What is The Schwartz Group? The Schwartz Group is a specialized search firm that recruits exclusively in the information security/data protection industry.

Who are The Schwartz Group's clients? The Schwartz Group's clients are some of the world's leading producers of information security software, hardware and services. These companies produce: intrusion detection/intrusion prevention (IDS/IPS), antivirus, anti-spam, anti-malware, firewall, network access control (NAC), authentication, encryption, identity and access management, biometrics, forensics, compliance (PCI, SOX, HIPAA, GLBA, etc.), data loss prevention (DLP), disaster recovery, SaaS, secure storage, secure email, application security, perimeter security, and endpoint security, testing, VoIP, physical/logical security convergence, VPN, wireless LAN security, switch and router security.

I think I am the perfect candidate for one of the featured positions, but I live in a different location. Can I still apply for this job? Yes. If you think you are a qualified candidate for this job, but you live elsewhere, we would still like to hear from you. Please upload your resume and we will contact you if your background matches any positions on which we are working. If you do not hear from us immediately, it is simply that your background does not match any of our current positions.

Does The Schwartz Group specialize in certain types of positions? Yes. The Schwartz Group solely recruits sales and technical sales candidates.

On the sales side, these are positions such as: account managers, regional sales managers, regional sales directors, business development managers, regional vice president of sales, vice president of sales, vice president of worldwide sales.

On the technical sales side, these are customer-facing positions, such as: sales engineer (SE), systems engineer (SE), field application engineer (FAE), sytems engineering manager, director of systems engineering.

All of these positions range from individual contributor role to leaders of entire sales and systems engineering teams.

What is one special factor that makes The Schwartz Group unique? The Schwartz Group is the market leader in building high-powered outside sales and technical sales organizations in the IT Security industry.

Is The Schwartz Group a contingency based search firm? Yes. The Schwartz Group is a contingency based search firm. Therefore, there are no upfront fees or charges to engage our services.

Are all recruiters the same? No. On the surface, it appears that most contingency search firms provide similar services.

However, one of the biggest factors that differentiates The Schwartz Group's contingency based services from those of its competitors is that The Schwartz Group provides its contingency based services on a retained search level. We are not a resume sending firm. The Schwartz Group provides a thorough and detailed array of services that most contingency search firms do not provide.

This includes a detailed assessment of each client's unique needs. Designing a game plan tailor made for each client. Contacting hundreds of potential candidates for each position without the use of "job boards" or Internet recruiting. Presenting a finely tuned "short list" of potential candidates. Scheduling and confirming each interview and appointment during the interviewing process. Negotiating and closing the candidate regarding the offer. Providing constant monitoring, feedback, and updates throughout the entire hiring process.

What geographic areas does The Schwartz Group cover? The Schwartz Group recruits nationally, anywhere in the continental United States. Since we are so specialized by industry and position focus, The Schwartz Group is able to provide its high quality of service throughout the entire country.