Head of Talent

Remote /
Recruiting /
Backbone has a world class team across a multitude of disciplines (software, data science, hardware engineering, growth, supply chain, and more), and we're looking for a Head of Talent to help expand it. This person will help develop the talent on the team scaling our product and will have the opportunity to work at an incredibly high growth company on the bleeding edge.

What you'll be doing

    • Build a strong candidate pipeline through sourcing and screening for open roles in engineering, hardware, design, product, retail, growth, data/analytics, and occasionally G&A
    • Lead collaboration with team leaders to forecast hiring goals and needs
    • Build a team and drive scalable recruiting processes and strategies with an eye on candidate experience
    • Facilitate job offers and new hire onboarding
    • Track candidates through an ATS platform and report on hiring metrics to business leaders

What we're looking for

    • 4+ years of full-cycle recruiting experience in a fast-paced, high-growth environment
    • Passion for building teams and delivering exceptional candidate experience
    • Proven abilities to attract senior candidates and to build diverse pipelines
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with an appropriate blend of professionalism and friendliness
    • Technical expertise with an ability to understand and explain job requirements
    • Openness to changing priorities (at a startup growing quickly, they often do)
    • Work authorization in the US
    • Experience recruiting candidates for hardware roles is a plus
    • Bonus points for: experience recruiting from top university programs, recruiting within the gaming industry, and a network for recruiting top talent in the Seattle/PNW area.