Targeting Analyst

AEVEX Aerospace
Washington, DC
Added: April 18, 2024
Matrix International, Inc. is seeking mission oriented, experienced candidates for the position of Targeting Analyst in Northern Virginia. The position requires an active TS/SCI security clearance and Polygraph. The position requires an extensive knowledge of the Intelligence Community (IC) and its objectives, and preference will be given to candidates with experience managing or supporting Human Intelligence (HUMINT) operations or conducting all-source intelligence analysis. Candidates will be expected to work effectively in team environments as well as independently with minimal supervision and will professionally and effectively interact with client personnel at all levels.

Essential Functions

Targeting Analyst is to review operational traffic and all source intelligence databases in order to develop intelligence leads and drive operations. Targeting Analysts read and process intelligence reports including HUMINT, SIGINT, and other technical data, research existing cases and assessments, drafts comprehensive targeting and collection plans, briefs senior level managers, and provides operational guidance as needed.

Successful Targeting Analysts will be able to work directly with customers and team members to research, evaluate, analyze, fuse, and interpret reporting from multiple sources to produce finished intelligence products. Successful Targeting Analysts will also be proficient in a variety of analytical methodologies in support or predominantly technical issues to include network analysis, link/relationship discovery and analysis, temporal analysis, and other quantitative methods. Targeting Analysts should be comfortable briefing senior level managers quickly and thoroughly, in some cases with little to no lead time.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience supporting HUMINT operations or a related field
  • Experience in intelligence research and analysis
  • Excellent critical thinking skills, high attention to detail, and sound operational judgement
  • Strong organizational, writing, and briefing skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Active TS/SCI security clearance and Polygraph

Preferred Requirements

  • Client certification as a Specialized Skills Officer (SSO)
  • Experience using client-specific databases to monitor traffic and communicate with overseas offices
  • Overseas experience supporting collection operations and information sharing including in high threat areas
  • Foreign language skills

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