Technical Recruiter

Netelligent   •  

Chesterfield, MO

Industry: IT Consulting/Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 369 days ago

ABOUT OUR COMPANY   Netelligent has been named one of the 50 Best Places to Work in St. Louis by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and ranked as one of the 25 Fastest Growing Privately-Owned Companies in St. Louis by the St. Louis Business Journal. If you thrive in an environment of growth and individual impact, Netelligent is the place for you! Founded in 2003, Netelligent offers a full portfolio of professional, managed and cloud services.  Netelligent’s vision is to let our customers focus on their core business by outsourcing IT services like voice, video, virtualization, and storage to us.  We take a neutral approach in helping to determine what model of IT consumption best benefits each client organization (on premise, managed, or cloud).  Our unparalleled approach to customer service was recently recognized with SBM Magazine’s 2014 Best Customer Service Award.     Netelligent is a Cisco Gold Partner, Cisco Master Unified Communications Partner, Master Managed Services Certified Partner, EMC Premier Partner, NetApp Alliance Partner, Riverbed Platinum, VMware Gold Partner and Microsoft Silver Partner.   We currently have locations in St. Louis, MO, Chesterfield, MO and Denver/Aurora, CO.   Additional recent awards and recognition include Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies list in 2012, 2013 and 2014; CRN Technology Elite 250 list  for 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014; CRN’s  Solution Provider 500 list for 2012, 2013 and 2014; CRN and the Channel Company’s CRN MSP 500 list for 2014; and recognition at the 2014 Channel Partners 360 Awards Program.  President and CEO Aaron Stone was recently named one of the Top 100 St. Louisans to “Know How to Succeed in Business.”   Netelligent has attracted and retained some of the industry’s most talented people!  We offer great benefits, flexible work schedules and a DYNAMIC environment.  If you are looking for a company that embraces creativity, risk taking and cross-functional teaming, please apply online today.   POSITION DESCRIPTION   The Technical Recruiter is responsible for sourcing, attracting, recruiting, interviewing, and introducing technical and engineering candidates and non-technical candidates to Netelligent.  Netelligent sells hybrid technical solutions – cloud/hosted, on premise, managed services and professional service engagements.  This position delivers talent to support strategy and recruitment processes, is the lead conduit of talent into an organization; ensuring the ongoing and future organizational talent demands are met, exceeded, and measured.    Responsible for providing corporate recruitment and support to business units, advising and assisting managers with employment needs while ensuring compliance with Company policies and governmental requirements.  This role will achieve staffing objectives by sourcing and evaluating both technical (engineers, developers, architects) and non-technical job candidates; advising managers; managing applicant tracking processes and maintaining legal documentation.   The ideal candidate will have managed full-cycle recruiting inside a high-technology networking company. Netelligent verifies employment via the E-Verify process.  This position reports to the Director of Human Resources.   RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Talent drives the company’s success; this function is an integral part of the Netelligent team and client organizations.  It is an ongoing technical recruiting process in building relationships and finding new places to look to find talent in the area.  This role understands the business and the critical success factors around solutions selling – on premise, managed services, and hosted cloud solutions.  
  • Identify and source qualified talent for current open roles, cold call, build relationships and network to fulfill engineering, data, and product requirements
  • Provide timely & on-going communication throughout the recruiting process
  • Use applicant tracking system and otherrecruiting software to track applicants and guide them through the candidateonboarding process
  • High attention to detail and the ability to work with hiring managers to prioritize candidates and roles to meet hiring needs
  • Experienced in finding the best talent for all areas at all levels of the organization. 
  • Complete salary market studies and comparisons to support newly created job opportunities
  • Partner with professors and administrators to foster building talent pools in areas that meet the long-term company vision.
  • Participate in industry associations and symposiums to build relationships with potential talent.  Provide seminars and develop projects with the schools to build relationships with students throughout the education process. 
  • Discuss opportunities with potential candidates focusing more on the type of contribution the candidates can make and the type of work that the candidates will be doing. 
  • Focus on the motivations and needs of the candidate to find a long-term match with company.
  • Review opportunities to include new talent in the organization. Do not let the talent slip away to the competition.
  • Full cycle recruiting to include constructing and placing advertisements, screening of resumes, scheduling and conducting interviews, developing interview questionnaires, completing interview evaluations and reference checks, and preparation of offer and rejection letters. 
  • Build applicant sources by researching and utilizing colleges, employment agencies, recruiters, media and Internet sites; provide organization information, opportunities and benefits; attend career/job fairs and make presentations; develop a candidate pipeline/talent pool for growing talent demands; proactively source passive candidates.
  • Maintain correspondence, interview notes, applicant forms and candidate status in recruiting files/records
  • Act as liaison between hiring manager and candidates, assisting with scheduling and coordination of interviews and pre-employment assessments.
  • Generate reports, records and documents relating to the recruitment process to ensure compliance with Company and government policies.
  • Improve organization attractiveness by recommending new policies and practices; monitoring job offers and compensation practices; emphasizing benefits and perks.
  • Meet aggressive hiring goals in a metrics driven organization.
  • Network and participate in external industry events to enhance marketplace visibility.
  • Updatejob postings & produces detailed recruitment reporting.
  • Work closely with hiring managers to define/refine staffing needs.  Partner with hiring managers to develop effective job descriptions by understanding the skills and background required, the impact on the role, and the ideal fit to the team and company for maximum exposure 
  • Develop and maintain strong client and candidate relationships, requiring regular touch points and diligent follow through 
  • Utilize creative, passive sourcing techniques (cold calling, networking) to recruit high-demand candidates with specialized technology skills.  Expertise in Boolean searches, innovative sourcing tools and social networking sites (Twitter, Facebook, Dice, LinkedInRecruiter)
  • Ability to provide strong consultative skills to client (hiring managers) and work in a team based environment
  • Performs other duties as assigned and required.  Duties and responsibilities may change from time to time without notice and include but are not limited to the duties described above


