Nov 15, 2018

Research and Product Development Analyst

  • TATE Incorporated
  • Spokane, WA, USA
Full-Time Other

Job Description

Conducts specialized in-depth research and analysis using multiple sources to support Survival, Resistance, Evasion and Escape (SERE) and Personnel Recovery (PR) policy, doctrine, curriculum development, training, exercises, training development projects, oral history projects, repatriation events, and contingency support for the Personnel Recovery Academy (PRA).  Performs multiple and varying assignments under the limited direction of the R & PD Assistant Lead and/or Lead.  Acts as an individual contributor and/or member of a team and may perform some leadership functions for small projects/programs or other work activities.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop specialized training products to include Isolated Personnel Guidance, SERE Debriefing Analysis Products, Oral History Interviews and training products, SERE Training Instructor Reference Products, Isolated Personnel Case-Based Studies, Specialized Analysis Products, and Specialized Databases.Finished products shall be professionally written, researched, and revised in accordance with prescribed references.


  • Coordinate with and support PRA Program Managers on all training research issues; consult on recommendations for training improvement and operational contingency efforts.


  • Support DOD Service and Interagency SERE training programs and support specialized operational contingency efforts as required.


  • Support DOD isolated personnel SERE debriefings and reintegration efforts as required.


  • Attend JPRA-sponsored training program meetings, planning conferences, and participate in training courses that support PRA training and education efforts.


    Essential Functions and Abilities

  • Develop training products from the planning stage through delivery; product development includes but is not limited to defining target population, analyzing tasks, determining customer requirements, determining end user information and documenting information, revising and finalizing training materials.


  • Interact with US and select allied government agencies concerning all aspects of PR/SERE and assist in the development and implementation of PR/SERE curriculum, training products, and PR lessons learned to DOD schools.


  • Perform day-to-day administrative functions and practice strict security of classified documents, sensitive data, and government facilities in accordance with prescribed security directives and guidelines.




Security Clearance

Active Secret

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Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree desired; Master’s degree a plus.


  • A minimum of five years technical writing experience and ability to research, translate, and organize complex SERE/PR concepts into useable written training materials.


  • Possess outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment.


  • Proficient with standard desktop computer systems (MS Office) and related software.


  • Possess effective speaking, writing, and presentation skills to express thoughts logically and clearly to a diverse audience.


  • Experience in preparing training materials for staffing desired.


  • Graduation from Professional Military Education course desired.


  • Graduation from Service level "C" Code of Conduct course desired.


  • Knowledge of doctrine, plans, policies, and procedures governing SERE/PR education and training desired.


Additional Comments

  • Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.  Applicants will be required to obtain and maintain a Top Secret (TS) security clearance and SCI access.

In accordance with Joint Travel Regulations, Volume 2, will be required to travel by regularly-scheduled passenger military or commercial aircraft in performance of TDY.

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