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Lead Technical Recruiter

Date: Jul 16, 2019

Location: New York, NY, 10003

At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference. 

Northwestern Mutual is looking for a dynamic Lead Technical Recruiter to join our TA team in New York.  This is not a standard Recruiting job - this is a change agent role to support our growing Engineering organization.  There's lot to be done, are you up for the challenge?


Who might you be?  You're genuine.  You listen to your customers.  You consistently strive to make the people around you better, while making processes simpler and more effective.  You’re a true partner.


Reporting to the Assistant Director of Talent Acquisition, you will be based in New York working alongside Talent Advisors & Business Partners in our Milwaukee and New York offices.


What You'll Be Doing:

  • Manage full-cycle recruiting process for Northwestern Mutual ensuring a smooth and positive candidate experience while collaborating with client groups to understand their hiring needs and goals
  • Drive all recruiting programs and source top talent to build short and long-term candidate pipelines
  • Determine and partner/execute on appropriate recruiting sources such as meet-ups, hackathons, local-recruiting marketing campaigns, employee referral programs, co-op programs, college recruiting programs, social networking and targeted websites
  • Establish and maintain meaningful and effective relationships with hiring managers
  • Manage the integrity of data in the ATS – you/we like clean data
  • Use competitive intelligence and industry knowledge to research and identify new recruiting channels – if you like to “post-n-pray” this may not be for you


About You:

  • Minimum 8+ years of experience, preferably at high growth FinTech companies
  • Experience recruiting for Software Engineering and related roles including: Product, Design, and Cyber Security
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent
  • Ability to identify and penetrate new recruiting channels based on research and industry knowledge
  • Exceptional interviewing, communication, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Proven leadership in a fast-paced, constantly evolving environment
  • Strong team skills, ability to establish strong relationships with all levels of an organization
  • Strategic thinker with exceptional data analysis and analytical skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills


Grow your career with a best-in-class company that puts our client’s interests at the center of all we do. Get started now! 

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Req ID: 25505
Position Type: Regular Full Time
Education Experience: Bachelor's Desired
Employment Experience: 9+ years
FLSA Status: Exempt
Posting Date: 06/18/2019