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Technical Recruiter

Olo is looking for a Technical Recruiter to join our People + Culture team and help us grow our Engineering and Development organization in New York and across the country. This role will be instrumental in supporting Olo’s rapid scale.

The Technical Recruiter is responsible for hiring a world class group of engineers, product managers, and technical professionals that help Olo hit its goals. Ideal candidates are excited to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing, team-oriented environment.

As a member of the People + Culture team, you will partner with hiring managers to understand and anticipate their team's upcoming needs and priorities and how they fit into the organization as a whole. You will manage the entire recruiting process from role development to sourcing and closing, and ensure a high quality experience for all candidates. You will also network online and offline with potential candidates to promote the Olo brand in the appropriate engineering and development communities, reduce our time-to-hire and ensure we attract the best professionals. The ideal candidate will bring a wealth of knowledge to the team to help inform recruiting best practices, candidate management, as well as help provide mentorship to other team members.

This is a full-time position in downtown New York City.


  • Facilitate the lifecycle of a candidate, from writing technical job descriptions, to sourcing and interacting with candidates, to administering the code tests, to coordinating with internal partners, and finally to closing the candidate.
  • Coordinate with hiring and team leads to forecast and facilitate hiring needs.
  • Source potential candidates on niche platforms, like Stack Overflow and Github.
  • Perform pre-screening calls to analyze applicants’ abilities.
  • Interview candidates combining various methods (e.g. structured interviews, technical assessments and behavioral questions).
  • Craft and send personalized recruiting emails with current job openings to passive candidates.
  • Participate in tech conferences and meetups to network with tech professionals.
  • Actively strive to increase diversity in hiring through networking and building relationships with diversity organizations in tech.
  • Compose job offer letters.
  • Keep up-to-date with new technological trends and products.
  • Analyze recruiting metrics to identify areas of improvement and provide data-driven recommendations to team members and key stakeholders.


  • Bachelor degree in Business, Human Resources Management, IT, or other relevant subject matter.
  • Proven work experience as a Technical Recruiter.
  • Experience sourcing, pitching and closing candidates.
  • Hands-on experience with various interview formats (e.g. phone, Google Hangouts, and structured in-person).
  • Technical expertise with an ability to understand and explain job requirements for technical roles.
  • Solid knowledge of sourcing techniques (e.g. social media recruiting and Boolean search).
  • Familiarity with applicant tracking systems and resume databases.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Solid understanding of HR practices and labor legislation.
  • Legally able to work in the U.S.

About Olo
Olo is the on-demand interface for the restaurant industry, powering digital ordering and delivery for over 250 restaurant brands. Olo’s enterprise-grade software powers every stage of the digital restaurant transaction, from fully-branded user interfaces to the back-of-house order management features that keep the kitchen running smoothly. Orders from Olo are injected seamlessly into existing restaurant systems to help brands capture demand from on-demand channels such as branded website and apps, third-party marketplaces, social media channels, and personal assistant devices like the Amazon Echo. Olo is a pioneer in the industry, beginning with text message ordering on mobile feature phones in 2005. Today, millions of consumers use Olo to order ahead (SKIP THE LINE®) or get meals delivered from the restaurants they love. Customers include Applebee’s, Chili’s, Chipotle, Denny’s, Five Guys Burgers & Fries, Jamba Juice, Noodles & Company, Red Robin, Shake Shack, sweetgreen, Wingstop, and more.

Olo’s office is located at One World Trade Center in Manhattan. We offer great benefits, such as 20 days of Paid Time Off, fully paid health, dental and vision care premiums, stock options, a generous parental leave plan, and perks like FitBits, rotating craft beers on tap in our kitchen, and food events featuring our clients' menu items (now you know why we give out FitBits!). Check out our culture map:

We encourage you to apply!

At Olo, we know a diverse and inclusive team not only makes our products better, but our workplace better. Many groups are consistently underrepresented across the tech sector and we are fully committed in doing our part to move the needle.

Olo is an equal opportunity employer and diversity is highly valued at our company. All applicants receive consideration for employment. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

If you like what you read, hear, and/or know about Olo, and want to be a part of our team, please do not hesitate to apply! We are excited to hear from you!

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