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HR Generalist

Job Tracking ID:  RTL:19-024
Location:   Colorado Springs, CO
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  June 19, 2019
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Job Description:

Kratos RT Logic provides leading-edge capabilities for communication with satellites, spacecraft, missiles, and airborne platforms. From factory test to flight, from ground data networking to RF Links – commercial, intelligence, and defense users trust Kratos RT Logic to solve their most difficult RF problems.  For a more complete overview of our capabilities see .

At Kratos RT Logic, we encourage an entrepreneurial spirit balanced with fiscal and operational discipline. We work hard, we solve hard problems, and we look out for and take care of our customers, each other and our families. Protecting and enabling our nation and global customers through innovative aerospace solutions is what motivates us. We continually build trusted relationships with our peers, our partners and customers, and we take ownership for our actions—always striving to do the right thing.

  • Manages the full life cycle staffing process (sourcing, selection, offer, negotiation, closing, and administrative components involved, as single point of contact to leaders for all recruiting matters).
  • Design and execute sourcing and recruiting strategies including building effective networks and relationships with the technical community nationwide to create an on-going pipeline of top, qualified candidates.
  • Initiate, develop and maintain strong working relationships with managers, community organizations, and other HR team members to create a partnership that yields success, predictable results and credibility.
  • Stay informed of trends and innovative recruiting techniques in order to be competitive in state-of-the-art recruiting practices.
  • Owns the internship program and coordinates all communications and activities associated with that program.
  • Partner with the leadership on HR actions such as performance management, employee relations, talent management, training etc. and assist in ensuring HR objectives, policies and procedures are effectively communicated, and complied with.
  • Partner with assigned management teams to provide guidance on personnel policies and actions, ensuring managers conduct appropriate follow-through activities.
  • Assist in employee relations issues, including the investigations, development of performance improvement plans, and conducts involuntary terminations, as well as exit interviews for voluntary resignations.
  • Manages employee leaves of absences: consults on leave policies, administers required documentation, and manages return-to-work process.
  • Performs transactions in HRIS, ensuring accuracy of data entry.
  • Maintain personnel files and other Human Resources records.
  • Assists with overseeing sites' affirmative action program including compliance with reporting and record retention requirements to conform to EEO regulations.
  • Reports and administer workers compensation program.
  • Ensures that employment activities are in compliance with applicable federal and state laws.
  • Acts as a liaison between employees and HQ HR staff.


Experience and Skills:
  • B.S. degree in a related field, preferably in Human Resources Management or Administration.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience as an HR Generalist and at least 5 years of experience in full lifecycle recruiting: encompassing sourcing, attracting, and hiring engineering professionals.
  • Professional HR Certification (PHR, SPHR, etc.) desired.
  • Proven track record in engineering/technical recruiting with demonstrated success in the "hunt" or "dig" for candidates across functions.
  • Must possess broad human resources generalist experience, to include a working knowledge of recruiting, employee relations, talent management, compensation and benefits.
  • Experience with HRIS, Applicant Tracking Systems, and timekeeping systems.  Deltek, Costpoint and ADP Vantage preferred.
  • Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint experience required.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment with a high degree of versatility and flexibility: possess superior interpersonal/consulting skills.
  • Have solid knowledge of employee relations and basic employment laws.
  • Positive attitude and the ability to work independently within a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent organizational skills and high attention to detail.
  • Sound judgment and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to keep sensitive employee information confidential.
  • Ability to work in a geographically dispersed environment, with members of HR Management being at different locations.
  • Some local travel between Colorado Springs, CO, Englewood, CO and Chantilly, VA. Out of state travel 10%.

U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Security Clearance is required.

Kratos Federal offers challenging work, an excellent environment, & great benefits! Kratos Federal is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer that recognizes the importance of diversity. We are committed to maintaining an inclusive environment and strongly encourage minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. Please, no phone calls, agencies or recruiters.

Additional Information:
Job Level:   Mid Career (2+ years)
Number of Openings:   1
Years of Experience:  
Level of Education:   BA/BS
Starting Date :   ASAP