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Instructional Designer

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Job Number:
646735
Job Category:
Training / Modeling / Simulation
Location:
SAN DIEGO, CA US
Schedule:
Full-time
Travel:
Yes, 10% of the time
Shift:
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
No
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
None
Description:
Leidos is seeking an instructional designer to work at a government customer site in San Diego, CA.  The candidate will work with the system engineers, subject matter experts, and technical writers from the DCGS-N Increment 2 integration team to assist with completing the following tasks:
Review software capabilities, apply them to user stories/use cases, and develop job-duty-task-analysis for new system software fielded with each capability release/drop
Identify and make recommendations for the most appropriate instructional strategies, objectives, and delivery methods based on analysis of tasks, learners, subject matter, and resources
Assist with content sequencing and creating treatment approaches for written, visual, and audio content
Advise and assist subject matter experts on instructional objectives and design
Conduct need analysis and determine performance criteria
Coordinate with system engineers, subject matter experts, technical writers to ensure all  developed content is consistent, validated, and verified
Develop evaluation strategies and instruments
Design and develop related materials such as workbooks, manuals, and trainee guides

External Referral Eligible


Qualifications:
Basic Qualifications
Active TS/SCI security clearance and U.S. citizenship
Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university in Education, Management Information Systems, or related degree program
4-8 years prior experience with developing instructional content for software applications by applying appropriate instructional design models
3+ years prior experience with using (operating) current U.S. Navy Information Warfare or related information systems, such as DCGS-N Block 1 or 2, SSEE Increment E or F, or CCOP equipment
Prior experience as a technical trainer or Fleet evaluator
Strong analytical writing skills
Strong editing and proofreading skills and a detail-oriented mindset
Ability to read, research and master new subject materials
Ability to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously and adjust quickly to shifting priorities

Preferred Qualifications
Master’s degree in instructional design and technology
U.S. Navy Group-Paced Instructor (NEC 9502) and course manager or civilian equivalent
Prior experience with current U.S. Navy NAVEDTRA standards or equivalent instructional design models


Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions 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 pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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