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Sourcer / Senior Sourcer, Sales & Operations

The Voleon Group, United States

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Duration: Full Time

Voleon is a technology company that applies state-of-the-art machine learning techniques to real-world problems in finance. For more than a decade, we have led our industry and worked at the frontier of applying machine learning to investment management. We have become a multibillion dollar asset manager, and we have ambitious goals for the future.
Your colleagues will include internationally recognized experts in machine learning research as well as highly experienced technology and finance professionals. The people who shape our company come from other backgrounds, too, including concert music performance, humanitarian aid, opera singing, sports writing, and BMX racing. You will be part of a team that loves to succeed together.
In addition to our enriching and collegial working environment, we offer highly competitive compensation and benefits packages, technology talks by our experts, a beautiful modern office, daily catered lunches, and more.

As a Sourcer or Senior Sourcer, you will research and engage candidates for a portfolio of searches with an initial focus on non-technical roles in departments such as Investor Relations & Business Development, People Operations, Fund Finance, Corporate Finance, Business Strategy, Legal & Compliance, and others. Your work will encompass a wide variety of roles and stakeholders, providing a unique perspective on the operations of a growing quantitative hedge fund. You will be a Sourcer who excels at mapping talent, identifying quality leads, and converting them into a rich pipeline of candidates. You will bring a systematic orientation and high level of curiosity to learn our business. You will attune to our exceptionally high hiring standards and develop effective strategies to engage talent at that level. This role is a means to make a difference: your efforts will help shape the future of our organization.

This role may work remotely in the US or from our Berkeley, CA headquarters on a hybrid schedule.


  • Directly source a rich pipeline of rarified talent across a portfolio of searches
  • Partner closely with recruiters and hiring managers to develop effective sourcing and pitching strategies
  • Map talent strategies for recurring searches and create effective outreach content
  • Participate in new search launches and talent market evaluations, search recalibrations, referrals pushes, large systematic sourcing drives, and piloting new approaches to find and attract key talent
  • Own the candidate experience and make it a positive and memorable journey, even for candidates who do not join us
  • Maintain and improve a high-performance recruiting process tuned to delivering outstanding quality of hire in an efficient, diligent manner


  • At least two years of talent acquisition experience with demonstrated success in sourcing top talent
  • Track record of making contributions at the project levell, including process improvement and contributions to institutional knowledge and recruiting content
  • Eagerness to work with diverse, highly talented teams
  • Bachelor’s degree (a plus)
  • Authorization to work in the United States
The base salary range for this position is $85,000 to $140,000 in the location(s) of this posting. Individual salaries are determined through a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and geography. Base salary does not include other forms of total compensation such as bonus compensation and other benefits. Our benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision coverage, life and AD&D insurance, 20 days of paid time off, 9 sick days, and a 401(k) plan with a company match.

“Friends of Voleon” Candidate Referral Program
If you have a great candidate in mind for this role and would like to have the potential to earn $7,500 if your referred candidate is successfully hired and employed by The Voleon Group, please use this form to submit your referral. For more details regarding eligibility, terms, and conditions please make sure to review the Voleon Referral Bonus Program.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The Voleon Group is an Equal Opportunity employer. Applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, sex, gender, marital status, sexual orientation and identity, genetic information, veteran status, citizenship, or any other factors prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

About The Voleon Group

Co-founded in 2007 by two leading scientists, The Voleon Group combines an academic approach to research with an emphasis on scalability and risk management to deliver cutting-edge technology at the forefront of the finance industry. Many of our leaders and employees hold doctorates in statistics, computer science, and mathematics, among other quantitative disciplines. We are committed to exemplary performance in all aspects of our research and operations, while maintaining a culture of intellectual curiosity and flexibility. Voleon’s CEO holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford and previously founded and led a successful technology startup. Our Chief Investment Officer/Director of Research is a Statistics faculty member at UC Berkeley, where he earned his Ph.D.
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