Instructional Systems Designer, Senior

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The NISC III program at Leidos is seeking an experienced professional Instructional Systems Designer (ISD) (of eLearning and instructor-led training products and services) to support the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Office of Safety and Technical Training (AJI-2150). 
Employee will perform the following duties in support of this role:

  • Provide consultation and recommendations to customers on innovative training solutions.
  • Provide effective and relevant curriculum development and delivery for the FAA. 
  • Create asynchronous and synchronous instruction designed for a distributed learning environment. 
  • Work with instructors, Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), instructional technologists, and multimedia developers to analyze, design, develop, and evaluate distributed learning solutions.  
  • Create storyboards, scripts, scenario-based instruction, and other advanced learning strategies to meet the needs of the learners.
  • Provide expertise in the creation of processes, and implementation of distributed learning.
  • Perform the actual detailed development of course materials or courseware, as well as product testing, and maintenance.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/ combined education, with 8 years of professional experience; or 6 years of professional experience with a related Masters degree. 

  • Demonstrated excellence in writing, editing, proofreading, and formatting of customer-ready materials. 

  • Previous experience collecting, compiling, analyzing and synthesizing learner/customer feedback, test data, and program evaluations to determine workforce performance needs, curriculum design/development and learning solutions. 

  • Ability to demonstrate an application of cognitive science and human factors engineering that apply to the design of training. 

Desired Skills:

  • Master’s degree in Instructional Systems Design, Education, Curriculum Development, Adult Education or a related field. 

  • Experience defining and developing SCORM- and 508-compliant products. 

  • Extensive experience using Adobe Captivate, and Articulate Storyline, including creating highly interactive templates for LMS and Blackboard applications. 

  • Experience with multi-media design architecture including Interactivity Levels 2 and 3. 

  • Previous experience supporting FAA or other Federal Government agencies. 

  • Ability to teach and mentor others. Ability to manage knowledge sharing environments. 

  • Strong interpersonal and teaming skills.

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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