Leidos is looking for an Instructional Designer (Workstation) to join a high performing agile team using the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) methodology to support a nationally significant and fast-paced program. Program execution follows DEVOPS best practices and employs robust development, test and production environments. We are using Behavior Driven Development (BDD) and test automation tools alongside a full suite of team collaboration tools. Leidos is the prime contractor providing system engineering, development, test, integration and operational support. The multi-year program is focused on injecting new technology and adding advanced capabilities while continuing to support an on-going mission and operational system.
The selected candidate will work with an experienced training team to develop and deliver certifiable training for adult learners. He/she will:
• Collaborate with other ISDs/Training Developers to design and develop classroom and computer-based training/web-based training (CBT/WBT) learning solutions to prepare students to carry out their mission working with a software system.
• Conduct competency-based platform training that incorporates multiple instructional technologies, and maintain operational workstations in the classroom.
• Consult with subject-matter experts to determine instructional requirements, analyze software systems, adapt engineering references, and implement training solutions.
• Collaborate with technical writers and web managers to prepare and deliver a variety of training products.
• Develop and maintain WCI products.
• Plan, design, and deliver learning strategies based on a blended-learning strategy.
• Instruct adult learners and manage up to 50 classroom workstations.
• Evaluate instructional programs, course content, and instructional methodologies.
• Analyze learning objectives against program requirements, and coordinate data gathering and processing for various levels of evaluation and assessment.
• Develop job aides for users, subject matter experts, and instructors who may be new to the targeted technology.
• Maintain CBT modules and human-machine interfaces.
• Develop and maintain WCI content and Lesson Plans.
Active TS/SCI with Polygraph Clearance
• Bachelor’s degree in Instructional Systems Design, Instructional Technology, Adult Learning, Curriculum Design or a related field and at least 12 years of experience in a training-related field. Additional experience may be substituted for a Degree.
• High level of proficiency with MS Office products (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).
• Strong writing and editing skills.
• Familiarity with CBT/WBT and web development and management.
• Excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively with technical staff.
• Ability to multi-task, self-assign work, and function in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
• Master’s degree and 5+ years of experience in platform delivery and CBT/WBT design and development.
• Experience managing training projects and teaching hands-on technology courses.
• Experience developing technical publications such as requirements specifications, user manuals, technical manuals, training manuals, and other documents for end users.
• COMSEC experience.
• System administration experience.
• Familiarity with Army Training development processes.
Covid Guidance for the US
In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. 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® 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 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
Pay and Benefits
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.
Securing Your Data
Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos’ name. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information during any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through emails that are generated by the Leidos.com automated system – never from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer), and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware immediately by emailing us at [email protected].
If you believe you are the victim of a scam, contact your local law enforcement and report the incident to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.
Commitment to Diversity
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.