Senior Instructional System Designer* - 100% remote

General Dynamics Information Technology Remote
senior designer remote defense materials technical design mission team training learning content designing
November 19, 2022
General Dynamics Information Technology
Newport, RI

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret

Public Trust/Other Required: None

Job Family: Instructional Development

GDIT is seeking a Senior Instructional System Designer for our Defense Division. You will design and develop curriculum and course materials in accordance with business requirements for participants and facilitators including: instruction, exercises, evaluations, activities, job aids and all other required materials.

This position provides an outstanding opportunity as we work together to apply the breadth of resources available in our organization to critical mission challenges across the Defense Community. The extent of our portfolio and the scale of our company ensure that you can take on new challenges and new roles as our business and mission-impact expands.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Interact with customer and subject matter experts to ensure technical accuracy of instructional content.

  • Evaluate materials during development for instructional alignment and appropriate styles and specifications.

  • Manage a team of ISD experts to design and develop instructional approaches and/or strategies to meet training requirements.

  • Work closely with Program Manager, multimedia specialists, programmers, and other program experts.

  • Oversee the completion of specific programs and projects.

  • Oversees the technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems.

  • Oversee the analysis of employee learning needs and subject matter expert partnership.

  • Oversee outlining tasks for the concept for course or curriculum, defining the needs for the course, the course medium, content delivery, assessments, accompanying materials, and complementary learning approaches.

  • Oversee the development of learning solution documentation (e.g., storyboards, project schedules, video scripts, job aids, and courseware).

  • Oversee the development and monitoring metrics for evaluating training and development effectiveness.

  • Apply instructional design methodologies.

  • Contribute to the development of new concepts, techniques, and standards.

  • Serve as a technical team leader.

  • Coach and review the work of less-experienced professionals.


  • BA/BS (or equivalent experience)

  • 5+ years of experience developing or designing Instructional Systems

  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and teaching skills

  • Ability to attain a Secret Level clearance with the DoD

Preferred qualifications:

  • Active Secret Clearance or higher

  • Understands designing and developing USAF technical curriculum at all levels of interactivity

  • Familiar with online instructor-tutored and Artificial Intelligence (AI) proctored training


  • Full-flex work week

  • 401K with company match

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators

  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

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COVID-19 Vaccination: GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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