Senior Technical Recruiter at Gordian Software (W19)
Building software to remove friction in air travel
Bellevue, WA / Remote
3+ years
About Gordian Software

Gordian Software builds APIs that enable the world's leading travel organizations to increase revenue. Gordian’s customers include Priceline, Hopper,, and many more leading global travel agencies and management companies. Gordian supports over 100 airlines including partnerships with Lufthansa Group, United Airlines, and Singapore Airlines. Gordian has grown rapidly, including 3.5x revenue growth in H1 2022 and serves more than 60 million passengers per month. Launched in 2017, Gordian is backed by Y Combinator, Accomplice, Vinyl, Kinnevik, DST Global Partners, Latitude, and Naval Ravikant.

Gordian’s growth is powered by its core values of Freedom, Impact, and Ownership. From 3 day sprints to our remote-friendly 7+1 onsites, each of our 30+ teammates are empowered to do their best work. Gordian is headquartered in Bellevue, WA.

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About the role

LOCATION: Bellevue, WA or Remote

JOB TYPE: Full-time


Gordian is building the operating system for the airline industry and taking the friction out of travel. We started on an unsolved problem: empower travel sites to upsell seat selection, baggage and other upgrades. We’ve signed huge customers like Priceline, Hopper and to our unique API.

Our traction speaks for itself.  With twenty-five people, we have annualized revenue of over $13m, backing from investors including Y Combinator, the ex-CEO of Skyscanner and the founders of Plaid, and our rapid growth is accelerating. 

We move fast, have a high impact culture, and work in a great hybrid-remote environment.  Get to know our culture and values here. Join our team to create the future of air travel.  


You’ll be responsible for owning high impact candidate searches for the engineers, product and technical project management roles that power our business.  You will also focus on identifying, attracting, and engaging with high caliber technical talent to build an evergreen pipeline.  While your core focus will be managing the recruiting process, you will be continuously improving the candidate experience, internal systems and processes, and employer branding, and working closely with key leaders throughout Gordian.



  • 4+ years of high-paced high bar recruiting experience
  • Technical recruiting domain expertise
  • Motivated by a fast-paced, high impact environment
  • Proactive and comfortable operating amidst ambiguity
  • Clear communicator with a bias to collaborate
  • High alignment with our values of Freedom, Impact, and Ownership


Gordian Software is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender identity and/or expression, sex, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or military status.


Our core services are built in Python, Flask, Postgres, with Redis on the backend and React on the front end. We have some services in Node, Express, Vue, and MongoDB. We deploy on Heroku, Netlify, and AWS. Some interesting problems we're solving:

  • Tracking millions of dollars of complex financial flows between travel companies and airlines
  • Scalability - our monthly growth rates require us to continually think and make technology decisions against an ever increasing number of users, partners, and API requests
  • Expanding the number of products we offer, building in-house ancillary products from end to end
  • Anomaly detection across airline/travel website pairs. Many times we tell airlines they are down before they know
  • Data modeling to provide a simple, clean API format across 140 airlines' different product sets.
Interview Process

Our vetting process is short. We do all of this over video calls:

  • Initial Call (30 min)
  • Technical Interview/Case Study (60 min)
  • CEO Interview (60 min)

Then we ask for a reference, visit with them and make a decision.

For candidates we want to make offers to, we set up a number of meetings so you can get a better sense of the team and company. We recognize that our lean interview process lets us move fast, it's helpful to meet more team members and hear more about the company when deciding if it is a right fit for you.

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