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Intelligence Recruiter

Job Title
Intelligence Recruiter
Job ID
McLean,  VA 22102
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Intelligence Recruiter

McLean, VA and Remote


Talent Orchard is seeing an Intelligence Recruiter with extensive experience staffing a broad range of Intelligence Community (IC) contracts across multiple agencies, including efforts requiring a CI or full scope polygraph. Candidates must have IC domain knowledge, business acumen, an entrepreneurial spirit, and be comfortable operating at “start-up” speed. We seek candidates with a track record of attracting high-caliber, cleared talent, nurturing relationships, and creating a virtual bench of diverse talent.  The Intelligence Recruiter will work directly with the Division SVP and be a strategic business partner within the Division, driving successful delivery to support business goals. Role is part-time in the office, part-time remote. This role is temp to perm.



  • Perform full-life cycle recruiting for open positions across Company’s core business disciplines including funded, proposal, and pipeline job openings within the Intelligence Division
  • Source, contact, screen, and recommend candidates using all necessary sources and methods
  • Understand and refine requisition requirements, aligning them with funded, proposed, and pipeline positions across the Division
  • Create, manage, and monitor Division job postings and provide status reports to Division SVP
  • Devise and maintain talent acquisition metrics to make data-driven recommendations for sourcing, recruiting, and staffing strategy adjustments
  • Leverage market intelligence to shape and inform talent acquisition strategies and business decisions, applying learned and acquired business acumen associated with the programs within the Intel Division
  • Partner with Division leadership, hiring managers, and business development to support the Intel strategy
  • Ensure timely and accurate applicant tracking system data entry
  • Maintain assigned talent acquisition metrics and make data-driven recommendations for sourcing, recruiting, and staffing strategy adjustments
  • Partner with the security team to verify candidate clearances and monitor candidate’s crossover


Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5 years of direct experience recruiting for TS/SCI-poly candidates across a broad range of IC programs
  • Demonstrated experience identifying talent within technical and non-technical domains
  • Previous experience recruiting for a federal government contractor with significant business in the IC market
  • Strong understanding of the clearance process across multiple agencies
  • Demonstrated success in recruiting talent for large capture activities
  • Innovative mindset to recommend and implement creative talent acquisition strategies that strengthen Company’s competitive advantage in the IC market
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to foster strong relationships with candidates, internal customers, and business partners


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • iCIMS applicant tracking system experience


Talent Orchard LLC is an SBA (8A), Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business, and Woman Business Enterprise Certified firm that provides the following services to clients in the commercial and public service sectors:

  •  Human Capital
  •  Professional Services
  •  Accounting/Audit Readiness
  •  Network/Cyber Security & IT Infrastructure
  • Software Development/Engineering

Established in 2010, Talent Orchard has an exceptional reputation, providing staffing solutions to time-sensitive, talent scarcity issues to deliver better talent management ROI.  Our specialty lies in the critical area of program talent acquisition and resource management, not in one narrow skillset, but across many areas of technical and functional delivery.

To learn about our other exciting opportunities, please visit our Jobs Page at www.talentorchard.com.


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