Technical Recruiter

| Chicago
Avant is revolutionizing the world of lending by lowering the costs and barriers of borrowing for everyday people. At our core, we are a technology company that builds advanced platforms and uses custom analytics. Today, we help underserved consumers, the majority of whom get fast funding on our online platform without having to talk to anyone. Tomorrow we plan to use our world class technology and underwriting capabilities to launch new products and bank partnerships that improve people’s financial lives.
Job Description
Avant is scaling our tech team in a BIG way. We will be growing thoughtfully by adding Juniors, Mids, and Seniors to build out a well-rounded team that will continue to deliver amazing code while we add amazing people. It's going to be fun!
If you want a leadership role that will involve sourcing, strategy development, candidate relationship building, strong partnering with the business, freedom to learn and grow, and the sense of accomplishment that comes with being in charge of the most important growth effort for a company, then this is the role for you!

What you do at Avant:

  • Build relationships with engineering managers to understand their teams and their needs
  • Drive an efficient hiring process to ensure a flawless experience for candidates and interviewers
  • Maintain an ongoing pipeline of top talent
  • Network in the tech community to keep consistent flow of applicants
  • Source and recruit a high volume of candidates 
  • Research to ensure a deep knowledge of our functions, including Avant's tech stack
  • Identify and qualify candidates to assess skills and culture fit for Avant
  • Present candidates and provide detailed profile summaries to hiring managers
  • Work with managers to extend candidate offers

Why you are a fit for Avant:

  • At least two years of experience sourcing and assessing tech talent
  • Basic knowledge of FinTech or the general technology industry 
  • Ability to work on multiple projects while balancing efficiency with quality
  • A combination of corporate and agency search is preferred
  • Entrepreneurial attitude
  • Excellent follow-up skills
  • Bachelor’s degree is desired

Why Avant is a fit for you: At Avant, we believe our values make a difference:We value, support, and help each other growWe are committed to active inclusion and diversityWe are transparent and believe the best idea winsWe succeed when our customers succeedWe get sh!t done… responsiblyAnd we keep it fun! We believe that ideas are more important than titles, everything is more fun together, everyone drives change, and everyone is an owner. While we believe the perks and benefits that we offer are terrific, nothing excites us more than having the ability to collaborate with intelligent, highly-motivated and talented people on challenging problems as we work to change the face of online lending.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • TypescriptLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • JIRAManagement

Location

Located on Chicago's scenic Riverwalk. It’s home to nearby trendy restaurants, a thriving startup community, and public transportation.

What are Avant Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
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