Technical Recruiter

POSTED Aug 28th


We are: Shogun, a powerful page builder platform for eCommerce stores, and we're on a mission to empower anyone to easily create high converting eCommerce pages, through a delightful product experience.

We were in the Winter 2018 batch of Y-Combinator, we’re backed by Initialized Capital, and we have over 10,000 active paying clients.

We are looking for: A Technical Recruiter to join our HR department and help us grow our engineering teams. Technical Recruiter responsibilities include sourcing, screening and providing a shortlist of qualified candidates for various technical roles. You will also network online and offline with potential candidates to promote our employer brand, reduce our time-to-hire and ensure we attract the best professionals.

Ultimately, you will build a strong tech talent pipeline and help hire and retain skilled employees for our engineering positions. And you'll get to talk to people all around the world!


- Write and post technical job descriptions 
- Source potential candidates on niche platforms, like Stack Overflow and Github 
- Parse specialized skills and qualifications to screen engineer resumes 
- Perform pre-screening calls to analyze applicants’ abilities 
- Interview candidates combining various methods (e.g. structured interviews, technical assessments and behavioral questions) 
- Coordinate with CEO and CTO to forecast department goals and hiring needs 
- Craft and send personalized recruiting emails with current job openings to passive candidates 
- Participate in tech conferences and meetups to network with software engineers 
- Compose job offer letters 
- Onboard new hires 
- Promote company’s reputation as a great place to work 
- Conduct job and task analyses to document job duties and requirements 
- Keep up-to-date with new technological trends and products


- Proven work experience as a Technical Recruiter or Recruiter 
- Basic knowledge of frontend or backend programming languages 
- Previous engineering experience is a major plus, but not required 
- Hands-on experience with various interview formats (e.g. phone, Zoom and structured)
- Technical expertise with an ability to understand and explain job requirements for SWE roles 
- Familiarity with Applicant Tracking Systems and resume databases (, 
- Solid knowledge of sourcing techniques (e.g. social media recruiting and search) 
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
- Solid understanding of HR practices and labor regulations 
- Undergraduate degree

We offer:

- Competitive salary 
- Competitive equity 
- Benefits (Health and PTO) 
- A highly skilled and dedicated team that is fun to work with. 
- Remote work – We are a fully distributed team that works from anywhere with good internet.

Please Note:

- Our team is fully distributed and global (check out our team page). We have no office. You should be comfortable with remote work. 
- Sometimes we hire on a full time contractor basis to begin with. Team members enjoy the same opportunities for great compensation, full time positions, equity, and consideration, regardless of location.