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Technical Recruiter



IT, People & HR
El Segundo, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2024

Radiant Industries is an El Segundo, CA-based startup developing Kaleidos, a portable, containerized nuclear microreactor. Portable nuclear power with rapid deploy capability can replace diesel generators used today to provide critical asset support for hospitals, datacenters, and military bases or to power microgrids at remote sites. Radiant’s unique, practical approach to nuclear development utilizes modern software engineering to rapidly achieve safe, factory-constructable microreactors leveraging existing, well-qualified materials. Radiant is on a fast track to demonstrate the first fueled operation of a new commercial nuclear reactor design, just two years from now.

Technical Recruiter

Radiant is seeking a highly driven, enthusiastic Technical Recruiter to own full cycle recruitment and scale a world class team in a startup environment. You will be responsible for the end-to-end process of recruitment – intake meetings, sourcing strategy and execution, interviews, negotiating offers, and closing. You will be a trusted strategic partner to hiring managers on closing strategies, talent trends, and best practices. You will also drive Radiant’s university recruitment program to attract top students. The ideal candidate thrives in fast-paced environments, are skilled in identifying and closing the top 5% of talent in their respective fields, and take extreme ownership over their work. The ideal candidate also has experience supporting a diverse set of skillsets and roles and are is comfortable recruiting both entry level and senior talent across technical and corporate functions. You will have a big impact on Radiant’s mission to build and commercialize the world’s first portable zero-carbon nuclear microreactor.

This role is located onsite in El Segundo, CA.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Manage full cycle recruiting process providing a best-in-class candidate experience.
  • Act as trusted partner for hiring managers on hiring strategies, best interview practices, and closing talent.
  • Develop and uphold consistent, structured hiring processes that assesses and attracts top talent.
  • Own and drive university recruiting and internship programs that make Radiant the employer brand of choice for students.
  • Drive non-traditional recruitment methods, including organizing and executing networking events, identifying industry experts, etc.
  • Identify and address process improvements in recruitment and talent function, leaning on data to inform decisions.
  • Attend recruiting and networking events on behalf of Radiant.

Required Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited university OR 2+ years of professional experience as a technical recruiter.
  • 2+ years of full-cycle technical recruiting experience, preferably in-house.

Desired Qualifications and Skills:

  • Demonstrated success in sourcing passive niche talent skillsets.
  • Demonstrated experience building diverse and inclusive teams.
  • Ability to work autonomously and proactively and developing a deep understanding of job functions outside your role.
  • Comfortable with senior leadership and hiring manager communication.
  • Demonstrated expertise in both traditional and non-traditional recruitment methods: cold calling, networking events, targeted sourcing campaigns, etc.
  • Adaptable and flexible to a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities.
  • Passionate about our mission and works with innate curiosity.

Employee Benefits for Eligible Employees:

  • Stock: Substantial incentive stock plan for all full time, salaried employees.
  • Medical: 100% up to base silver level plan for employee + 50% dependents, offers up to Platinum plans.
  • One Medical: Sponsored memberships for employees and their dependents.
  • Vision: 100% top tier plan coverage + 50% for dependents.
  • Dental: 100% top tier plan coverage, orthodontia extra, 50% for dependents.
  • Voluntary Life, Accident, Hospital, Critical Illness, Commuter and FSA are offered as employee contributed benefits.
  • Free snacks and drinks onsite.
  • Flexible PTO policy.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Unfortunately, we are unable to provide visa sponsorship at this time. This position involves access to technology that is subject to U.S. export controls. Any job offer made will be contingent upon the applicant’s capacity to serve in compliance with U.S. export controls.