Sr. Talent Acquisition Manager at Taplytics (W14)
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About Taplytics

Born at Y Combinator in Silicon Valley and now based in Toronto, Taplytics helps amazing companies like RBC, Zappos, Grubhub, and Chick-fil-A deliver incredible customer experiences with our intelligent suite of experimentation, engagement, and analytics solutions. Our platform runs on over a billion devices around the world and processes over a trillion monthly events. Big numbers, but we’re just getting started – growing our company from here is a complex and compelling challenge for the right person.

Our vision is a world where companies can deliver engaging and highly personalized experiences to all of their users, no matter which device they’re using. Experiences that feel like magic, make their users smile, and turn them into lifelong customers.

And the exciting part? The world is ready. Customers are demanding these experiences and companies are rapidly investing in the technology to make it happen.

But, we need your help. Taplytics is growing fast in Toronto and we are searching for the talent to make our dream a reality. Taplytics has a bright future. Come grow your career with us.

About the role

Born at Y Combinator alongside Airbnb, Dropbox, and DoorDash, Taplytics helps power the experiences within today's leading brands like RBC Royal Bank, Lookout, Grubhub, and Crate&Barrel to drive more revenue through their apps and websites.

A brainchild of Taplytics, DevCycle was created as a result of overwhelming feedback from our clients. DevCycle helps modern dev teams release code faster and safer. It's a new vision of feature management that goes beyond risk reduction and enables dev teams to maximize feature impact. It's built for dev teams who are tired of the stress, complexity, and risk of releasing new code.

Come join the team responsible for the platform chosen by high-growth start-ups to Fortune 500 companies around the world. We're designing the future of software development.  

Learn more about DevCycle here. Come hang out with us here.

About the Role: Sr. Talent Acquisition Manager

Taplytics and DevCycle have a great story to tell: huge clients, rapid growth, great product-market fit, Y-Combinator backing and strong funding behind us.  This role will primarily support the growth of our technical team and the development of the latest technologies & methodologies and our sales team that sells to mid-market and enterprise-level clients.  You’ll also have a strong executive team to learn from; who will support you as you help build the team covering go-to-market strategy and engineering success. 

We've got a lot of positions to fill over the next year and our team needs an experienced recruiter to head up the talent acquisition efforts.

What makes this opportunity special:

We’ll make sure you get deep exposure to the rest of the entire business and have the opportunity to apply your extensive experience in recruiting to find new candidates and define the process to have them join the team. 

You’ll also have the opportunity to expand and grow your role into leadership, you'll also build out and manage the recruitment team if that is of interest.

You get to be creative, conduct your own outreach strategies and show us the clever ways you’ve got planned to attract the best people. Are you up to the challenge?

How you’ll make a huge impact:

  • Source fantastic candidates for specific roles by directly and indirectly reaching out; frequent use of LinkedIn and similar sourcing tools will be the norm.    
  • Screen applications (resumes, video interviews, etc.)    
  • Sell the opportunity and the Taplytics story to prospective candidates by phone, email and in-person meetings.    
  • Coordinate interviews and other recruiting processes for candidates and hiring managers (we use Lever as our ATS).    
  • Host and coordinate engaging recruiting events, in-house community events such as talks, games nights, or hackathons.    
  • Contribute to our awesome culture and help make Taplytics great.
  • Support our HR function through onboarding new employees and getting them set up and ready to go on their first day.

What an incredible candidate looks like:

  • You are a talented recruiter with great experience at one or more amazing companies   
  • You know how to get hard-to-contact, passive candidates interested in taking the leap   
  • You are familiar and comfortable in the environment of a hyper-growth tech company; this means you embrace chaos but always seek ways to enhance the experience and make things better    
  • When you talk to candidates about a company or a role, they get really excited about joining that company    
  • You have a keen eye for technical & sales abilities and can hire engineers, account executives etc. here in Toronto and around North America    
  • You have a bias toward action / you love to dive in and get stuff done

Return To Office Plan:

Taplytics is excited to resume being an in-person company in our Toronto office for employees in the Toronto areas once it is safe to do so. We're believers in the magic that can happen when people are in collaborative spaces together. Taplytics is still so early, we want to build upon our culture of creativity and teamwork to move fast in our mission. It is with great pride that over the years, the Taplytics team has been able to create a space where people can explore their passions and build meaningful relationships with one another.

What you’ll get from us:

We’re our growing team works with some of the world’s best-known brands on very complex and unique technical challenges. Our culture of building, learning and experimentation through collaboration allows us to work on new ideas and try out innovative tech and processes. This means you’ll add valuable experience to your resume quickly. While you’re working to grow the company, we’ll have your back with a competitive salary, mentorship, Employee Stock Options, generous vacation and time off policy, education reimbursement, and robust health benefits starting day one.

We’re an equal opportunity employer. We strive to build a diverse team that embodies our values of mutual collaboration and respect. We recognize how the input of different experiences can positively impact the product and service we deliver to our customers.


Taplytics is growing and is looking to increase the team’s experience base by adding senior engineers. This is a chance to both be a leader on our small team as well as tackle the huge challenge of managing our user scale.

We operate using a micro-service architecture with many services built using Node.js and Python. Our micro-services are powered by various backend systems, including: MongoDB, Redis, Kafka, PostgreSQL, and ElasticSearch. We run at petabyte scale delivering experiences to billions of devices, requiring unique scaling solutions. Our systems are hosted across AWS / GCP using Docker Containers and Terraform. We are consistently iterating and improving our systems and workflows to improve how we develop code with a focus on producing the best product possible.

Our modern web front-end is built using the latest React.js tools, including Redux and Webpack with server-side rendering. We are continuously building on a very advanced web dashboard with interactive interfaces to modify the layout of mobile applications in visual A/B Test Experiments, develop rich messaging campaigns across many platforms, and new interfaces for seamlessly connecting together all functionality in our platform.

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