Talent Acquisition Specialist (80-100%)

Job description

We are looking for a Talent Acquisition Specialist to strengthen our HR team and support the company in achieving its growth targets. For this exciting and vital role, we’re searching for a recruitment professional who is a skilled networker, able to build professional relationships and identify opportunities to connect individuals in their networks with opportunities at Verity. The successful candidate will be responsible for the full life-cycle recruitment of various technical roles for experienced hires and university graduates within a dynamic and fast-paced organization.

The global leader in autonomous indoor drone systems, Verity enables zero-error warehousing for big-box retailers, third-party logistics providers, and manufacturers, with our integrated inventory tracking system. Verity counts 3PL Giant DSV and IKEA among their current client base. Our live events solutions help create stunning effects for top names in the entertainment industry like Drake, Céline Dion, Metallica, and Cirque du Soleil. We continuously reach beyond existing limitations to rethink, reimagine, and rework the role of robotics in the world today.

Come help us break new boundaries for drone systems and technologies!

What you’ll do

  • Drive the recruitment process for a diverse set of roles within our engineering teams (internships and permanent positions)

  • Partner with hiring managers to determine current and future staffing needs, challenge hiring managers and their teams on best practices, candidate market realities, and the best way to reach the hiring target

  • Plan and conduct recruitment and interview processes end to end from job postings, shortlisting, active sourcing, interviews, and reference calls

  • Serve as the first point of contact for candidates throughout the whole recruitment process and guarantee an excellent candidate experience

  • Develop and implement sourcing strategies and employer branding initiatives to build strong talent pipelines for the current and future hiring needs in different departments

  • Source and attract the toughest to find, diverse talent by establishing relationships over the short and long term.

  • Stay current on industry trends and share relevant insights on the talent market with your stakeholders.


What you bring

  • 3+ years of experience in full lifecycle recruitment in a technical environment, preferably for software developers, engineers, and other technology professionals (ideally newer disciplines like Computer Vision/Machine Learning, Cloud/Data/Big Data/Data Science)

  • Solid understanding of technical roles and current recruiting trends

  • The Knowhow to use interview techniques to find suitable candidates

  • The ability to support and inspire team members, hiring managers, and candidates alike

  • Experience in sourcing active and passive candidates, experience with working on employer branding activities are a plus

  • Strong communication skills in English; German is a plus

Who you are

  • Strong relationship-building, organizational skills, and service orientation

  • A reliable and dedicated team player with a proactive mindset and a positive attitude

  • A high affinity for tech trends as well as a genuine passion for recruiting

  • Enjoy working with a high-energy, high-paced team, curious and tech-savvy

  • Strong communicator, diligent, structured, and independent work methods

Why you’ll love Verity

We are a great (and growing) team.
At Verity, you’ll be surrounded by team members who are passionate about applying cutting-edge technology to solve some of today’s most fascinating challenges. Our team represents more than 20 nationalities, a variety of advanced degrees, and experience at some of today’s most innovative companies.

We think big.
We know that our employees are the key to our success. We are big thinkers—creative problem solvers who share a total commitment to client success. And we believe in the importance of balancing practical experience with honed skills and higher education.

We have an engineering culture.
70% of our team—including our leadership team—are engineers. No matter what your role at Verity, you’ll enjoy our solution-oriented engineering culture that features flat hierarchies, an open-door policy, and a focus on mutual trust and joint responsibility.

We deliver cutting-edge technologies.
To solve some of today’s most complex challenges, we combine mechanical, electrical, and software engineering with sophisticated algorithms and machine learning. Our solutions encompass everything from embedded applications, to cloud microservices, to complete, innovative autonomous drone systems—that work.

We offer exceptional quality of life.
The picturesque mountains near our Zürich headquarters will take your breath away, but the view is just the beginning. Over the past 20 years, the city of Zurich has been ranked in 1st or 2nd place as the "worldwide quality of living city." We also offer flexible working hours, competitive benefits, and regular events and activities to constantly strengthen our Verity community.

We are growing—fast!
Named one of the 25 most promising Swiss scale-ups in 2020, we are expanding our solutions, extending our markets, and growing our team. Headed by founder and CEO, Raffaello D’Andrea (of Kiva Systems/Amazon Robotics fame), our team has decades of experience building success from the ground up—and creating disruptive solutions that make a mark on the world.

Are you ready for a great adventure?
Learn more about who we are, what we do, and how we think at www.verity.ch