Science Systems and Applications, Inc. - Science and Technology with Passion


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Associate Technical Talent Acquisition Specialist (Recruiter) JPL TSAS
Reference #:21-3200
Open Date:7/21/2021
Location:Pasadena, CA
US Citizenship Required:No
Job Description:

Science Systems and Applications Inc. (SSAI) seeks an Associate Technical Talent Acquisition Specialist to source qualified candidates in support of corporate and multiple Scientific, Engineering and IT related government contracts throughout the United States.  This position will be a remote position, working from home, in the US.

SSAI is a leading provider of scientific, engineering, and IT support for customers seeking new frontiers in science and technology. For more than 40 years, we have been by their side, aligning with their vision and goals to provide research and technical support. We support pioneers in science, engineering and information analytics—such as the National Aeronautics Space Administration (NASA) and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)—and we’ve made significant contributions to more than 150 Earth and space science missions. SSAI’s services are built on our genuine passion for research and innovative solutions. Our expert scientists, engineers, and IT professionals share a commitment to providing solutions for the unique needs of each customer.

The Technical Talent Acquisition Specialist will be responsible for full life-cycle recruiting for all levels of Scientific, Engineering, IT and business professionals.  Often high volume, these openings are highly technical and require the recruiter to source candidates through multiple resources including advertising, social media, job fairs and resume searches.  The recruiter will be responsible for communicating with hiring managers, candidates and in some cases the end customer regarding the status of the openings.  In addition, scheduling interviews, checking references, consulting with Managers on hiring and onboarding details, and assisting with new hire orientation when needed.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Psychology or related technical field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Basic knowledge of employment laws related to recruiting and hiring.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels within the organization, candidates and with our customers, when needed.
  • Knowledge of Social Media platforms such as LinkedIn.
  • Team oriented mindset with the willingness to pitch in where needed, when available.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Government contracting experience a plus
  • Experience with an Applicant Tracking System (ATS).