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Technical Recruiter

Hickory, North Carolina, United States
May 19, 2017

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Amanda Sizemore


Relocating to North Carolina


I am seeking a remote opportunity that will allow continued growth in the Human Resource field.


Possess an active TS clearance


Five years’ experience with full lifecycle recruiting, to include the recruitment of cleared candidates up to and including those with TS/SCI FS polygraph

Experience in recruiting for a high number of opportunities; excellent organization and time management skills

Conducted recruiting in both commercial and government sectors

Professional Experience:

Tanager, Inc.

May 2011-Present


Responsible for full lifecycle recruiting of 50+ opportunities on a regular basis

Sourced for candidates in the information technology, cyber security and insider threat fields to include: web developers, CI analysts, server administrators, Sharepoint developers, network engineers, malware analysts, digital forensic analysts, software developers, incident response analysts, business analysts, information assurance analysts, systems engineers, network security, systems administrators, threat detection, etc.

Recruited for candidates up to and including TS/SCI cleared with FS polygraph

Researched and provided feedback to upper management regarding salary information based on location, required skills, education and clearance level utilizing PayScale

Experience recruiting for contract with the DoD (Army, DIA, DHS), NSA and commercial customers

Attended job fairs and open house events, speaking to and vetting candidates

Gathered staffing needs based on level of effort (LOE) within the statement of work (SOW)

Conducted life cycle recruiting; posted positions, sourced candidates, screened candidates, negotiated salary, set up interviews, acquired necessary application paperwork, scheduled customer interviews, etc.

Coordinated interviews with both upper management and, if recruiting for a contract, coordinated interviews with the customer as well

Process initial security paperwork

Processed initial HR paperwork

Explained organization benefits, time off, medical, dental, vision, etc.

Openly communicated with candidates throughout the hiring process, keeping candidates informed and answering any questions throughout the screening, interview and hiring process

Formatted candidate resumes to present to customers

Responsible for the updating and posting of opportunities to the company website as well as to various social media platforms

Facility Security Officer (FSO)

Maintain personnel security clearance records in both JPAS and ACCS

Ensure all contract employees are compliant with government issued security regulations in accordance with the DD254

Initiate, review, submit and track periodic re-investigations for cleared employees

Ensures NISPOM compliance to maintain our TS facility clearance

Maintain personnel security files, tracking any information relevant to security clearance to include, but not limited to, security training, foreign travel, security incidents, etc.

Create and update personnel security training such as OPSEC, NATO, COMSEC, ITAR, Insider Threat Training, Counter-Intelligence Awareness Training, Foreign Travel Training, Initial and Refresher Security Training, etc.

Program Support Specialist

Register and attend industry and networking events

Locate and propose potential business opportunities

Contact potential business partners, build relationships

Negotiate strategy and position, examine risk, estimate partner capabilities

Construct, review and execute non-disclosure agreements and teaming agreements

Review, study and gather information on requests for proposal (RFPs) and requests for information (RFIs)

Meet proposal deadlines by establishing priorities, setting target dates for information gathering, and writing, review and approval. Monitor and track progress, coordinate writing requirements with contributors and conduct/participate in review meetings.

Write, review and edit proposal writing as needed

Technical Writer

Create and maintain documented process/plans/procedures/templates

Populate and maintain an Internal Change Request Database (SharePoint)

Train and assist users’ in the implementation of CMMI practices; assist in the preparation for CMMI certification

Participated in the establishment of the concept of operations/documentation for the Fraud/Waste and Abuse branch

Created/maintained documentation of CMMI practices; trained users’ when necessary on CMMI process/practices/procedures

Participate in and contribute to the monthly news letter

NCI Inc.

Jan 2011-May 2011

Physical Security, TS//SCI Escort

Escort non-cleared personnel throughout the facility to complete projects

Ensure security of SCIF areas

Properly document the opening and closing of SCIF space and secured areas

US Army

April 2006-Sept 2010

Korean Linguist/SIGINT Analyst

Responsible for the preparation of intelligence briefings and the reporting of findings to senior officers

Created working aides, SOPS, and training documentation

Researched and reported on events of significance

Translated and created intelligence reports

Distributed reports to our respective customers

Responsible for training incoming soldiers


FSO Curriculum (STePP)

Colorado Technical University (CTU) Online

BSBA- Business Development; Achieved 2016

Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center, Monterey, CA

AA Degree Korean Language; 2008

Technical Skills:

Extensive Experience: JPAS, ACCS, FBO, GovWin, GSA eBuy, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook), SharePoint, PCRecruiter (ATS), ClearanceJobs,, TechExpoUSA, Indeed, ZipRecruiter

Moderate Experience: Microsoft Project, Microsoft Access, Visio


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