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Technical Recruiter

About ESP IT:

ESP IT connects exceptional technology professionals, including software developers, project managers, and IT leadership, to the best opportunities at great companies in the Twin Cities metro area.

As a leading IT consulting and staffing services firm, our top priority is putting people first, whether it's our employees, our candidates, or our clients. What does that mean? We work by our Blueprint – 25 guiding principles, by our core values – No Gossip, Be the Best, Be For Each Other, and Wag Your Trail, and by the experience of our 50+ years in the Twin Cities to build trust, create win-win-win solutions, and make finding the right fit easy for our clients and our technology candidates.

Come work in our downtown Minneapolis office. 

ESP IT Benefits: Pay 100% employee premium, 401k match, dogs at work, flexible work schedule and more.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Recruiting passive and active mid to senior level and executive level technology candidates for contract, contract-to-hire, and direct hire roles as well as building a pipeline of candidates who will satisfy both current and future client requirements.
  • Using creative techniques for identifying top-quality talent in target technology areas; conducting thorough interviews to ensure candidates are well-suited from both technology and soft skills perspectives.
  • Developing strong rapport and lasting relationships with prospective candidates.
  • Working in collaboration with Account Executives to successfully place candidates.
  • Coaching and guiding candidates through the interview process, ensuring a good fit for both the candidate and client and ultimately negotiating offers of contract or direct employment.
  • Understanding the technical requirements and methodologies in the IT field. This includes, but is not limited to, the following areas of technology: software/ application development and architecture, project management, business analysis, network/ systems architecture and support, business intelligence, database administration and design, ERP, and quality assurance.
  • Managing and tracking candidates in our recruiting database.
  • Uphold and be an advocate for ESP IT’s Blueprint.

Job Requirements:

  • 6+ months of dedicated IT recruiting experience in the Twin Cities marketplace.
  • Familiarity with a variety of techniques to source top technical professionals.
  • Ability to listen with the intent to understand the career needs and aspirations of our candidates.
  • Strong sense of urgency and commitment to success.
  • Self-motivated and driven individual, with the ability to work both as a team member and independently.
  • Demonstrated success in placing technical candidates in direct hire and contract roles is required.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • An ethical individual who operates with a high degree of integrity and is committed to delivering high-quality results in a fast-paced environment.
  • A people-person with strong relationship-building skills.
  • Sound business sense and judgment.
  • 4-year degree preferred.