In-house Graduate Recruiter

  • Business Operations
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full-time


As Google Cloud's premier partner in AI, at Datatonic we provide world-class businesses with cutting-edge data solutions in the cloud. We help clients take leading technology to the limits by combining our expertise in machine learning, data engineering, and analytics. Datatonic Academy is our new venture to train exceptional individuals in Data and AI, to help them turbo-charge their careers with Google Cloud.

With courses covering a range of roles including Machine Learning Engineer, Data Engineer and BI Analyst, the Academy offers specialist training to help enterprise businesses upskill their existing teams. The Academy also provides recruitment of and training for new talent, both for Datatonic and its clients.

To fuel our learner acquisition, we require a highly enthusiastic Recruiter to source candidates for Graduate and Associate level roles in the company and to coordinate day-to-day recruiting activities. This is an exceptional opportunity to be part of a company of highly talented people across many different technical and commercial functions, at an early stage of the Academy’s evolution. Not only will you have a great foundation to develop your Recruiting/HR career, but you'll also get high exposure to the AI, Machine Learning and Analytics ecosystem, so you'll quickly develop your knowledge in this area!

As our first in-house recruiter you will work closely with the Academy’s founding team to develop our recruiting strategy as the business grows. Your focus will be on sourcing exceptional Graduates and Associate level candidates for the bi-annual Graduate scheme intake and other Associate level hiring intakes, to be developed.

This includes liaising with other internal teams, e.g. Account Management, and coordinating upskilling course customisation to suit our clients’ specific needs.

Reporting to the Co-Founder, this role will be critical in supporting and nurturing the business growth - it offers the opportunity to have a real impact on the trajectory of the Academy venture. For that reason, this is not a ‘passenger’ role. Proactivity, opinions and ideas are essential and encouraged - we want to build a team that is passionate about helping people turbo-charge their career in tech and excited to make it happen.

You'll have responsibility for:

  • Sourcing and managing graduate and associate level candidate pipelines for a range of positions such as Data Engineer, Cloud Architect, BI Developer, BI Analyst and more.
  • Conducting a wide range of recruitment activities including organising interviews, screening calls, updating recruitment systems, attending recruiting events, employer branding support, etc.
  • Helping to create and shape screening and assessment processes for candidates.
  • Welcoming candidates and making introductions.
  • Contributing to various other HR & recruitment related activities, as required.


  • A minimum of 2+ years' experience in an agency or in-house recruitment/resourcer role, with a proven background in sourcing and interviewing for a wide range of positions across either graduate and/or technical areas.
  • Target-driven mentality, with strong motivation to earn bonuses based on results.
  • Ability to independently prioritise your workload, covering several tasks/projects simultaneously, with excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Individually you are sure-footed and enjoy professional interaction with all types or roles/seniority.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with strong written and oral proficiency in English.

Bonus points for:

  • Graduate talent acquisition expertise
  • Expertise within the tech, data, engineering and analytics ecosystem, recruiting roles such as data engineer, cloud architect, BI developer/analyst etc.
  • Working knowledge of G-Suite tools (Gmail, GoogleDocs, GoogleDrive etc).


The Basics: 25 days holiday in addition to bank holidays, choice of laptop, pension scheme (3% employer pension, rising by extra 1% per year worked), team bonus payable annually, tech scheme, £100 home equipment allowance

Health & Wellbeing: Private Healthcare, Employee Assistance Program, Cycle-to-Work scheme, Discounted Gym Membership

Learning: Datatonic encourages continuous learning at all levels with a generous conference budget, freedom to explore the latest tools and technologies as well as regular knowledge-sharing activities. You will get access to Linux Academy, Coursera, and LinkedIn Learning and a £700 Conference Budget with 4 days of attendance per year

Career Development: A personalised development plan to ensure you hit your professional goals with a clear roadmap for progression

Impact: The opportunity to work on cutting-edge AI and ML solutions spanning multiple industries and with market-leading organisations

Innovation: Access to Datatonic LABs, our Research & Development hub. Experiment and bring forward ideas, create impactful and meaningful work in a creative and collaborative environment - even just for fun!

Office Environment: A modern office set in the innovation hub of Canary Wharf with complimentary fruit, cookies, tea/coffee throughout the day as well as a shared café and working space with panoramic views of London

Team Vibe & Social: A welcoming and friendly team plus regular team offsites and social events including Tasty Tuesdays (free lunch) and Thirsty Thursdays (team drinks).

Working for Datatonic

Our UK headquarters is based in a tech-centric environment in the centre of Canary Wharf. We also have offices in Stockholm, Geneva, Munich, and Barcelona, and we work with clients in many other European countries. We allow for flexible working hours and the possibility of remote work.

We’re an eclectic team with lots of different interests and personalities. We have many different roles across data science, engineering, analytics, consulting, marketing, business development, and operations. As a company, we have a strong emphasis on learning and professional development. Our core values are:

Cultivating Excellence

A hub for continuous learning, curiosity, developing ideas, testing things out - and then putting ‘excellence’ into practice.

Owning It

Working collaboratively in cross-functional teams to achieve customer delight. We love what we do and draw immense satisfaction from taking responsibility and seeing the results of our work.

Purposeful Impact

Creating positive change for our customers, using the most relevant machine learning and analytics approaches and the best technologies to meet real business needs.

Winning with Partners & Friends

Our business has been built on great partnerships and open-source collaboration. It’s one thing to be successful, but to do it in partnership with great people and other great companies is even better in our opinion.

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