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Senior Recruiter


Melbourne, FL, US, 32935

Job ID: 104446 


The Leonardo DRS Land Electronics business provides C4I Network computing and integrated situational awareness, as well as state-of-the-art embedded diagnostics, vehicle power management and combat vehicle integration products and services.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop and build relationships with hiring managers in order to better understand their business and the roles with the organization
  • Work directly with hiring managers to ensure understanding of job specifications and desired qualifications for each position
  • Advise hiring managers throughout the hiring process on matters such as interviewing techniques, selection protocols, offer management, etc.
  • Partner with HR team to ensure organization’s talent goals are met including internal, external, diversity and early career hiring
  • Develop and execute innovative recruiting strategies to attract top talent for the Company
  • Maintain accurate records in the Applicant Tracking System and may produce reports on all phases of the recruitment process
  • Participate in job fairs and college recruiting to source potential candidates and promote industry awareness
  • Lead recruitment and selection processes that are legally compliant and cost effective while meeting established metrics such as cost per hire, time to fill, etc.
  • Manage candidate experience so that candidates have a positive impression of the recruitment process including providing status updates, scheduling interviews, making travel arrangements, etc.
  • Conduct reference and background checks and may initiate job offers
  • May schedule and/or conduct new employee on boarding processes
  • Establish and maintain relationships with contingent and retained search firms 
  • Establish and maintain relationships with temporary and contract employment agencies and negotiates employment fee structures
  • May focus on hard-to-fill and/or executive positions
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization.
  • Train hiring managers in effective and legally compliant hiring techniques
  • May lead recruiting-related projects
  • May assist other groups with their recruiting needs


  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration or related field with 5+ years of experience in human resources and 3+ years direct recruitment experience required
  • Proven knowledge of state, federal and EEO regulations regarding hiring practices is required
  • Highly developed knowledge of behavioral interviewing techniques
  • Demonstrated ability to creatively source candidates
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and highly developed interpersonal skills
  • Experience using Applicant Tracking Systems for tracking and reporting (SuccessFactors a plus)
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Manufacturing experience in the defense industry is highly desirable 

Only candidates that meet the qualifications set forth above are eligible to be contacted for further information. We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas.

COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families, and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, Leonardo DRS is taking action to address the risk and uncertainty COVID variants pose in the workplace.  We require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated, unless a medical or religious accommodation is formally approved by Leonardo DRS prior to commencing employment.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #LEL

Our Mission

To build shareholder value through a commitment to high ethical standards and a superior performance culture focused on customers, employees, financial results and corporate citizenship.

Our Vision

To be the leading mid-tier defense technology company in the U.S.

Our Values

Our employees appreciate a culture of open honest communications, and fair and equitable treatment. We accomplish this through:

INTEGRITY. At Leonardo DRS ethics and accountability always comes first.

OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE. We set high standards of performance for ourselves and others. We consistently deliver excellent products and services. We adhere to quality levels demanded by our customers. We assume responsibility and accountability to achieve excellence. We settle for nothing less.

CUSTOMER FOCUS. We go above and beyond to meet customer needs, and work to create long-term relationships with our customers.

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, & INCLUSION. We accept unconditionally the value that every individual has to offer. We embrace different points of view. We continually foster an environment that enables all employees to contribute to their full potential. We cooperate together as a diverse workforce serving a diverse population.

INNOVATION.  At Leonardo DRS, innovation is in our DNA. We have built this company through the innovative ideas of our employees and continue to foster an environment that rewards new ideas to help our government and military customers save lives, solve critical problems and modernize to ensure mission success for years to come.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. is committed 
to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.  We are committed to building a workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. At Leonardo DRS, we believe that a diverse and inclusive environment makes us a stronger Company. We embrace different points of view, respect one another in the workplace, and understand that an inclusive environment furthers creativity, innovation, and business performance. 

For additional information on  Leonardo DRS, please visit our website at

Nearest Major Market: Melbourne