Senior Technical Recruiter

5 - 7 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/25/17
Herndon, VA
5 - 7 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/25/17


Akima, LLC and its operating companies represent an uncommonly broad array of specialized talents, technologies, domain expertise and proven program success at some of the most visible and demanding implementations across all of government and industry. Driven by mission priorities and the most stringent business metrics, budget constraints and best practice models, Akima companies successfully support their customers at every critical point across a project’s lifecycle—from strategy, design, and development through operations, management, migration and maintenance.

Are you a Recruiter with government contracting experience? Are you at ease with senior management? Can you handle high-volume recruiting? Akima, LLC has an immediate opening for a Recruiter with a passion for making a difference and a strong desire to grow with us. This position is ideally suited for a self-motivated, detail-oriented person who is very passionate about recruiting. You will be responsible the recruitment of entry level to management level positions in the various industries, such as Information Technology and Corporate Administration.


  • Responsible for full cycle recruiting process to meet the various staffing goals across all levels within multiple business units.

  • Develop strong relationships and partner with hiring manager and business leaders.

  • Work closely with Hiring Managers to maximize effectiveness of recruiting process

  • Develop and execute comprehensive recruiting strategies utilizing all tools such as direct sourcing, online resume databases, social networking, and job events

  • Work with hiring managers to ensure job requirements and expectations are clearly understood and candidates are assessed against appropriate criteria.

  • Regular follow up with the respective hiring managers and candidates to ensure timeliness of recruitment process.

  • Will take positive steps to support and promote the recruitment, retention and development programs for Native Alaskan shareholders



  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent experience

  • 5 plus years of Staffing/Recruitment experience specifically for IT positions

  • 3 years corporate recruiting experience with a government contractor.

  • Experience using a variety of online recruitment tools and applicant tracking systems (Taleo experience is a plus).

  • Strong understanding and ability to recruit at all levels of the organization from entry level to corporate staff.

  • Knowledge of EEO, ADA and OFCCP requirements

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, communication skills and team based project experience.

  • Decisive ability to shift priorities and function effectively in a dynamic fast paced work culture.

  • Strong understanding of the recruiting aspects involved in the Government proposal environment.

  • Flexibility to work surge hours as required during proposal time frames.

  • Clear understanding of the end to end recruitment life-cycle processes.

  • Experience with high volume recruiting

  • Strong work ethic is a must

  • Ability to with minimal supervision and guidance is essential


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