full time hr

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Join the Sphinx family and we will support you with training, tools and a team of great people that will cheer you on your road to success!

Sphinx has an outstanding track record of supporting the defense contracting community.

We are dedicated to safeguarding national security and have made a positive impact in solving some of our country’s toughest technical challenges.

Are you independent, adaptable and highly motivated?

Do you love the challenge of finding hidden talent through unconventional means and matching them to the perfect job?

Are you a born detective that has a passion for pulling together disparate pieces of information to solve complex problems?

If so, then this is the place for you!

Responsibilities and Duties include but are not limited to:

Add at least 5 qualified technical candidates added to the matching pool (software developer, cyber security, Unix administrator, systems administration, database... engineer and network engineer, etc).

Contribute to weekly submissions (number specified by manager)

At least 1-2 candidate per month selected and hired (12 candidates per year).

Qualifications and Skills:

Must be US Citizen

Minimum of 0-2 years of recruiting experience in IT contracting or IT staffing agency or Inside Sales or B2B.

A tenacious drive to win and a persistence to push beyond adversity to solve challenging problems.

Demonstrable history of using creative sourcing approaches, including strategies that are uniquely your own (expertise in alternative search engines, boolean search strings, and data mining).

As a recruiter, you will spend most of your day on the phone and emailing.

Skilled verbal and written communication is necessary.

Ability to match candidate skills to IT positions.

Successful track record of achieving targets, whether those be deadlines, recruiting goals, or both.

Self-starter with an incredible work ethic and team first mentality.

Exceptional ability on the phone to tell the company's story in a way that speaks to a job seeker's motivation, career goals, and interests.

Strong organizational skills and high level of attention to detail.


Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience.

Agency recruitment experience preferred.

Minimum of 0-2 years of sourcing/recruiting experience in federal contracting.

Experience within technical terminology.

Minimum of 0-2 years of sourcing/recruiting experience in federal contracting.

AIRS - Certified Social Souring Certification (CSSR),

Certified Social Media Certification (CSMR),

Certified Internet Recruiter (CIR)

Any certification focused on recruiting or sourcing.

Future Promotion Opportunities Exist!

Location: Reston, VA

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