Operations and Recruiting Specialist

Atakama is both our product and our company name. The core technologies we have built for protecting files will be extended over time to protect other types of data (e.g. email, database content, etc.) as part of future products. We are seeking an organized and results-oriented Operations and Recruiting Specialist to join our growing team. If you are passionate, bright, eager to learn, and enjoy a challenge, apply today!


  • Manage day-to-day operations in the office
  • Assist leadership team and provide administrative support
  • Prioritize, organize, and manage multiple schedules and projects efficiently in a fast-paced environment


  • Responsible for providing full cycle candidate experience
  • Responsible for data management and integrity throughout the scheduling and assessment process including inputting relevant data into Applicant Tracking System
  • Correspond with candidates throughout the interview process, including scheduling phone screens, arranging and booking candidate travel, and organizing in-house interviews
  • Serve as a constant point of contact for candidates as they go through the candidate journey

What you'll be working on

About you

Essential Qualifications

  • 1+ year of recruiting experience
  • Experience in office or facilities management
  • Confident, articulate, and thorough communicator
  • You’re a team player who wants to help our company succeed
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines; you thrive in a fast-paced environment 
  • Resourceful, extremely organized, detail oriented, and a team player
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and G-Suite
  • Scrappy, unflappable, dynamic
  • Motivated, driven and a self-starter with a can-do attitude
  • Bachelor’s Degree

Nice-to-have Skills

  • Previous experience working within the tech sector
  • Proven ability in picking up and delivering on hiring for niche skill sets


  • This is a full time position in our New York City office. At this time, we are only interviewing candidates who are either already located in the New York area or interested in moving to the New York City area
  • Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate remote work for this position
  • Candidates must be fully authorized to work in the US and must be able to begin work before January 31, 2019

Atakama is a new solution for protecting data without passwords. Our product elegantly combines advanced encryption schemes with a seamless, password-free user experience to provide file-level security that operating systems and cloud service providers don’t offer.


  • Training
  • Healthcare
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • Gym membership
  • 401(k)
  • Tasty snacks

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