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Recruiter - Intelligence Community


PAE is currently seeking a Recruiter to support PAE’s National Security Solutions Line of Business.  This position would join an existing team of Recruiters who perform together as a center of excellence within the organization.  This position is based in Falls Church, VA and operates with a high degree of autonomy as the Recruiter will be given the tools they need and latitude required to produce results.     The ideal candidate will have experience recruiting for multiple disciplines including any of the following: cleared administrative support, intelligence analysis, IT/systems, and operations.


Essential Job Duties:


  • Performs full lifecycle recruitment for a number of disciplines and customers; handles approximately 30 – 40 requisitions at a time
  • Develops and executes effective and efficient recruitment and sourcing strategies, identifies a qualified and diverse candidate pool from which a hiring decision can be made in an expedient and compliant manner
  • Sources, networks and actively builds relationships to ensure an adequate pipeline of candidates effectively meets hiring needs and supports new business initiatives
  • Attends recruiting events and performs incumbent captures on customer sites
  • Adapts to changing business priorities with a focus on accountability, communication, and customer service
  • Utilizes cleared job boards, networking, ATS, social media and other recruitment channels to find top talent for each requisition
  • Builds rapport with candidates and potential candidates though timely and honest communications
  • Manages and coordinates multiple recruitment activities simultaneously
  • May train other Recruiters or Coordinators on effective sourcing, closing, or other professional development topics geared towards Recruiters
  • Accurately tracks and reports on recruiting activities
  • Provides guidance to Hiring Managers on recruitment strategies, processes, procedures, and best practices
  • May be required to write job descriptions and support proposal efforts
  • Performs other related duties as required
  • Some evenings, weekends, and travel may be required to support business requirements during surge periods (proposals and contract awards)



  •  TS/SCI W/Poly
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, or a related field is required; Experience in lieu of education will be considered
  • Sourcing & Recruiting experience within the Intelligence Community
  • Three or more years of full cycle recruiting experience
  • Experience recruiting for SCA contracts
  • Agency or search firm recruiting experience is desired
  • Customer focused and mission driven
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Effective teammate, elevates others around themselves by teaching communicating and helping
  • High level of emotional intelligence, an effective leader, and a desire to foster teamwork among peers
  • Self-starter, ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Outstanding analytical skills, creativity and problem-solving abilities
  • Flexibility, able to adapt and thrive in a fast paced environment
  • Previous experience mentoring personnel and managing multiple recruiting efforts for various projects or tasks is desired


PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.


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For more than 60 years, PAE has tackled the world’s toughest challenges to deliver agile and steadfast solutions to the U.S. government and its allies. With a global workforce of more than 20,000 on all seven continents and in approximately 60 countries, PAE delivers a broad range of operational support services to meet the critical needs of our clients. At PAE, we offer challenging roles, an inclusive environment to perform our best work and a sense of pride that we are valuable partners in work that matters. Join us and make an impact. Have a question about the opportunities at PAE? Please contact our Recruiting team at and visit our career site at  for all open positions!

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