HR & Recruiting Coordinator


Who We Are
Cyngn is a Silicon Valley-based autonomous vehicle startup backed by leading Venture Capital firms, including Andreessen Horowitz, Benchmark Capital, and Index Ventures.

We are a team of engineers and scientists, and we believe in building the best products through open and honest collaboration. We’re constantly experimenting, asking questions, listening to feedback, and taking action.

The journey of creating and building is just as important as the final product. We pride ourselves on our trusting and creative work environment; it’s what has led us to build one of the world’s leading autonomous vehicle solutions. Our advanced self-driving system is cost-effective, modular, and broadly applicable across a variety of industries and vehicles by leveraging applied artificial intelligence, leading-edge sensors, and robotics. 

About the role and about you: 

We are looking for an energetic and ambitious Recruiting Coordinator to join the Cyngn HR & Operations team. With the primary focus on scheduling and facilitating interviews, the Recruiting Coordinator is dedicated to ensuring all candidates have a positive and lasting impression of Cyngn. You will play a substantial role in building and supporting the entire talent & HR infrastructure from the ground up. This role will provide you with an expanding set of responsibilities in a high growth and fast-paced environment.


Key Deliverables:


  • Support our recruiting team in coordinating candidate interviews (phone, virtual, and onsite)
  • Provide follow-up correspondence with a sense of urgency to candidates on recruiting status via phone and email making sure there are no blackouts in communication
  • Focus on creating a phenomenal candidate experience
  • Act as an admin for our ATS Lever, including updating candidate records, tracking recruiting activities, and posting jobs; become a Lever expert and share your expertise and tips with the team
  • Optimize use of our applicant tracking system to maximize the efficiency of our hiring process and provide regular reporting and analytics
  • Identify opportunities for improvement to ensure that candidates have an amazing experience
  • Facilitate exceptional partnerships with hiring managers, recruiters, and other team members, prioritizing timely follow-up and follow-through
  • Ensure data integrity and update candidate records in the applicant tracking system as needed, including fulfilling documentation requirements and other relevant interview details

    Experience and superpowers we’re looking for:


  • Experience providing exceptional candidate or customer experience
  • Basic understanding of the Talent Acquisition function in a fast-moving business environment
  • Intuitive and able to identify potential areas of improvement in our operational processes
  • 1+ years of work experience as a Recruiting Coordinator, administrative, or equivalent experience in fast-paced start-up, or in a similar professional coordination role
  • Incredible attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Process-driven: you’re constantly looking for ways to make things work more efficiently
  • Experience and proficiency in Google Suite and ATS such as Lever, Greenhouse, etc.
  • Ability to switch gears while managing multiple internal priorities in a time sensitive matter
  • Self-starter with an incredible work ethic
  • Commitment to excellence and top performance
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    Perks & Benefits:


  • Generous company paid medical, dental & vision insurance coverage
  • Unlimited paid time off & 11 companywide paid holidays
  • 401k
  • Commuter benefits
  • Healthy lunches provided daily in the office