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Jacobs Sr. Lead IT Recruiter in Silverdale, Washington

Critical Mission Solutions

Challenging Today. Reinventing Tomorrow.

We're invested in you and your success. Everything we do - whether Aerospace, Defense, Intelligence, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Nuclear, Automotive, or Telecommunications - is more than just a project. It's our challenge as human beings, too. That's why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.

It's our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges, and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed –today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

Jacobs is looking for a Senior Recruiter to join our team. Do you have the following skills?

The Senior Lead IT Recruiter will:

  • Utilize senior-level recruitment strategies to assist team where recruitment may be more challenging, to maximize recruiting efforts and reduce contract time to fill goals.

  • Report directly to Performance Unit TA Director with IT openings, offers accepted, starts and other relevant metrics.

  • Coordinate new requisitions with recruiting team to ensure timely actions

  • Partner with recruiting team to assist recruiters in filling positions; targeting hard to fill, aged requisitions and/or high-volume postings, as well as special requests or projects.

  • Evaluate and utilize specific technology, tools, platforms, and channels (including social media and networking groups) to proactively engage and attract, source, and convert a diverse pool of candidates.

  • Responsible for identifying, assessing, and developing candidate pools/pipeline for vacancies by utilizing effective sourcing strategies and techniques.

  • Actively sources passive, qualified candidates for complex, hard-to-fill positions.

  • Build and maintain a robust pipeline of active and passive candidates in various markets while establishing networking relationships with prospective candidates.

  • Perform other duties as required.

Essential Functions:

Physical Requirements:

Most work will be done at a desk or computer.

Work Environment:

General Office environment. The work environment is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as individuals across the Company and Customers.

Equipment & Machines:

General office equipment including PC/laptop, Fax, Copiers, Shredder, Printers, Telephone, and other miscellaneous office equipment.


Attendance is critical at all times. Must be able to work a 40-hour workweek, normally Monday through Friday. However, times and days may vary depending on business requirements. Needs to be available to work overtime during critical peaks and be available to meet last minute requests for overtime should the situation occur.

Other Essential Functions:

Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.

Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing. Must be well-organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously. Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements. Must be willing to travel as needed. Must take and pass a drug test and background check as well as a motor vehicle records check. Must be a US citizen.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • BA or BS degree in the appropriate discipline from an accredited college or university, plus six (6) years of progressive and relevant experience. Additional relevant education may be substituted for progressive experience

  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills with an ownership mindset to drive results.

  • Must have a good understanding of Employment Laws and can interpret and apply company policies.

  • Must have minimum 5 years’ experience in recruiting for cleared government Information Technology and Intelligence Community contracts.

  • Must have experience in Labor categories in Information Technology community such as Software Developers, Test Engineers, AWS-Cloud Engineers, Scrum Master, Systems Engineer/Administrator, Knowledge Manager, SharePoint Developer-Administrator, or any other relevant job categories.

  • Must have excellent presentation and interpersonal skills to interface with all levels of management.

  • Must be detail-oriented with a high degree of accuracy while multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment.

  • Must possess strong, independent, as well as collaborative, problem solving skills and the ability to perform duties with minimal direction.

  • Must maintain high level of discretion and confidentiality.

  • Experience in Applicant Tracking Systems, Taleo is preferred

  • Experience in social media recruitin

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws ( and supplemental language ( .

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.