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The Leidos Defense Group is seeking an Instructional Designer with broad-based computer skills to support a Navy training program in San Diego, CA. Candidate will join a multi-disciplinary team consisting of Navy and contractor subject matter experts and the senior instructional designer working in a fast-paced, demanding environment. In this project, we transform curricula formulated by subject matter experts into media-based training modules used in the Navy’s formal courses of instruction and self-paced training aids.
The Instructional Designer will provide our customer with training support necessary to develop, present and maintain course materials, classroom instructions and support documentation for both instructor led and electronic training to include, but not limited to software simulations, PowerPoint presentations, training materials, processes and procedures, guides, meeting minutes, etc.
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Responsibilities – Work you’ll do:
Works with customers and subject matter experts to identify training needs
Create engaging learning activities and compelling course content that enhances retention and transfer
Visualize instructional graphics, the user interface and the finished product
Conduct instructional research and analysis
Apply tested instructional design theories, practice and methods
Develop, design and edit curriculum material to customer specifications for supporting material/media (audio, video, simulations, role plays, games etc.)
Quality control training materials
Develop instructional aides to depict processes
Required Experience, Skills, and Education:
Requires Bachelor degree and 2+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience (additional experience, education and training may be considered in lieu of degree)
Proven working experience in instructional design and with instructional technology
Excellent knowledge of learning theories and instructional design models
Lesson and curriculum planning skills with attention to detail
Solid knowledge Learning Management Systems
Visual design skills (illustration, layout, and design) and ability to storyboard
Audio design skills (recording and editing voiceover)
Excellent grammar and writing skills including the ability to write in a clear, concise and complete manner
Ability to write effective copy, instructional text, audio scripts/video scripts
Ability to work independently and in a team setting
Travel will be required as part of this position (roughly 20%)
Preferred Experience, Skills, and Education – Favorable if you have:
Familiarity NEVEDTRA 130B & 131B
Familiarity Navy’s training planning process methodology manual
Experience with Navy Training System Plan (NTSP)
Familiarity with Modular object-oriented dynamic learning environment (MOODLE)
Experience with AN/SQQ-89 AV15
Basic understanding of government classification rules
Experience with reviewing technical information and translate it into curriculum products
Expert with Microsoft Office products
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud and Adobe Captivate
Ability to take screen shots and screencasts off system user interfaces
Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance.
Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. Effective December 8, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.
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 www.Leidos.com.
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.