OVERVIEW

SparkAI is seeking a lead recruiter to take us from stealth to scale. You will play a lead role – the catalyst for exponential growth – in bringing on board true leaders, builders, movers and shakers for the journey ahead. As an early member of the recruiting team, you will be vital in defining our approach to engaging with talent, securing key strategic hires, and laying the foundations of our company’s culture, camaraderie, and character.

We are looking for an individual who can act as a brand ambassador for the company, deeply values the candidate experience, and is excited to join a high-growth startup environment dedicated to solving important problems in automation and robotics today.

 

WHO WE ARE

SparkAI is on a mission to accelerate the proliferation of automation and robotics. We’re starting by addressing the most expensive and pervasive barrier to scale – AI edge cases – with an API-based service that resolves machine learning exceptions live, in production.

Founded by veterans of the autonomous vehicle industry (Zoox, Uber ATG, Apple, Otto), SparkAI is changing how companies are solving problems on the path to commercialization, empowering the most ambitious teams to deliver groundbreaking automation products sooner than ever.

We are a lean and mean team with a high bar for excellence. If you believe revolutionary automation and robotics products shouldn’t have to wait for the next AI breakthrough, join us – and let’s show the world how. We look forward to meeting you!

 

WHAT YOU’LL DO HERE

  • Establish and lead the foundational talent organization at SparkAI
  • Own the full-lifecycle hiring process from sourcing to interviews to close
  • Create and execute against hiring roadmaps in support of the company leadership’s strategic vision
  • Provide strategic thought partnership on growth, culture, and talent for each team you support; collaborate with teams and hiring managers to develop a deep understanding of our tech and culture and define precise job descriptions and requirements
  • Develop, implement, and train team members on effective interview practices
  • Implement, manage, and own ATS processes and pipelines for candidates and internal team members – ensure a friendly and responsive experience for candidates and an efficient workflow for interviewers and hiring managers
  • Build metrics dashboards that shape hiring roadmaps and offer insights into the efficacy and efficiency of our hiring process
  • Act as a brand ambassador for SparkAI’s offerings, values, and culture
  • Team building – develop and execute a hiring roadmap for the expansion of the recruiting organization

 

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • Demonstrated experience recruiting for technical, product, and business positions, preferably at a high-growth startup
  • Proven track record in sourcing leading candidates, managing internal and external communications, negotiating and closing offers, and providing a fulfilling candidate experience throughout
  • A doer as well as a leader - responsible for developing SparkAI’s hiring strategies and also rolls ups sleeves to source, screen, and manage candidates throughout recruitment lifecycles
  • Experience using and managing sourcing tools and ATS software (ex. Lever, Greenhouse) to develop and execute efficient and effective hiring processes and experiences as well as data-focused analyses
  • Ability to discuss technical and business concepts at a high level when screening candidates
  • Exceptional writing and communication abilities
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate and coordinate with internal and external cross-functional teams
  • Self-starter with infectious enthusiasm, energy, and problem-solving abilities
  • Out-of-the-box thinker who sees opportunities and solutions where others see roadblocks

 

YOU’LL LOVE THIS JOB IF YOU

  • Are driven to be an integral part of building a rapidly accelerating company
  • Are excited about robotics, and the future of automation
  • Are ready for the challenge of building a company
  • Are looking for an opportunity to drive immediate impact and own key hiring strategy and execution

 

HIRING PROCESS

  • Click below to send us your resume or Linkedin profile
  • If we think you are a great fit, we’ll set up an introductory phone call with you. This will be an opportunity to get to know more about us, our culture, and our vision for robotics
  • From there, we’ll set up a remote interview with our team; we understand your time is valuable and we will work around your schedule
  • From the interview, you’ll hear from us within a week about an offer or next steps
  • Even if you don’t think you’re a fit or the timing is right, we’d still love to hear from you!

 

BENEFITS

  • Paid coverage of medical, dental, vision, and life insurance for all US employees
  • Flexible, remote work environment with paid vacation time
  • Remote working environment allows this role to be based anywhere in the United States
  • Be an integral part of a high-energy, collaborative team that’s passionate about the future of automation and robotics
  • High degree of responsibility and autonomy in your day-to-day, with tremendous growth opportunities

 

SparkAI is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. 

Spark AI provides equal opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

 

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