Technical Sourcer

Palo Alto, CA or Remote

Gen Z is the generation of the side hustle. 💪🏻 They’re creators. 👩‍🎤 They’re freelancers. 🧑‍💻 They’re investors. 👩‍💼 And they’re not afraid to take on challenges, especially when it comes to their finances - and we’re here for it.

Step is a next-generation financial services company building a better banking experience to help teens and young adults achieve financial independence and knowledge at an earlier age. We’re on a mission to improve the financial future of the next generation by empowering teens to start their financial journey today. Step is a well-funded Series C company that has raised more than $175M, focused on disrupting the banking industry through a differentiated mobile-first consumer experience.

Teens and families love our product. We eclipsed 1 million customers in just four months after launch and have now crossed 2 million customers in our first 9 months on the market. If you’re looking to join a fast-growing company with a strong mission and vision that puts people first, we want to meet you!

The Role

Step is looking for an experienced Technical Sourcer to join as our first sourcing hire to lead sourcing efforts for a variety of roles across engineering. Hiring amazing talent is one of the most important areas for the entire company and this is a unique opportunity to join our recruiting team at an early stage. Come and help us build and shape the future of Step as a top-tier fintech company!


  • Own sourcing across various pipelines for mobile engineering, full-stack, backend, data science, security, and other specialized software engineering roles
  • Partner with the engineering leadership team to source technical talent across a variety of channels and tools to engage talent
  • Create white-glove candidate experiences for all candidates that engage in the recruiting process
  • Build and maintain long-term relationships with passive top talent
  • Own research and industry market mapping


  • 3+ years of technical recruiting experience working in a dynamic, fast-growing company
  • Experience working directly with hiring managers to help with sourcing, build passive referral lists, and collaborate on reachout strategy
  • Care deeply about the experience of every candidate, no matter the outcome      
  • Passionate to get to know each candidate's background and motivations to align with company hiring needs 
  • Sweat the details to master your craft in recruiting
  • Collaborate well as a partner to hiring managers across engineering
  • Experience with successful diversity programs is highly preferred

Working at Step

  • Competitive salary based on experience, with full medical and dental benefits 💸
  • High potential for growth 📈
  • Stock in an early-stage startup 🤩
  • Flexible WFH and vacation policy 🏝
  • Employee referral program 👯‍♀️👯
  • Monthly stipend for Step Card testing ☕️
  • 401K plan 💪🏻

The team

Step was founded by financial industry veterans CJ MacDonald and Alexey Kalinichenko to provide teens and their families with financial tools for today’s modern-day banking needs and to promote financial literacy for the future. The founding team has 50+ years in combined financial technology experience across companies like Gyft, First Data, Square and Google.

About the team