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Peraton Corporation Senior Technical Intel Recruiter in Des Moines, Iowa


We’re building something great at Peraton, and we’re looking for a Senior Technical Recruiter with experience in the Intel community to join our team and contribute first-hand to our exponential growth.

If youhave a healthy competitive spirit, drive, team mentality, commitment, perseverance, and a bias for action, this will be the move you want to make.



  • Be self-sufficient and able to work with little to no direct supervision. You’ll have the support you need to remain focused on achieving results.

  • Recommend ideas and best practices related to recruitment that will contribute to the long-range growth of the company, implementing any new processes that fit within Peraton’s mission to deliver the highest quality results to the customer.

  • Establish the respect and relationships to be able to shift hiring managers expectations through data insights and when appropriate, their candidate selection.

  • Ability to clearly articulate the application of relevant laws and regulations within the Cyber and Intelligence markets as well as Talent Management principles and company policies, in an effort to persuade and guide managers in making decisions.

  • Create a positive candidate experience (for both the selected and non-selected candidates) throughout the entire hiring process.

  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential assignments and work in a fast-paced, highly visible environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate (both verbally and in writing) with all levels of employees and managers on talent issues pertaining to assigned area of responsibility.

  • Utilize professional networks to consistently source, screen, and submit highly cleared candidates through a variety of sourcing techniques, networking, and pipelining strategies.

  • Manage candidates accurately and efficiently in an ATS (applicant tracking system; currently iCIMS)

  • Participate in weekly staffing calls with hiring leaders, Program Managers and Talent Acquisition leadership.


Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of 10 years of federal staffing or agency recruiting experience in the technical intelligence and/or defense community

  • Minimum 5 years of experience supporting cleared work at the CI and FSP levels

  • Minimum 5 years of experience supporting technical requirements at the CI and FSP levels

  • Bachelor’s degree, or experience in lieu of a degree

  • Demonstrated ability to source exceedingly difficult to find candidates with the rarest and most in-demand combination of clearance, experience and technical skill-set. You will be the proverbial “purple squirrel hunter” focusing on roles that include SW Engineers, Reverse Engineers, SW Developers, Test Engineers, Cloud Developers, Web Developers, SW System Engineers, and Linux Engineers

  • Ability to support a dynamic and fast-paced requisition load while maintaining focus and organization

  • Internally motivated to ask questions, expand responsibilities, and support internal hiring teams and TA projects as needed

  • Applicant tracking system experience (iCIMS preferred)

  • Experience working in a fast-paced, highly visible role with the most senior leadership

  • Knowledgeable on government clearance processes: crossovers, adjudication, periodic re-investigations, etc.

  • Complete understanding of Boolean search strings and sourcing tools

  • Ability to work out of our Herndon, VA or Annapolis Junction, MD office, when required by the internal customer

  • An understanding of OFCCP requirements

  • iCIMS applicant tracking system experience

About Peraton

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

EEO Statement

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job Locations US | US

Posted Date 2 days ago (6/9/2021 11:22 AM)

Requisition ID 2021-10960

Category Human Resources

Clearance Status None

Security Clearance None

Mission Area Intelligence, Cyber