KEYW Corporation

  • Human Resource Assistant (Herndon, VA or Hanover, MD)

    Job Locations 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
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    Human Resources
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    US-VA-Herndon | US-MD-Hanover
  • Overview


    Herndon, VA or Hanover, MD

    The KeyW Human Resource Team is looking for an enthusiastic individual who is interested in an entry level position learning HR fundamentals.  Desired candidate will be outgoing, dedicated, inquisitive, and excited about the Human Resources Discipline.  Candidate must be detail-oriented, very comfortable with technology and interested in being a high-performing member of the HR team. 


    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    1. Performs a wide range of duties relative to the maintenance and processing of electronic personnel records and reports.
    2. Processes employee change requests using ADP.
    3. Enter and track leave of absences.
    4. Interacts with and supplies information to employees, managers, front line supervisors, and background investigators.
    5. Provides operational support to other human resource staff.
    6. Process and tracks requirements for SCA contract employee.
    7. Responds to routine inquires.
    8. Maintains personnel records in accordance with current laws and regulations.
    9. Assisting with special projects within the department.
    10. Maintains high standards of confidentiality of all employee records and information.


    1. Good written and verbal communication skills
      • High proficiency in administrative skills including composing and preparing letters, memorandums and utilizing proper report formatting, punctuation and spelling.
    2. Detail oriented
    3. Must be able to handle multiple tasks and prioritize
    4. Good interpersonal skills and team player
    5. Punctual
    6. Follow through 
    7. Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to type, file or lift office supplies up to 20 pounds. The employee is frequently required to stand, talk and hear.


    Required Education and Experience

    1. 4 years of administrative support experience
    2. Any combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.
    3. Experience with Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook, Word
    4. Knowledge of the Internet and different web browsers, Microsoft Office suite (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook)
    5. Minimum typing speed of 45 WPM

    Preferred Education and Experience

    1. Bachelor’s Degree, plus 2 years of experience in administrative support position, preferably in a HR setting.
    2. Advanced course work in human resources is preferred.
    3. Experience with ADP and other HRIS’ is a plus.

    Other Duties

    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

    About the Organization

    KeyW is a pure-play national security solutions provider for the Intelligence, Cyber and Counterterrorism Communities' toughest challenges. We support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full spectrum of their missions. We employ and challenge more than 2,000 of the most talented professionals in the industry with solving such complex problems as preventing cyber threats, transforming data into intelligence and combating global terrorism.




    Clearance/Background Requirement: This position requires a Background Check, Education Verification and Drug Screen.


    KeyW is an EEO employer. We are committed to providing fair and equal employment consideration, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.


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