Senior Instructional Systems Designer

Posted Date 6 months ago(7/15/2020 5:21 PM)
Requisition #
Security Clearance
Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Full Time
Job Category
Intelligence & Advanced Technology


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 continous 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. 

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


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 10+ years of Professional Instructional Design work
  • 10 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


Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiary, Noblis ESI, 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 awardsNoblis 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.

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