Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist

Clearance Level
Talent Acquisition
Remote, Based in USA

REQ#: RQ108150

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. We support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. At GDIT, Talent Acquisition is not just a singular part of our mission—it connects every one of us because it’s embedded into every aspect of what we do.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist joining our team to support our customer mission activities. This role will build strategic partnerships between recruiting, GDIT Centers of Excellence and our business leaders. You will have the opportunity to deliver top talent in the market. You will innovate and drive process changes through trust and transparency with managers and by providing the critical feedback necessary to grow our business

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist supporting our talent market space, you will be trusted to work on specific requirements to support our program objectives and requirements.

In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Provide a high-level consultative approach to hiring managers regarding strategy, collaboration and solution for their book of business
  • Understand the intricacies of GDITs functional business areas and environment dynamics through building and maintaining relationship with hiring managers, HR Business Partners, Compensation Analysts and Recruiters
  • Develop innovative strategies using research in the latest recruitment trends to provide recommendations to management on how to optimize and integrate these trends into daily practice
  • Actively manage key metrics to ensure goals are met and/or exceeded.
  • Sources, recruits, screens, interviews, and recommends external and/or internal candidates complying with organization policy and government regulatory guidelines
  • Reviews resumes, advertising responses and employment applications. Interviews and screens applicants for technical competence, applicable background and skills, individual goals, and ability to fit in the organization and function effectively
  • Build pipelines of relevant areas of talent.
  • Consults with hiring managers to understand and then post requisitions that accurately reflect the duties, responsibilities, education, training, certifications, experience and security classifications required for the positions
  • Coordinates and actively participates in the selection of the final candidates
  • Ensure the compensation offer is competitive, internally equitable and affordable
  • Performs compensation analysis and evaluates offers with hiring managers, HR BPs and Compensation Analysts and then extends offer once approved
  • Ensures that GDITs 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


  • Bachelors Degree and 5+ years of recruiting experience, specifically in the Intelligence Community
  • In lieu of degree, 9+ years of relevant experience is required
  • Polygraph and Suitability Recruiting experience
  • Information Technology Recruiting experience
  • Motivated self-starter; results-oriented and able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated success in working with a team in a virtual environment
  • Aptitude in adopting and utilizing research tools such as social media and other niche sourcing tools
  • Aptitude in learning a web-based applicant tracking system utilizing and performing daily requisition hygiene / candidate workflow and dispositioning with EEOC and OFCCP compliance
  • Ability to be organized and able to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented, rapidly-changing environment
  • Ability to provide reporting and analytics on staffing status and provide analytic updates to management and customers
  • Proficiency using MS Office including Excel and Power Point and Microsoft Teams

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

The likely salary range for this position is $69,600 - $104,400, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

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.