Technical Recruiter at Boundary Layer Technologies (W19)
High speed container ships using hydrofoils.
Alameda, CA
About Boundary Layer Technologies

We make high speed hydrofoil cargo ships that compete with air freight.

About the role

The Company

Boundary Layer Technologies is building the future of zero emission maritime transport, starting with hydrofoiling electric passenger vessels. We are backed by Y Combinator, Fifty Years VC and Lower Carbon Capital and have built a world leading 26' fully electric hydrofoil prototype. We are a company of builders where rapid iterations and fast learning is in our DNA. We aim to reduce global GHG emissions by as much as 2.5%

We are looking for a technical recruiter to help us grow our engineering team rapidly. You will work directly with the CEO and CTO to build an outstanding team of mechanical, electrical, hydrodynamic and software engineers.


  • Assist in crafting job descriptions for the key roles we need to fill
  • Source high caliber engineering talent and promote our values and mission
  • Manage the recruitment process from initial contact to making offers

Perks of the role

  • Market competitive salary and equity package
  • Healthcare, dental, and optical insurance
  • 12 weeks paid parental leave
  • Dog friendly office
  • Work closely with CEO and CTO
  • Choose your own hardware budget
  • 4 weeks PTO
  • Access to company boats for employee recreational use

Please still consider applying even if you don't match every listed expectation, as we are big believers in learning and growth. Here at Boundary Layer Technologies, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.

Women candidates are encouraged to apply.


No one has made hydrofoils this large before, let alone out of carbon composites.

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