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Date: Sep 22, 2017

Location: El Segundo, CA, US, 90245

Company: The Aerospace Corporation

Requisition ID: 28961 

All Locations: Chantilly, VA (Virginia); El Segundo, CA (California)  

A trusted partner. A national resource. A leader in national security space. We are THE Aerospace Corporation.  A team that takes pride in our readiness to solve some of the most complex technical challenges in existence. With challenges spanning clandestine to commercial, you’ll have the unique opportunity to work on projects that are literally evolving our nation's space and launch capabilities. We all share a common passion and aspiration – to serve a mission much bigger than ourselves.  When you join our team, you’ll be part of a rare collection of thought leaders and game-changing innovators.  Are you ready to launch your career?


We are looking for a proven self-starter who has a passion for people to be a People Acquisition Recruiter reporting to the Senior Manager of People Acquisition. This individual will have exceptional communication skills and will love working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. We are a mighty and progressive team and we are looking for an individual with a bias towards action.


The successful candidate will have experience in a fast paced environment with demonstrated experience sourcing, qualifying, interviewing and candidate relationship management.  To excel in this role one must be adaptable and flexible to changing business requirements and able to demonstrate a wide degree of creativity in capturing highly sought after talent.


This position will be either located in El Segundo, CA or Chantilly, VA.



  • Full cycle recruiting including, but not limited to sourcing, screening, qualifying, interviewing, comp analysis and formulating offers
  • Work with a diverse business group (across multiple locations) to improve the quality and efficiency of the planning, sourcing and hiring process while maintaining compliance with government regulations (OFCCP, EEO)
  • Support a highly technical environment and will handle sensitive and confidential information
  • Consult with hiring managers in determining staffing needs
  • Demonstrate solid judgment and have the ability to quickly learn systems, processes, and procedures
  • Identify best practices, utilizing a variety of tools including internet sourcing, social networks, and industry specific sites to develop talent pipelines for various openings and projected needs
  • Develop and maintain industry contacts and a strong networking presence
  • Guide hiring managers and candidates through the selection and hiring process
  • Maintain excellent customer service with hiring managers, candidates and form partnerships with their human resource counterparts
  • Occasional travel may be required
  • Must be able to exhibit the ability to have fun at work







  • Bachelor’s Degree and 4 years work experience with at least 2 years in a Recruiter role
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Experience with full cycle technical staffing role including the ability to demonstrate research and sourcing strategies for hard to fill positions
  • Experience in an employment agency recruiting and sourcing contract, contract to hire or full time employee positions
  • Must have experience cold calling into companies and/or organizations to recruit passive candidates
  • Experience in recruiting engineers and/or scientists
  • Must demonstrate effective customer service and interpersonal communication skills
  • Active Social Media user with a focus in the recruiting/staffing space


  • Experience in recruiting account management
  • Experience with aerospace/defense recruiting
  • Must be able to exhibit the ability to have fun at work

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Additional Requisition Details


Clearance Requirement: None 

Access: None 

Polygraph: None 

Relocation Available:  No 

Employment Type: Regular 

Work Schedule: Full Time 


Company Statement

The Aerospace Corporation has provided independent technical and scientific research, development, and advisory services to national security space programs since 1960. We operate a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) for the United States Air Force and the National Reconnaissance Office, and support all national security space programs. We also apply more than 50 years of experience with space systems to provide critical solutions to technologically complex systems in such areas as communications, shipping, law enforcement, and cyber, among others.

From our inception, our highly skilled technical staff has focused on ensuring the success of every mission and developing the most effective and economic space-related hardware and software in the world. Our greatest asset is the technical expertise of our people. Our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities are staffed by some of the leading scientists in the world.


Equal Opportunity Commitment

The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or disability status.

You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster and the supplement, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Recruiting, Aerospace, Laboratory, Quality Assurance, Research Scientist, Human Resources, Aviation, Science, Technology

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