Hotel Engine, a startup based in Denver, is a leader in travel tech with a demonstrated track record of growth and impact. Our foundations are strong, and we’ve navigated the COVID-19 crisis by bringing our customer obsession, innovative platform, data-driven problem-solving, and bias for action into every decision. By partnering with tens of thousands of businesses and government agencies and hundreds of thousands of hotels around the world, we have built a resilient and adaptable business model and 2021 will be our best year yet. Working hard behind the scenes are exceptional people–from our large engineering and product teams, to our fast-growing sales, supplier and member experience orgs, to our data, marketing, and operations teams. As individuals and together, we show our DNA every day with our curiosity, will to win, ownership and high standards. 

We’re looking for a Senior Technical Recruiter to join our team during an exciting period of growth. Building on the momentum of 2020 and Q1, we have another 100 people to hire in 2021! Our Senior Technical Recruiter will be a strategic partner to our engineering, data and product teams as they engage and hire and will help our talent team design and improve our hiring processes, candidate experience and talent brand in Denver and beyond. This role can be remote or based in Denver.

Here’s what you’ll do:  

  • Design and implement technical recruiting strategies and hiring processes alongside our engineering, data and product teams
  • Iterate and improve recruiting and hiring processes so that we’re in a strong position to identify, engage, and close top-tier talent
  • Recruit with inclusion, diversity and equity in mind and coach and support others to do the same
  • Lead full-cycle recruitment (sourcing, identifying, evaluating, closing) across a variety of technical roles
  • Set and manage hiring team expectations and find ways for them to take the lead on high-impact recruiting activities
  • Proactively help technical teams think about role design and team structure
  • Partner with the broader Talent & Culture team on recruiting brand and internal programs designed to create an exceptional associate experience
  • Identify talent pools and build and nurture relationships with candidates for future roles

Here's what we're looking for:  

  • Experience with full-lifecycle technical recruiting in-house at a high-growth startup or tech company in a competitive market
  • Strong communication skills, specifically in articulating role and company value propositions and negotiating and closing candidates
  • An existing network and the ability to activate connections to quickly build a pipeline for HE roles
  • Experience working with, presenting to or influencing hiring managers and executive leaders
  • Ability to build a comprehensive sourcing and engagement strategy for high potential candidates thoughtfully considering their decision criteria and ensuring our process and activities align so that we successfully close 
  • Exceptional organizational skills, with an eye for the details and an obsessive commitment for accurate, timely and effective execution of recruiting activities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the drive to take ownership for the development of strong internal and external relationships 
  • A bias toward action, sense of urgency and track record of personal accountability 
  • Demonstrated commitment and ability to deliver quality outcomes with a desire to improve and exceed expectations across all aspects of the role
  • Proactive problem solver capable of framing/identifying issues and generating solutions
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and work under pressure
  • A continuous improvement mindset and the ability to recognize, recommend and take action on opportunities
  • Ability to work with confidential and/or sensitive information
  • Base compensation range: $90,000-$140,000. This role is also eligible for an equity grant. This position is also remote-friendly and, as such, compensation will ultimately be in line with the location in which the position is filled. Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidate’s relevant work experience, skills, and geographic location.

Hotel Engine Total Rewards Philosophy | We recognize that there is more to work than the day-to-day responsibilities. Hotel Engine is on Built in Colorado’s 2021 Best Places to Work list and provides each employee with the opportunity to take on new challenges that support their near and long-term goals in a high-growth, startup environment. We also give back and have comprehensive corporate social responsibility programs supporting community, social justice and environmental causesIn addition to a collaborative, high-performing team environment, we’re pleased to offer benefits including:  

  • Competitive base salaries. Salary offers will be based on the candidate's qualifications. 
  • Performance-driven commission opportunities for select roles 
  • Performance-driven equity awards  
  • Parental leave programs 
  • Generous time-off including open PTO, sick days and two paid volunteer days each year 
  • Insurance benefits including medical coverage (with a plan available at no cost to employees), dental and vision offerings, as well as FSA, wellness, and disability offerings 
  • 401(k) plan with a match program

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