HQ - Technical Recruiter

Job Locations US-VA-McLean
Job ID
# of Openings
Clearance Requirement
Education Requirement
Bachelor's Degree
Experience Level
8570 Compliant


Would you like to be part of a dynamic and cohesive corporate recruiting team contributing to the success of an established and fast growing company?  We are targeting a creative, energetic and motivated professional Junior Recruiter that will focus on sourcing and screening candidates for both current opportunities, as well as building a pipeline for upcoming contract awards. 



**Recent college graduates looking to start an exciting career welcome!!**


SMS is a dynamic, nimble systems integration firm providing professional services and IT solutions to the Federal Government throughout the nation. We are viewed by our customers as a trusted partner with a track record of successful past performance and superior customer value. Our fundamental business strategy is building long-term client relationships, and building and nurturing the talented, cleared professionals that have made the company successful for over 40 years.




  • Manage initial contact and discussion with candidates to communicate information on SMS and open job positions
  • Source, qualify and coordinate interviews for a constant workload of 20-40 fully-funded requisitions.
  • Work closely with hiring managers to determine and understand job duties and requirements
  • Ensure all job requisitions are entered properly in the Applicant Tracking System (iCIMS) and assist in setting the priority of each requisitions.
  • Match and apply applicants to open job requisitions
  • Source for proposals and key personnel requisitions
  • Evaluate employment factors such as job experience, education and training, skills, knowledge and abilities, and other data pertinent to qualify candidates.
  • Ensure constant flow of qualified candidates using web-based tools, social media and various recruiting job boards.
  • Collect interview feedback and enter all details in iCIMS
  • Review applicants that apply directly through the SMS website or through our employee referral process to qualify them with all open job requisitions.
  • Create portfolio of all candidates in iCIMS (completed application, clearance, certifications, availability, EEO data, resume, desired salary, disposition codes, etc.)
  • Work with the security department to verify clearances for all applicants of cleared positions.
  • Communicate to candidates regarding the company's hiring decision.
  • Negotiate salary according to the approved billing rate.
  • Compose offer letters using approved offer letter template and ensure all contingencies and requirements for candidates are included in the offer



  • Highly polished and professional communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organization skills
  • Proficient with PC's, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet and other related software.
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to perform complex functions, establish priorities and resolve issues independently
  • Positive attitude with meticulous attention to details
  • Self-motivated individual who loves to learn and take on new responsibilities
  • Friendly, outgoing and personable

SMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


SMS is a veteran-owned network integrator established in 1976.  With an employee retention rate averaging over 5 years, our ability to hire quality people and retain them in a rapidly evolving IT market proves why we are a world-class information technology company. At SMS, we place a high value on quality of service, customer satisfaction, and best-of-breed policies and practices. As a result, SMS is proud to be ISO 9001:2008 Registered and a CMMI Level 3 certified company, ensuring that we continue to meet and exceed the expectations of our customers, partners and employees.  


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