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Octo Consulting Group is seeking a Senior Recruiter to join our team in Reston, VA. The ideal candidate will have experience recruiting technical candidates in the cleared and/or homeland security communities. The individual will be responsible for managing the delivery of full life cycle recruiting for both direct work and new business development proposals.
Successful candidates should have experience recruiting the following skills sets: Agile/Scrum, Systems Engineering, Software Developers, Cybersecurity engineers, PMO Leads, Business Analysts, Cloud & Architects Engineers, DevOps Engineers, Java Developers, WordPress Developers, Systems Administrators, IT/Systems and Financial Management.
The successful candidate will be responsible for generating leads and building a network of highly cleared candidates, identifying candidates for direct opportunities, interviewing and negotiating offers. The candidate will also be responsible for working with internal clients on market trends, competitive intelligence, and recruiting strategies to build a pipeline of highly qualified candidates. Candidate should have a strong knowledge and pipeline of the DC, Maryland, and Virginia candidate markets.
Effective candidate sourcing skills.
Perform full life-cycle recruiting activities from initial job identification and posting, sourcing and screening, interviewing to offer negotiation.
Leverage recruiting resources and networking to identify candidates
Have a strong understanding of technical requirements
Partner with internal hiring managers to ensure awareness of all proposal activities, staffing plans and competitive landscape.
Work to ensure continual improvement of the recruiting strategies.