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General Dynamics Information Technology Recruiting Team Lead-Secret in St. Joseph, Missouri

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret

Public Trust/Other Required: None

Job Family: Talent Acquisition

Join the General Dynamics Information Technology's Defense Talent Acquisition team as a DEFENSE RECRUITING TEAM LEAD where we hire for programs that support IT Software Development and Infrastructure services for some of the largest government defense agencies.

Our team recruits for a wide range of careers such as Software Developers, Systems Engineers, Cloud Architects, Desktop Support, Specialist, Database Administrators and many more.


  • Must be willing and able to come to GDIT's Falls Church, Virginia location for meetings on occasion at the candidate's expense

  • Coordinates and actively participates in the selection of the final candidates.

  • Research new careers, technologies, and/or alternate sources

  • Makes employment recommendations based on information developed through pre-screens, interviews, reference checks, applications, and resumes, insuring the compensation offer is competitive, internally equitable, and affordable.

  • Performs compensation analysis and evaluates offers with hiring managers

  • Ensures all phases of the recruiting process are conducted in accordance with General Dynamics and GDIT's Ethics, Legal and Human Resources policies

  • Ensures that GDIT's internal applicant tracking system is maintained and completed; applicants are dispositioned according to OFCCP guidelines; internal candidates are dispositioned and contacted appropriately; and, interview reports are completed accurately

  • Works with marketing or other teams to create and place employment ads in newspapers, trade magazines, websites, etc.

  • Runs queries of automated systems and provides information to Senior Management as requested

  • Collaborates with the Talent Acquisition team to brainstorm on hard to fill positions, pitch in on surge, etc.

  • Coordinates and participates in job fairs as needed

  • Maintains a cooperative relationship with departments throughout GDIT and its clients to ensure that fair employment practices are followed

  • Serves as an internal consultant to the business regarding staffing needs and projections, and advises on the best course of action to fill open positions

  • Conducts regular follow-up with GDIT and Clients' personnel to determine the effectiveness of recruiting plans and implementation

  • Provides guidance and work leadership to Recruiters

  • Participates in special projects as required

Required Skills and Experience:

  • 12+ years of related experience

  • Must have an active SECRET clearance to be considered

  • Prior experience leading a team of at least 4+ recruiters across multiple locations

  • Knowledge of pre-award recruiting as it pertains to gathering competitive intel, staffing for high-volume transition efforts and recompetes

  • Government contracting and/or military experience required

  • Experience leading a team who recruit for a wide variety of roles in IT (ie. Software Developers, Cyber, Network Engineers)

  • Experience recruiting candidates with Top Secret and above clearance levels OCONUS

  • Demonstrated experience in driving talent acquisition strategies

  • Savvy in usage of social media to attract passive candidates and build robust pipelines

  • Analytical aptitude to support metrics development and performance management analysis

  • Time management and prioritization skills/problem solving/innovation/flexibility

  • Must be willing to deliver a business case presentation to Sr. T/A Leadership as part of the final interview process

Desired Skills and Experience

  • AIRS certification

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

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.