Talent Acquisition Advisor - TS/SCI w/Poly required in Annapolis Junction, MD at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 8/12/2019

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Job Description

Are you passionate about your recruiting craft and delivering top technical candidates?  Do you consider yourself a trusted staffing advisor, a coach and a key business partner? Are you comfortable and effective at delivering optimal results in fast-paced environments? 

If so, this GDIT Talent Acquisition role may be a great opportunity for you! In this position, you will collaborate with our hiring managers and business leaders to develop and deliver a talent acquisition strategy to identify and engage the top talent in the marketplace. You will be responsible for portfolio management across a large and complex business group, evangelizing and driving process changes with managers, and providing the critical feedback necessary to improve our results and increase business impact - all while keeping a candidate first approach.  

As a GDIT Talent Acquisition Advisor, you must thrive in the hunt, and be focused on networking closely within the industry to identify the right talent and companies to target. You will leverage your technical and business knowledge to manage the entire recruiting cycle (Requisition intake, research, candidate identification, candidate screening, interviews, and negotiations).

In this role, you will be responsible for: 

  • Building and maintaining relationships with hiring managers across your assigned portfolio:  Provide advanced consultation to hiring managers regarding hiring needs and develop recruiting strategies for complex and challenging technical positions. Partner closely with hiring managers to evaluate position criteria, qualify requirement to fully understand the position and identify best fit. Review job listings to develop marketing language to attract qualified applicants.
  • Developing innovative strategies around finding top talent and ensuring the best possible candidate experience: Be a sourcing wizard using traditional and cutting-edge sourcing strategy to promote aggressive methods to source, evaluate, and pipeline technical candidates
  • Actively managing candidate experience to ensure highest quality experience through all recruitment stages: Conduct in-depth technical screening/interviewing of candidates; Develop interview questions and conduct phone screens that address key competencies of job requisitions to pre-qualify active and passive candidates.
  • Developing an effective pipeline of key talent available for immediate hire and future opportunities based on our hiring plans and succession planning requirements. 
  • Providing continuous and open communication to hiring team and leadership regarding recruitment efforts, including status of open requirements and pipeline. Research latest recruitment trends and provide recommendations to management for optimizing and integrating these trends into daily routines

Administers the selection and hiring process of candidates to meet organization staffing requirements

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS, 8+ years experience OR without a degree, 12 years of related recruiting experience.


For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training, and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs, and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.','industry