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Sands Capital
Sands Capital

Tech Recruiter (m/w/d)



People & HR
Munich, Germany
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024
About Us

Hawk is the leading provider of AI-supported anti-money laundering and fraud detection technology. Banks and payment providers globally are using Hawk’s powerful combination of traditional rules and explainable AI to improve the effectiveness of their AML compliance and fraud prevention by identifying more crime while maximizing efficiency by reducing false positives. Hawk’s modular solution can either enhance or replace rules-based systems with AI-powered transaction monitoring, payment screening, pKYC, and fraud prevention in real time to deliver greater accuracy and reduced noise. With our solution, we are playing a vital role in the global fight against Money Laundering, Fraud, or the financing of terrorism. We offer a culture of mutual trust, support and passion – while providing individuals with opportunities to grow professionally and make a difference in the world.


Accelerate your career growth by joining a well-funded startup that was named one of the “World’s top 100 AI Fintechs” as well as “Top EU-startups to watch”. Hawk is the leading provider of AI-supported anti-money laundering and fraud detection technology.


Your mission is to identify and attract the best talent who align both professionally and personally with Hawk. You are dedicated to finding the perfect candidates, ensuring a seamless hiring process, and taking pride in contributing to the growth and success of both the candidates and the organization.


  • You collaborate with hiring managers to understand technical staffing needs and job requirements.
  • You source, screen, and interview candidates for technical roles, including software engineers, developers, data scientists, and other IT professionals.
  • You utilize various recruiting methods such as job boards, social media, networking events, and employee referrals to attract candidates.
  • You conduct initial phone screenings to assess candidates’ technical skills and cultural fit.
  • You manage the full recruitment cycle from sourcing to offer negotiation and onboarding.
  • You maintain an up-to-date candidate database and track recruiting metrics.
  • You ensure a positive candidate experience throughout the hiring process.
  • You stay current on tech industry trends and recruiting best practices.


  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, Business, or a related field.
  • 2-3 years of experience in tech recruiting, preferably in a startup environment.
  • Strong understanding of technical roles and the tech industry landscape.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in using Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and other recruiting tools.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • A proactive approach with strong problem-solving skills.

Perks & Benefits
  • Competitive salary
  • Personal development budget up to €1,000/year. (e.g., online courses, coaching, German classes, certifications)
  • Gym membership subsidy
  • 27 paid holidays annually + 1 day per each additional full year of remaining in the company, up to a maximum number of 30 days of holidays per year
  • 4 weeks “working from anywhere” per year in selected countries
  • MVG monthly commuting ticket subsidy (public transportation)
  • Flexible working hours and home office possibilities
  • Healthy drinks, snacks, and a weekly fruit basket in the office

Why Us
  • the “World’s top 100 AI Fintechs” as well as “Top EU-startups to watch”
  • You will be at the center of a fast-growing high-tech startup using the latest in Cloud technology, AI (Artificial Intelligence) and machine learning ·
  • You will be part of an incredibly diverse and international team consisting of 20+ nationalities across offices in Europe, the USA and beyond ·
  • You will have a high degree of collaboration, ownership, and autonomy. Your work matters! ·
  • Your work will not only drive innovation but also positively impact our society on a global level: We are fighting financial crime and aim to prevent 1.6 trillion USD of being money-laundered world-wide annually
  • Our modern tech stack includes Kafka, Elasticsearch, AWS, MongoDB, Kubernetes, ArgoCD, Java 11, Spring, Python, React and others.