Senior Talent Acquisition Partner - Engineering at Zip Co

Talent Acquisition, Permanent, Sydney sydney engineering
Posted 1 months ago

We are Zip, a rapidly expanding global fintech headquartered out of Sydney and we are in a period of hyper growth. We're here to simplify how the world pays for what they need by connecting merchants with consumers and offering them fair and seamless payment solutions, everywhere. We are expanding rapidly in new markets like the US (Quadpay), UK and New Zealand, with interests in South Africa, Middle East and Europe amongst others.

To help drive this growth we are looking for a seasoned talent acquisition partner to ensure we continue to deliver ongoing pipelines of the highest caliber engineering talent across a variety of departments, tech stacks, disciplines and problem spaces, from Software Engineers, Staff & Principal Engineers right through to Management & Senior Management.

Our teams build cloud-native mobile and web applications that serve millions of customers around the world each year. We use microservices, domain-driven design and event-driven architectures to ensure scalability and performance as we continue to scale.

Our values: Customer First, Own It, Stronger Together and Change the Game, are at the heart of everything we do. They form our Mamba mentality - how we’re better than yesterday, and are used to create game-changing experiences for our customers and our people. Join us on our mission to be the first payment choice, everywhere and every day.

The role

You will be responsible for the end to end talent acquisition lifecycle across some of our growing and most complex Engineering teams, and the Stakeholder Management that comes with this. This will involve everything from partnering with Engineering Leads and Hiring Managers in planning requirements, talent mapping and engagement, through to engaging, attracting and assessing top engineering and technology talent to enable Zip to succeed.

You will be tasked with driving exceptional candidate and hiring manager experiences and optimising pipeline conversions through effective stakeholder influencing. Reporting to the Director of Talent Acquisition, you will work closely with the TA team in the execution of our strategy while providing exceptional advisory consultation to leaders across the business.

What You'll Do:

  • Ownership of all candidate attraction methods to fill open roles, and future requirements.
  • Partner closely with Engineering and other leaders, plus our TA team on resource planning and initiatives
  • Devise effective pipelining activities in line with current and future needs.
  • Plan and conduct recruitment and selection processes (structured interviewing and assessment processes).
  • Be a key figure in employer branding initiatives, and a champion Brand Ambassador for Zip.
  • Take "Ownership" of creating a superior candidate experience.
  • Truly partnering with the hiring managers and stakeholders, to provide superior service in all areas.
  • Talent & sourcing strategies including: Staying in lockstep with all hiring manager, sourcing from all channels, diversifying your sourcing channels, offline & offshore sourcing channels, utilizing your own, and our employees' networks, creating candidate pipelines.
  • To help us level up, you'll ideally have:

  • 5+ years functional expertise in Engineering Talent Acquisition across complex Software, Systems or Data Engineering.
  • 8-10+ years in Talent Acquisition within complex, fast paced, high volume industries/companies.
  • Exceptional stakeholder management skills and the ability to understand your audience and act with urgency
  • An adept storyteller who can effectively take candidates “on the Zip journey” from sourcing/attraction, interviewing, screening, hiring and onboarding.
  • Well versed in full lifecycle talent acquisition - management of blended candidate attraction methods, candidate experience and assessment.
  • Global lens and ability to think outside the box.
  • Deep expertise in various ATS, TA Systems and Tools - Lever, LinkedIn, Hiretual, Hackerrank are advantageous but not essential.
  • Drive to not just make something work, but make it exceptional.
  • Bonus points for:

  • Functional recruitment experience across some of the following:
  • .NET Core, NodeJS, Java, Kotlin for microservices
  • iOS, Android, Flutter for mobile
  • React, React Native, Angular for front end
  • AWS, Serverless for cloud
  • Kafka for event sourcing
  • Golang, ElasticSearch, Python for search & big data
  • Python, AWS, Kubernetes, IaC, Terraform for DevOps and SRE
  • Experience hiring within a fast paced, start-up/scale-up environment
  • Global, Regional experience in other countries.
  • We’re looking for someone who always finds new boundaries to cross - a future Zipster who will obsess over excellence and make constant improvements for our customers. We’ve removed the red tape here to get things done quickly, so if you see a problem, own the solution. You've gotta hustle at Zip!

    If you only meet some of the requirements for this role, that's okay. We value a diverse range of backgrounds and ideas and believe this is fundamental for our future success. So, if you have the curiosity to learn and the willingness to teach what you know, we'd love to hear from you.

    We pride ourselves on creating an inclusive workplace that provides equal opportunities to all persons regardless of their age, cultural background, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, or anything else.

    Benefits @ Zip

    -  Flexible working culture
    -  Share incentive programs
    -  Generous paid parental leave
    -  Birthday and wellness leave
    -  Epic offices with a casual dress code
    -  Fun team with high-growth hustle
    -  Free breakfast and weekly lunches
    -  Heaps of social events

    Join us on our mission to be the first payment choice, everywhere and every day.