Talent Acquisition


Sydney, AU
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: HR
  • Post Date: 12/28/2020
  • Website: upguard.com
  • Company Address: 548 Market Street #38076, San Francisco, CA, 94104

About UpGuard

UpGuard combines third-party security ratings, vendor questionnaires, and threat intelligence capabilities for a complete cyber risk solution.

Job Description

Who are we?
UpGuard’s mission is to protect the world’s data. We obsessively seek out elegant, robust ways to enable our customers to find, acknowledge, and remediate cyber risk. With UpGuard, organisations leverage our security expertise and software to automate what were once laborious, spreadsheet-driven processes–whether it's monitoring the attack surface of hundreds of vendors or assessing the security of their own infrastructure. UpGuard is used by some of the world’s largest, fastest growing and most innovative companies. 
Why are we hiring this role?
We have huge growth plans for 2021 including launching into new countries within APAC. With that, we need to bring on dedicated talent acquisition to make it happen! You will work closely with the Director, People Ops on talent strategy, growth plans, interview best practices and effective recruiting processes. You will also partner with the business to champion, change and drive the hiring process to bring on top talent to the UpGuard team!

What will you accomplish?

    • Manage the entire recruitment lifecycle from discovery through to close
    • Craft and execute creative talent sourcing and recruiting campaigns that scale for attracting diverse talent
    • Conduct research to map target companies and top talent, and build out talent networks to develop an ongoing talent pipeline for high priority needs
    • Stay connected to the competitive landscape, including compensation and employment brand trends
    • Work with hiring managers to understand their needs and ideal profiles to excel their team and UpGuard
    • Report on KPIs, goals and other recruitment metrics

What do we need from you?

    • 2-3 years experience doing full-cycle recruitment in an agency with a focus on engineering and product roles
    • Stellar organisational skills, working with a strong sense of urgency and ability to quickly prioritise various top priorities, self-manage projects and handle multiple tasks
    • Have utilised an array of sourcing strategies and research tools (ie. LinkedIn, Boolean, Deep Web)
    • Worked with Lever or a comparable ATS
    • Proven stakeholder management
    • Data driven approach
    • Confident, coachable and enthusiastic team player who thrives in a fast-moving environment

What would give you an edge?

    • Successful hiring for engineering and product roles within a SaaS environment
    • Experience or a keen interest in cybersecurity
    • Track record of creating or enhancing a company's hiring lifecycle
    • Experience partnering with C-level executives and senior management across a globally distributed organisation

What's in it for you?

    • Rapidly growing user base: Work directly with some of the world’s largest, fastest growing, and most innovative companies
    • Interesting problems, at scale: Deeply explore the ever-evolving world of cybersecurity, with a platform processing billions of data points daily
    • Learn from industry-leading experts: Our security research has been featured in The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, TechCrunch, Bloomberg, Gizmodo, Engadget, Forbes, ZDNet, and The Guardian
    • Impact: See the impact of your work on a daily basis, with data and impact available on dashboards you have access to
    • Generous compensation: Extremely competitive base salary and equity 
    • Great perks: Free lunch, flexible work arrangements, and gym reimbursement
Before starting work with us, you will need to undertake a national police history check and reference checks. Also please note that at this time, we cannot support candidates requiring visa sponsorship or re-location. Apologies.

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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.