Leidos has an opening for a Research Operations and Integration (ROI) Ground Support Personnel (GSP) Technical Trainer. The Technical Trainer is responsible for developing and maintaining training requirements and plans for all ROI positions, including those supporting the Human Research Facility (HRF) racks on the International Space Station (ISS); the Human Exploration Research Analog (HERA); and others as requested by ROI management. The Trainer acts as the coach and mentor for new employees and assists them in onboarding and completing their ROI GSP training. The ROI GSP Trainer also provides input into the readiness of crew training instructors and console operators for certification. The GSP Trainer works with the Simulation Coordinator to ensure the validity of simulation (sim) content and the readiness of the sim participants toward console certification. This position also coordinates training for ISS crew members participating in ROI experiments and hardware activities and acts as a liaison with the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSCF) Crew Training Coordinators to schedule and coordinate crew training sessions and determine the best approach to training crew members.
Develops and maintains training requirements and plans for all ROI GSP positions
Assesses readiness of crew training instructors and console operators for certification
Provides training discipline expertise to determine best approach for training crewmembers
Works closely with the Simulation Coordinator to ensure the validity of simulation content and the readiness of the simulation participants toward console certification
Coordinates crew training sessions by ensuring experiment team instructors, facilities, hardware, and test subjects are ready for training sessions
Develops and maintains web-based training tools and plans
Assists new employees in onboarding and completing their ROI GSP training plan
Serves as a liaison with the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSCF) Crew Training Coordinators to schedule and coordinate ROI crew training sessions
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in training, education, or a technical field and at least 2 years relevant experience
Familiarity with teaching/training methods and philosophies
Excellent oral/written communication and problem solving skills.
Ability to learn, use, and develop learning tools in a technical environment
Previous console operations experience;
Familiarity with Human Life Science goals, objectives and processes
Must be able to pass a Public Trust background investigation. U.S. Citizenship or U.S. Permanent Residence is required due to length of investigation required for non-U.S. persons.
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Public Trust
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Technical Trainer
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 40,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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