Who is hatch IT?

Hatch is a boutique tech-startup recruiting company. Home-grown in Northern Virginia (Leesburg) we are an established startup that helps local startups across DC/MD/VA find and hire engineering, product and data science talent.

How is hatch different from other recruiting agencies?

We are one of the only local recruiting partners that solely focuses on engineering & product recruitment for startups & small business in the DMV Region. We're a startup supporting startups so we now how important it is to dial in on engineers that can adapt to a startup culture. Given our narrow market, we've been able to build a database of local engineers that exceeds 120K candidates to date. We understand that engaging a traditional staffing firm with lofty contingency fees is often unrealistic for a startup to afford, therefore, we offer our innovative Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) for startups model. This model allows for hatch to act as a true extension of our client's internal recruiting team and take on all the heavy lifting at half the cost of staffing fees.  Learn how we've helped several startups in the area with our Scale4Startups model here.

Is hatch a local recruiting company or International?

Since our inception in 2011 we've only focused on serving the DMV region. At this time, we do not have offices outside of the DMV area nor do we recruit outside of the DMV area.

What kind of positions does hatch recruit for?

We only recruit on positions relevant to software engineering, mobile development, product design, or Data Science.  Software Engineer, Data Engineer, UI/UX Designer, Product Manager, Mobile Developer, Data Analyst, Data Scientist is a shortlist of the common roles we recruit on. For more information, visit our Client page here

Does hatch recruit for temporary or contract positions?

We do support clients that have contract or contract-to-hire needs. We are fully equipped to provide hatch employees & contractors with a variety of benefits as needed.

What kind of companies does hatch partner with?

Hatch partners with startups and small businesses in the DC, Maryland, Virginia region. The bulk of our clients are startups with headcount ranging from 25 - 250 with a software product/tool being used in production, and are now looking to scale their engineering & product teams. 

What kind of candidates engage with hatch?

Candidates who are attracted to hatch are software engineers who are looking to work with an innovative product startup or small business in the DMV region. Engineers who want to work in the commercial space vs. the government services arena engage with hatch for an exciting opportunity.

What does the hatch recruiting process look like for clients?

When a client partners with hatch, we kickoff a discovery call to learn in the ins and outs of your company culture, the technical infrastructure & technology stack as well as the breakdown of the engineering team(s). We will also probe on key selling points of why candidates will want to work for your company so we can pitch the opportunity and company to candidates we speak with. We position ourselves to be brand ambassadors for your company and want to ensure we are selling the long term vision of your business as if we were an internal recruiter for your firm. 

What does the hatch recruiting process look like for candidates?

When a candidate engages with hatch we will kick off a discovery call to learn as much as we can about what it is you're looking for in your dream job. We will dig into your tech experience to ensure it matches up with our client's tech stack. We never hold back the name of our client partners and will be transparent from start to finish if we think it's a good match or not. We will work with you every step of the way from setting up interviews to negotiating offers. Our goal is to only place you in a new opportunity if all your boxes are checked and it's a great fit for both you and the company hiring.

How much does working with hatch cost?

We offer multiple different recruiting models for every client depending on the scope of the engagement. For more information on which model is best for you and the cost tied to each model, click here

Does hatch provide marketing solutions for my open positions?

Absolutely! We offer customized strategies to ensure we are broadcasting your company and brand in a positive light to the local engineering community. We post jobs on LinkedIn, engineering forums (i.e. Stack Overflow), and several other sources as long as they are relevant. We also create custom landing pages for our clients where we can highlight the awesome things your company is doing in the area.

What other services outside of traditional recruiting does hatch offer?

For our RPO clients hatch offers services that include; HR & Onboarding, Applicant Tracking System (ATS) standup and implementation, event management/event marketing, marketing & branding, culture development, and company retreat planning, just to name a few. We strive to be much more than just a recruiting partner building out your engineering team.