Sourcing Strategist

| Chicago

PEAK6 was brought to life by the idea that success comes when you surround yourself with the right kind of people. The passion for that idea powers our firm still, 20 years later. As a Sourcing Strategist at PEAK6, you will work within a team that influences all aspects of our firm’s culture and success. You’ll work to identify and recruit some of the sharpest minds in proprietary trading, technology, creative marketing and business development. 

 You’ll be responsible for:

  • Partnering with the recruitment team to gain an understanding of organizational needs, particularly across technology.
  • Performing research / searching using advanced techniques on passive talent through social media, job boards, our ATS and external networks across multiple talent markets
  • Seek innovative and creative strategies to identify candidates
  • Capturing and reporting on findings to Recruiters/Hiring Managers on candidate skills, talent pipelines, market demographics, fit and compensation
  • Proactively create and maintain a pipeline of candidates for current and future hiring needs
  • Identify and attend industry specific events with recruitment team.
  • Helping to screen and assess talent across PEAK6
  • Scheduling and coordinating interviews 
  • Assisting with other HR/Recruitment related projects as needed

 You’ll gain loads of experience in this role but before you do, you should have:

  • 2-3 years of direct sourcing experience, preferably within Technology/FinTech Space.
  • Track record of building effective sourcing strategies, assessment, and closing approaches.
  • Familiarity with applicant tracking systems and thorough knowledge of web based recruitment strategies (Boolean search, social media).
  • Proven research abilities to identify and report out on key talent pool and pipelines, along with market demographics to help inform our recruitment efforts.
  • Self-directed and motivated to identify the right candidates.
  • Strong ability to shift focus between varying priorities and ramp up quickly
  • The ability to ask hard questions, push back, and ensure the team’s recruitment efforts stay on track.
  • Proven ability to cultivate strong business relationships and work within a collaborative environment.
  • Strong organizational and follow-up skills, demonstrated sense of urgency.

All of our HR team members have these traits. You should, too.

Motivation Collaboration Curiosity

Integrity Adaptability Ingenuity

Life at PEAK6

We want you to like coming to work so we work really hard to make your job fun and different from any other.

As a PEAK6 Sourcing Strategist, you can enjoy:

  • Generous medical, vision and dental plans
  • Matching 401(k) programs
  • Adoption assistance & family leave
  • Sabbatical program
  • Speakers Series
  • Massage days
  • Poker tournament with a grand prize of a World Series of Poker buy in
  • Sports leagues
  • Cornhole tournaments
  • Annual PEAK6 Party
  • Yoga classes
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Lasik eye discount
  • Philanthropy events
  • Annual wellness screens and flu shots
  • Bagel Fridays/expiration lunches
  • Birthday gifts
  • Charitable matching gift program

Learn more about our culture on our website at

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141 W. Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60604
141 W. Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60604

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