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Instructional Systems Designer

Job ID: 2303405
Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, United States
Date Posted: Mar 10, 2023
Category: Training
Subcategory: Instr Sys Design
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is currently seeking to hire an Instructional Systems Designer to join our team in Huntsville, Alabama.

Position Overview:

Candidate will be responsible for the analysis, design, and development of Instructional Content for Interactive Multimedia Instruction and Serious Games with varying levels of interactivity in accordance with the Army Virtual Learning Environment. You will interact with team members, customers, and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to transform existing platform training into engaging interactive training products for blended learning and individual study.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Analyzing training needs and developing solutions to address them
  • Providing consultation and recommendations to customers on innovative training solutions as well as on effective and relevant curriculum development
  • Designing asynchronous and synchronous instruction designed for a distributed immersive learning environment
  • Working with instructors, Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), and multimedia developers to analyze, design, develop, and evaluate distributed learning solutions
  • Creating storyboards, scripts, performance-based instruction along with other advanced learning strategies to meet the needs of learners
  • Providing expertise in the creation of processes for implementation of distributed learning
  • Developing course materials
  • Performing product testing


Required Education:

Bachelors with six (6) years of experience; Four (4) years of experience accepted in lieu of degree.

Required Skills:

  • Knowledge and understanding of Bloom’s Taxonomy
  • Experience collecting, compiling, analyzing and synthesizing learner/customer feedback
  • Ability to work with a team or individually without close supervision
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Experience using Microsoft Office software applications
  • Experience with curriculum design/development and learning solutions
  • Ability to demonstrate an application of cognitive science and human factors that apply to the design of virtual training
  • Ability to develop solutions to complex problems that require ingenuity and innovation.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience developing game-based educational or training products
  • Experience with leveraging new technologies or approaches to increase learner engagement
  • Experience developing training products for blended learning strategies
  • Ability to increase learner engagement through the creation of appropriate interactions, activities, and exercises
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop
  • Knowledge of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC)
  • Experience utilizing ADDIE and/or SAM models

Required Clearance:

Must be able to obtain and maintain Secret Security Clearance.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are approximately 26,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.4 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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