Mar 20, 2022

Director of Hiring Operations

  • oneZero
  • Cambridge, MA, USA
Full time Human Resources

Job Description

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Come join oneZero Financial Systems! An exciting, fast-growing company with Headquarters in Cambridge MA, oneZero empowers banks, brokerages, and hedge funds with cutting-edge trade routing and execution technology. Our platform, deployed with 200+ entities globally, features a low-latency trading environment, integrations to the world’s leading execution venues, and reliable IT infrastructure and technical support—all designed to be customized and scaled to serve any business model and any size of market participant. We take pride in our great work atmosphere and highly motivated team.


oneZero is proud to have been named one of Business Intelligence Group's Best Places to Work 2021:


Please see oneZero featured in e-Forex Magazine to learn more about the company and our dynamic team (


We are currently looking for a motivated and talented Director Hiring Operations to join our Business Operations department. 


Job Purpose: Directly responsible for the overall administration, coordination, and execution of oneZero’s hiring and recruitment function.




  • Manage the entire hiring and recruitment function, including:
    • Work with Finance to maintain annual hiring plans and budgets. Update the hiring plan regularly and provide reports and analyses as needed.
    • Manage the full hiring lifecycle, from job posting creation, applicant evaluation, interview scheduling, personally interview all candidates and document/summarize hiring team feedback to make determinations. Extend offers to successful candidates and negotiate and close within the hiring budget.  Post-acceptance, manage full onboarding process through a new hires’ first day. 
    • Manage external recruiter relationships, maintain and negotiate all service agreements.  Also make external contacts to directly recruit high-quality candidates for select roles.
    • Serve as the HR liaison to hiring managers and executive management. Meet regularly with hiring managers to review and maintain progress on hiring plan, discuss strategies for hard-to-fill roles and escalate any issues or concerns.    
    • Formalize a hiring and interview framework, train staff on proper interview practices and techniques. Regularly review internal hiring policies and recommend enhancements for efficiency and scalability.
    • Maintain complete and accurate job descriptions for all roles (within the internal job architecture platform and salary libraries).
    • Maintain personnel files, employee documentation, I-9/E-VERIFY, conduct background checks, manage all sponsorship and visa applications and renewals.


  • May be asked to contribute to other department- or company-wide process improvement projects outside of the direct scope of hiring.
  • Is responsible, along with all other management and staff, for creating a work environment conducive to exceptional productivity and high employee morale.
  • Other duties as assigned.




  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with demonstrated experience working vertically in an organization from C-level down.
  • 8+ years of related experience with demonstrated experience managing a full hiring lifecycle, including hands-on interviewing and negotiation.
  • Hands-on experience with job architecture platforms and salary libraries.
  • Experience with HR management and applicant tracking systems (BambooHR a plus)
  • Previous experience with technology and/or finance companies a plus.
  • Experience in multiple global jurisdictions a plus.