Technical Recruiter

Vienna, VA

At Criterion Systems, we developed a different kind of business—a company whose real value is a reputation for excellence built upon the collective skills, talents, perspectives, and backgrounds of its people. By accepting a position with Criterion Systems, you will join a group of professionals with a collaborative mindset where we share ideas and foster professional development to accomplish our goals. In addition to our great culture, we also offer competitive compensation and benefit packages, company-sponsored team building events, and advancement opportunities. To find out more about how Criterion can help you take your career to the next level please visit our website:

Criterion Systems is seeking a motivated, customer oriented Technical Recruiter with 3-5 years of experience in a Government contracting environment to join our team in Vienna, VA. 

Responsibilities Include, But Not Limited To:
• Interview, screen and evaluate external and internal candidates for posted requisitions and refers them to the hiring manager for consideration
• Coordinate and actively participate in the candidate selection process
• Make employment recommendations based on information developed during the interview process
• Negotiate and extend offers on behalf of Criterion Systems
• Partner with Hiring Managers to act as a business partner
• Ensure all phases of the recruiting process is conducted in accordance with Criterion Systems Ethics, Legal and Human Resources policies
• Ensure that our applicant tracking system (ATS) is maintained and applicants are disposition according to OFCCP guidelines
• Assist with coordinating and participating in job fairs


  • High school diploma or GED
  • 3-5 years of experience as a technical recruiter
  • Experience performing advanced Boolean searching and a applicant tracking system (ATS)
  • Recruiting experience in a Government contracting environment is a must
  • Experience partnering with hiring managers to define recruiting requirements 
  • Knowledge and ability to follow OFCCP guidelines
  • Experience recruiting cleared IT professionals to support government contracts is a must
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance if requested
  • Experience with various job boards, and social media tools 

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to be in a stationary position more than 50% of the time
  • Must be able to communicate, converse, and exchange information with colleagues

Criterion Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit



Criterion offers comprehensive health benefits including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance. Most of our plans are available at no cost for employee only coverage.

Time Off

Employees begin accruing PTO at 15 days per year and acquire more based on seniority. In addition to PTO, Criterion provides 10 holidays and bereavement, military, jury duty, and family medical leave.


  • Roth and Traditional 401(k) Plans with company matching contributions
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • Commuter Benefits


All employees are eligible to use up to $3,000 annually for approved professional development, including trainings, memberships, seminars, and degree programs.

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Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

Criterion Systems, Inc. is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination at all levels of our organization. We believe in treating all applicants and employees fairly and make decisions without regard to an individual’s protected status: race/ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, pregnancy/childbirth or related conditions, religion, creed, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other protected status.

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Need an Accommodation?

Criterion is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for a position with Criterion and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply, please send an email with your request to or call us at 703-942-5800. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.