Senior Technical Recruiting Manager

New York, New York, United States

Ref#: POS-5002

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Senior Technical Recruiting Manager

The Senior Recruiting Manager is responsible for leading a team of technical talent advisors tasked with identifying, attracting, evaluating, and ultimately hiring top technical talent for Two Sigma’s engineering organization. As a member of the Engineering Recruiting Leadership team, you will also be responsible for managing a number of recruiting process improvement and project management initiatives.


  • Lead a high-performing team of technical talent advisors and researchers to understand, address and fulfill the hiring needs of our software engineering organization.
  • Develop and execute sourcing / research strategies to identify high potential engineers at Two Sigma
  • Serve as a member of the engineering recruiting leadership team
  • Understand the competitive landscape for engineers and develop effective strategies to compete and win.
  • Maximize organizational effectiveness, starting with the recruiting department itself, including managing performance, developing employees and assessing roles and responsibilities.
  • Serve as a role model for the values and the company mission. Inspire a culture of innovation, collaboration, passion and out-of-the-box critical thinking while maintaining a hands-on approach to recruiting best practices.
  • Inspire trust and alignment with engineering leaders through data, integrity, transparency, and collaboration.
  • Lead from the front and manage your own portfolio of searches

Experience Required

  • Broad recruiting/talent acquisition leadership experience combined with deep functional knowledge of software engineering.
  • 10+ years of experience as a technical recruiter
  • 5+ years of experience in a technical recruiting/talent acquisition management capacity
  • Experience managing and executing retained searches
  • Demonstrated experience building and developing talent acquisition teams
  • A combination of both “in-house” and agency recruiting experience highly preferred
  • Experience in a fast-paced, evolving work environment
  • Demonstrated success working in a highly collaborative environment, with a track record of accomplishment and measurable business impact.
  • Strong academic credentials, Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree preferred

Key Competencies

  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills. Able to quickly transition from strategic to tactical.
  • Demonstrated judgment and adaptability - intellectually sharp, decisive and agile, able to thrive in a dynamic and cerebral environment.
  • Must be results-oriented and demonstrate strategic thinking, innovation, flexibility in dealing with changing and ambiguous situations and able to generate effective and pragmatic solutions to new situations as they arise.
  • Ability to operate in an environment with ambiguity and change.  Must have the mental agility to adapt to and champion positive change.
  • A fast learner, capable of building a solid understanding of the business operating environment, as well as the competitive landscape.
  • Continuous learner (and teacher!) who is passionate about their trade.
  • Extremely trustworthy. Must engender confidence and trust at all levels.
  • Ability to exercise discretion and handle sensitive information
  • The highest personal, professional and ethical standards and maturity.