The fastest open source time series database

People and Talent Acquisition at QuestDB

London / Remote
Job Type
3+ years
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Nicolas Hourcard
Nicolas Hourcard

About the role

Overseeing People and Talent Acquisition, you will be a critical part of our growing company, helping us scale the team during a period of explosive growth. You will enable us to scale recruiting and onboarding at the cadence needed to double the size of our team. You will drive the hiring process for all roles, including candidate management, screening, evaluation process, closing, and onboarding. You will help us fill our open positions and build a team that successfully executes our mission to empower developers working with time series data.


  • Implement and oversee recruitment strategy and HR budget
  • Scale processes and hiring in order to double the size of the team
  • Working closely with founders to advise them on HR & People Strategy
  • Hire and manage the Talent team at QuestDB
  • Be a trusted advisor on employment laws and contracts
  • Work jointly with Operations on the legal and labor considerations for new subsidiaries and international entities
  • Providing data analysis and insights on hiring costs and activities
  • Keeping up to date with regulatory requirements
  • Giving counsel and overseeing complex employee relations issues


  • Strong communication, influencing, and stakeholder management skills
  • Ambition to work autonomously in a fast-paced and rapidly-changing environment
  • A motivated and proactive individual with the ability to adapt and the mindset of continuous improvement
  • Strong analytical skills for building KPIs and communicating insights
  • Excellent written and communication skills

Candidates who have these qualities would stand out:

  • Experience leading Talent in a technology company with a high standard
  • Strong knowledge of employment law and global compensation strategy

Why you should join QuestDB

We have built the fastest open source time series database from the ground up to offer breakthrough performance for real-time analytics. We are the fastest growing database within the fastest-developing database category.

Developers rely on QuestDB as the analytic backbone of real-time systems ranging from FinTech to machine learning, IoT, and application monitoring. Fortune 500 companies such as Airbus and Yahoo deploy QuestDB for large-scale, data-intensive production systems, some of which serve close to a billion users.

Our HackerNews launch was the third biggest for an open source company at Y Combinator, and our open source repository has gathered more than 5k stars to date. We are a product-first company with a community encompassing more than 10k developers. We are a remote-first company backed by leading venture capital firms and Y Combinator.

We are 100% remote, backed by leading venture capital firms and building the team.