• Technical Recruiter

    Group/Job Location US-MA-Waltham
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    Human Resources
  • Overview

    QinetiQ North America delivers world-class technology and revolutionary products to defense, security and commercial markets worldwide. Our offerings range from survivability and unmanned systems to power, controls, sensors, and transportation solutions. Customers rely on our products to increase readiness, improve mission effectiveness, streamline operations, increase situational awareness and enhance security.

    At QinetiQ North America, you'll find a dedicated and talented team of people who enjoy their work and take pride in their accomplishments. As a member of our team, you'll work with cutting-edge technology and some of the industry's most brilliant minds. We offer a comprehensive, flexible benefit package including tuition assistance and career development opportunities. If you're interested in working for a technology-driven company that is the leader in its industry, but one that maintains the fast-paced, creative environment of a start-up, QinetiQ North America is the right place for you.

    QinetiQ North America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion or creed, sex, marital status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, or gender identity.


    U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Resident Status is required.


    This role is responsible for sourcing, identifying, recruiting, and pre-screening all levels of professional, technical, and business candidates, with a heavy focus on hard to fill technical positions. The person in this position will develop sourcing strategies and techniques to ensure effectiveness in meeting organizational goals and objectives..



    • Partner with hiring managers to assess and prioritize staffing requirements.
    • Conduct recruitment activities for technical, senior and/or hard to fill positions within the company including candidate sourcing, resume screening, phone screening, and in-person interviews.
    • Manage and coordinate college recruiting and college fairs.
    • Ensure applicants match experience with specific job related requirements.
    • Proactively source, identify, and recruit passive candidates utilizing a variety of sourcing methods such as networking and internet recruiting to build strong, timely pipelines for open positions.
    • Detailed management of candidate data in the applicant tracking system.
    • Conduct analysis on reporting on recruitment and data metrics
    • Ensure all pre-employment candidate requirements are met, including background checks
    • Dedicated support to a group of consultants across multi-geographic regions within the US
    • Engaging with candidates within a specialized market, qualifying their experience and knowledge against specific requirements
    •  High level search & data mining using a number of in-house and online tools including recruiting platforms and social media
    • Participation in ongoing training to ensure continuous development of search and delivery skills in order to provide high level results
    • Ongoing development of creative writing skills to provide a fresh approach to passive candidates
    • Other duties as assigned


    • You have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalentand 5-7 years of experience
    • You have experience working as an in-house recruiter with high-volumes in a dynamic environment. It will be a plus if you also have experience from the agency side working on high-level roles
    • You have experience and enjoy working in a competitive market, both in terms of attracting candidates but preferably also from a stakeholder management perspective
    • You have a deep understanding of creative sourcing strategies to find those “diamonds in the rough”
    • You are driven and you always find ways of improving the quality of your work
    • You are a team player and you strive for having great collaboration across teams, functions, and locations
    • You possess strong interpersonal and consultative skills
    • You have excellent time management skills
    • You are passionate about ensuring that each candidate who interviews has a unique and positive experience
    • Finally, you are a great teammate that loves to have fun at work and contributes with your experience
    • Prior experience with government contractors preferred


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