Technical Recruiting Partner

| Watertown
Markforged, located in Watertown, MA, is growing at an exponential rate and we’re looking for a highly-motivated and experienced Technical Recruiter who thrives in a fast-paced, growth-focused environment to help build our team. You will play a critical role in ensuring teams at Markforged have the people they need to achieve their goals. As a trusted business partner, you will partner with our hiring managers across the Engineering organization to understand their needs, create consistent, strategic interview processes, and close high-quality candidates.
As a core member of the Talent Acquisition team, you will cover a wide range of activities under the direction of the Leader of Talent Acquisition. As a team, we will focus on enhancing the candidate and hiring manager experience. You will need to be proactive, detail oriented, and enthusiastic about scaling teams and implementing best hiring practices.

In this role you will:

  • Manage full-life cycle recruitment across the Engineering and Operations organization (Software, Mechanical, Electrical, Manufacturing).
  • Direct source engineering candidates, taking an analytical approach and tailoring strategy to candidate pool
  • Provide a high-touch service model, communicating regularly with hiring teams and candidates
  • Partner with managers to fully understand their business and set recruiting priorities
  • Focus on building pipeline across departments, with a focus on Engineering
  • Manage events that promote our brand and culture to attract candidates
  • Develop and drive a best in class candidate & hiring manager experience
  • Track all recruiting activity using Lever (our ATS) with a focus on operational excellence and data-driven recruiting practices
  • Pre-qualify candidate's backgrounds and accomplishments
  • Use data to drive decisions and frequently report recruiting success and improvement opportunities to management
  • Serve as a knowledgeable, personable ambassador of the company at conferences, tech talks, happy hours, career fairs, and other public-facing venues.
  • Build and maintain a strong network through industry contacts, association memberships, trade groups, and employees
  • Continuously innovate and look for new and creative ways to attract and select talent
  • Partner with onboarding team to ensure a seamless candidate to new hire experience

What we look for:

  • Proven track record of building high-performing software and hardware engineering teams
  • Experience recruiting for full stack software engineers
  • Start-up experience a plus
  • 5+ years of recruiting experience, with at least 2 years focused on Technical roles
  • The ability to grow and manage a high-quality pipeline of candidates
  • Experience cultivating relationships with passive candidates
  • High attention to detail
  • BS/BA degree or equivalent experience

Why Markforged?

  • At Markforged, we have a culture that values learning, data-driven decision making, and prioritization. We learn from failure and are not afraid to keep trying after others have given up. We are a team of talented individuals and are looking to grow with enthusiastic individuals who share our vision of improving how the world innovates.
  • We offer a competitive compensation package and a full suite of benefits, including medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, 401(k), parental leave, commuter benefits, open PTO policy, and more.
  • Our work environment includes casual dress, a fully stocked kitchen, bike storage, free parking, weekly catered lunches, and fitness perks.

Markforged values the differences among our employees and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. These differences include but are not limited to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. This goal emphasizes the development of inclusive work environments that capitalize on each employee’s skills, experience, and unique perspectives as we strive to achieve an unparalleled standard of excellence.
To all recruitment agencies: Markforged does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias or Markforged employees. Markforged is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ExpressFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

480 Pleasant Street, Watertown, MA 02472

An Insider's view of Markforged

What are some social events your company does?

Our office has periodic happy hours and company offsite parties, as well as a weekly all-hands meeting where different teams present and lunch is served.

Daniel

Content Engineer

What does your typical day look like?

Every day for me is a little different. Typically, I'd start the day by checking on the results of some multi-day experiments or pull parts out of experimental furnace runs for our metal system. Later in the day, I'd kick off the next set of experiments, which could be something like a regular print or a special furnace run.

Michelle

Materials R&D Engineer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I started at Markforged on the Solutions team. After taking the initiative to learn, attend trade shows, and help with training sessions, the growth of the applications team allowed me to graduate to the role of an Application Engineer. Markforged has continuously allowed me to use my increasing expertise and skill set to grow my career.

Michelle

Application Engineer

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Business Ops is responsible for the systems architecture, processes, and data that will allow Markforged to scale efficiently. We start every morning with team stand-up. We cover sales, channel, marketing, and office ops - so we communicate often to stay coordinated in Markforged’s fast paced environment.

Hoppy

Vice President, Business Operations

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Making sure that as we scale we are still moving quickly. We have grown a lot, and I think the real complication is that we now have a lot of legacy products. The most important thing is that we never stop supporting customers and those products. You can't forget about your last printer while you're working on your new one.

Julie

Director, Product Management

What are Markforged Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Markforged provides up to 12 weeks of parental leave to eligible employees.
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Markforged has a take what you need vacation policy.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
We have a conference room named "Smash" with plenty of controllers - and ping pong tables in both offices.
Stocked Kitchen
Snacks, hot and cold coffee, gourmet tea selection, soda, Soylent, Chobani yogurt, string cheese, fruit and veggies!
Some Meals Provided
Markforged provides free catered lunch every Tuesday.
Happy Hours
Monthly New Hire happy hours and weekly Friday happy hours.
Parking
Free, dedicated employee parking lots.
Fitness Subsidies
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