Leidos is in search of a multi-talented Instructional System Design (ISD) to join our studio of an existing team of artists and programmers creating digital training for the United States Air Force. Position is 100% telework. Our client is a visionary leader that is bringing VR and digital training to the forefront of Air Force technical and specialty training for Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) analyst and operators around the world. This is a unique opportunity to leverage your proven industry experience to create engaging and intuitive digital training for U.S. Air Force.
As a lead Instructional System Designer, you will design and develop engaging e-learning content and apply training curriculum methodology for self-paced training and Virtual Reality simulations. You will be responsible for researching and developing instructional material based on our client’s large portfolio of training applications in the areas of ISR operations, USAF ISR aircraft Digital Twins, Cyber & Information Warfare, and foreign language assessments. You will work alongside a multimedia designer, e-learning programmer, digital art team, and senior project manager to create the next generation of training for Airmen.
10+ years of direct experience in the development of instructional training for the Department of Defense, US Military, Airline industry or similar private sector training.
Master’s Degree or experience in lieu of degree.
Deep understanding of all aspects of instructional systems design, front-end analysis, cognitive learning theory, productive failure, and evidence based informed learning design.
Must be able to independently develop effective instructional methodologies such as order of presentation, define requirements of Interactive Multimedia Instructions (IMI), balance content and IMI presentation, define user feedback that analyzes training effectiveness, and shape user textual and interactive feedback.
Must have experience and ability to directly collaborate with customers, government clients, or subject matter experts (SME) for the development of new course material or project refinement.
Strong experience creating innovative learning experiences with an intuitive user guided experience for mobile, web-based platforms or Learning Management Systems (LMS).
Ability to design content based on e-learning activities, draft storyboards, and identify key points to capture student performance metrics.
Experience developing new training content from concept or derived from instructor’s manuals, grading rubrics, or DOD training material.
Ability to take basic customer requirements and lay foundation of the project, derive scope, content parameters, learning objectives, define project milestones, production schedule and relay technical direction to team of 3 – 4.
Motivated, self-directed, with superb written and verbal communication skills.
Strong commitment to excellence, innovation, collaboration, with a lead by example work ethic.
Ability to obtain security clearance (requires US citizenship).
Ability to work in a dynamic cross-functional environment in a 100% remote working environment.
Current Top-Secret clearance
Background in project management is highly desired.
Pay Range:Pay Range $90,350.00 - $139,000.00 - $187,650.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
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