Research and Operations Specialist- Full Performance

AEVEX Aerospace
Virginia, US
Added: April 26, 2024
A Research and Operations Specialist has a solid understanding of industry research techniques and an understanding of the Intelligence Community (IC). The mission of IMS Search Team is to run queries and do intense research to provide a retrievable copy of document (s) collected or produced by the customer, sometimes referred to as the Document Library. Collections can include a variety of forms including, but not limited to hardcopy, microfilm, and on-line full text databased. This position is the focal point for providing intelligence reporting and reference services to the entire IC. The right candidate must have prior customer knowledge and experience and be able to draw on this in order to perform the research, and analyze the results requiring the constant exercise of discretion and judgement to determine applicability.

Essential Functions

  • Conduct searches and do research, based on customer requests - utilizing prior experience and knowledge to leverage search tools and criteria. Provide results in accordance with customer guidelines.
  • Maintain the classified library and archive documents when appropriate
  • Electronically review a subset of newly processed documents, identify potential duplicate documents in the existing document repository. Review document duplicates and record decisions in the customer's automated system. The customer will provide training in duplicate document detection processing.
  • Create memoranda or written reports documenting the results of quality assurance studies and investigations and associated recommendations including remediation


  • Active TS/SCI security clearance and polygraph
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and work independently
  • Strong collaboration and communication
  • Willingness to ask questions for clarification
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Solid ability to navigate and learn new search tools and systems
  • High level/experience of technical skills
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and keep tasks moving
  • Be proactive
  • Be able to continuously multitask in order to directly meet customer requirements
  • Must be a team player and collaborate with others (contactors, subs and customers)
  • Must be able to prioritize competing tasks

Mandatory Skills

  • Demonstrated as highly goal-oriented, excellent time management skills, keen attention to detail, able to think outside the box, and ability to work under pressure
  • Experience with data calls and quick reaction tasks
  • Ability to communicate effectively with various management levels, proactive experience and approach to delivering high quality services to all stake holders
  • Demonstrated ability to provide high-level work under limited supervision, be a self-starter
  • Demonstrated experience developing excellent relationship with clients and technical teams

Required Education

  • A bachelor's degree and 2 years of experience or 10 years without a degree
  • Candidate resumes must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of the specific position mentioned above and with the Sponsor

AEVEX provides a full suite of comprehensive benefits, including a 401(k)-retirement plan, comprehensive Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life insurance group coverage with a portion of the premiums paid by the company, professional development funds, and an Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) with counseling, legal help, child and elder care support, among other benefits.

About AEVEX Aerospace

AEVEX Aerospace, headquartered in Solana Beach, California, supports the U.S. national security mission and partner nation needs around the world by providing full-spectrum aviation, remote sensing, and analysis solutions. The company's capabilities include custom design and engineering; rapid prototyping; sensor integration and sustainment; aircraft modification and certification; flight test instrumentation and support; mission operations service; advanced intelligence data processing, exploitation, and dissemination solutions; and tailored hardware and software mission-system tools. AEVEX uses agile and customized approaches to rapidly define, develop, and deliver specialized solutions for airborne special mission needs for the U.S. Government, partner nations, and commercial businesses. AEVEX has major offices in California, Florida, North Carolina, Ohio, and Virginia.

Equal Employment Opportunity

AEVEX Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, religious creed, color, sex (including pregnancy, breast feeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military and veteran status, marital status, age, protected medical condition, genetic information, physical disability, mental disability, or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.

Applicants who are offered employment from AEVEX Aerospace, LLC ("AEVEX") will be subject to a background check by a third party. Prior to the background check being conducted, the applicant will be required to complete disclosure and authorization forms authorizing AEVEX to conduct a background check. The authorization is made in electronic form and will only be shared with individuals who have a business need to review the information to make employment decisions. During the background process, applicants will verify personal information such as the below. An applicant who provides incomplete information will be disqualified from employment at AEVEX.

  • Criminal Convictions (misdemeanor and felony).
  • Prior Employment History
  • Educational History

AEVEX reserves the right to disqualify a candidate based on the results of the background investigation.