Technical Recruiter (Onsite)

El Segundo, California
Corporate – Human Resources /
ABL Space Systems is driven by the vision that in ten years, missions to space will launch every day from around the world. We’ve set out to assure global access to space through the development of a low-cost launch vehicle and a modular ground system, RS1 and GS0. 
Behind our business model is an exceptional team. Engineers, technicians and operators at ABL thrive on creating simple yet effective systems to tackle the challenge that space launch presents.  
Launch is just the beginning. Join ABL in paving the way for the next-generation space platform.

As a Technical Recruiter, you will own the full cycle of recruiting strategy and execution at ABL. You will source, screen, interview, close, and onboard to fill critical positions at ABL.  As you will be the first contact to candidates, representing the company and its values with professionalism resulting the positive candidate experience. You engage hiring managers as a partner and advisor while focusing on promoting best practices to find top talent.
ABL is a dynamic and fast-paced company, and the hiring priorities can shift, your ability to adapt quickly will make you successful.


    • Own the full recruiting process - source, screen, interview, negotiate offers, close, and onboard to fill critical positions (technical and non-technical)
    • Partner with hiring managers to develop the efficient and effective hiring strategy for the openings
    • Track market/industry trends and use data to support strategic hiring decisions
    • Guide the manager for creating the job description, give and receive interview feedback, and develop the long-term success of candidates, once hired at ABL
    • Manage active and passive candidates from sourcing to maintaining ATS (Lever)
    • Track progress of all open requisitions, and provide reporting to the hiring team and leaders, as needed
    • Provide positive candidate experience during informative tours of ABL, and facilitate interview schedules
    • Collaborate with HR teams to initiate background checks, reference checks, preparing the compensation packages, and issue the new hire paperwork


    • 3+ years of recruiting experience of technical roles
    • Experience of full-cycle recruitment including sourcing, screening, and closing candidates
    • Experience with in-house recruiting
    • Experience hiring engineering roles


    • 2+ years of professional recruiting experience in aerospace, automotive, defense, and/or technology industry
    • Showcase proven track record of success recruiting and hiring top engineering talents in a competitive environment
    • Demonstrated expertise in non-standard recruiting and sourcing methods: organize and execute networking events, identify, and engage with industry experts, develop unique targeted sourcing campaigns, etc.
    • Ability to build trust-based relationships with hiring managers and candidates
    • Ability to accurately present candidates to hiring managers; influence decisions by acting as the subject matter expert on talent
    • Ability to multi-task and operate in a dynamic and ambiguous environment  


    • This will be will be an onsite role, Monday - Friday
    • Must be willing to travel for business related events such as university recruiting trips, industry/networking events, hiring events, and ABL site locations
    • Must be open to extended hours as needed
$85,000 - $130,000 a year
This is the lowest to highest compensation range we reasonably and in good faith believe we would pay for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range, and the range may be modified in the future. An employee’s pay position within the salary range will be based on several factors including, but not limited to, relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, performance, and business or organizational needs.
In addition to base pay and equity, we offer:
·        Low-cost medical, dental, and vision insurance plans
·        Company paid life insurance and LTD coverage
·        4% 401k match
·        Student loan repayment assistance program
·        Paid parental leave
·        Family planning assistance program
·        Company paid financial wellness program
·        Paid time off for non-exempt employees and flexible vacation policy for exempt employees
·        Relocation bonus offered to qualified candidates 
ITAR Requirement
This position requires access to information protected under US export control laws, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and/or the Export Administration Regulations.  As such, US person status (including US citizens, U.S. permanent residents, individuals granted U.S. asylum status, or individuals admitted in U.S. refugee status) is a required qualification for this position.
Equal Opportunity Employer
We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work and access export-controlled data) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We encourage applicants of all ages.