Inhouse Tech Recruiter

February 20, 2019

About 10x

10x is a strategic solutions business that exists to transform banking and make it 10x better for customers, banks and society.

Our next-generation cloud-native technology platform enables our financial services clients to give their customers more timely, relevant and personalised experiences when it comes to managing money.

The 10x platform is built on an microservices architecture using a unique data model that is fully compliant with Open Banking standards. It is infinitely configurable and constantly evolving to deliver better, more personal, experiences for everyone.

10x was founded by Antony Jenkins, the former Group Chief Executive of Barclays.

10x better

As a people-led technology business, our success relies on attracting and retaining the very best talent with the highest level of skills and capability to develop our business.  

Join us and you will be part of a team delivering a digital banking platform at the forefront of innovation, transforming banking and the wider FinTech sector.

Guided by our strong values of Transformation, Integrity and Impact, we actively support, respect and collaborate with our customers, partners and each other. 

Working from our offices in Victoria, London, the 10x team comprises more than 200 specialists with deep and relevant experience across multi-billion-dollar businesses, challenger, disruptor brands and start-ups.

At 10x you work alongside innovators and leaders in banking and financial services, big-technology and consumer-focused industries – proven practitioners who understand how to meet the evolving needs of businesses and consumers. Our engineers and developers are leaders too, drawing on experience in and outside of financial services to deliver new digital solutions. They work across API development, security, cloud-native engineering and payments technology and include UI and UX designers, technical architects and data scientists.

What unifies the 10x team is an ambition to transform banking.

About the role

Delivering the market leading cloud banking platform is the heart of the 10x proposition.

At 10x, we know that we are a people-led, technology business. Our success relies on 10x attracting and retaining the very best people with the highest level of skills and capability to develop our business.  Join us and you will help establish the people who deliver a digital banking platform that is at the forefront of innovation, transforming banking and the wider FinTech sector.

Responsibilities

You will join us at an exciting time in our business and this is an exciting opportunity for someone to help define and drive our technical recruitment strategy to bring in the brightest and best tech talent.

You will be expected to:

  • Develop an approach to recruitment to meet the 10x business needs through this period of substantial growth
  • Manage the full recruitment lifecycle across the Tech function including: -
  • Extensive CV sourcing on multiple job boards and websites, ensuring a continual pipeline of relevant candidates are available
  • Shortlisting of suitable candidates for internal stakeholders
  • Coordinating interviews between the candidate and respective business area
  • Conduct technical interviews and manage the assessment of tech capability

Additional responsibilities:

  • Promote methods of direct recruitment in order to develop a ‘10x approach’ to recruitment, its innovation and reduce recruitment costs
  • Increasing the number of internal referrals received
  • Provide an outstanding candidate journey, managing expectations and building along-term network of advocates
  • Manage and maintain the recruitment process, key metrics, all supporting documentation and reporting

Requirements - Essential skills/experience

  • Minimum of 3 years hands-on experience resourcing, interviewing and placing tech resource, including conducting technical capability assessments
  • Use a variety of recruiting methods, such as social media websites and job boards
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills are essential in order to build relationships with candidates of all levels
  • Determines staffing needs including advising on various advertising routes to market
  • Oversees the preparation of job descriptions, advertisements and interviewing candidates according to latest standards
  • Develops and administers salary and internal benchmarking policies
  • Considers alternative work procedures to improve productivity
  • Stays abreast of relevant legislation, considers its impact on 10x’s HR Recruitment strategy and recommends appropriate action

Requirements - Desired skills/experience

  • Experience in a fast moving, dynamic, digital, entrepreneurial businesses
  • Demonstrable high levels of integrity and desire to make a positive impact within the business and society
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and deliver to tight deadlines
  • Planning and organisational skills, with strong attention to detail
  • Operate effectively in an agile organisation building a high performance team
  • Able to build strong interpersonal relationships with technical, commercial and external stakeholders.
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