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Recruiting Lead

Posted on 6/27/2024



201-500 employees

Scalable, low-cost Ethereum L2 blockchain

Crypto & Web3


Remote in USA

Technical Recruiting
People & HR
Required Skills
Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
  • 12+ years of experience in recruiting, with at least 5+ years in a people management role.
  • Experience building and managing inclusive and diverse teams.
  • Proven experience in recruiting niche technical and executive talent, preferably within the crypto or blockchain industry.
  • Deep knowledge across the entire candidate lifecycle, from talent mapping, research, sourcing, interviewing, to closing.
  • Experience working closely with senior leadership.
  • Track record of building and coaching high performing recruiting teams.
  • Proven data guided approach to decision making.
  • Proven ability to think strategically and proactively.
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple priorities.
  • Deep understanding of the technical landscape and the specific challenges of recruiting in the crypto space.
  • High level of integrity and a commitment to maintaining confidentiality.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proactive and self-motivated with a results-oriented mindset.
  • Strong leadership and people management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Passion for the crypto industry and a strong understanding of its unique challenges and opportunities.
  • Partner with senior leadership on all aspects of the hiring process and headcount planning.
  • Lead, motivate, and mentor a team full lifecycle recruiters to meet the needs of our ambitious hiring plans.
  • Be accountable for overall team goals in line with industry benchmarks.
  • Measure and cascade recruiting reporting on a weekly/monthly/quarterly cadence, and make decisions informed by data.
  • Track and analyze recruitment metrics to measure the effectiveness of recruiting efforts.
  • Help ensure your team is structured to ensure we are aligned to adequately support the business and flexible to changing business priorities and market conditions.
  • Develop and implement effective recruitment strategies to attract top technical talent.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and best practices in talent acquisition, especially within the crypto space.
  • Identify areas for improvement and implement solutions to optimize the recruitment process.
  • Support recs on a case-by-case basis—i.e. work on some senior-level hires such as Head of or VP level roles.

OP Labs is committed to enhancing Ethereum's scalability and performance through its Optimism protocol, a leading Ethereum L2 blockchain solution that is both low-cost and high-speed. This dedication to scaling Ethereum efficiently makes it an attractive workplace for tech professionals passionate about advancing blockchain technology and contributing to a high-performance platform that significantly reduces operational costs. The company's focus on the practical extension of existing Ethereum software ensures a collaborative and forward-thinking work environment.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding



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Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



🤑 Top 25% salaries

🪙 Equity in OP Labs PBC

🦷 Medical, dental, ortho & vision insurance

💵 Flexible Spending Account

💰 401k Retirement plan

⛑️ Life & disability insurance

🏠 WFH flexibility

🍼 Paid parental leave

💸 Crypto tax professionals

🏝️ Vacations & paid holidays