ViaSat, Inc. Talent Acquisition Technical Recruiter, Contract in Phoenix, Arizona

Location Phoenix, AZ

Requisition 14134BR

Job Title Talent Acquisition Technical Recruiter, Contract

Job Responsibilities

Our Company

Looking for an environment that encourages collaboration, making an impact and where you’ll contribute fresh ideas? At ViaSat we foster an environment of inspiration, resulting in a driven and cutting-edge company with advancing innovation. If you’re interested in continued growth, meaningful contributions, and have the flexibility to perform in dynamic team environments, then ViaSat is a fit for you!

Our culture empowers us to do things that other companies would find very difficult, if not impossible. It is uniquely ViaSat and, intentionally, not like any other company. As a new graduate we understand that seeking your dreams is your ambition….and achieving them is ours.

Our Team

Human Resources is the people business of ViaSat. We attract, manage and engage our talent through advanced programs and global processes to support every employee in understanding how they contribute to our business, how they can develop professionally and how they can maximize their personal potential.

Your Opportunity

You’ll play a key role on our award winning Talent Acquisition team partnering with the business to define and deliver recruiting solutions that will help ViaSat reach the goal of connecting the world through high speed satellite communications. Working with smart, innovative people you’ll be recognized and rewarded for delivering first class services with the highest client satisfaction all while ensuring the candidate experience is industry leading.

Your Responsibilities

This position is a hybrid between full life cycle recruiting and sourcing with the objective to meet headcount goals and implement recruitment strategies for aligned business units. You’ll collaborate with a dedicated sourcing team to provide the highest quality technical candidates to our engineering and IT teams; then guide hiring managers and candidates through the selection and interview process.

Working with our sourcing team you’ll develop sourcing strategies, tactics and leverage online recruiting resources as well as our in-house ATS and CRM to both identify and recruit the very best candidates. In addition you will prescreen and interview candidates, utilizing behavioral based interviewing methodologies as well as work with the Scheduling Coordinator to manage interview scheduling and logistics with candidates and hiring managers. You’ll be expected to prepare candidates for interviews by providing specific information on ViaSat’s business strategy, department background, and position requirements. Also, you’ll educate hiring managers on market research fundamentals pertaining to their relevant jobs, and collaborate on interview techniques when necessary as well as organize; lead and document post-interview debrief / feed-back with interview teams and candidates.

Requirements Your Qualifications

• 3+ years’ experience as an in-house/corporate Recruiter for an enterprise company

• Expert level of knowledge in all full lifecycle recruiting components including, but not limited to, sourcing, qualifying, networking, assessing, legal, job analysis, wage and salary trends, relationship management, and due diligence

• Strong ATS / CRM systems user with an Intermediate knowledge of MS Office suite of applications


Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following activities:

• Thorough and efficient capturing of candidate information, and documenting within ViaSat’s CRM and ATS

• Provide recruitment status metrics to all pertinent, stakeholders regularly

• Assist with the training, mentoring, and developing of junior recruiting staff as needed

• Provide cross-functional recruiting coverage for team members on leave / vacation / absence or crunch times as needed

Our Carlsbad, CA office is just 30 minutes north of San Diego and 5 minutes from the beach. We know there is more to life than work and with full gym access, volleyball/basketball courts and meal services onsite you’ll never want to leave our beautiful campus. You can also reach out to help others in the community by being involved in our VPartners program. This is our corporate headquarters, but this role can be done from anywhere in the US, with increased travel to Carlsbad as needed to align with team. Don't let location hinder you from submitting your resume and exploring the possibilities!

Are you ready to take the next step in your career where you will thrive and enjoy coming to work? Then submit your resume. It only takes a few minutes and could start you on your new path to a fulfilling career at ViaSat. We look forward to hearing from you.

** ViaSat is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Residence status may be required for certain positions. For positions requiring U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Resident status, verification of such status will be required upon accepting employment.