What we do

Contract, permanent and retained search recruitment solutions across Australian Information Technology, Defence and Aerospace market sectors.

What we believe

The hallmarks of successful recruitment are simple: active listening, market insight, proactive engagement, hard work and promises kept. J2's commitment is to do the simple things better.

Who we are

J2 Recruitment is an Australian owned and operated company with a proud record of success delivering customised recruitment solutions across Australia since its inception in 2011. Our valued portfolio of clients includes several of Australia’s largest consultancies, integrators, product and service providers; through to some of the most disruptive SME’s and boutiques pioneering the next generation of technology, engineering and service innovation. J2 focuses predominantly upon the recruitment of mid-to-senior level professionals.

J2 has successfully placed ICT specialists across a number of disciplines:

J2 has successfully placed Australian security cleared Defence & Aerospace specialists across a number of disciplines within Aerospace, Land and Naval domains:


John Hillard

John Hillard

Since 1999, John has amassed a formidable recruitment portfolio within the Information Technology sector encompassing cross industry multi-state and multinational clientele.

Since 2008, John has additionally partnered with a host of Federal Government & Defence-aligned organisations placing Australian security cleared ICT and Defence & Aerospace professionals for niche engagements across every major capital; and a number of regional Defence centres.

John has assembled, trained and guided teams undertaking full lifecycle recruitment of contract and permanent ICT and engineering professionals in both vertically-aligned and account managed capacities across Australia.

Having individually placed hundreds of professionals ranging from front line technologists and engineers right through to Directors and CEOs, John has forged an industry-best market reputation for partnership and delivery.

Who we support

J2 Recruitment is a proud supporter of the Black Dog Institute: a not-for-profit, educational, research, clinical and community-oriented facility offering specialist expertise in depression and bipolar disorder. Visit the Black Dog Institute at: www.blackdoginstitute.org.au.

J2 Recruitment is a proud supporter of Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect); Australia’s leading service provider for people on the autism spectrum. Visit Aspect at: www.autismspectrum.org.au

Professional associations

J2 Recruitment is an active member of the Australian Industry & Defence Network (AIDN): the peak industry association maximising Defence-related business for Australian SME's. We utilise these and other channels to bring visibility to our clients: www.aidn.org.au.

J2 Recruitment is a corporate member of the Recruitment and Consulting Services Association (RCSA), the leading industry and professional body for the recruitment and human resources services sectors in Australia and New Zealand. J2 is committed to supporting the RCSA Code for Professional Conduct throughout all of its business operations. www.rcsa.com.au