Technical Recruiter

Shogun · Aug 13th 2019

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We are: Shogun, a powerful page builder platform for eCommerce stores, and we're on a mission to empower anyone to easily create high converting eCommerce pages, through a delightful product experience.

We were in the Winter 2018 batch of Y-Combinator, we’re backed by Initialized Capital, and we have over 10,000 active paying clients.

We are looking for: A Technical Recruiter to join our HR department and help us grow our engineering teams. Technical Recruiter responsibilities include sourcing, screening and providing a shortlist of qualified candidates for various technical roles. You will also network online and offline with potential candidates to promote our employer brand, reduce our time-to-hire and ensure we attract the best professionals.

Ultimately, you will build a strong tech talent pipeline and help hire and retain skilled employees for our engineering positions. And you'll get to talk to people all around the world!


  • Write and post technical job descriptions

  • Source potential candidates on niche platforms, like Stack Overflow and Github

  • Parse specialized skills and qualifications to screen engineer resumes

  • Perform pre-screening calls to analyze applicants’ abilities

  • Interview candidates combining various methods (e.g. structured interviews, technical assessments and behavioral questions)

  • Coordinate with CEO and CTO to forecast department goals and hiring needs

  • Craft and send personalized recruiting emails with current job openings to passive candidates

  • Participate in tech conferences and meetups to network with software engineers

  • Compose job offer letters

  • Onboard new hires

  • Promote company’s reputation as a great place to work

  • Conduct job and task analyses to document job duties and requirements

  • Keep up-to-date with new technological trends and products


  • Proven work experience as a Technical Recruiter or Recruiter

  • Basic knowledge of frontend or backend programming languages

  • Previous engineering experience is a major plus, but not required

  • Hands-on experience with various interview formats (e.g. phone, Zoom and structured)

  • Technical expertise with an ability to understand and explain job requirements for SWE roles

  • Familiarity with Applicant Tracking Systems and resume databases (,

  • Solid knowledge of sourcing techniques (e.g. social media recruiting and search)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Solid understanding of HR practices and labor regulations

  • Undergraduate degree

We offer:

  • Competitive salary

  • Competitive equity

  • Benefits (Health and PTO)

  • A highly skilled and dedicated team that is fun to work with.

  • Remote work – We are a fully distributed team that works from anywhere with good internet.

Please Note:

  • Our team is fully distributed and global (check out our team page). We have no office. You should be comfortable with remote work.

  • Sometimes we hire on a full time contractor basis to begin with. Team members enjoy the same opportunities for great compensation, full time positions, equity, and consideration, regardless of location.

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