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Senior Technical Recruiter - Contract

| Greater Denver Area

Our Purpose
Small business makes the world go round – it's the heart of the global economy. At Xero we want millions of small businesses to thrive through beautiful software, advice and connections. We aim to make being a small business more efficient and profitable, and more enjoyable too.
How you'll Make an Impact

Working closely with the Talent and People teams, this role will be responsible for driving the recruitment process for a variety of technical roles in the business, ensuring that all recruitment programs and activities are completed in a timely and accurate manner. The primary focus will be technical openings in San Francisco, Denver, and New York.
The role incorporates a broad spectrum of end to end recruitment tasks. You'll be responsible for proactive sourcing, crafting creative adverts for job boards, responding to candidate queries, and other recruitment administration required for specific areas of the business. You'll take a consultative approach, working very closely with hiring managers to establish relationships, build talent pipelines and provide training and education around the recruitment process.
Overview of Key Responsibilities

You will work with Managers within your portfolio to understand their recruitment needs including:

  • Establishing vacancies and clarifying role requirements.
  • Working with Hiring Manager to create position descriptions.
  • Crafting creative adverts and advertising across all relevant job boards and forums.
  • Proactive candidate search to build talent pipelines.
  • Attending industry events or meetups to network.
  • Helping Managers to refine their recruitment and selection processes
  • Effectively utilizing the Xero Recruitment ATS - Jobvite integrated with Workday.
  • Responding to candidate enquiries regarding roles that fall into your portfolio.
  • Screening resumes received and submitting appropriate resumes to the hiring managers.
  • Phone screening candidates for culture and technical fit.
  • Scheduling face to face or google hangout interviews.
  • Following up with the hiring manager post interview to ensure that all candidates are responded to in a timely manner.
  • Representing Xero in a highly professional manner to prospective employees at all times.
  • Preparing offers requests for generation of Employment Agreements by the TX Coordinator.

What you'll bring with you

  • 7+ years of experience in a technical recruitment role. Must have at least 5 years of in house technical recruitment for a company that builds software products (SaaS experience a plus).
  • Must have experience recruiting software engineers in Denver, and at least one of the following markets: San Francisco, New York.
  • Experience with a variety of sourcing tools.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills both oral and written.
  • Ability to deal with confidential information.
  • Good understanding of technology and the ability to pick up new systems quickly.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to juggle multiple tasks at one time.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with people at all levels of an organization.
  • Ability to collaborate and work in a team environment.
  • Experience recruiting engineers with the majority of the following technical backgrounds a huge plus: C#/.NET, NodeJS, iOS, Android, AWS.

If you want to hear more and get the opportunity to help shape the next phase in the Xero success story please apply!
Xero is an Equal Opportunity Employer!

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • SalesforceCRM


Just a quick walk from Union Station, our US HQ is located in the heart of Denver's LoHi neighborhood surrounded by local shops and restaurants.

An Insider's view of Xero

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The vibe is that of a coffee driven, people centric, work-hard-stay-true tech business. The humans I interact with daily are passionate and kind, and the leaders are strong and clear. Slap a few dad jokes and a bit of kiwi humor in there, and there you have it.


US Customer Experience Team Leader

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

At Xero we work tightly with our cross functional teams so that the people closest to the the problem have the freedom to do what they know best. I always look forward to working collaboratively with all the Xero teams because they make work fun while we accomplish things every day.


Integration Management Office Program Coordinator

What makes someone successful on your team?

If you’re hungry to learn more, have a brilliant idea, or are passionate about a particular project, just dive in head first. Xero values people who are do-ers, who want to roll up their sleeves and #champion an initiative through from beginning to end.


Business Manager

What is your vision for the company?

Xero is on a mission to support our communities by helping small businesses succeed. To do that well - we hire passionate people who engage directly with our customers every day. Leveraging innovative technology to simplify accounting isn't enough – we want to build beautiful experiences that solve the most pressing needs of our customers.


President, Americas

What are Xero Perks + Benefits

Xero Benefits Overview

Xero offers a variety of benefits aimed at helping our employees maintain their physical, financial and mental wellbeing, allowing them to bring their best selves to work each day

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Xero allows employees to set aside pre-tax dollars for medical and dependent care expenses. $2,650 annual limit for healthcare FSA
Disability Insurance
Xero's long and short term disability plans provide income protection at 60% of annual base salary
Dental Benefits
Cigna dental PPO plan
Vision Benefits
VSP vision plan
Health Insurance Benefits
Xero offers a variety of health plans including Cigna HSA, Cigna PPO, and Kaiser HMO for Colorado and California employees
Life Insurance
Provided to Xero employees at no cost. Coverage for each employee of 2x annual base salary up to $500,000
Wellness Programs
Xero will fund up to $300 annually in employee health reimbursement account to be used toward a health improvement activity including gym membership, mental, physical or financial health
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Xero will match 100% on the first 3% contributions plus 50% match on next 2% of contributions
Company Equity
All Xero employees are granted Restricted Stock Units at a certain percentage of their base salary which vests over a 3 year period
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Eight weeks paid leave for primary caregiver. Two weeks of paid leave for secondary caregiver
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Xero offers 21 days of paid time off, 5 wellness days, as well as 11 paid holidays per calendar year. We also participate in a company wide shut down between Christmas and New Years Day
Paid Volunteer Time
Xero encourages employees to give back to our communities by providing 8 hours of paid volunteer time per year
Paid Holidays
11 paid holidays per calendar year
Paid Sick Days
Each employee is granted 5 wellness days per year in addition to our generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
You'll typically catch our employees rocking jeans and a Xero t-shirt!
Commuter Benefits
Set aside pre and/or post tax dollars for commute related transit, parking and bike expenses
Company Outings
Annual holiday party, as well as a summer celebration!
Game Room
Video games and ping pong table in lounge
Stocked Kitchen
You find a variety of fruit, chips, nuts, snack bars, sodas and iced tea in the Xero kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Breakfast each Tuesday and lunch every Thursday from a variety of local vendors
Happy Hours
Happy hour starts every Friday at 4!
Fitness Subsidies
Our monthly health reimbursement plan can be used towards your fitness membership or a variety of other health related wellness programs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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