Instructional System Designer II

Chenega MIOS
Jacksonville, Florida
Closing date
Dec 5, 2023

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Instructional System Designer II

Jacksonville, FL

Are you ready to enhance your skills and build your career in a rapidly evolving business climate? Are you looking for a career where professional development is embedded in your employer's core culture? If so, Chenega Military, Intelligence & Operations Support (MIOS) could be the place for you! Join our team of professionals who support large-scale government operations by leveraging cutting-edge technology and take your career to the next level!

Chenega Systems (CS) provides federal agencies empowered solutions in Cybersecurity and Data Visualization. Our Subject Matter Experts offer decades of experience working in the federal marketplace and the data visualization environment.

In this important role, you will support Strategic Systems Programs (SSP). SSP's mission is the development and sustainment of Strategic Weapons Systems (SWS) and safeguarding the Polaris Sales Agreement; a special relationship between the U.S. and United Kingdom (UK). You'll assist in achieving SSP's mission by providing training technology expertise in support of the Navy Nuclear Deterrence Mission (NNDM).

The Instructional System Designer II will support Strategic Systems Programs (SSP). SSP's mission is the development and sustainment of Strategic Weapons Systems (SWS) and safeguarding the Polaris Sales Agreement; a special relationship between the U.S. and United Kingdom (UK). The Instructional System Designer II will assist in achieving SSP's mission by providing training technology expertise in support of the Navy Nuclear Deterrence Mission (NNDM).

The Instructional System Designer II coordinates with a team of other ISD to create and develop training materials in support of technical subject matter. The Instructional System Designer II creates and revises training products by evaluating Subject Matter Expert (SME) data, reference materials, and technical content to produce effective learning products. Demonstrates effective needs analysis, course design, course development, quality management, evaluation, and project management skills. Independently develops entry and advanced-level courses.


Work you'll do

As an Instructional System Designer II within our Strategic Systems Programs (SSP) team, you will:
  • Outline the objectives for the course by defining the learning need, assessments, and supporting materials
  • Create engaging learning activities and compelling course content that enhances student retention and transfer
  • Perform validation of instructor-led and computer-based instructional material
  • Work with subject matter experts (SME) to identify training needs
  • Synthesize and write course content based on written material, previous training courses, interviews, etc.
  • Design quizzes/tests/exams and meaningful course interactions to increase learning and retention
  • Conduct analysis of student training results concluding to make recommendations to improve training approaches and or content
  • Participate in team brainstorming and strategy meetings to define training objectives
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Associate degree
  • Formal training in instructional methodology and adult learning gained from military training schools and/or college education; military experience and education may substitute for formal college education
  • 4+ years of experience related to SWS, AWS, Navigation Electronics training, or similar military technical experience
  • DoD Secret clearance required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Strong written and verbal English grammar, spelling, punctuation, usage, and pronunciation
  • Knowledge and application of adult learning principles and instructional design models
  • Ability to develop workflows and business procedure
  • Proven working experience in instructional design and instructional technology
  • Ability to effectively write instructional text and audio scripts/video scripts
  • Microsoft Word: Basic text formatting functions, tables, bullets, numbering, hanging indents, inserting graphics, tracking changes, and accepting comments and changes
  • Microsoft PowerPoint: Basic text formatting, tables, master layouts, text, and title placeholders, entering slide notes, and the ability to use graphic design features to create screen layouts
  • Microsoft Outlook email and calendaring: Send, receive, and file emails and create and accept calendar appointments and invitations
  • Ability to maintain and access files in an organized fashion on both a local hard drive and a network drive

How you'll grow

At Chenega MIOS, our professional development plan focuses on helping our team members at every level of their careers to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn.

We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have various opportunities to continue growing throughout their careers.


At Chenega MIOS, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our team members and offer them a broad range of benefits. Learn more about what working at Chenega MIOS can mean for you.

Chenega MIOS's culture

Our positive and supportive culture encourages our team members to do their best work every day. We celebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness and offering them the flexibility to make daily choices that can help them be healthy, centered, confident, and aware. We offer well-being programs and continuously look for new ways to maintain a culture where we excel and lead healthy, happy lives.

Corporate citizenship

Chenega MIOS is led by a purpose to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our team members, and our communities. We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities.

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Chenega Corporation’s Military, Intelligence, and Operations Support (MIOS) Strategic Business Unit (SBU) provides innovative solutions for federal, DOD, and commercial customers worldwide. Founded in 2005 and headquartered in Lorton, Virginia, Chenega MIOS is a shared services division of Chenega Corporation. As an Alaska Native Corporation, 100% of our profits benefit our Native shareholders through preservation of culture and heritage or being reinvested in the business, truly making Chenega a “Corporation with a higher cause.” 

Chenega MIOS provides standard business services to its 20+ wholly-owned companies of Chenega Corporation and assists in managing contracts with a net value of over $600 million. Together, the companies aligned under the MIOS SBU offer a diverse range of capabilities that strengthen our capacity for shared knowledge and mission-focused service to our customers. These capabilities include but are not limited to information technology, systems engineering, records management, and staff services. 

As a 2020 Top Workplace, we are proud to be a Washington Post featured employer and are always looking for dedicated professionals in the DC Metro region. Still, our footprint reaches across the globe with work in 39 states, DC, Guam, and 11 different countries. Please find our DC Metro area positions below, and for more information on Chenega MIOS, our capabilities, and employment opportunities, please visit

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