Sr. Technical Recruiter

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Posting title
Sr. Technical Recruiter

Roles and responsibilities
Must be a US Citizen or Green Card Holder
Estimated duration of 6 months with the potential for extension or conversion.
W2 with full benefits
Customer and contract specific training will be required and provided.
Labor Category: Business Administrator IV

Job Description:
Technical Sourcer & Recruiter (Business Admin IV)
Reporting to the Head of Talent Acquisition, the Technical Sourcer & Recruiter will support our Senior Recruiters with sourcing, research, candidate screening and events. This contract role is expected to last 6 months.
The Talent Acquisition team at JPL are experts that drive and influence the Lab’s recruitment strategy. We provide extraordinary client consultation and candidate experience to hire outstanding, diverse talent to meet the current and future needs of the Lab. In this role, you will partner and provide subject matter expert consultation with our hiring teams, HR business partners, the talent acquisition team, and our candidates, to attract and acquire the world’s most exceptional talent.

- Be a steward and protector of our culture, advocating for culture adds and non-traditional candidates that increase our diversity of thought. Live and breathe passion and excitement around our vision of exploring the universe for the betterment of humanity
- Discuss and make recommendations for top candidates you’ve assessed, being able to identify and articulate what makes a candidate a top 1-5% of candidates, versus the rest
- Build and maintain a network of potential candidates through active market research and ongoing relationship management
- Creatively source passive candidates from multiple channels including referrals, research, cold outbound, social media, networking events, and utilizing our robust sourcing platforms as resources.
- Lead the offer negotiation and closing process for technical and very niche roles including partnering with HRBPs on internal equity and changes in the market
- Guide our candidates through a delightful experience and ensures all candidate communication is timely and compliant
- Challenge the status quo and develop new and innovative ideas to continuously improve the hiring landscape at JPL

Required Skills:
• Must be a US Citizen or Green Card Holder
• Offer contingent on ability to successfully pass a background check and drug screen
• A minimum of 10 years of sourcing and/or full life cycle recruiting in engineering or tech required

Desired Skills:
• Typically requires a Bachelors degree in an applicable field of study highly preferred
• Experience recruiting within engineering and computer science disciplines strongly preferred
• Ability to think creatively and develop innovative and new solutions to attract difficult-to-find, passive talent. Strong sourcing and assessment skills required
• Proficiency with utilizing an applicant tracking system to manage an end-to-end hiring process with attention to detail and compliance.
• Prior experience running a hiring process in compliance with EEO, AAP, and OFCCP guidelines strongly preferred.
• Excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written required. Communication is confident, professional, polished and warm.
• Proficiency with MS
• Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
• Excellent time management skills, the ability to lead multiple projects at once and work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
• Ability to exercise independent judgement, discretion and confidentiality
• Ability to develop solid relationships and collaboration skills at all levels of the organization with your hiring teams, talent acquisition team and the greater HR team. Ability to be courageous and manage up as needed
• Demonstrated experience utilizing technology such as recruiting technology platforms, virtual environments, and social media required.

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