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Sr. Acquisition Specialist Resume

Alexandria, VA

SUMMARY

A Technical Recruiter experienced in full - lifecycle recruitment of cyber security, technology and program management professionals in the Federal Contracting arena. Expertise sourcing and recruiting candidates for hard to fill positions whose qualifications include Top Secret /SCI Security Clearances. Adept in creating partnerships with managers to hire and retain exceptional talent.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Sr. Acquisition Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Performed full-life cycle recruitment of candidates for positions in cyber security and enterprise systems management for a government contractor in support of various DoD, and federal civilian agencies.
  • Sourced highly qualified candidates using social media, cold calls, Dice, Clearance Jobs, LinkedIn, Indeed Career Builder, candidate pipeline, referrals and job boards.
  • Assisted hiring managers with development of position descriptions and candidate screening questions.
  • Conducted candidate pre-screening, phone interviews, forwarded qualified candidates to hiring managers negotiated and extended offers of employment and assisted HR team with onboarding process.
  • Positions recruited for include; Cyber Security Analyst, Enterprise Architect and Splunk Architect.

Confidential

Recruiting Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Provided full life cycle recruitment and talent acquisition functions for positions in IT, and biosciences.
  • Recruited for the following positions; Sr. Systems Analyst, Network Administrator, and Biologist.
  • Performed on campus college recruitment, career hiring events and summer internship recruitment.
  • Partnered with HR team to implement an enhanced onboarding process and new hire orientation.
  • Recruitment and candidate management conducted utilizing Confidential Recruit Applicant Tracking System.

Confidential

Sr. Technical Recruiter

Responsibilities:

  • Performed full-life cycle recruitment and talent acquisition support for positions in cyber security and enterprise systems management for government contractors in support of DoD, intelligence and federal agencies to include; USCG, DARPA, JSP, DISA, FAA and Confidential .
  • Collaborated with management on a staffing strategy for a SCA contract with 70 cleared employees
  • Positions recruited for; SOC Analysts, Network Engineers, JAVA Developers and Service Desk Analysts.
  • Candidate sourcing conducted via job boards, LinkedIn, Indeed, DICE, Career Builder, cold calls, referrals, military veteran hiring outreach, social media networks and candidate pipeline.
  • Partnered with program managers to identify key personnel for RFPs and extend contingent offers.
  • Implemented candidate recruitment strategies utilizing social media and military veteran hiring outreach.
  • Proactively met with managers to discuss status of open requisitions and upcoming staffing requirements.

Confidential, Alexandria, VA

HR Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Developed and conducted the recruitment and HR processes for a 100-employee government contracting company contributing to a 150 % increase in revenue by recruiting quality talent to support contracts with the following agencies;
  • Performed full life cycle recruitment to include negotiation of job offers for targeted technical positions; Systems Engineers, Telecommunications Analysts, IT Asset Managers, Exercise Planners, and Technical Project Managers.
  • Managed the recruitment, hiring and on boarding process of 36 employees for multiple contracts in 90 days.
  • Sourced candidates via; Indeed, Clearance Jobs, referrals, candidate pipeline and military hiring events.
  • Collaborated with program managers to determine future talent needs and establish a pipeline of candidates resulting in a higher volume of candidates for fully funded vacancies and proposal efforts.
  • Implemented effective hiring programs i.e. Military Veteran, campus recruitment and community career events.
  • Fully staffed a DoD contract with Secret cleared employees at 10 locations in 7 states within 45 days.
  • Recruitment and candidate management conducted utilizing JAZZ applicant tracking system.

Confidential, Herndon, VA

HR Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Performed full life cycle technical recruitment and onboarding of hard to fill and niche positions for an 80- employee government contractor with locations in VA, MD, CA, and NY.
  • Fulfilled 93% of requisitions with creative sourcing methods, job boards, employee referrals, candidate pipeline job fairs, Veteran and community outreach events resulting in minimal hiring expenses.
  • Recruited and hired for the following positions; Modeling & Simulation Engineers, T&E Engineers Systems Engineers, IDS Analysts, Pen Testers, Sr. Security Analysts, Systems Administrators, Network Engineers Software Engineers, IT Directors, Sr. LMS Analyst, and Project Managers.
  • Product owner for corporate CMMI Level III Training and Strategic Development Plan.
  • Partnered with Business Development and program management to benchmark candidates for RFP’s.

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