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Job #: R-00009589
Location: Augusta, GA
Category: Technical Trainer
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

The Defense Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Supervisory Lead Technical Trainer. This supervisory position is for a Lead Technical Trainer who currently supports the Leidos contract for CECOM Force Modernization Division. This position will continue to execute a Lead Technical Trainer position, but will also take on 1st level supervisory responsibilities for a local team of Leidos Technical Trainers at Ft Gordon, GA

This position will report to the Leidos Program Manager for the Warfighter Readiness task order and is responsible for planning, organizing and maintain a high level of technical and instructional expertise in the subject area assigned. This position will interface with military students to train the latest system curriculum for military training preparedness to setup, configure, operate, and maintain the system in the field. In addition, a successful candidate will use their military training and system experience, combined with their commercial training qualification to inject evolving curriculum with the latest commercial cyber security principals, enabling students to sit for commercial exams at the conclusion of training.

Primary Responsibilities

1) 1st Line Supervisor:
  • Conduct weekly Timecard review and approvals; conduct expense report review and approvals
  • Perform personnel management functions conducting regular interaction/communication with direct reporting personnel to review/discuss technical performance, upcoming technical goals, and address technical issues
  • Work with direct reports to establish annual Leidos goals, document performance, and conduct yearly evaluations supporting annual merit increases
  • Provide support to the contract Hiring Manager, Deputy Program Manager, and Program Manager to provide input for new position requirements, technical evaluations, local onboarding, Performance Improvement Programs, Firing/Layoffs, promotion, and SPOT awards for direct reports
  • Develop written updates as necessary to support Program Management reporting to the Government and internally to Leidos
  • Participate in weekly/monthly Program Management status meetings; provide written updates to support Government and internal Leidos reporting
  • Over the course of your first six months as a 1st line leader, complete the Manager Essentials Course for First Line Managers via the Virtual Courses on PRISM and Skillport

2) Maintain performance as a Lead Technical Trainer:
  • Coordinate with Government customers to identify needs, develop specifications for content of courses, and implement training programs.
  • Adapt CompTIA training materials into system-specific curriculum to ensure the training program reflects application features and prepares participants for dual certification (commercial and military).
  • Develop and updated course materials and determine appropriate training methods or activities.
  • Support training schedules for military units and Government agencies in CONUS/OCONUS at unit home stations, TDY locations, and or during field missions by way of Mobile Training Teams (MTT).
  • Prepare After Action Reports (AARs) detailing the training provided and course statistics including number of students, pass/fail ratio, and student end-of-course survey score.
  • Keep abreast of system upgrades and industry-related current events in order to provide solid recommendations to enhance the existing training program.
  • Participate in formal training and self-instruction / use on complimentary Cyber systems and protocols to increase the breadth of systems competency for training and fielding requirements.

Basic Qualifications
  • Active DoD Secret security clearance required
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent Military Occupation Specialty (MOS) code in lieu of Degree
  • Obtain and maintain a Pearson Vue Certified Proctor certification
  • Candidate should have 6 years of related experience.
  • Candidate must have a combination of any of the following certifications:
  • CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) / CompTIA Security + / CCNA Security / CompTIA Project+/ CompTIA Linux+/ CompTIA Network+/ ITIL / Project Management Professional (PMP) / CISSP / CEH.
  • Candidate should be familiar with and ability to teach Advanced Networking, Network security, and DOD 85-70 material.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Additional advanced certifications
  • Ability to develop, deliver, and revise training courses/programs
  • Experience with classroom training
  • Must be confident making decisions and working without direct supervision
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal communications, and presentation skills

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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