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Technical Recruiter
Ref No.: 22-00008
Location: Gaithersburg, Maryland
Are you passionate about technology? Join our growing team! AboutWeb, an award-winning IT solutions company, has been providing excellence in product development, application design, and cybersecurity solutions, since 1998. We are a diverse blend of engineers, developers, and cybersecurity professionals, providing cutting-edge solutions to real-world issues and solving problems for clients.
AboutWeb is a subsidiary of Penacity, LLC.
 
We are looking for a Technical Recruiter to help us grow our IT and managerial teams.
 
Technical Recruiter responsibilities include sourcing, screening, and providing a shortlist of qualified candidates for various technical and managerial roles. You will also network online and offline with potential candidates to promote our employer brand, reduce our time-to-hire and ensure we attract the best professionals.
 
Ultimately, you will build a strong tech talent pipeline and help hire and retain skilled employees for our IT and managerial positions.
 
Responsibilities
  • Write and post technical job descriptions
  • Source potential candidates on niche platforms
  • Parse specialized skills and qualifications to screen IT resumes
  • Perform pre-screening calls to analyze applicants' abilities
  • Interview candidates combining various methods (e.g. structured interviews, technical assessments, and behavioral questions)
  • Coordinate with IT team leaders to forecast department goals and hiring needs
  • Craft and send personalized recruiting emails with current job openings to passive candidates
  • Participate in tech conferences and meetups to network with IT professionals
  • Compose job offer letters
  • Onboard new hires
  • Promote company's reputation as a great place to work
  • Conduct job and task analyses to document job duties and requirements
  • Keep up to date with new technological trends and products
Requirements
  • Proven work experience as a Technical Recruiter or Recruiter
  • Hands-on experience with various interview formats (e.g. phone, Skype and structured)
  • Technical expertise with an ability to understand and explain job requirements for IT roles
  • Familiarity with Applicant Tracking Systems and resume databases
  • Solid knowledge of sourcing techniques (e.g. social media recruiting and Boolean search)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Preferred Skills:
  • Experience in government contracts including LOI's
  • Experience sourcing for cleared jobs

If you are interested in applying for this job, or if you know someone who is (we offer referral bonuses), please get in touch with us at careers@aboutweb.com.

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