Senior Recruiter

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Leidos is seeking a Senior Recruiter  to support our Defense and Intelligence Group.  This position can be based remotely and allow for telework/telecommuting.

In this role, the Senior Recruiter will partner with Line, Program, and BD Leadership to develop and execute advanced staffing strategies; source and recruit professional level candidates; manage the end-to-end full life cycle recruiting process; and adhere to all relevant tracking and compliance requirements.

Job Responsibilities:

• Consult with internal customers on market trends, competitive intelligence, and prepare the business for current and future market dynamics related to the acquisition of talent. 

• Provide recruiting support across multiple programs and stakeholders, CONUS and OCONUS. 

• Serve as a subject matter expert in attracting and recruiting talent, applying advanced sourcing best practices, translating recruiting concept to practical application to support the business, and demonstrating the ability to flex from strategic to tactical in support of the business. 

• Demonstrate the ability to establish trust and confidence by maintaining a high level of credibility, integrity, and skilled communications with managers and staff. 

• Utilize sourcing tools and techniques to identify candidates such as online social networking, traditional networking, Boolean searches, and referrals.

• Be proactive; actively engage with hiring managers, provide ongoing status of sourcing activities and candidates.

• Collaborate with hiring managers to evaluate position criteria, determine candidate requirements, and sourcing options.

• Utilize candidate relationship management skills to identify, qualify, and maintain candidates.


• Bachelor’s Degree and 8+ years of related staffing or talent acquisition experience, with 4+ years in in a federal contracting environment, staffing or similar role (Additional experience, education and training may be considered in lieu of degree)

• 4+ year track record of standing up staffing solutions for new and existing markets and future business activities

• Demonstrated success in developing and executing sourcing strategies

• Extensive experience and subject matter expertise in how to differentiate recruitment solutions for funded programs versus bid/proposals

• Experienced in building, cultivating and sustaining networks of qualified, passive candidates and creating mechanisms to effectively manage a candidate pool

• Success in applying advanced recruiting fundamentals to include sourcing, screening, interviewing, negotiating, and onboarding

• Proven track record of working in a fast-paced, complex, and deadline-oriented environment

• Must be results oriented and have the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities

• Advanced understanding of OFCCP regulations and FLSA compliance

• Proven track record of providing recruiting support to multi-site operations and be capable of effectively building positive work partnerships with geographically-dispersed staff at all levels

• Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience with Taleo Application Tracking System.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

• Strong organizational and attention to detail skills.

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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