Instructional Systems Designer, Senior

Springfield, Virginia, United States
Feb 08, 2019
Feb 12, 2019
Full Time
Job Description Job Number: R0045117

Instructional Systems Designer, Senior

The Challenge:

Do you want to develop training that will transform national security? You know that even the best tools and processes can't have impact without the right training. Constructing an interactive course that teaches critical tradecraft information requires a real passion for understanding the needs of your customer. We have an opportunity for an instructional designer who is committed to solving some of the toughest challenges in national security by crafting effective training.

On our team, you'll work with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), instructors, multimedia specialists, course managers to capture your customer's training needs and recommend the right learning solution to help them accomplish their mission. You'll learn how to put the learner at the center of the training experience as you design and develop, synchronous, asynchronous material, and/or performance support objects. You'll help create training material with an Integrated Development Team (IDT) following the ADDIE model. This is a chance to use your technical skills and creativity to come up with new ideas to make engaging, interactive learning experiences on screen or in the classroom. You'll use cutting-edge software and instructional strategies and methods to successfully create engaging, interactive learning solutions. Communication is key, so you'll meet with your IDT (SMEs, instructors, multimedia specialists, course managers throughout the ADDIE process to discuss learning material and incorporate feedback. We focus on growing as a team, so you'll learn new tools and skills to develop a creative learning experience that will engage students. Join us as we improve national security through learner-centered instructional design.

Empower change with us.

Build Your Career:

Consulting at Booz Allen means empowering you to provide your customers with the best support. With a consulting career at Booz Allen, you can expect:

-             a large business consulting community

-             access to experts in virtually every field

-             a culture that focuses on supporting our employees

We have opportunities that provide stability while offering variety, so you can find the right fit for your career — and your life. You'll also have access to a wealth of training resources through our Consulting University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 functional and technical courses, certifications, and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications? Take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site courses, vendor relationships, and a network of professionals who can give you helpful tips. We'll help you develop the career you want, as you chart your own course for success. With contracts across the globe in multiple industries, no matter where you want to go with your consulting career, we have the path the takes you there.

You Have:

-10+ years of experience with learning and development, student-centered curriculum development, and customer service

-Experience with designing instructor-led, Web-based, and performance support learning solutions

-Experience with Microsoft Office, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Project

-TS/SCI clearance

-BA or BS degree

Nice If You Have:

-Experience in working with instructional technology and distributed learning solutions

-Experience with Articulate Storyline 3

-Experience with the Intelligence Community and NGA

-Experience with e-Learning standards, including SCORM and Section 508 requirements, Web usability standards and practices, and evaluation models, such as Kirkpatrick

-Ability to interact effectively with government clients at various levels

-Ability to work as part of a tightly integrated team and collaborate across functional and organizational boundaries

-Possession of excellent oral and written communications skills

-Possession of excellent critical thinking skills, including objective thinking


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance is required.

We're an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status—to fearlessly drive change.