Senior Instructional Systems Designer

Posted Date 2 months ago(11/28/2022 11:25 AM)
Requisition #
Security Clearance
Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Full Time
Portal Location : Location
Minimum Salary
USD $82,170.00/Yr.
Maximum Salary
USD $184,800.00/Yr.


Noblis is seeking a Senior Instructional Systems Designer with an ACTIVE Top Secret with SCI + CI with Polygraph to support their growing team in Lorton, VA


As a Senior Instructional Systems Designer at Noblis, you’ll work with subject matter experts, scientists, and clients to capture learning requirements and recommend solutions to advance their mission effectiveness. Leveraging learner-centric principles to design the experience, you’ll design synchronous, asynchronous material, and performance support tools that most effectively improve performance while minimizing impact to time away from mission for learners. Building from ADDIE and SAM models, your expertise and creativity will result in new ideas to develop engaging and interactive learning experiences. Your expert communications skills will be critical as you meet regularly with stakeholders to solicit ideas, gather information, ideate on innovative delivery techniques, and incorporate collected feedback throughout the development process. To ensure learning solutions delivered are meaningful and meeting expectations, you will collect and analyze results using various evaluation methodologies, namely the Kirkpatrick Model, then assess and implement adjustments to learning solutions to maximize continuous improvement. At Noblis, you will gain exposure to industry leading expertise and subject matter that is transforming the tradecraft and overall mission effectiveness for our Intelligence Community clients. 


Required Qualifications:

  • MS/MA in Instructional Design, Education, or related field: a Bachelor’s in the same field can be substituted for the MS/MA if accompanied by 8+ years of Professional Instructional Design work
  • 8 years of experience working with subject matter experts and clients
  • 5 years of experience conducting detailed training and/or job/task analyses
  • 5 years of experience designing products that are Section 508 compliant
  • 5 years of experience on a team of instructional designers, graphic artists, and programmers in a client-focused consulting environment
  • Experience in developing learning solutions for Intelligence Community agencies
  • Experience conducting detailed training and/or job/task analyses
  • Experience working with Microsoft SharePoint and/or Microsoft Teams
  • Experience working with virtual learning environments and facilitating live virtual events
  • Experience delivering or facilitating in-person training
  • Experience developing both soft-skills and technical training
  • Experience designing instructor-led, online courses, mobile learning, and/or blended solutions
  • Experience designing products that are Section 508 compliant.
  • Experience designing and developing SCORM -conformant content
  • Experience and working knowledge of at least one rapid development tool (e.g., Presenter, Captivate, Articulate)
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to work with all levels of internal staff, as well as outside clients and vendors
  • Ability to be flexible to handle multiple priorities and to work flexible schedules as necessary
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision making capabilities
  • Strong attention to detail

Client Engagement

· Contribute to large capture strategies, actively engage with clients, and market Noblis capabilities externally
· Foster appropriate identification and selection of business development opportunities, and provide thought leadership to help shape future work
· Win 2 task orders, identify big bets or take responsibility for a re-compete


At Noblis, we recognize your impact, offer you opportunities and choice, and support your total well-being. Our comprehensive benefit offerings may include healthcare, retirement and savings plans, paid time off, disability and life insurance programs, learning and development opportunities, wellness programs as well as other optional benefit elections. Regular full and part time staff are incentive plan eligible.


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, and Noblis MSD 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

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