Principal Recruiter/Director of Recruiting


New York City, NY, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: HR
  • Post Date: 04/24/2021
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  • Company Address: 1161 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA, 94103

About Pachyderm

Pachyderm is an open source data science platform that combines Data Lineage with End-to-End Pipelines on Kubernetes, engineered for the enterprise. And… It’s open source!

Job Description

About Pachyderm 

At Pachyderm, we're building an open-source enterprise-grade data science platform that lets you deploy and manage multi-stage, language-agnostic data pipelines while maintaining complete reproducibility and provenance. Our system, developed with open source roots, shifts the paradigm of data science workflows by providing reproducibility, data provenance, and opportunity for true collaboration. Pachyderm utilizes modern technologies like Docker and Kubernetes to build an entirely new method of analyzing data.  Offered both as an in-house solution as well as hosted-service, Pachyderm brings together version-control for data with the tools to build scalable end-to-end ML/AI pipelines while empowering users to use any language, framework, or tool they want. If you want to learn more about our grand vision, read what has become our "manifesto."

Pachyderm is a rapidly growing, early-stage company funded by the top VC’s — Benchmark, Decibel, M12, and YCombinator. Like many modern companies, Pachyderm embraces a “Remote-first” approach to growing our team. It gives us a huge advantage in hiring top talent and diverse talent across the country while giving our team members the flexibility to work from anywhere.

You can check out our product on GitHub because it’s open-source and try our cloud service for free.

The Role:

As the Principal Recruiter/Director of Recruiting, you’ll play a key role in building one of the most innovative start-ups in the ML/AI Data Platform space. You will have the unique opportunity to scale with the organization and play a pivotal role in building our talent acquisition strategy. In this role, you will partner with company executives to help build and sustain a high performing organization as it transitions from early stage through significant growth over the next several years.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Exude an intense passion for talent acquisition covering all aspects of the business from CxO to graduate new hires
  • Own full-cycle recruitment which encompasses sourcing, interviewing, and closing candidates up to the executive level
  • Help build a world-class onboarding experiences for new employees to welcome them to our company, introduce them to our culture, and enable them to be productive and have an impact
  • Own the ATS (Greenhouse) which includes opening and closing reqs, working candidates through the process and reporting
  • Partner with hiring managers, people ops and executives in order to align compensation to talent strategy
  • Lead the translation of the company's strategy into thoughtful and innovative talent management plans and objectives
  • Serve as a subject matter expert regarding talent acquisition by advising your hiring teams on best practices
  • Be a champion of Pachyderm’s operating principles and unique company culture


  • 8+ years of experience in a full-cycle recruiting including engineering, sales and G&A
  • A technical aptitude and an ability to speak conversationally with candidates about a multitude of different engineering roles
  • An exceptional ability to read resumes and identify a skill-set match
  • A proven track record of effective sourcing strategies for high demand, competitive candidate profiles and partnering with all levels of the organization
  • Successfully run strategic recruiting projects that enable the team to hit their hiring goals
  • Demonstrated experience mentoring newer recruiters and building out a broader talent acquisition team
  • Command of metrics including pipeline data, hiring forecast, and recruiting capacity
  • Ensuring a seamless experience for internal teams, candidates, and new hires
  • Successful track record in building, implementing, and sustaining key talent management initiatives and showing direct, positive linkages to the achievement of business strategy
  • Experience working with leaders to set and achieve hiring goals, strategize effectively, budget appropriately, and build a cohesive, strong team
  • Tool expertise in Greenhouse, LinkedIn Recruiter, Google Calendar, MacOS or other related recruiting tools
  • Improving and developing existing/new processes to scale exponentially, including but not limited to applications, sourcing, scheduling, phone screens, in person interviews, and handoff to onboarding team

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.