Technical Recruiter

Technical Recruiter
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Arlington,VAUnited States
United States

Halfaker has an immediate opportunity for a Technical Recruiter to drive recruiting activities. The ideal candidate will be a motivated individual who will prosper in a fast paced environment. A key marker of success will be the ability to creatively source challenging skill-sets with high level clearances with urgency in mind. The recruiter will manage the recruiting process to include: partnering with hiring managers to write compelling job descriptions, ensuring proper classification and level, sourcing and screening candidates, conducting/coordinating interviews, and working with managers to extend offers, supporting negotiations as needed.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide full-cycle recruiting expertise to find candidates for contract and project-based positions within the Federal Government IT industry by using job boards, social media platforms, and word of mouth referrals
  • Leverage candidate and business partner networks to attract prospective candidates for current and future positions with Halfaker’s clients through phone, social media, and email contact.
  • Work closely with our Project Management team to build strategic recruiting plans that meet client needs and expectations while ensuring that candidate and client goals and values align for a mutually beneficial placement
  • Identify and track changes in the market regarding the demand, availability, and cost of various IT skill sets
  • Prepare and maintain all documents associated with each position, including the position request/job description, job posting, applicant tracking log, resumes and any other documents provided by applicants
  • Pre-screen candidates for interest, basic qualifications and salary expectations and provide summary to hiring manager and help coordinate the interview process
  • Collaborate with Recruiters, Project Managers, Human Resources, and company executives to implement best practices in recruiting processes
  • Ensure recruiting process compliance with OFCCP guidelines and assist in the development of  Affirmative Action Program (AAP) reports

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Psychology, Technology, or related discipline. 5 years of experience recruiting in a government contracting environment may be substituted in lieu of a degree
  • Three (3) years of experience as a technical recruiter, preferably in the IT industry
  • Demonstrated ability to produce a continuous pipeline of candidates with strong technology and management skills
  • Highly motivated individual with a strong work ethic and the ability to overcome obstacles
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and networking skills
  • Ability to think outside the box to solve problems for candidates and clients

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Full cycle recruiting experience supporting clients that require high level clearances
  • Knowledge of EEO, ADA, DOL classifications, and other government compliance regulations that affect job recruitment
  • Previous experience with server-based applicant tracking systems
  • Demonstrated success in a corporate recruiting environment or agency recruiting firm

Halfaker offers an excellent benefits package with an award winning talent development program to foster a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce. Halfaker and Associates is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer - M/F/D/V

Technical Recruiter
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