Talent Acquisition Specialist Advisor

Clearance Level
Talent Acquisition
Falls Church, Virginia
Remote, Based in Virginia

REQ#: RQ104922

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.

We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Talent Acquisition Specialist Advisor joining our team activities. At GDIT, people are our differentiator.

As a Talent Acquisition Specialist Advisor you will support priority positions and talent pipelines across the enterprise and recruit mid to advanced technical Cloud, Cyber, Applications Services, Enterprise IT and Data & Analytical talent within the uncleared and cleared community.

This position is a part of our Strategic Sourcing team and requires keen customer relationship skills in addition to the fundamental sourcing and recruiting skills needed to build relationships with talent in the community. The candidate must have strong time management skills, thoroughness, follow-through and dedication to full disclosure with account recruiters regarding candidates. In this role, you will work as part of a core technical sourcing team supporting recruiters in sectors and divisions.

• Cultivate strong relationships with client facing recruiters and business performing as an expert in all areas of sourcing talent.

• Ability to communicate and manage customer expectations with a keen focus on performance and return on investment.

• Conduct research to identify market intelligence, competitive intelligence and supply & demand prior to embarking on a search.
• Develop and implement effective sourcing strategies that align with business priorities to include sourcing, assessment, organizational fit, and closing.
• Proactively build qualified talent pipelines to meet growing business demands through research, internet sourcing, recruitment marketing campaigns, events and more.
• Provide hands-on sourcing related support and manage the search process for key positions and critical hires.
• Provide recruiting expertise by staying abreast of industry trends, emerging technology and sourcing tools, best practices, legal developments, and benchmark comparisons. 
• Manage, evaluate and develop innovative direct sourcing plans to attract diverse talent to our core, developing, and emerging businesses.
• Develop talent pipelines for critical & recurring roles as well as provide market intelligence.

• Understanding of advanced sourcing concepts or the desire to learn


  • Bachelors plus 8+ years experience; OR in lieu of degree 12 years is required
  • Sourcing and strategic talent acquisition experience with demonstrated success developing innovative and passive recruiting strategies to meet company demands.
  • In depth knowledge of current industry trends, emerging technology and tools, best practices, and benchmark comparisons.
  • Experience using complex Boolean strings, Chrome extensions, and social mining sourcing techniques.
  • Strong ATS/CRM/Technical skills with the ability to utilize technology to increase productivity and achieve results.
  • Experience recruiting in a large-scale IT government contracting environment supporting positions at various clearance levels (Secret, TS/SCI, TS/SCI CI Poly and Full Scope Poly) is preferred.

This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Florida, Montana, Tennessee, Texas, or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.

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.