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Job #: R-00022818
Location: San Antonio, TX
Category: Curriculum Developer
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos has a great opportunity for an Instructional Systems Designer (ISD) in San Antonio, TX. As ISD, you will be directly supporting the Defense Group at Leidos. This position is part of the Mobile Applications and Games for Intelligent Courseware (MAGIC) program supporting Air Combat Command’s (ACC) Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) mission.

Primary Responsibilities:

•Apply adult learning theory and evidence-based education principles to create immersive training solutions in mobile and Virtual Reality (VR) environments.

•Lead developer for translating existing Air Force ISR occupational specialties training into deployable e-learning solutions.

•Utilize ISD fundamentals to develop baseline ISR courseware that meet specified training objectives.

•Work with software engineers to develop a methodology for MAGIC applications to capture training effectiveness through embedded and exportable data analytics.  

•Provide recommendation for training and instructional delivery solutions to address a wide array of complex training requirements.

•Ability to independently develop effective instructional methodologies for mobile applications to include but not limited to: order of presentation, design of Interactive Multimedia Instructions (IMI), balance content and IMI’s delivery, design user feedback that can analyze training effectiveness, provide user textual and interactive feedback, and design feedback loop for remedial training.

•Self-motivated and comfortable working in fast-paced, agile environments with a focus on continuous improvement.

•Continually research and develop advanced knowledge of instructional design tools and how to apply principles to adult learning.

•Assist in various administrative roles to include: technical editing, information management, product demonstrations, and asset management.


•4+ years’ experience working in an ISD role.

•Bachelor’s degree.

•Experience in developing ISD content in the creation of mobile video games or virtual training.

•Experience with JIRA, SharePoint and similar software for task tracking.

•Ability to develop content in a constrained timelines.

•Experience working with cross functional teams utilizing agile methodologies.

•Understanding of software development process and project management practices.

•Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

•Positive thinking and desire to solve problems.

•Exceptional communication skills both oral and written

•Ability to obtain clearance

Nice to Have:

•Previous military experience in any specialty.

•Master’s Degree

•Security clearance

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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 33,000 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

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