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Jacobs Talent Acquisition Sourcer in Detroit, Michigan

Critical Mission Solutions

Your mission is our mission.

We're invested in you and your success. Everything we do - whether Aerospace, Defense, Intelligence, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Nuclear, Automotive, or Telecommunications - is more than just a project. It's our challenge as human beings, too. That's why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.

It's our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges, and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed –today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

The Recruiting Sourcer will work closely with our Recruiting team and hiring managers and will be responsible for finding, filtering, qualifying, and presenting candidates to build a strong talent pipeline for our current vacancies or proposal work. The Sourcer will also utilize creative and outside-the-box sourcing techniques to target candidates major job boards, social media, and other methods. Effective candidate sourcing skills in the cleared candidate market. Experience sourcing candidates with clearances. Experience in Internet skills to include Boolean search expertise, AIRs search techniques, and creative/innovative researching knowledge. Significant staffing experience Applicant Tracking System (ATS) systems and documentation standards within an OFCCP framework Understanding of OFCCP, FLSA, and EEO standards Labor market expertise including: skill availability, labor market rates and cost, geography unique issues, time required to fill the positions, techniques required to find the skills / clearances required, and the latest trends Here’s What You’ll Need:


  • Build and own a sourcing pipeline and candidate pool.

  • Manage job postings on internal and external job sites.

  • Maintain accurate and thorough documentation within the company’s talent management system.

  • Works with managers to identify staffing needs, job specifications, job duties, qualifications, and skills.

  • Utilizes Internet online recruiting sources to identify and source candidates.

  • Provides information to potential applicants about the company and benefits.


  • 5+ years of sourcing on Technical positions within the Intelligence Community

  • Experience in recruiting candidates with clearance levels

  • Strong knowledge of government contract recruiting strategy and security clearance hiring process.

  • Extensive experience tracking/updating data in applicant tracking system, preferably Taleo.

  • Demonstrated track record of achieving aggressive recruiting goals in a fast pace environment

Education & Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree desired


  • Remote work

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements:

Most work will be done at a desk or computer.

Work Environment:

General Office environment. The work environment is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as individuals across the Company and Customers.

Equipment & Machines:

General office equipment including PC/laptop, Fax, Copiers, Shredder, Printers, Telephone, and other miscellaneous office equipment.


Attendance is critical at all times. Must be able to work a 40-hour workweek, normally Monday through Friday. However, times and days may vary depending on business requirements. Needs to be available to work overtime during critical peaks and be available to meet last minute requests for overtime should the situation occur.

Other Essential Functions:

Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.

Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing. Must be well-organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously. Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements. Must be willing to travel as needed. Must take and pass a drug test and background check as well as a motor vehicle records check. Must be a US citizen.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language. (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf)

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.