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Senior Technical Recruiter

OP Labs

OP Labs

IT, People & HR
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024

We believe Ethereum has the potential to solve some of humanity’s most crucial coordination issues. Since our initial inception as a research group, we have sought to scale both its technology and values.

At present, the most pressing bottleneck to the growth of Ethereum is its performance and scalability. We are building the most elegant solution to this problem. We do this in the open (under an MIT open source license) because we believe in open source innovation and its ability to accelerate growth.

OP Labs is building Optimism mainnet, and by extension, the infrastructure that powers all OP-Stack chains. We are improving Ethereum’s performance by orders of magnitude and donating the profits from doing so to funding Ethereum public goods. By operating as a Public Benefit Corporation, OP Labs can align its incentives with the public good and take positive-sum steps toward a sustainable future for the internet.

The recruiting team is tasked with building the best team in crypto through the acquisition of the best talent possible. The OP Labs recruiting team is passionate about making a big impact on Optimism through the prioritization of a first-class candidate experience and creative candidate closing strategies. We're seeking a Technical Recruiter who can build processes and act as a true thought partner to team leaders and someone who knows how and where to source for highly niche, crypto-native roles. You will drive the development of recruiting plans that expand our talent pools and ensure there’s a diverse range of candidates for both short-term and long-term efforts.

What are the role responsibilities?

  • Work closely with hiring partners to understand their needs to identify the right talent and ensure goals are met
  • Manage full cycle recruiting for multiple searches, creating innovative sourcing strategies and engagement to bring the best talent across a variety of roles
  • Track goals, metrics, and performance data of the hiring cycle while regularly communicating updates to recruiting, hiring partners, and the leadership team
  • Partner closely with hiring partners as subject matter expert in the technical requirements, interview processes and hiring decisions
  • Engage passive candidates and understand their underlying motivations, while providing detailed information on the position requirements and company mission

What skills do you bring?

  • 4+ years in-house technical recruiting experience working at a start up and/or fast growing company
  • Deep subject matter expertise in technical recruiting in the blockchain space
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with proven ability to take initiative and build strong productive relationships
  • The ability to independently manage multiple competing demands and to constantly re-prioritize
  • Self-motivated and driven; you look for solutions and impact while navigating with a high sense of urgency within in fast-paced, ever-changing environment
  • Proven track record of success building strategies for the identification and hiring an of inclusive & diverse candidate pool
  • Self-starting, scrappy and resourceful work ethic requiring minimal to no guidance

What will you like about us?

  • We take care of our employees. Competitive compensation, fully paid medical, dental, and vision, and a 4% 401K match—learn more about our benefits, culture, and all recruiting FAQ here.
  • We take pride in the accomplishments of our teammates and support each other in doing the best work of our careers.
  • Our team is a diverse group of people from varied backgrounds. We cherish our eclecticism and consider it a great strength.
  • We’re fully remote, deeply engaged, highly skilled, and like to have fun.
  • We think long-term. Our founders have been scaling Ethereum since 2015.

We strongly encourage candidates of all different backgrounds to apply. We believe that our work is stronger with a variety of perspectives, and we’re eager to further diversify our company. If you have a background that you feel would make an impact at Optimism, please consider applying. We’re committed to building an inclusive, supportive place for you to do the best work of your career.