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Job #: R-00064402
Location: Chesapeake, VA
Category: Technical Trainer
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos is a FORTUNE 500 company bringing a mix of innovative technology and sector expertise to customers in the national security, engineering, and the health industries.

Leidos is seeking a Trainer to support the design, development, testing, and qualification of a US Army mobile, ground-based weapon system designed to defeat subsonic cruise missiles, unmanned aircraft systems, rockets, artillery, and mortars, and other aerial threats as required. 

This position will be located in Chesapeake, VA with travel expected at approximately 10%. 

The successful candidate will work with a small team of Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) professionals as an embedded part of the overall system design, development, and integration process. The candidate will assist in the definition of training requirements, plan for new equipment training of a weapons system, develop training materials to include multimedia instruction, prepare a Training Support Package (TSP), and deliver training to users in support of government test and qualification events.  

Primary Responsibilities

  • As part of a multi-functional, matrixed team, this Trainer will be responsible for facilitating the entirety of the training program in preparation for design reviews and test events.

  • Will prepare and conduct new equipment training courses in accordance with AR 350-1, MIL-PRF-29612, Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) Regulation 350-70 and the Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation (ADDIE) process.

  • Will develop and implement an integrated training program to fully train personnel to operate and maintain the system.

  • Will design, prepare and develop an exportable multimedia TSP complete with digitized Programs of Instruction (POI), Lesson Plans, Student Handouts, Instructor Guides, and test and answer sheets.

  • Will coordinate with Leidos program staff, engineers, and government program and test personnel to assist in the coordination of on-site training in support of test and qualification events.  

  • Will contribute to the development of in-process review briefings, review; comment on, and develop training related documents, plans and report; draft technical papers; participate in integrated project teams; respond to customer inquiries; and verify product technical quality.

  • Will provide direct support to the Leidos Training Lead on all technical training efforts, integrate with the systems engineering team, and attend all scheduled meetings as required.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 4 or more years of prior relevant experience; or Master’s Degree and 2 or more years of prior relevant experience. Additional years of experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Active Secret security clearance
  • Maintain a Government certified instructor qualification as defined in AR 350-1, TRADOC Regulation 350-70, and TRADOC Regulation 350-18.
  • Direct experience providing training and programs of instruction for military acquisition programs and programs of record.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience working within matrixed teams.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with the ADDIE training approach.

  • Familiarity with the Systems Approach to Training method for training development and implementation.

  • Multimedia instruction development experience.

  • Direct experience supporting US military missile defense program offices.

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About Leidos

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, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 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

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