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Senior Technical Recruiter



IT, People & HR
Long Beach, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, August 5, 2023

Vast was founded to expand humanity's frontier into the solar system and beyond. We believe that the next step on that journey is enabling manufacturing and habitation in LEO. We are building artificial gravity space stations to make this a reality. If you want to join a team that builds amazing things with the most talented people on Earth, please reach out.

Vast is looking for a Senior Technical Recruiter, reporting to the Senior Director of Talent, to support the development of the systems that will be required for the design and build of artificial-gravity human-rated space stations. This will be a full-time, exempt position located in our Long Beach location.


  • Execute full life cycle recruiting: meet with client groups for recruiting intakes, post roles in our ATS (Greenhouse), source passive candidates, interview and deliver a stellar candidate experience.
  • Schedule and run interview feedback debrief meetings with hiring teams.
  • Discuss and negotiate compensation with candidates, extend offers, and guide offer process to close.
  • Initiate and perform background and reference checks.
  • Foster a service oriented culture that ensures delivery of efficient, effective, quality driven service to internal customers.
  • Build and maintain network of potential candidates through proactive market research and on-going relationship management.
  • Evaluate candidates for alignment with company mission and values.
  • Prepare hiring teams by developing cohesive interview plans and best practices for interviewing.
  • Continuously refine the hiring process to ensure high interview-to-offer ratios.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years of experience in full life cycle recruiting

Preferred Skills & Experience:

  • 2+ years of experience with Greenhouse
  • Demonstrated ability to source candidates with niched areas of expertise
  • Self-directed with a high sense of urgency while maintaining a meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong customer service mindset
  • Excellent communicator and problem solver
  • Ability to be flexible, adaptable, and maintain unwavering poise under pressure
  • Highly organized with a knack for building relationships
  • Sharp eye for detail and precision

Compensation pay range: $120,000-$150,000 per year

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here.
Vast is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Vast is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.