine the way we recruit for Senior Talent.

  • Act as an advocate for both client and candidate throughout the hiring process; establishing regular touch points and providing diligent follow through resulting in a wonderful candidate and client experience.

  • Understand and summarize candidate's key strengths, liabilities, and requirements to connect and sell in a meaningful way 

  • Organize and facilitate interview debriefs

  • Work closely with Compensation, Talent Programs, and People Analytics teams to take into account every component of an effective search

What you’ll need:

  • 5+ years of technical sourcing or recruiting experience required (in-house or within a technical agency) 

  • Experience utilizing traditional and non-traditional recruiting methodologies 

  • Full lifecycle candidate management including identification, interview preparation and closing, i.e. compensation negotiation 

  • Ability to assess candidate's basic technical abilities; identify and match candidate's behavioral traits 

  • Self-starter, motivated and detailed/results oriented 

  • Strong organizational skills 

  • Team player 

  • Ability to connect and effectively communicate with people of all levels 

  • Must thrive and be able to prioritize in a constantly changing environment 

Nice to have:

  • College Degree from an accredited University

Why you’ll love working here

  • Competitive salary packages and bonuses

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits

  • Generous vacation and holidays

  • Paid parental leave for eligible employees

  • 401(k) and education on retirement planning

  • Tuition reimbursement on approved programs

  • Monthly contribution up to $200 to help you pay off your student loans

  • Great health & well-being benefits including: telehealth parental support, subsidized gym program

  • Employer paid lunch program (except for remote employees)

  • Fully stocked kitchen (snacks and drinks)

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

SoFi does not seek salary history information from job applicants.

SoFi provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, breastfeeding, and conditions related to breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (40 or over), physical or medical disability, medical condition, marital status, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military and/or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable state or federal law.

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