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Job #: R-00011424
Location: Alexandria, VA
Category: Technical Trainer
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 50% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

Across the geospatial community, Leidos continues to innovate on behalf of our DoD customers. Are you ready to take your instructional expertise and GIS knowledge around the globe in support of the training and development of our troops? Join us today as a Geospatial Training Specialist / Geospatial Instructor!

The Training Specialist / Instructor will be responsible for instructing Army Engineer Soldiers on the Army Geospatial Center's Combat Terrain Information Systems. These systems are comprised of commercial off the shelf (COTS) and government of the shelf (GOTS) hardware and software that collect and disseminate survey and geospatial feature data used for reconnaissance, military construction, and planning purposes. Our 40-hour training events require frequent travel (primarily CONUS with possibility of OCONUS), and include classroom sessions as well as outdoor hands-on practical exercises of the survey kit's hardware and software capabilities. Our Instructors typically conduct training events in pairs. Between training trips, work will be performed on site at the Army Geospatial Center (Ft. Belvoir), including but limited to updating training, software, and hardware documentation, software testing, assisting the software development team in understanding the kit's requirements from an end user perspective, and building a proficiency of the kit's capabilities to ensure productive collaboration with the customer concerning training improvements, Soldier feedback, and CTIS kit enhancements.

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Training CTIS ENFIRE or GPSS systems
  • Updating training materials, and hardware and software documentation
  • Gathering of geospatial data required for training
  • Customer and Software Development Team collaboration, including software testing
  • Providing reach back ENFIRE support for Soldiers with hardware and software inquiries

Required Experience:

Level I: Bachelor's with 1 - 2 years of relevant experience ( Military training and 4 additional years of experience can be used in lieu of a Bachelor's degree)

Level II: Bachelor's with 2 - 4 years of relevant experience or Master's with 1 - 2 years of relevant experience ( Military training and 4 additional years of experience can be used in lieu of a Bachelor's degree)

Level III: Master's and 4 - 6 years of experience or a Bachelor's and 4 - 8 years of experience ( Military training and 4 additional years of experience can be used in lieu of a Bachelor's degree)

Basic Qualifications:
  • Experience as an Instructor training courses of up to 40 students in classroom and outdoor settings
  • Experience working with Geospatial software and data products
  • Experience in creating training materials
  • Minimum Secret clearance required with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time (primarily CONUS travel, with possibility of 1-3 OCONUS assignments per year)
  • Ability to lift up to 30lbs and work in both indoor and outdoor environments

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Military experience with recent deployment and reconnaissance experience
  • Experience working with survey grade equipment
  • Experience with training military audiences
  • Army Instructor Certification
  • Active Top Secret SCI clearance


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 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit .

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .

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