Instructional Designer


Job Description
The selected candidate will join a high performing agile team that uses 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. Test Driven Development (TDD) and test automation tools are utilized alongside a full suite of team collaboration tools. The program is focused on injecting new technology and adding advanced capabilities in support of an on-going operational system.

JOB SUMMARY
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 manage CBT products using HTML and JavaScript.
  • Develop and maintain WCI products.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • 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.


Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Instructional Systems Design, Instructional Technology, Adult Learning, Curriculum Design or a related field and at least 5 years of experience in a training-related field. Four years of additional relevant work experience may be substituted for a Degree (9 years total).
  • 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.
  • Experience troubleshooting IT systems and networks.
  • Windows Server 2008, 2012, 2016 along with Server Core administration experience.
  • Familiarity with complex network systems, to include firewalls, Load Balancers, NIDS, NAT, PAT, VPC and complex ACLs on multiple hardware architectures including Cisco Nexus and Cisco Catalyst lines.


Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Five+ 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.
  • Experience using graphics applications and scripting languages including Photoshop, HTML, and JavaScript.
  • COMSEC experience.
  • System administration experience.
  • Linux system administration experience.
  • Familiarity with Army Training development processes.


About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels.

At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.