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Talent Acquisition Specialist - Technology Job in United Kingdom
Starling Bank , United Kingdom

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1 Year
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Job Type
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Job Category
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Career Level
As mentioned in job details
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Apr 1, 2021
Last Date
Jul 1, 2021

Job Description

Our mission is to change banking for good. We can’t do that without our dedicated and passionate employees. Our People team deals with all aspects of our employee journey - talent acquisition, employee onboarding, talent management, total rewards and employee experience and culture.

Talent Acquisition - a core function of our People team - is responsible for identifying, acquiring, assessing, and hiring the fantastic employees who help make Starling a success.

As a Talent Acquisition Specialist for Technology, from day one, you will focus on finding us fantastic software engineers, ensuring our candidates have a great experience. This will predominantly cover backend Java, mobile and infrastructure engineers. Over time, you’ll also begin to source candidates for us in other areas of Technology.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the end to end recruitment process for our Software Engineering positions, as well as other roles within Technology, as required.
  • Sourcing, shortlisting and conducting first round interviews; evaluating candidates and providing feedback; through to offer negotiation and on-boarding.
  • Provide a great experience to all candidates.
  • Work closely with the Technology Talent Acquisition Partner to build, and manage MI to help drive data driven decisions about our sourcing strategy and hiring process.
  • Help raise awareness of Starling Bank, being a brand ambassador and always looking for new ways to showcase Starling as an employer of choice.


  • A blend of agency experience plus time in a sourcing / talent acquisition role within an in-house function is preferred but, if you’re looking for your first internal role and think you’d be a great fit, tell us!
  • Evidence that you have supported the hiring of technology related positions (Software Engineering is essential, it’s a bonus if you’ve also hired in some of the other areas listed above).
  • Ability to work at pace, things move fast here at Starling so you’ll need to be comfortable working quickly.
  • Attention to detail. It’s the little things that matter, you should be able to demonstrate giving great candidate experience.


  • 33 days holiday (including public hols). You’ll also get your birthday on us
  • 16 hours paid volunteering time a year
  • Private Medical Insurance with VitalityHealth
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • We have many varied social groups set up and run by our employees - ForTheWin (a gaming group), Starling FC, book club and many more!
  • Discounts on cinema tickets, restaurants, shopping and train tickets via a Perkbox membership
  • Access to ‘salary sacrifice’ benefits such as Cycle to Work scheme
  • Gym membership options
  • Full details are available on our careers site
About Us:

Starling is a leading digital bank on a mission to disrupt the banking industry.

Since our launch in 2014, we've surpassed 2 million accounts, including over 300,000 business accounts. Our total deposits, meanwhile, have topped 5 billion over the same period. We're a fully licensed UK bank, and we have the culture and spirit of a fast-moving, disruptive technology company. We've won the Best British Bank award three years running, and now employ over 1200 people across our London, Southampton, Cardiff amp; Dublin offices.

Starling Bank is an equal opportunity employer, and we’re proud of our ongoing efforts to foster diversity amp; inclusion in the workplace. Individuals seeking employment at Starling Bank are considered without regard to race, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, ancestry, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

By submitting your application, you agree that Starling Bank may collect your personal data for recruiting and related purposes. Our Privacy Notice explains what personal information we may process, where we may process your personal information, its purposes for processing your personal information, and the rights you can exercise over our use of your personal information.

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Starling Bank

Information Technology and Services - Cardiff, United Kingdom