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Senior Recruiter - Tech



People & HR
United Kingdom
Posted on Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Building the Future of Crypto

Our Krakenites are a world-class team with crypto conviction, united by our desire to discover and unlock the potential of crypto and blockchain technology.

What makes us different?

Kraken is a mission-focused company rooted in crypto values. As a Krakenite, you’ll join us on our mission to accelerate the global adoption of crypto, so that everyone can achieve financial freedom and inclusion. For over a decade, Kraken’s focus on our mission and crypto ethos has attracted many of the most talented crypto experts in the world.

Before you apply, please read the Kraken Culture page to learn more about our internal culture, values, and mission.

As a fully remote company, we have Krakenites in 60+ countries who speak over 50 languages. Krakenites are industry pioneers who develop premium crypto products for experienced traders, institutions, and newcomers to the space. Kraken is committed to industry-leading security, crypto education, and world-class client support through our products like Kraken Pro, Kraken NFT, and Kraken Futures.

Become a Krakenite and build the future of crypto!

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The Team

Kraken is looking for experienced recruiters across a multitude of geographies, to support many technical hiring across our global business. We value speed, accuracy and a high bar and in turn you would join a team of high performing best in class individuals.

You will partner with senior stakeholders and hiring managers to build winning strategies that deliver outstanding talent, against ruthless competition, in a fully remote, high-paced and asynchronous environment. This is an opportunity to partner with the brightest minds in the Crypto industry, hand in hand helping shape one of the most innovative businesses in the world.

The Opportunity

  • Partner with Engineering Hiring Managers and teams to design and execute effective hiring strategies, supporting their decision making with sound data and market insights

  • Develop and execute creative sourcing strategies against prioritized requisitions with an eye on market intelligence and industry developments

  • Navigate complex environments, often undertaking tasks never achieved before... comfortable with ambiguity!

  • Drive the recruitment process from end to end, removing blockers and driving for just in time hires

  • Champion the Kraken culture, ensuring candidates are aligned to our mission and values

  • Participate in major improvement projects to upgrade our hiring infrastructure

Skills you should HODL

  • Recruitment experience from a reputable, fast-growing technology/product business against ruthless competition

  • Passionate geek at heart with a genuine enthusiasm for technology, demonstrating a love for delving into deep technical conversations and engaging with the tech community.

  • Demonstrated track record of successfully recruiting top technical talent across diverse technical specializations including backend (Rust, C++), frontend (React, React Native), critical core infrastructure, and SRE.

  • Preferred experience in sourcing and hiring for specialized technical roles within the cryptocurrency niche, showcasing a deep understanding of its unique requirements and challenges.

  • Sound appreciation for the fundamentals of talent acquisition, but creative and inquisitive when considering modern tactics

  • Highly organized, operationally astute and data-oriented

  • Influential written and verbal communication

  • Compelling business partnership and stakeholder management skills

  • Sensitive to the challenges and needs of growing business, especially those of a scaling start-up disrupting an industry

  • Empathetic, emotionally intelligent, motivated and passionate

  • Highly resilient, relentless and cheerful in the face of challenges

  • Passion for cryptocurrency adoption and personal experience with crypto preferred

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Kraken is powered by people from around the world and we celebrate all Krakenites for their diverse talents, backgrounds, contributions and unique perspectives. We hire strictly based on merit, meaning we seek out the candidates with the right abilities, knowledge, and skills considered the most suitable for the job. We encourage you to apply for roles where you don't fully meet the listed requirements, especially if you're passionate or knowledgable about crypto!

As an equal opportunity employer, we don’t tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Whether that’s based on race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, citizenship, religion, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws.

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