Talent Acquisition Partner at Tulip (Somerville, MA)

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Tulip, the Manufacturing App Platform, is empowering the world’s leading manufacturers to improve the productivity of their teams, the quality of their output, and the efficiency of their operations. With Tulip’s no-code platform, manufacturers can empower those closest to operations to digitally transform their shop floors and gain real-time visibility into the people, machines and processes involved in production---all in a matter of days. 

Manufacturers of all sizes, across industries including consumer electronics, aerospace and defense, contract manufacturing, automotive, apparel, medical devices and more, have implemented Tulip’s intuitive platform to solve some of the most pressing challenges in manufacturing: digitizing paper-based processes, integrating industrial IoT (IIoT) technologies with legacy factory machines, and capturing and analyzing real-time production floor data.

A spinoff out of MIT, the company is headquartered in Somerville, MA, with offices in the UK and Germany. It has been recognized as a Forbes IoT Startup to Watch, Gartner Cool Vendor, IDC Innovator, Frost and Sullivan Entrepreneurial Company of the year and a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer. 


About You:

  • 4-6+ yrs of recruiting experience at a tech company and/or fast-growing startup
  • Deep experience in recruiting go-to-market (GTM) roles for enterprise software and/or SaaS companies, (ideal: experience scaling a GTM organization at a growth company)  
  • Some experience recruiting for technical roles - can be technical roles in the commercial organization such as solutions architects or pre-sales engineers
  • Experience recruiting internationally; the EU is a plus
  • Believe that great teams start with great talent
  • You’re excited by the idea of helping a company grow; you have had some experience scaling growth companies either in-house at a startup or working with growth stage companies at an agency
  • You’re organized and process driven; you’re not afraid to define you want to things to go and communicate this with your stakeholders
  • You’re a good listener and understand psychology, both of hiring managers and candidates
  • You can run full-cycle recruiting or general funnel management from sourcing passive candidates to negotiating offers
  • You have experience negotiating complex offers with candidates of all levels (leadership, senior individual contributors, managers, entry-level)
  • Would describe yourself as someone with expertise in hiring go-to-market roles (field sales, inside sales, channel, partnerships, customer success, etc)  but you’ve at least dabbled in hiring for technical roles 
  • Naturally tend towards data to track results and improve process
  • Can quickly prioritize and organize your time to get things done often under deadlines
  • Carry an excellent personal touch in your written and verbal communication
  • Naturally creative, curious, and inspired to learn new things



  • Partner with hiring managers to build and assess key job requirements, create compelling and engaging job descriptions and own the recruitment strategy
  • Proactively and continually source, developing and maintaining an effective pipeline and network of diverse talent.
  • Identify and leverage creative solutions for sourcing candidates, while positioning Tulip’s brand strongly in the marketplace and further establishing a culture that promotes excellence and fuels growth.
  • Leverage recruiting resources such as job boards, internal referral program, internal applicant tracking system, professional organizations and community associations, recruit and network for candidates.
  • Utilize the full functionality of our applicant tracking system (Greenhouse) to manage the selection, offer, negotiation and closing involved in full lifecycle recruiting. Maintain accurate and well-ordered documentation on candidates, searches, hiring manager interactions and other recruiting activities to ensure Company and legal compliance standards are met.
  • Coordinate and conduct phone interviews
  • Act as a point of contact for applicants and candidates throughout the employment process; build strong relationships with candidates. Working with hiring managers and/or senior management around the candidate selection and offer negotiation process.
  • Provide feedback on applicants and candidates to ensure timely coordination of a candidate's movement through various systems and processes.
  • Provide insightful analysis of recruiting reports and make recommendations for improvements. Meet established metrics per the assigned business unit or function.
  • Participate on various Human Resources / Recruiting project initiatives.
  • An advanced level of knowledge in full lifecycle recruiting components including successfully sourcing a diverse range of applicants, qualifying, interviewing, networking, assessing, salary negotiation, relationship management, and due diligence.
  • Knowledge of (and prior experience with) an applicant tracking system and other recruiting-related tools and technologies.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage competing demands, receive constructive feedback, and maintain adaptability and flexibility.
  • Demonstrated ability to take ownership of selection process and successfully manage a high-volume and complex workload in a fast-paced environment and to provide insightful analysis.


