Research Specialist

Raytheon Mclean , VA 22107

Posted 2 months ago

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Raytheon Company is seeking a professional, Research Specialist that has a solid understanding of industry research techniques and an understanding of the Intelligence Community. 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 significant 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.

  • 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.

Candidate must meet the following criteria:

  • 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

Required Skills

  • Must be a U.S. Citizenship and have an active TS/SCI Security Clearance with FS polygraph from day one of employment

  • Demonstrated as Highly goal oriented, excellent at time management, attention to detail, thinking 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 relationships with clients and technical teams.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree highly desired plus two (2) years of experience

  • Four (4) years of experience (for a total of six (6) or more years) may be substituted for a degree

Business Unit Profile

Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services delivers innovative technology to make the world a safer place. Our expertise in cyber, analytics and automation allow us to reach beyond what others think is possible to underpin national security and give our global customers unique solutions to solve the most pressing modern challenges -- from the cyber domain to automated operations, and from intelligent transportation solutions to creating clear insight from large volumes of data. IIS operates at nearly 550 sites in 80 countries, and is headquartered in Dulles, Virginia. The business area generated $6.1 billion in 2017 revenues. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business.

Relocation Eligible


Clearance Type

TS/SCI with Poly - Current


Administrative Services/Support

Business Administration

Engineering Technology

Intelligence Analyst

Research & Development


Systems Engineering

Type Of Job

Full Time

Work Location

VA - McLean

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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