Technical Recruiter

| Chicago

Solstice is an innovation and emerging technology firm that helps Fortune 500 companies seize new opportunities through world-changing digital solutions. As strategists and consultants, we help organizations evolve their digital strategy to solve mission-critical problems. As designers and developers, we build incredible hardware and software solutions that transcend a standalone product and transform an organization’s relationship with its customers.

We’re growing quickly globally and looking for the right recruiter that’s ready to help us with the challenge.

This is a contract position for 6 months.

About You:

You have a passion for connecting talented individuals with opportunities that align with their interests and areas of expertise. You are excited about working in the realm of emerging technology and are constantly looking to learn more. You are seeking an environment where you can use your skills in recruiting to help grow our successful consulting services team.

Your Background:

  • Education: Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Experience: 2+ years of recruiting experience, preferably IT, in an agency or corporate environment
  • Successful history of staffing positions at all project levels and experience with all phases and roles of a Software Development Lifecycle
  • Proven track record in recruiting to meet business needs. Ability to change priorities quickly. Ability to manage multiple job requisitions at one time.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and analytical skills required
  • Flexible with the ability to work in a fast-paced, startup environment - priorities are constantly shifting and we stay agile to adjust and support our business needs
  • Strong relationship building with candidates and hiring managers to facilitate the interview process, negotiations, closing strategies and presentation of offers
  • Diligent record keeping relative to candidate tracking, and applicant flow documentation
  • Experience utilizing Applicant’s Tracking Systems is required
  • Familiar with HR topics

What you’ll be doing:

  • Helping to quickly scale offices across Chicago and New York
  • Proactively networking to develop candidate relationships
  • Pre-screen candidates over the phone, drive the interview process and follow-up with hiring managers for feedback
  • Utilize various recruiting tools and social media techniques to identify, source and ultimately hire the best possible candidate for each open position
  • Work within our Applicant Tracking System (Jazz) on a daily basis ensuring the most accurate information is available
  • We’re a hands on team, willing to jump in wherever necessary - you may be helping out with other initiatives as needed and encouraged to bring new, creative ideas to the table
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • AngularFrameworks
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • TrelloManagement
    • RallyManagement
    • HubSpotCRM
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

We're in a great tech-focused building right by Ogilvie and Union Station in the West Loop.
111 N. Canal St., Chicago, IL 60606

Insider's spotlight

What are some social events your company does?

Solstice celebrates holidays with our office in Argentina - our US offices have introduced Argentina to Halloween, and the Buenos Aires office introduced the US to “Friends Day” in July. We also have a book club, a board game club, football and a Bachelor fantasy draft, co-rec sports, wine tastings and happy hours to celebrate new hires.

Andrea

Principal

What does your typical day look like?

No day is the same! The strategy team is the ideas hub within Solstice. We provide our clients with innovative digital approaches to their business challenges through hands-on ideation workshops as well as business, consumer and market insights. We partner closely with our cross-functional teams to drive and develop these recommendations.

Palak

Sr. Digital Strategist

What makes someone successful on your team?

Successful team members put their own needs behind the needs of their teammates. In practice, this often manifests as empowering, challenging and encouraging teammates to step outside their comfort zone. Team members who lead others to success are far more successful than those who work only to serve themselves.

Andrew

Technical Principal

As a digital innovation firm, creativity is in our DNA. We hold an annual 24-hour innovation blitz, to harness the creativity of our employees. We stop all client work and self-organize in teams centered around employee ideas for solving problems with emerging technologies.Many of these ideas have gone on to become tools that make our clients.

Kelly

Chief Strategy Officer

What are Solstice Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

We have a variety of fun perks at Solstice, but our favorites focus on employee development! We know that investing in employee development is crucial to our success as a growing and forward thinking firm. All full-time employees have an annual personal training budget and time off. Employees will use this to take classes, buy materials, and go to conferences. We also have our internal training program Solstice U, a mentorship program, and knowledge sharing through discipline circles and Lunch and Learns!
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