Key Collaborators:

  • Chief of Staff
  • People Operations
  • Finance/Business Operations
  • Hiring Managers


Working At Tulip:

We are building a strong, diverse team that values hard work, families, and personal well being. Benefits of working with us include:

  • Direct impact on product and culture
  • Company equity
  • Competitive benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision, Short-term Disability, Long-term Disability, Life Insurance, Health Reimbursement Account (HRA), Commuter Benefits, Parental Leave, and 401k
  • Flexible work schedule and unlimited vacation policy
  • Virtual company events and happy hours
  • Fitness subsidies

We are an equal opportunity employer and building a diverse team is our top priority. At Tulip, we celebrate all. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Help us build an inclusive community that will transform manufacturing.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • C++Languages
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • Typescript Languages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • MeteorFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • SalesforceCRM


Our newly renovated office, which used to be a Ford manufacturing plant, is located in Assembly Square, a hive of tech activity, restaurants, bars, and shops, off of the Assembly T stop along the Orange Line.

An Insider's view of Tulip

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Highly efficient and collaborative. The open office vibe allows for interactions with team members and cross-functional teams to get things done faster. People are approachable so learning and team building are not limited by calendar invites. We work hard but also place office ping pong competitions at high priority


Adoption Manager

What projects are you most excited about?

I feel a great sense of satisfaction to contribute in shaping the machine monitoring experience for our users which in turn helps them be better at their jobs. I like how everyone in the company is very approachable, and Tulip's culture of promoting interdisciplinary learning.


Product Designer

What makes someone successful on your team?

Two key attributes that will lead to success are creative problem solving and communication. Our role involves working with customers across many different industries to quickly identify and deliver effective solutions that have a lasting impact. We're also responsible for ensuring customer feedback appropriately drives evolution of the platform.


Customer Solution Engineer

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

Opening up the creativity box looking for different alternatives encourages my team to approach a problem from different angles to come up with different solutions. If you make a mistake, you learn and improve. Most likely, you’ll get it right next time. This encourages continuous improvement every day


Pre-Sales Team Lead

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

One of my favorite events is the Commercial team outings at the beginning of each quarter, where we get everyone onsite to go out for dinner. Especially when working on accounts together, it's important to let your guard down and really get to know your team.


Commercial Sales

What are Tulip Perks + Benefits

Tulip Benefits Overview

Tulip provides competitive employee benefits including but not limited to: health, dental, and vision insurance, HSA, FSA, parental leave, fitness reimbursements, 401(k), unlimited vacation & sick days, commuter benefits, catered lunches three times a week, unlimited snacks and drinks, and sponsored happy hours and team events.

Volunteer in local community
Tulip participates in local volunteering activities with Mass STEM Hub.
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
The Allies at Tulip program has a special focus on allyship for underrepresented groups, specifically BIPOC and LGBTQIA+. Additionally, we have resource groups for families and women.
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Tulip's Flexible Spending Account (FSA) helps employees cover out-of-pocket medical expenses with pre-tax contributions of up to $2,850 annually.
Disability Insurance
Tulip covers 100% of the cost of short-term and long-term disability insurance for Tulip employees
Dental Benefits
Tulip covers 100% of the cost for Tulip employees and 90% for families
Vision Benefits
Tulip covers 100% of the cost for Tulip employees and 90% for families
Health Insurance Benefits
Tulip covers 100% of the cost for Tulip employees and 90% for families. There are 3 medical plans to choose from (HMO, PPO, and PPO with HSA option)
Life Insurance
Tulip offers group-term life insurance.
Pet Insurance
Tulip offers pet insurance and a pet discount program.
Wellness Programs
Tulip provides a wellness program through our medical provider.
Mental Health Benefits
Tulip pays for the Calm, mindfulness and meditation app, subscription for all employees
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Tulip's 401(k) retirement plan offers a broad selection of stocks, bonds, and international index funds to choose from.
Company Equity
Tulip offers an equity package for all employees; these vest over four years with a one-year cliff.
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Tulip offers a generous parental leave package.
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Tulip is a flexible place of work. Local employees work remotely 2-3 days a week
Family Medical Leave
Tulip offers up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave per year, as well as maintained health benefits, for any employee eligible under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Tulip offers unlimited sick days.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Tulip employees are able to contribute pre-tax dollars for commuter expenses. Additionally, Tulip offers up to $40 per month towards commuting expenses.
Company Outings
Game Room
Come play table tennis, air hockey, and cornhole with us!
Stocked Kitchen
Tulip has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, fresh fruit, coffee, tea, and soda. Have a special request? Submit this through our survey to get your favorite food stocked!
Some Meals Provided
Tulip provides catered lunch three days a week!
Happy Hours
Tulip HQ offers free parking for employees.
Pet Friendly
Tulip invites employees to bring their dogs to the office every day of the week. Those working remotely can catch up on all the updates on our dedicated doggo's Slack channel.
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Tulip offers relocation assistance in some cases.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Customized development tracks

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