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🚀 Mission

Searchlight helps companies hire the right people, faster. Our Predictive Talent Platform helps companies operationalize Quality of Hire by connecting data from candidate assessments, reference checks, and post-hire outcomes.

We strive to instill confidence in making sound talent decisions because that’s what both organizations and candidates deserve. It’s time to inject talent strategy with the same level of rigor as business strategy.

It's the perfect time to join:

  • Freshly funded by top-tier investors like Founders Fund, Accel, and YC.
  • Fast-growing team tackling a $150B market with a category-defining product.
  • 77 NPS with customers like Zapier, Udemy, and Coda.
  • Women-led and mission-driven company; founders are Forbes 30U30 with backgrounds from Stanford, Uber, Google, and McKinsey.
  • Opportunity for meaningful ownership, leadership, and autonomy on a 20-person team.

💥 Values

  • Invest in others: We are people people. We make the effort to teach and praise. We care deeply about this team and prioritize collective well-being. We co-create a safe space where we can all collaborate, belong, and thrive.
  • Seek, give, and apply constructive feedback: We challenge ourselves and each other to be better. We don’t shy away from conflict, and we proactively ask for feedback. We give feedback directly and respectfully. We assume positive intent when receiving feedback. We engage and reflect on the feedback we receive and apply it fast to improve continuously.
  • Play bigger: We learn from failures, and we embrace ambiguity. We bring optimism and abundance instead of criticism or blame when we encounter challenges. We set ambitious goals; we take risks, move fast, and foster playful creativity to achieve them.
  • Delight customers: Every touchpoint is an experience, and every experience is a signal. We polish all touchpoints and go the extra mile to help our customers win. We strive to exceed expectations as thought partners and problem solvers.
  • Be an owner: We take 100% ownership of our work and 100% accountability for our actions. We hold ourselves to the highest levels of integrity and authenticity because character matters. We encourage independent decision-making, transparent communication, and proactiveness in helping the team work more efficiently.
  • Have passion for your craft: We love what we do. We sweat the critical details to get them right and continually stretch outside of our comfort zone by learning and growing. We bring the urgency, intensity, and focus on being excellent.

☀️ Benefits & Perks

  • Competitive annual salaries and significant equity options offered
  • Unlimited PTO and 12 paid holidays
  • 100% employer paid medical insurance premiums through Anthem or Kaiser Permanente (CA residents). Our medical plans are designed to provide you with comprehensive, high-quality medical and prescription drug coverage. Vision and Dental insurance options for 100% employer paid premiums offered through Guardian.
  • 401(k)
  • EAP, FSA and pre-tax Commuter Benefits
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Life/A&D Insurance
  • Spring Health personalized care and tools for mental health and wellness goals.
  • Health and wellness reimbursement stipend of $75/month
  • Financial planning and tracking via Origin

🏆 Team

30% of leadership roles at Searchlight are held by women.

🏢 Where we work

Remote or Hybrid, you choose!

🖖 Work / life balance

Searchlight works synchronous hours, for the most part, and respects each employee’s commitment to delivering excellence by reducing friction, providing constructive feedback efficiently, and having general guidelines for efficient communication through our tools. We keep meetings and Slack chats between the hours of 8 AM - 6 PM PT.

✨ Work style

Our team socializes and bonds regularly across remote and our hybrid teams.

Professional development and networking is a part of the Searchlight culture. We conduct a weekly all-hands, monthly lunch & learns and breakfasts, and book clubs. We regularly have regular team dinners, happy hours, game nights, and off-site activities. For our hybrid team that works in-office 3x/week out of our Jackson Square HQ, we provide daily breakfasts, stock the kitchen with everyone’s favorite drinks and snacks, and enjoy fresh, organic catered lunches from an Oakland food startup.

Every Searchlighter is intelligent, self-motivated, resourceful, passionate, and genuinely cares about improving the lives of our customers and users.

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