Astranis

The next generation of internet satellites.

Technical Sourcer

Location
San Francisco, CA
Job Type
Full-time
Experience
3+ years
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About the role

Astranis is connecting the four billion people in the world who do not currently have access to the internet. We are building the next generation of smaller, lower-cost spacecraft to bring the world online.

We are well-funded by some of the best investors in the business and have raised over $350 million to date. We have a world-class team that is passionate about building amazing technology. And we have a fun and collaborative work environment where you will learn a lot and make a huge impact no matter where you are in your career. Just check out our Glassdoor reviews to see what our team has to say about working at Astranis.

Our team is growing fast. Apply now!

Technical Sourcer

As Technical Sourcer at Astranis, you will be a specialized recruiter that excels in the research, identification, and engagement of high-quality talent. You will partner with recruiters to develop scalable strategies and experiment with new techniques to reach diverse talent. This role requires 3 days onsite in SF.

Role:

  • Design a sourcing top-of-funnel strategy that is scalable
  • Research, test, and execute outreach campaigns to identify appropriate talent pools
  • Effectively build a consistent pipeline to support critical hiring needs
  • Leverage data to optimize strategies to ensure sustainability and quality of sourced talent
  • Evaluate and implement new tools to increase the effectiveness of our engagement strategies
  • Maintain a network to have an ‘ear to the ground’
  • Collect market intelligence to increase Astranis's recruitment competitiveness
  • Proactively build a diverse talent pool

Requirements:

  • 3-6 years of technical sourcing
  • A results-oriented sourcer that understands how to scale a quality vs. quantity strategy
  • Self-driven and problem solving individual
  • Effective spoken and written communication skills
  • Boolean mastery; Google X-ray Guru
  • Active listener
  • Team oriented and enables others
  • Always curious and open minded
  • Strong desire to learn, grow, and challenge themselves

Bonus:

  • Diversity sourcing
  • Experience sourcing hardware engineers
  • Built a sourcing practice
  • Startup experience

U.S. Citizenship, Lawful Permanent Residency, or Refugee/Asylee Status Required (To comply with U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the United States, or other protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3))   Our mission and our products are meant to connect the world and everyone in it, regardless of gender, race, creed, or any other distinction. We believe in a diverse and inclusive workplace, and we encourage all people to join our team and bring their unique perspective to help make us stronger.

Why you should join Astranis

U.S. CITIZENSHIP OR GREEN CARD REQUIRED (Note: This is due to U.S. export regulations, and we are unable to make exceptions.)

Four billion people do not have access to the internet. Astranis is going to change that. We are building the next generation of smaller, lower-cost telecommunications satellites to bring the world online.

Come work with incredibly smart people who have flown things in space before. No prior space experience needed, you just need to enjoy getting your hands dirty with real hardware and be okay with struggling to do things that seem impossibly hard.

We’re a well-funded team of over 100 world-class engineers that move fast. We raised our Series B ($90M) from Andreessen Horowitz and Venrock, launched our first satellite in 2018, secured our first major customer deal in 2019, and we’ll triple the satellite internet capacity of Alaska in 2021.

Our mission and our products are meant to connect the world and everyone in it, regardless of gender, race, creed, or any other distinction. We believe in a diverse and inclusive workplace, and we encourage all people to join our team and bring their unique perspective to help make us stronger.

Astranis
Founded:
Team Size:100
Location:San Francisco
Founders
John Gedmark
John Gedmark
CEO
Ryan McLinko
Ryan McLinko
CTO