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Instructional Systems Designer - Sr.

Job Title
Instructional Systems Designer - Sr.
Requirement ID
Washington,  DC
Other Location

The candidate will be a part of a program responsible for monitoring, detecting, analyzing, mitigating, and responding to cyber threats and adversarial activity on the Customer Enterprise. Team member will provide expertise in adult learning practices and methods to develop and enhance instructional curriculum for both classroom and web-based delivery.

Duties include:

  • Analyze training needs and developing programs to address them
  • Provide consultation and recommendations to customers on innovative training solutions and relevant curriculum development and delivery
  • Create asynchronous and synchronous instruction designed for a distributed learning environment
  • Work with instructors, Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), instructional technologists, and multimedia developers to analyze, design, develop, and evaluate distributed learning solutions
  • Create storyboards, scripts, scenario-based instruction, and other advanced learning strategies to meet the needs of the learners
  • Provide expertise in the creation of processes, and implementation of distributed learning
  • Perform the actual detailed development of course materials or course ware, as well as product testing, and maintenance. 
  •  Train-the-trainer programs and qualify trainers for content delivery.


Required Skills

• Bachelors degree in relevant field with 8+ years experience 

• Demonstrated excellence in writing, editing, proofreading, and formatting of customer-ready materials.
• Experience collecting, compiling, analyzing and synthesizing learner/customer feedback, test data, and program evaluations to determine workforce performance needs, curriculum design/development and learning solutions.
• Ability to demonstrate an application of cognitive science and human factors engineering that apply to the design of training.
• Experience in graphic design
• Experience in all aspects of instructional design for e-Learning and distributed learning environments.
• Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Microsoft Project, MS Visio, and Adobe products.
• Video instruction and production experience may be required. 
Active US Government Security Clearance Required.
Optional Skills

• Master's degree in Instructional Systems Design, Education, Curriculum Development, Adult Education or a related field.
• Experience defining and developing SCORM- and 508-compliant products.
• Extensive experience using Lectora Inspire, Adobe Captivate, and Articulate Storyline 2, including creating highly interactive templates for LMS and Blackboard applications.
• Experience with multi-media design architecture including Interactivity Levels 2 and 3.
• Previous experience supporting DoD, or other Federal Government agencies.
• Ability to teach and mentor others.
• Demonstrated experience developing and maintaining project schedules using Microsoft Project. Ability to manage knowledge sharing environments. Strong interpersonal and teaming skills.

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An Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Metronome is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to employees and applicants for employment, to assure that individuals with disabilities enjoy full access to equal employment opportunity (EEO). Metronome shall provide reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities, unless Metronome can demonstrate that a particular accommodation would impose an undue hardship on business operations. Applicants requesting a reasonable accommodation may make a request by contacting us.