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Global Talent Sourcer - Legal and Finance



Accounting & Finance, People & HR, Legal
United States
Posted on Friday, February 9, 2024

Building the Future of Crypto

Our Krakenites are a world-class team with crypto conviction, united by our desire to discover and unlock the potential of crypto and blockchain technology.

What makes us different?

Kraken is a mission-focused company rooted in crypto values. As a Krakenite, you’ll join us on our mission to accelerate the global adoption of crypto, so that everyone can achieve financial freedom and inclusion. For over a decade, Kraken’s focus on our mission and crypto ethos has attracted many of the most talented crypto experts in the world.

Before you apply, please read the Kraken Culture page to learn more about our internal culture, values, and mission.

As a fully remote company, we have Krakenites in 60+ countries who speak over 50 languages. Krakenites are industry pioneers who develop premium crypto products for experienced traders, institutions, and newcomers to the space. Kraken is committed to industry-leading security, crypto education, and world-class client support through our products like Kraken Pro, Kraken NFT, and Kraken Futures.

Become a Krakenite and build the future of crypto!

The Team

Our Global Sourcing Team is looking for an exceptional Sourcer to join us in Kraken’s meaningful mission of increasing crypto adoption. If you are someone that is passionate about making an impact, inspired by solving challenges and wants to be a part of a company that is changing the world, we'd like to talk with you.

We’re seeking a Sourcer who is motivated, curious and inquisitive. You will be empowered to produce pipelines for many of our critical roles across different departments, in a very fast-paced, data-driven environment. You will advocate our employer brand and build pipelines of exceptional talent to help us reach our business objectives. We're a globally distributed team who are trailblazing new standards whilst hiring the greatest talent on earth.

Main differentiators between this role and any other Sourcer role on the market:

  • Managing uncertainty: Kraken is at the forefront of the innovation spectrum. As such, you can expect to tackle roles that you have never heard about, with no prior experience, data or track record

  • Pace: Crypto never sleeps! You will be expected to flex your sourcing skills across Tech, Non-tech and anything in between with a very quick turnaround

  • Builder mentality: We are not looking for a plain executioner but someone that will contribute to building something new, awesome and cutting edge

  • Team work: Our sourcing team’s track record is unprecedented - we provide velocity and quality to our pipelines through hard work, but always working as a team. We have no room for solo players or internal competition

  • Crypto Culture and remote work: This role is and will always be fully remote. You will be sourcing the next talent for Kraken and as such it is required that you understand Fintech/crypto and that you are aligned with our globally inclusive culture.

Skills you should HODL


  • Partner with Hiring Managers and Recruiters to design and execute effective hiring strategies

  • Gather, organize and communicate competitive market intelligence, identifying where target talent exists and sharing industry trends

  • Collaborate with the broader sourcing team in leveraging best practices across research techniques, boolean searches, tools, networking and other sourcing methods

  • Create and communicate compelling messaging that highlights the exciting challenges and incredible culture at Kraken

  • Independently develop and maintain candidate flow across a variety of disciplines, leveraging data to drive decision making and process improvement

  • Source candidates through a variety of search resources (social media, internal database, job boards, networking, internet searches, etc.)

  • Be an ambassador to Kraken, sharing our values and drive brand awareness in the market

  • Participate in research projects and other initiatives which improve the infrastructure of hiring


  • A few years of sourcing experience from a fast-growing technology or product-driven business. Excellence is not measured in years of experience but we are looking for someone with strong sourcing craft.

  • Ability to produce compelling market intelligence based on business and industry knowledge - Fintech/crypto understanding required.

  • Proven experience with identifying and engaging hard-to-find candidates against ruthless competition

  • Ability to translate hiring needs into accurate sourcing strategies; strong expertise in boolean/X-ray sourcing

  • Creative with the ability to think outside the box to uncover hidden talent

  • Influential written and verbal communication, including the ability to craft, test and iterate on outreach/engagement strategy to improve response rates

  • Organized, operationally astute and data-oriented

  • Passion or growing intrigue for cryptocurrency adoption and personal experience with crypto


Kraken is powered by people from around the world and we celebrate all Krakenites for their diverse talents, backgrounds, contributions and unique perspectives. We hire strictly based on merit, meaning we seek out the candidates with the right abilities, knowledge, and skills considered the most suitable for the job. We encourage you to apply for roles where you don't fully meet the listed requirements, especially if you're passionate or knowledgable about crypto!

As an equal opportunity employer, we don’t tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Whether that’s based on race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, citizenship, religion, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws.

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