  • Initiates and develops business relationships in positive ways 
  • Successfully works with a wide range of people at varying levels of organizations 
  • Communicates with others in ways that are clear, considerate and understandable 
  • Demonstrates ease in relating with a diverse range of people of varying backgrounds, ages, experience and education levels 


  • Adapts effectively to changing plans and priorities 
  • Demonstrates the capacity to handle multiple tasks at one time 
  • Deals comfortably with ambiguity 
  • Adjusts preset plans as necessary with minimal resistance 


  • Maintains focus on goals
  • Identifies and acts on removing potential obstacles to successful goal attainment
  • Implements thorough and effective plans and applies appropriate resources to produce desired results
  • Follows through on all commitments to achieve results


  • Initiates relevant activities toward achieving business goals 
  • Independently completes projects and produces desired results 
  • Requires little or no supervision to stay focused on necessary activities 
  • Readily identifies and pursues business opportunities without outside direction 


  • Discards personal agenda to cooperate with other team members in meeting objectives
  • Contributes positively and productively to team projects
  • Builds and sustains a trust relationship with each member of the team
  • Supports other team members and team decisions


  • BA/BS degree in Business, Human Resources or related area or equivalent work experience
  • 5 + years of talent acquisition experience in technical engineering environment 
  • In-house technical recruiting experience strongly preferred 
  • Detailed knowledge of recruitment legal requirements
  • Demonstrated success recruiting technical professionals
  • Experience working with various applicant tracking systems
  • 5+ Years of technical recruitment experience in a fast-paced, preferably high-tech, in both Agency and Corporate environments
  • Detail-oriented, action/goal-oriented, effective multi-tasker
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be flexible and have the ability to work independently
  • Must have a sense of urgency and be self-motivated
  • Enjoy nurturing relationships with hiring managers
  • Demonstrated ability to recruit qualified candidates in a timely fashion
  • Proven ability to maintain strict levels of confidentiality
  • Applied knowledge of EEO federal and state hiring regulations as well as labor law compliance
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills with a commitment to excellence
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines, manage priorities and workflow
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels and exercise good judgment
  • Ability to build and maintain trust and credibility at all levels of the organization
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to communicate professionally and effectively in person, on the phone, via formal presentations, electronically or through other means to individuals or groups.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with candidates, hiring managers and external recruitment agencies.
  • Experience working for a rapidly growing organization.
  • Strong organizational skills and diligent follow up, ability to prioritize tasks and projects.


  • BA/BS degree in Business, Human Resources or related area or equivalent work experience
  • 5 + years of talent acquisition experience in technical engineering environment 
  • In-house technical recruiting experience strongly preferred 
  • Detailed knowledge of recruitment legal requirements
  • Demonstrated success recruiting technical professionals
  • Experience working with various applicant tracking systems
  • Experience utilizing external recruiters various networking sites and job boards to source new talent