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Technical Recruiter

Alexandria, Virginia
Job Type
1 May 2022

Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) is a well-established and progressive defense contracting company in the Northern Virginia area just a few miles south of the Pentagon. We are a professional services firm established in 1972 that has a long-standing reputation for unrivaled technical and analytical support to some of the top decision makers in the Federal Sector. We do state of the art work and have a cadre of outstanding professionals on our team.

SPA has an immediate need for a Technical Recruiter. The Recruiter will assist with sourcing, vetting, and hiring contingent and pipeline candidates as SPA continues to expand. They will partner with other seasoned recruiters and the SPA Recruiting Manager to determine staffing needs and to recruit, interview and hire prospective new employees. If you have a proven ability to generate high-quality, diverse candidates under tight timelines.


The Technical Recruiter will review job requisitions/orders and employment applications to match applicants with job requirements. They will review resumes and credentials for appropriateness of skills, experience, and knowledge in relation to position requirements. They will select job applicants, confirm their qualifications, and refer them to hiring managers, making recommendations when appropriate. This will require the Recruiter to understand functional area hiring needs, position specifications, and parameters of search requirements. They will post available positions inside and outside of SPA in compliance with company policy, procedures and federal and state laws.

In addition, the Recruiter will search for candidates using various sources such as databases, internet recruiting resources, networking, job fairs, media advertisements, recruiting firms, and employee referrals. They will also interview job applicants as part of the screening process to get information on their work history, job skills, training and education, and inform them of the position's duties and responsibilities, compensation, benefits and working conditions. They will serve as the liaison between candidates, hiring managers and human resources staff.

The Recruiter will maintain accurate documentation on all candidates and searches through applicant tracking tool as well as track metrics regarding recruiting activity in compliance with company policy and procedures, federal and state laws. A creative recruiting professional with the ability to proactively research and investigate new ideas to create innovative sourcing strategies is desired.


Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of proven work experience as a Technical Recruiter, with extensive experience and knowledge of DoD/IC clearances, OFCCP rules and regulations, and government contracting.
Experience recruiting for Intel TS/SCI with CI and FS Poly clearances is highly desired.
Hands-on experience with various interviewing formats (e.g. phone, BlueJeans and structured).
Knowledge of Internet research, including sourcing and database mining techniques.
Experience posting available positions in compliance with company policy and procedures and federal and state laws is required.
Must be self-motivated and results driven with ability to communicate with candidates and hiring managers effectively/efficiently; excellent collaboration skills are needed in this position.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree or Advanced degree in an HR related field.
AIRS certificates
iCIMS ATS experience
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  • Job Reference: 579136281-2
  • Date Posted: 1 May 2022
  • Recruiter: Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.
  • Location: Alexandria, Virginia
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time