Technical Sourcer

Job Locations MD-Aberdeen
Work Region
Human Resources

Position Summary

MAG Aerospace is looking to hire a skilled technical sourcer to assist with the sourcing and hiring of candidates for specialized technical positions. In this role, you will source and interact with potential candidates online, develop talent pipelines, conduct initial candidate screenings, and set up interviews. You may also be required to manage the candidate database and record hiring conversion rates.

An ideal candidate will enhance the organization’s ability to profile, isolate, attract, assess, and convert highly talented, elusive, and experienced individuals into top candidates for hire.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Play an essential role in tracking industry events, technology trends, and changes within the employment landscape which may impact existing best practices and/or short- and long-term needs.
  • Partner with Recruiters and Hiring Managers to create sourcing strategies – Build candidate profile, discuss search strategies, developing effective strategies and channels for sourcing candidates.
  • Conduct thorough screen with candidates for availability, interest level, salary range, relocation needs, and basic qualifications and ensure timely and accurate documentation in applicant tracking system (ATS) for OFCCP.
  • Deliver market data to team members, increasing understanding of the market at any point in time, or in any location.
  • Coordinate and Schedule candidate interviews with Hiring managers and other invested parties.
  • Professionally interacting with potential candidates on professional networks and social media.
  • Identify niche sourcing events (for examples, recruiting events, career fairs, professional conferences
  • Communicating with industry partners for candidate referrals.
  • Leverage technical and business knowledge to thoroughly qualify candidates through resume screening, phone and video interviews, and other assessment techniques.
  • Creating talent pipelines for current and future hires.
  • Managing the company’s candidate database and using the ATS to measure and record conversion rates.
  • Effectively manage the candidate pipeline to ensure continued identification and movement of candidates using candidate relationship development activities, programs, and communication strategies


Knowledge and Skills

  • Experience with online and offline recruiting techniques.
  • Ability to locate and engage passive candidates using Linkedin Recruiter, Boolean sourcing, and all other alternative digital search techniques, job boards and social media platforms.
  • Ability to apply practical understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Proficient and knowledgeable in relevant office software and database systems.
  • Ability to conduct interviews in different communication styles and methods.
  • Strong time management skills and ability to prioritize in a fast paced and rapidly changing environment.
  • Excellent communication and negotiating skills.
  • Experience acting in a consultative manner where your mentorship has led to improved outcomes, a positive candidate experience, while earning the respect of your peers and clients.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from management and employees. Proven ability to build relationships and engage all stakeholders to arrive at optimal outcomes.
  • Experience with intake calls, sourcing, maintaining a positive customer experience/engagement, conflict management, and creative out-of-the-box thinking.
  • Strong proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.



Education and Experience

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Three+ years of experience technical sourcing or recruiting within a U.S. government contracting environment.



Desired Requirements:

  • Proficient with iCIMS Applicant Tracking System
  • Former Military (Any branch)
  • DoD Secret Clearance

Special Note

The position is contingent upon candidate’s ability to meet physical and medical requirements as needed by the position; including compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local jurisdictional requirements.

Company Policy

MAG Aerospace (MAG) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to apply to our positions.
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.
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MAG Aerospace (MAG) is committed to providing an online application process that is accessible to all, including individuals with a disability, by offering an alternative way to apply for job openings. This alternative method is available for those who cannot otherwise complete the online application due to a disability or need for accommodation.
MAG provides reasonable accommodation to applicants under the guidance of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam-Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, and certain state and/or local laws.

If you need assistance due to a disability, please contact the MAG Aerospace Recruiting email: or call (703) 376-8993.


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