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Technical Recruiter

Company: BuddoBot Inc
Location: Fairfax
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPosition: Technical RecruiterPosition Summary:Our organization is looking for a highly motivated, detail-oriented, self-starter, with a positive outlook, willingness, and ability to work with and help others to join our recruiting team. The Technical Recruiter will use their technical knowledge and experience to recruit and place qualified IT candidates by locating, pre-screening, and interviewing potential candidates; perform reference checks and evaluates job skills as required to select qualified IT candidates to fulfill client's job requisitions. This role requires filling staff requirements for defense and federal contract positions, which may be immediate in nature with short turnaround times. The ideal candidate will possess the ability to proactively identify top level talent through a variety of sourcing/recruiting techniques. This professional will ensure impeccable recruitment execution to achieve seamless candidate and client recruitment experience. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identifies qualified defense and federal IT professionals to support our customer's missions through a high volume of sourcing, emails, calls and creativity with recruiting resources.
  • Assists with the company's overall recruiting efforts, which include on-site recruiting, internet recruiting, working with temporary agencies, and employee referrals.
  • Posts jobs online, screens, organizes, and tracks all applications and resumes within company's applicant tracking tool.
  • Coordinates and conducts interviews with hiring managers.
  • Coordinates with temporary agencies to staff open positions.
  • Understand company's policies and benefits.
  • Proactively research and evaluate new sourcing ideas and methods to create innovative sourcing strategies
  • Recruits and places qualified candidates by locating, pre-screening, and interviewing potential candidates; performs reference checks and evaluates job skills as required to select qualified candidates to fulfill client's job requisitions.
  • Ensure new hires feel welcome and have clear understanding of onboarding requirements to both the contract (as applicable), as well as the company.
  • Must exhibit diplomacy and consideration towards all people; acts as the liaison between contract personnel and hiring managers.
  • Sources and recruits new candidates by making cold calls, attending job fairs, networking within companies, and utilizing the Internet to locate and maintain a pool of qualified candidates for assignments.
  • Conducts in-person and/or phone interviews; qualifies technical professionals for skill, proficiency, and suitability; completes reference and background checks for potential candidates.
  • Selects qualified candidates for submission to management in response to their job requisitions.
  • Creates and updates candidate database for current and future job opportunities.
  • Performs administrative duties; composes routine correspondence. COMPETENCIES:
    • Business Acumen--Understands business implications of decisions; displays orientation to profitability; demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; aligns work with strategic goals.
    • Diversity--Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; educates others on the value of diversity; promotes a harassment- free environment; builds a diverse workforce.
    • Oral Communication--Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; participates in meetings.
    • Professionalism--Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments.
    • Judgment--Displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process; makes timely decisions.
    • Proficient in Microsoft (MS) Office tools (heavy focus on MS Excel), MS SharePoint, Google Drive, Adobe products, and exposure to Mac IOS a plus.
    • Resolves administrative problems by coordinating preparation of reports, analyzing data, and identifying solutions.
    • Exhibit a willingness to learn and grow.
    • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work without supervision.
    • Meticulous attention to detail required.
    • Must exhibit effective written and verbal communication skills.
    • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task, as well as adapt quickly to fast-paced, changing environment and requirements. Education and Certification Requirements: High school diploma or equivalentBackground and Experience:
      • Experience in federal and defense contract recruiting is a must, to include recruiting highly technical roles which often require personnel with clearances.
      • A minimum of 2-5 years' experience in IT Recruiting is strongly preferred.
      • Expertise in the core principles, practices and procedures related to recruiting and staffing.
      • Experience with contract negotiations.Required Technical Skills:
        • MS Office Suite (MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Word)
        • Experience using applicant tracking systems
        • Experience using various resumé sourcing platforms (Dice, ClearanceJobs, Monster, LinkedIn, etc.) PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
          • General office environment. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking for up to 10% of the time. The working environment is generally favorable. Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are not hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. Work is generally performed within an office environment with standard office equipment available.
          • 10 lbs. maximum lifting, occasional lift/carry of small articles.
          • Occasionally required to stand; frequently required to walk and sit.
          • Continually required to utilize hand and finger dexterity.
          • Continually required to talk or hear.
          • Continually utilize visual acuity to operate equipment, read technical information, and/or use a keyboard.The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or physical requirements. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Equal Employment Opportunity Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: BuddoBot Inc, Washington DC , Technical Recruiter, IT / Software / Systems , Fairfax, DC

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