Job Locations:
Herndon, VA
Sparks, NV
Englewood, CO

Are you ready to advance your career and flex your leadership and Talent Acquisition Skills in an industry that supports and protects explorers and heroes? As a Talent Acquisition Manager I, you will be responsible for the design, delivery, execution, and assessment of talent acquisition initiatives for our Mission Solutions and Technologies (MST) and our Corporate Team. You will enable our success in acquiring the top talent required to meet business objectives. You will lead a team of recruiting professionals, providing direct supervision, hiring, training, analytics reviews, and performance management. You will work with HR business partners and business leaders on an ongoing basis as well as cross-functional teams to develop enterprise recruiting and sourcing strategies that meet business needs. You will also have the opportunity to design and lead recruiting campaigns, target leading industry talent, and specialized recruiting programs such Military Recruiting and Inclusion, Diversity and Equity, etc.

The Mission Solutions and Technologies (MST) business area provides affordable, turn-key command/control, communications, integrated ISR, force protection and security solutions worldwide. The MST team has a long legacy of supporting the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, commercial and international customers with years of experience in platform operations, engineering and full lifecycle management across domains – air, land, sea, space and cyber. Learn more about MST

As SNC’s corporate team, we provide the company and its business areas with strategic direction and business support spanning executive management, finance and accounting, operations, human resources, legal, IT, information security, facilities, marketing, and communications. Learn more about SNC’s Corporate team

Must Haves:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field of study
  • Typically 2 or more years of project leadership or experience directly or indirectly managing teams
  • Typically 7 or more  years talent acquisition experience including full-cycle recruitment and use of HRIS, ATS, sourcing, recruitment marketing tools, and reporting of recruiting analytics
  • Proven leadership abilities inclusive of successful change management, career development, mentoring and training
  • Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions
  • Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organization goals
  • Holding self and other accountable to meet commitments
  • Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity
  • Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations


  • Additional previous experience in HR, management consulting, communications, or support role

  • Strong business analytical skills with experience in data analysis tools

  • Knowledge of DoD, government contracting and/or public auditing, policies, standards, and procedures

  • Workday Recruiting Module and Beamery CRM

  • Experience with social media recruitment tools such as LinkedIn Recruiter

  • Demonstrated consultative and solution oriented approach to recruitment search engagements

  • A well-organized and self-directed individual who is “politically savvy” and a team player

  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills, public speaking experience in multiple organization levels  

  • Possess mature decision-making skills and sound judgment

  • Proven experience in a managerial role with support functions across an enterprise

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance may be required. Learn more about the background check process for Security Clearances

Important Notice:

To conform to U.S. Government international trade regulations, applicant must be a U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce.

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technology and best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC has been honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America’s fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNC

SNC offers annual incentive pay based upon performance that is commensurate with the level of the position.

SNC offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 401(k) with 150% match up to 8%, life insurance, 3 weeks paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more.

In accordance with the Executive Order on ensuring adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, SNC is complying with the requirements that all employees and contractors be vaccinated. As a condition of employment with SNC, you are required to provide proof that you are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have a valid exemption under the law.

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), our mission is to dream, innovate, inspire and empower the next generation to transform humanity through technology and imagination. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome our employees to bring their whole selves to their work. SNC is committed to fostering an inclusive, accepting, and diverse environment free of discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Contributions to SNC come in many shapes and styles, and we believe diversity in our workforce fosters new and greater ways to dream, innovate, and inspire.