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Senior Talent Acquisition Partner

Underdog Fantasy

Underdog Fantasy

Software Engineering, People & HR
Remote · United States
Posted on Thursday, May 25, 2023

What is Underdog?

Founded by a team of industry veterans, Underdog was born with the idea that bringing strategic innovation to sports gaming and entertainment is the key to success in an exceptionally competitive market. Underdog has quickly established itself as a leader in the space, and is committed to building the best sports gaming platform in the industry -- and supporting the most passionate community of sports fans while doing it!

At Underdog, we’re not only about creating these awesome products, but also about growing our culture of passion, ownership, and fun! We believe that great companies are made out of great people. Our continual aim is to create an inclusive environment for everyone, at all levels, to achieve their highest potential at work.

As a Sr. Talent Acquisition Partner, you are responsible for partnering with hiring teams to understand both short and long term organizational goals and develop strategic recruiting plans to meet our goal of bringing in the best people to the company.

Please note, Underdog is a US based company and no sponsorship is available for this position at this time.

What you’ll do:

  • Source and attract top technical talent through various channels such as job boards, social media, professional networks, and direct sourcing techniques.
  • Interview and assess candidates technical skills, experience and cultural fit
  • Tell a compelling brand story to attract top talent
  • Collaborate with hiring managers to understand their hiring needs, both short and long term and develop effective recruitment strategies
  • Utilize internal ATS (Greenhouse) to track candidates and keep pipeline progress up to date
  • Conduct weekly hiring syncs providing data driven updates and insights to key stakeholders
  • Pull hiring metrics for requisitions you are supporting and develop creative solutions to obtain efficiency in the hiring process

Who you are:

  • 8+ years of technical recruiting experience
  • Experience recruiting for Engineering, Product and Design
  • Strong sourcing, screening and offer negotiation skills
  • Able to build strong partnerships with hiring managers and someone who is seen as a trusted advisor
  • Has contributed or lead strategic talent acquisition projects that have led to high impact results for the organization
  • Someone who is comfortable in a metrics driven environment
  • Can work in a fast paced environment and handle ambiguous situations

Even better if you have…

  • Start-up experience

Underdog Sports is firmly committed to equity, inclusion, and diversity. Our unique culture was built on the foundation of a safe and inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds. We highly value the mental, physical, and emotional health of our employees, and are continuously asking ourselves: what can we do better? Underdog is an equal opportunity employer and doesn't discriminate on the basis of creed, race, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability status or any other defining characteristic. Our targeted compensation rate for this position is between $120,000 and $150,000, depending on experience, plus equity. Think your skills are exceptional and warrant higher pay? Apply anyway! If we agree, we're willing to negotiate. Below you’ll find a few of our perks:

  • Unlimited PTO (we're extremely flexible with the exception of the first few weeks before & into the NFL season)
  • 16 weeks of fully paid parental leave
  • Company paid Health, Dental, Vision plan option for employees and dependents
  • 401k Match & FSA
  • Remote, In-Person, or Hybrid Scheduling – we are 100% VIRTUAL FIRST!
  • A $500 home office allowance
  • $100 in UD credit
  • Support for learning and development
  • Book club – expense your books!
  • Monthly raffle to win a sports ticket reimbursement of up to $500 (including game day snacks!)
  • Lastly, an extremely transparent, fun, and engaging culture where you will grow both personally and professionally!