Learning and Development Specialist

Posted Date 2 months ago(10/18/2022 8:26 AM)
Requisition #
Security Clearance
Top Secret/SCI with CI Polygraph
Full Time
Portal Location : Location


Noblis is seeking a Learning and Development Specialist with an ACTIVE Top Secret with SCI and CI Polygraph in Lorton, VA.


Noblis is seeking an experienced, dynamic learning and development professional to join our growing Learning & Development (LD) consulting team. The LD Specialist will be responsible for supporting the client(s) and assisting with all aspects of adult learning and training to include, but not limited to the support of learning requirements, maintenance of web-based and/or instructor led courses, and the delivery and implementation of courses.


The LD Specialist will perform work independently but will be expected to collaborate with both team members and subject matter experts (SME). Noblis is seeking a creative thinker who is detail-oriented, project focused, and has the proven expertise to make learning meaningful and applicable for students. This position is ideal for the individual who is energized by learning and seeking a career in adult education and training. The ideal candidate will have diverse experience within the L&D field and can easily adapt to different L&D expectations and requirements.



  • Ability to apply adult learning principles and instructional design methodology in an operational environment. S/he will thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, as the candidate will be facilitating learning needs assessments, presentations, survey results, and focus groups.
  • Knowledge of current models of instructional development and professional development for faculty.
  • Ability to complete analysis of learning requests leading to the design of engaging course and programs that contribute to the client’s mission.
  • Ideate training plans and course requests that capture the “big picture” in terms of developing plans of study.
  • Excellent consultation, organizational, interpersonal, and collaboration skills.
  • Provide subject matter expertise as it pertains to excellence in training.




Bachelor’s degree or higher

  • 5 or more years working in the L&D field designing, developing, and delivering training.
  • Excellent facilitation and communication skills (both oral and written).
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects in an environment of rapid change.
  • Equally successful working on a team and independently.
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance 

Desired Qualifications

  • Professional experience in higher education or an adult learning environment.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in curriculum or instructional design, adult learning, or education.
  • TS/SCI with CI poly

Client Engagement

• Begin developing relationships one level up and two levels down. Identify and support opportunities to expand project scope beyond current deliverable and actively share information about clients’ emerging support needs and trends with team members and management.
· Participate on proposals


With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. Noblis seeks an environment free from COVID-19 and prefers all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.  Attestation of vaccination status will be required for employment with Noblis.  Unvaccinated employees may be subject to additional health and safety requirements to include any federal, state and/or client restrictions.


Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiaries, Noblis ESI, Noblis MSD and Noblis + Mikros Systems tackle the nation's toughest problems and apply advanced solutions to our clients' most critical missions. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise together in an environment of independence and objectivity to deliver enduring impact on federal missions. Noblis works with a wide range of government clients in the defense, intelligence and federal civil sectors. Learn more at Noblis -About Us


Why work at a Noblis company?

Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public. Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace.


Noblis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race (as well as because of or on the basis of traits historically associated with race, including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.


Noblis is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Noblis will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact employee-relations@noblis.org

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